Hearing Committee

All matters requiring a hearing shall be presented to the Hearing Committee, except for matters that are to be heard by the Planning Committee or Council.

Hearing Committee matters include, but are not limited to :

  • licensing under Part IV of the Municipal Act, 2001;
  • property tax issues under s. 357 of the Municipal Act, 2001;
  • issues under the Drainage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. D.17;
  • issues under the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 27, as amended;
  • lottery licensing for charities;
  • topsoil regulation;
  • acting as a property standards committee pursuant to section 15.6 of the Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c. 23, as amended;
  • appeals of muzzling orders under s. 105 of the Municipal Act, 2001;
  • street re-naming;
  • appeals regarding the regulation of trees on municipal road rights of way;
  • complaints under s.20 of the Development Charges Act, 1997;  
  • appeals regarding eligibility for Handi-Transit service; and
  • such other matters as set out in municipal bylaws.

Chair:  Councillor Mark Signoretti

Vice- Chair:  Councillor Bill Leduc

Committee Members: 

  • Councillor Mark Signoretti
  • Councillor Michael Vagnini
  • Councillor René Lapierre 
  • Councillor Fern Cormier
  • Councillor Bill Leduc 

Inquiries: clerks@greatersudbury.ca

View the current and previous agendas and minutes for the Hearing Committee.  Agendas and minutes prior to January 20, 2010 are located on the Historic Agendas and Minutes portion of the website.