FAQs - Providing your comments
How do I provide my comments on the proposal?
You can provide comments by making a verbal presentation at the public meeting or a written submission until a council decision is made.
Why do I need to provide comments verbally at the public meeting or as a written submission?
If you do not provide comments, you are not entitled to appeal the decision.
Will my personal information (name, address, email, phone number) be shared?
Your personal information provided on the submission will form part of the public record and is public information that may be published as part of Council agenda and public consultation processes.
Will the applicant or developer be provided by comments?
Yes, as part of the public engagement process any public comments submitted written or verbally at the public meeting will be provided to the applicant.
I have more questions about my personal information and how it will be shared, who do I contact?
Questions about the collection of personal information may be directed to the Municipal FOI Coordinator at 905.885.4544 x 2200.
Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law relating to the disclosure of personal information. Personal information shall be retained in accordance with applicable municipal retention by-laws or as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes. The collection of personal information is regulated by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Through MFIPPA standards for the collection, use, disclosure, retention and disposal of personal information are legislated to protect the privacy of individuals.