The Town of Orangeville complies with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). 

Requesting information  

Many records are available without making a formal request. Contact us before making a formal request to see if the document is available. 

Guiding Principles

The public has the right to information held by institutions covered by the Act, and that information should be made available to the public; 

  • Any person can make a request for information held by a government institution covered by the Act; 
  • Any exemptions from the right of access to information should be limited and specific; 
  • Individuals have a right to the protection of personal information held by institutions under the Act; 
  • Decisions to refuse access to information are reviewed independently; 
  • Any decisions relating to access to information can be reviewed by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. 
How to make a Freedom of Information Request 
All requests must be submitted in writing. The fee for Freedom of Information Requests is $5.00. 
Complete the Freedom of Information form and submit online, or print and submit with payment to: 
Clerk's Office 
87 Broadway, 
Orangeville, ON, L9W 1K1 
Other Fees and Fee Estimates

Under Section 45 of MFIPPA, we may charge additional fees to cover the cost of processing your request and photocopying. This fee will vary depending on the documents requested.


Search time (# of hours) @ $30 per hour
Preparation Time (# of hours) @ $30 per hour
Photocopying (# of pages) @ $0.20 per page
Other Costs, i.e., Computer disk or USB TBD
Computer Programming Time (# of hours) @ $60 per hour
* There is no fee for changing or requesting personal information. 
Requesting Correction to Personal Information
In addition to providing a right to access information held by the Town of Orangeville, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act also provides a right to request correction of personal information. Routine changes or corrections to personal information such as a new address or new telephone number do not require a formal request under the Act.