The Property Standards Appeal Committee and Dog Designation Appeal Committee hears and makes decisions regarding appeals on Orders that have been issued under the Town of Orangeville's Property Standards By-law, which establishes the minimum levels of maintenance of properties and buildings in the municipality. The Dog Designation Appeal Committee considers appeals of Notices to Muzzle pursuant to the provisions of the Animal Control By-law.

Make an appeal

Contact us if you would like to appeal a property standards Order or Notice to Muzzle.

Meetings, minutes and agendas

View the committee calendar for upcoming meetings and agendas as well as past meeting minutes. The Property Standards Appeal Committee and the Dog Designation Appeal Committee meet as required.

Committee composition

The Property Standards Appeal Committee and the Dog Designation Appeal Committee consists of five members of the public. These are the same members that sit on the Committee of Adjustment.

Skills

Preference will be given to candidates:

  • with knowledge and prior experience in administrative law
  • able to carry out a fair and impartial hearing
  • able to communicate effectively with the public
  • able to write clear and concise decisions
  • with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • with knowledge and/or experience in animal care

Goals, objectives and mandate

The Property Standards Committee considers requests to confirm, modify or rescind an order to demolish, repair or to extend the time for complying with an order under the Property Standards By-law.

The Dog Designation Appeal Committee considers appeals of Notices to Muzzle.

Appeal hearings will be conducted in accordance with the rules established by the Town's by-laws, pursuant to the Statutory Powers Procedures Act and the Building Code Act.