Committee of Adjustment
The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Authority is an independent body appointed by Council, under authority granted by the Province of Ontario. The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority is composed of four members, who are appointed by the Council of the City of Windsor.
Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority
Suite 210, 350 City Hall Square West, Windsor, Ontario, (519) 255-6543, ext. 6436
Committee of Adjustment Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Committee of Adjustment hearings are occurring on a reduced schedule and are being conducted via electronic participation.
All City facilities and offices are currently closed to the public, and committee staff are working remotely to accept applications.
You can continue to contact us by email at COAdjustment@citywindsor.ca
, phone (519) 255-6543, or send regular mail to: Planning Division
2nd Floor, 350 City Hall Square West, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 6S1
It is not possible to submit a Committee of Adjustment application or appeal in person at this time. Please contact us at COAdjustment@citywindsor.ca
or (519) 255-6543 to arrange to submit your application electronically.
You can continue to submit a request for a certificate by email if conditions of approval have been cleared by the appropriate authorities.
Responsibilities and Objectives
The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority is authorized by the Ontario Planning Act to:
Grant minor variances from the zoning by-law, sign by-law and fence by-law
Grant consents to sell, convey or transfer an interest in "part" of an owner's land
Grant consents when the terms of an agreement commit the land to use for a period in excess of 21 years (i.e. lease or an easement)
Issue a Certificate of Validation
Give Approval of a Foreclosure or Exercise of Power of Sale in Mortgage or Charge.
Mike Sleiman, Chairperson
Tom McMahon, Vice-Chairperson
Joe Balsamo, Member
Dante Gatti, Member
Planning & Building Services Department
2nd Floor, 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544