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Ontario Municipal Board


In the past we did link to an article that defined the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB); however, this current post from Torontoist may be even more interesting. The Ontario Municipal Board, or OMB, is a quasi-judicial body that hears land-use planning disputes, and is especially controversial in Toronto. In its own words, the OMB is …

What is the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB): “The Ontario government plays an active role in Provincial land use planning, by the enactment of legislation, policy statements or Provincial Plans, authorized under the Planning Act. Municipalities develop land use planning instruments and local rules which are to conform with Provincial policy. When a dispute arises, certain …