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Property Standards Committee

Property Standards Committee 

This Committee has full delegation of the authority within the Building Code Act, Statutory Powers Procedure Act, and the Municipal Act to hear appeals from property owners who disagree with a Property Standards Order.

During a hearing, the Committee will:

  • Hear evidence presented by witnesses, Town By-law Staff, property owners, or other individuals that may have evidence relating to the case;

  • Make decisions on the status of the Property Standards Order; and

  • Confirm, modify, rescind, or extend the time for complying with the Order

Notice of Hearing/Appeal:

Where an appellant is properly notified of a hearing or appeal (via registered mail) and does not attend at the time and place appointed, the Committee shall determine that the appellant has "deemed not to dispute" the Order. The Committee shall confirm the Order(s) as written, with the appellant being notified of the Committee's decision after the appeal hearing.

These meetings are open to the public. However, deliberations are done in closed session.

Simplified Procedure:

The Committee refers to a simplified procedural document during hearings. 


The Committee consists of up to five (5) public citizens appointed by Council who understand and apply the provisions of the Town's Property Standards By-law and should be considered impartial with respect to their ability to fulfill their responsibilities.

Current members are:
  • C.A.M. Smith
  • Rob Abbott
  • Kelsey Gliddon
  • Harold Coffin
Staff Liaisons supporting the administration of this Committee are:

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