Vacancy on Caledon Committee of Adjustment

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Written by Patti Foley

The Town of Caledon is currently seeking a community-minded resident to serve on the Committee of Adjustment for the remaining 2014-2018 term of Council.

Deadline: Friday, August 18, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

Committee of Adjustment Application Form (pdf)

What is the purpose of the Committee of Adjustment? 

The Committee of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body that considers applications for minor variances from the Town’s Comprehensive Zoning By-law and applications for severance (consent, easements, leases in excess of 21 years and lot additions). Decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment may be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board.

Members receive a per diem of $130.00 for each meeting attended.
Meetings are held once a month on a Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   

Am I Qualified?

Consideration is given to applicants with the following qualifications; however those who do not meet all the qualifications are still encouraged to apply:

  • A resident of the Town of Caledon;
  • Available for daytime meetings;
  • Not an employee of the Town of Caledon;
  • Preference will be granted to those with a planning, real estate, legal, engineering or agricultural background;
  • Previous committee or tribunal experience preferred; and
  • Have not been appointed to the Committee of Adjustment for more than three terms of Council.

How do I apply?

Application forms can be picked up at Town Hall (6311 Old Church Road, Caledon ON) or downloaded here.

Submit the completed application form to the Town’s Legislative Services Section either by e-mail to, or deliver it in person or by mail to Town Hall, Attn: Legislative Services – Committee Recruitment, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, ON L7C 1J6.

Deadline: Friday, August 18, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. 

Please note that appointments to the Committee of Adjustment are decided by Council.
All applicants will be notified regarding Council’s decision.

Where can I get more information?

For further information regarding the recruitment process, contact Legislative Services at 905.584.2272 ext. 2366 or email

About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.