Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Open House: Idling Control and Fill By-laws

Open House: Idling Control and Fill By-laws

You are invited to attend an Open House to be held by the Council for the Corporation of the Town of Caledon to consider the General Provisions of the proposed Idling Control By-law. Your attendance and comments at this meeting are welcome as it is your opportunity to learn more about the proposed by-law and express any opinions that you may have.

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Council Chambers, Town Hall

Address: 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon East

Proposal #1: Idling Control

The General Provisions of the proposed Idling Control by-law prohibits vehicles from idling for more than 2 minutes with a 60 minute period and creates exemptions for certain situations. Additional Information: Sara Peckford, Manager, Energy and Environment, at 905.584.2272 x. 4047 or via e-mail at

Proposal #2 Fill

The General Provisions of the proposed amendments to the Fill by-law includes:

The implementation of a Fill Permit Review Committee to support the permit process
Limited allowance for applications which are non-agricultural
Increased documentation and security deposits
Enhanced regulatory monitoring of ongoing fill operations
Commercial Fill Operations not to be approved through this by-law
Additional Information: For further information, please contact Leo Butko, Manager of Regulatory and Inspection Services, at 905.584.2272 x. 4256 or via e-mail at


If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Idling Control by-law you must make a written request to the Town of Caledon, Administration Department, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon, Ontario L7C 1J6 or by e-mail at

If a person, company or public body does not make oral submissions at an open house or make written submissions to the Town of Caledon before the by-law is passed, the person, company or public body is not entitled to any further notice regarding the proceedings.

If you require an accessibility accommodation to attend or participate in the Open House or to access information in an alternate format please contact Legislative Services by phone at 905-584-2272 x. 2366 or via email at Requests should be submitted at least 10 days before the Open House.

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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.

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