Thursday, 11 July 2019 19:43

By-laws related to temporary signs, property standards and building maintenance

The City of Toronto is reviewing by-laws related to temporary signs, payday loan establishments, property standards and building maintenance, and wants your feedback!

 

1. Temporary Signs By-law Review

July 22, 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall, Second Floor, Committee Room #3

The review aims to modernize the by-law and make it easier for the public to understand the rules governing temporary signs, such as A-frame signs, garage sale signs, mobile signs, new development signs, open house signs and real estate signs. In addition, the review is considering regulations to permit temporary signs that display messages of public interest and construction-related signs on private property. More information: toronto.ca/signsreview

 

2. Property Standards and Building Maintenance

July 24, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Metro Hall, Room 308/309

This will include a review of the Property Standards By-law, and issues related to apartment building standards, indoor temperatures, rat mitigation, and odour. More information: toronto.ca/propertystandardsreview

 

3. Payday Loan Establishments

July 25, 6 to 8 p.m. at North York Civic Centre, Members Lounge

Payday loans are short-term, unsecured, small-dollar loans, but they are an expensive way to borrow money. The City of Toronto is reviewing the licensing and cap of payday loan establishments in the city of Toronto, and wants to hear from you. More information: toronto.ca/paydayloanreview

 

There are a number of ways you can be involved and help shape policy. Visit the consultation websites for more details on how you can:

• Attend public consultations

• Submit written feedback

• Subscribe to email updates

 

Feedback from these consultations will be used to inform reviews of these by-laws. Reports on these reviews are expected to go to City Council at the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020.  

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