Committee of Adjustment

We are not accepting applications in person due to COVID-19. Please email [email protected] or call 519-822-1260 extension 2524 and we will help you submit your application electronically.


Committee of Adjustment meets the 2nd Thursday and 4th Thursday (if necessary) at City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph.

To view the agenda, comments and minutes for a specific hearing date, click on the applicable date in the calendar below or choose from the list. Staff comments are listed under the addendum links. The revised agenda consolidates the information contained in both the agenda and addendum. Additional information related to a specific application can be found under the agenda and revised agenda links by accessing each individual file.

About the committee

The Committee of Adjustment hears applications under Section 45 of the Planning Act and Section 53 of the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990 c.P13, as amended. The Committee of Adjustment is an independent body appointed by Guelph City Council. There are two major types of applications to the Committee of Adjustment: Applications for consent to create new lots or adjust boundaries and applications for minor variances to the municipal Zoning Bylaw requirements or for permission to extend land uses that have existed prior to the passing of the current bylaw.

Committee of Adjustment 2021 hearing datesCommittee of Adjustment Hearing Procedures

Committee of Adjustment Administrative Policy

Guelph’s Zoning Bylaw and maps


  • Kathy Ash, Chair
  • David Kendrick, Vice Chair
  • Michelle Allison
  • Stephen Dykstra
  • Karlie Meads
  • James Smith

Chair and Vice Chair positions are elected annually.

Contact information

Committee of Adjustment
519-822-1260 extension 2524
[email protected]