Planning Advisory Committee

The Committee’s role is advisory and consultative.The Committee will meet between 2 and 6 times per year in the evening. The Planning Advisory Committee meeting schedule will be set out annually.

The Planning Advisory Committee consists of 9 members. Resident members will be selected as follows:

  • 6 members from various geographic areas of the city (such as northwest, northeast, south central, south, older built-up area, downtown and newer neighbourhoods);
  • 1 member that is a registered professional planner;
  • 1 member that is either a practicing architect (member of the Ontario Association of Architects) or a practicing landscape architect (member of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects);
  • 1 member that is a practicing professional in the development industry.

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The Planning Advisory Committee is established in accordance with the Planning Act to provide City Council with advice and comments on major policy planning initiatives, specifically:

  • Provincial plan and policy conformity;
  • Official Plan review and updates;
  • Community plans and studies; and
  • City initiated Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments with city-wide impact.


  • Indu Arora
  • Mario Cotroneo
  • Paul Hanusiak
  • Anu Luthra
  • Lisa MacTaggart
  • Malcolm McIntosh
  • Brandon Raco
  • Darren Shock

For more information

Melissa Aldunate
Manager, Policy Planning and Urban Design
Planning and Building Services
519-822-1260 extension 2361