Guidelines & Regulatory Bulletins
Interpretation and Advisory Bulletins published by the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar.
This provides details about Chapter 140 of the Toronto Municipal Code which covers lobbying activities with the city.
Before lobbying any public office holders of the City of Toronto, please read the provisions set out in the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct.
A request for an inquiry about compliance with the registry system or Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct may be made by City Council, a member of Council or a member of the public.
This clarifies the obligations of members of council (or their staff acting on their behalf) when they receive unsolicited written or electronic communications.
The governance and policy framework for the Lobbyist Registrar was legislated in the City of Toronto Act and the Toronto Municipal Code.