In 2016, Toronto City Council approved a one year trial city-wide Mediation Pilot Program with respect to minor variance and consent applications being considered by the Committee of Adjustment’s Panels in Etobicoke & York, Scarborough, North York and Toronto & East York. 

The Goal & End Date

The Mediation Pilot Program was intended to test and evaluate the benefits of mediation in resolving disputes related to minor variance and consent applications. The program ended on January 31, 2018.

Evaluation & Reporting

The evaluation of the Mediation Pilot Program has been completed and staff will report back on a number of Committee of Adjustment matters including this program by the end of 2019.