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Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017

By Michael Connell, Lia Boritz | WeirFoulds LLP | JUNE 20, 2017
On May 30, 2017, Bill 139 passed first reading. Bill 139 would, among other things, continue the Ontario Municipal Board ("OMB") under the new name "Local Planning Appeal Tribunal" ("LPAT" or "Tribunal"), and amend the Planning Act to revise the jurisdiction and authority which the OMB had previously exercised.