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Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee

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Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee 

Who We Are

The Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee is comprised of the following 5 members of City Council, with the Mayor as ex-officio:

  • Councillor Chris Holt
  • Councillor Irek Kusmierczyk
  • Councillor Bill Marra, Chairperson
  • Councillor Hilary Payne
  • Councillor Ed Sleiman, Vice Chair

Three citizens also serve on this Standing Committee dealing with Planning Act Matters: 

  • Barbara Bjarneson
  • Anthony Gyemi
  • Dorian Moore

Citizens also serve on this Standing Committee dealing with Heritage Matters:

  • Lynn Baker
  • Michael DiMaio
  • Simon Chamely
  • Andrew Foot
  • John Miller

What We Do

The Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee typically meets on the second Monday of each month.  The Administrative Advisors are the City Planner and the City Solicitor.  The mandate of this Standing Committee shall be to study and report to Council on all matters relating to the following:

  • Development, maintenance and enforcement of the City of Windsor's Official Plan
  • Planning and infrastructure approvals
  • Development, maintenance and enforcement of the City of Windsor's Zoning By-law
  • Policy related to planning, environmental and infrastructure matters where applicable
  • Building inspection services
  • Community development initiatives (downtown neighbourhoods)
  • International exchanges with Sister Cities
  • Policy matters relating to economic development
  • Business Improvement Areas
  • Heritage matters

Reporting to the Planning, Heritage & Economic Development Standing Committee are:

  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Street and Alley Closing Committee
  • Property Standards Committee
  • International Relations Committee
  • Windsor BIA Advisory Committee

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Council Services Department
350 City Hall Square West, Room 203
Windsor, Ontario  N9A 6S1
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Phone: For general inquiries, call 311.  For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6211.
Fax: (519) 255-6868
Email: clerks@citywindsor.ca