Appeals Process

An owner may appeal the Order to Repair issued by a Property Standards Officer to the Property Standards Committee by filing their Notice of Appeal Form with the Committee Coordinator of the Council Services Department within 14 days after being served with the Order. The Notice of Appeal Form is attached to the Order to Repair.

The fee to hear the appeal is $390.00 and is non-refundable.

The Committee has only the following powers under the Ontario Building Code Act:

  • Confirm the order or orders
  • Quash the order
  • Amend the order
  • Extend the deadline for compliance

An owner may appeal the Committee's decision to a Judge of the Ontario Court (General Division) for an appointment within 14 days after the sending of the decision. The Court may rescind, amend or confirm the Order. The Order of the Court becomes final and binding.


Council Services Department
350 City Hall Square West, Room 530
Windsor, Ontario  N9A 6S1

Phone:  For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquires, call (519) 255-6222 ext 6430.
Fax:    519-255-6868