Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Authority is an independent body appointed by Council, under authority granted by the Province of Ontario. The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority is composed of four members, who are appointed by the Council of the City of Windsor.

Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority
Suite 210, 350 City Hall Square West, Windsor, Ontario; (519) 255-6543, ext. 6436

Responsibilities and Objectives

The Committee of Adjustment/Consent Approval Authority is authorized by the Ontario Planning Act to:

  • Grant minor variances from the zoning by-law, sign by-law and fence by-law
  • Grant consents to sell, convey or transfer an interest in "part" of an owner's land
  • Grant consents when the terms of an agreement commit the land to use for a period in excess of 21 years (i.e. lease or an easement)
  • Issue a Certificate of Validation
  • Give Approval of a Foreclosure or Exercise of Power of Sale in Mortgage or Charge.

Committee Members 

  • Mike Sleiman
  • Dante Gatti
  • Frank Cerasa
  • Joe Balsamo
  • Mohammed Fazle Baki

Planning & Building Services Department

Planning Division
350 City Hall Square West, Suite 210
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544