Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Committee of Adjustment and their function?

A Committee of Adjustment is a Committee appointed by Brockville City Council in accordance with the Planning Act. In the City of Brockville, three members of the public are appointed, two of whom would constitute a quorum at a meeting. The members of the committee elect one member as Chair and another as Acting Chair; and appoint a Secretary-Treasurer.

The Committee of Adjustment has been given powers under the Planning Act and by City Council to deal with minor variances to certain City By-laws, mainly the City’s Zoning By-law, and to deal with land severances where a minor variance is required.

Additional Information on the Committee of Adjustment and Minor Variances can be accessed below:

If you are unable to locate the information you require, please contact the Planning Department: