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Ontario Municipal Act & Commentary, 2022 Edition

This guide incorporates the full text of the Municipal Act, 2001, and all the new and amended relevant regulations, along with handy tables of concordance.
Publication Language: English

Softcover | 896 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

In Stock
Published: October 27, 2021
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433517443

Product description

Keep Abreast of Recent Key Changes from the Ontario Land Tribunal Act, 2021, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, and More!

The Authoritative Legal Guide to Ontario’s Municipal Act, 2001
For almost two decades, Ontario Municipal Act & Commentary has been the leading guide that municipalities and municipal law professionals regularly consult for understanding Ontario’s municipal law regime and keeping abreast of the latest developments of the law. This text incorporates the complete Municipal Act, 2001, and all the new and amended relevant regulations, along with a handy table of concordance to the former Municipal Act and to the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

The indispensable commentary, written by leading municipal lawyers John Mascarin and Christopher Williams, provides a detailed analysis of the Municipal Act, 2001 to assist readers in understanding how it is to be interpreted and applied, as well as how it compares to the City of Toronto Act, 2006. All recent case law of note is commented upon, and all new and amended regulations are included.

New in This Edition

  • Commentary on recent significant court decisions such as:
    • Fortin v. Sudbury (City), 2020 ONSC 5300 and Hummel Properties Inc. v. Niagara-on-the-Lake (Town), 2021 ONSC 2793 regarding the quashing of by-laws on grounds of bad faith or illegality
    • Watson v. Stirling-Rawdon (Municipality), 2021 ONSC 2436 and Dhillon v. Brampton (City), 2021 ONSC 4165 concerning the duty of disclosure and duty of procedural fairness in integrity commissioner investigations
  • Inclusion of recent amendments to the Municipal Act, 2001, including Part XVII.0.1 of the Act on Ontario Land Tribunal – Jurisdiction and Powers
  • Discussion of the newly enacted Ontario Land Tribunal Act, 2021
  • Updated Municipal Act regulations, including O. Reg. 55/18 “Codes of Conduct – Prescribed Subject Matters”

A Vital Tool For

  • Ontario municipal law practitioners
  • Municipalities and their legal departments
  • Ontario Municipal Administrators' Association (OMAA) members

Featured Authors

Table of contents

List of Municipal Act Regulations Included in This Edition

Detailed Table of Contents

Legislative Currency

Table of Concordance (Municipal Act, 2001 to Municipal Act, Other Statutes and City of Toronto Act, 2006)


Municipal Act, 2001

Municipal Act, 2001 Regulations

Related Materials
Declaration of Office
Memorandum of Understanding Between the Province of Ontario and AMO

Table of Regulations Continued Under the Municipal Act, 2001