Types of City Council meetings

Meetings of City Council

Regular City Council meetings
Regular Council meetings are held approximately every two weeks at 9:30am. Everyone is welcome to attend. Watch on television, on Shaw Cable Channel 4 or online.

Business Licence / Chauffeur's Permit Hearings
Quasi-judicial meetings that decide whether or not to revoke a business licence or chauffeur's permit for illegal activity or activities that contravene other City bylaws.

City Finances and Services Standing Committee meetings
This committee deals with the City’s revenues and their allocation, financial planning, budgets, taxation, capital works, and more.

Courts of Revision
A Court of Revision is a special meeting of council that deals specifically with local improvements.

In-camera meetings
These meetings deal with sensitive or confidential City business and are closed to the public.

Policy and Strategic Priorities Standing Committee meetings
This committee deals with neighbourhood planning and protection, environmental issues, transportation, social policy, cultural and ethnocultural issues, and more.

Public Hearings
Public Hearings are held to consider rezoning matters and heritage designations. Learn how to sign up to speak at a hearing, view meeting agendas, and minutes from previous meetings.

Special Council meetings
Special Council meetings are held to deal with emerging issues. They may be held in the Council Chamber or at a community location.

Regular City Council meetingsBusiness Licence / Chauffeur's Permit HearingsCity Finances and Services Standing Committee meetingsCourts of RevisionIn-camera meetingsPolicy and Strategic Priorities Standing Committee meetingsPublic HearingsSpecial Council meetings