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Have Your Say on the Adequate Heat By-Law

Mar 01, 2018

The City of Mississauga is seeking input from the public and stakeholders, including tenants, property managers, owners and contractors on recommendations for the Adequate Heat By-Law. Last fall, Council directed staff to review the By-law to ensure that landlords can be flexible when responding to fluctuating weather patterns.

Two meetings to discuss views, possible changes and recommendations on the Adequate Heat By-law will take place this month. Some questions that the meetings will explore include:

• Should cooling provisions be added to the By-law at the expense of the owner?
• Should air conditioning be considered an essential service?
• Should the dates in the adequate heat By-law be flexible?

Please mark your calendars for the following public meetings:

What: Community Workshop: Ideas and Options for the Adequate Heat By-Law
Date: Thursday, March 8
Location: Frank McKechnie Community Centre, Auditorium 1 and 2, 310 Bristol Road East
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.

What: Community Workshop: Review and Test Options for the Adequate Heat By-Law
Date: Wednesday, March 28
Location: River Grove Community Centre Youth/Senior Room, 5800 River Grove Avenue
Time: 8 - 9:30 p.m.

For more information, email bylaw.enforcement@mississauga.ca or call 3-1-1 or (905) 615-4311 if outside Mississauga.

Background:
The Enforcement Division at the City of Mississauga will hold public meetings to review the Adequate Heat By-Law. Council directed staff to review the wording and provisions in the By-law to ensure that landlords can be flexible when regulating heat in their buildings during fluctuating and extreme weather patterns.
 

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Media Contact:
Keisha McIntosh-Siung
Senior Communications Advisor Transportation and Works
City of Mississauga                                                  
905-615-3200, ext. 5818                                         
Keisha.mcintosh-siung@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151
 






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