The Appeals Standing Committee hears appeals of decisions taken by staff, where permitted under legislation. The Committee also considers demolition orders as brought forward by staff under the dangerous and unsightly process of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter.
The Appeals Standing Committee normally meets on the second Thursday of each month, at 10:00 a.m. Meetings are held subject to appeals being brought forward. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. Check the calendar below, and the agenda (once available) to confirm the exact date and time for each meeting.
You can find agendas and minutes online. You can also search for records of standing committee meetings.
Terms of Reference (Administrative Order One, Schedule 1) [PDF]
Order of Proceeding for Appeals Standing Committee [PDF]
You can use one of the forms below to assist you in making your appeal. If you choose not to use one of the forms, your appeal must still be in writing and should include:
- case number (if applicable)
- your name and mailing address
- reason you are appealing
All forms are in PDF format.
Appeals are to be sent to the Office of the Municipal Clerk.