Public Meetings & Consultations

Opportunites to get involved

The City of Hamilton hosts a variety of public consultations on a diverse range of local and city-wide subjects. We value the public's opinion and we look forward to having informative discussions with residents, businesses, and other key stakeholders from all areas of the City.

Public meetings and consultations

The following list is regularly updated to reflect the City's current public consultations.


Public Information Centre #2 - City-Wide Transportation Master Plan
The City is undertaking a review of the city-wide Transportation Master Plan to guide the future of transportation programs and investment to accomodate future growth for 2031 and beyond.

At the following Public Information Centres, we will be talking about the highlights of on-going work, what's been said and missed, educating you on the concept of "Complete Streets" and what will happen next.

Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: Binbrook Agricultural Society, 2600 Highway 26

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time: 12 Noon to 3 pm
Location: Flamborough Family YMCA, 207 Parkside Drive

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: Dundas Town Hall, 60 Main Street

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Time: 5 to 8 pm
Location: St. Eugene Catholic Elementary School,120 Parkdale Avenue South

Contact: tplanning@hamilton.ca or 905-546-2424 ext.2975


Public Meeting - Provide your comments on the Proposed New Pool Enclosure By-law
The City of Hamilton is proposing a new Pool Enclosure By-law to replace the existing Pool Enclosure By-law No. 03-125. A draft copy of the new proposed Pool Enclosure By-law, together with the rationale for the proposed changes, will be available at the meeting
Date: Wednesday May 27, 2015
Time: 6 pm
Location: City Hall, Meeting Room 192, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton
Submit comments on the proposed by-law by phone or email to: jorge.caetano@hamilton.ca or 905-546-2424 ext. 3931.


Community Meeting and Workshop - Downtown Hamilton Tall Buildings Study 
Our Downtown is growing and changing and part of that change includes tall buildings. Join us to help shape that change as part of the Tall Buildings Study.
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time: 6 to 9 pm | Open House at 6 pm, Presentation at 6:45 pm, Workshop at 7:15 pm
Location: Hilton Homewood Suites, 40 Bay Street South, Hamilton, 2nd Floor 
RSVP for the event by emailing planning.team@hamilton.ca or calling 905-546-2424 Ext. 4498. This is not required but it will help staff plan the event.


Public Consultation - Pipeline Trail Master Plan
Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Location: Perkins Centre - Room A, 1429 Main Street East, Hamilton
RSVP: Email rikki.frith@hamilton.ca or call 905-546-2424 ext. 7604


Notice of Meetings - Development Industry Liaison Group
Dates: June 8, September 14, October 19, November 9, 2015, January 11, 2016
Time: 9 to 11 am
Location: City Hall, Meeting Rooms 192 & 193, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton
Contact: maria.harrison@hamilton.ca or 905-546-2424 ext. 3989


Notice of Meeting - Design Review Panel
A meeting to provide expert and impartial design advice and guidance to Planning and Economic Development staff on urban design matters of development within Design Priority Areas. Review meetings are open to the public to observe.
Date: June 11, 2015
Time: 2 pm
Location: City Hall, Room 264, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton


Sub-Committee meetings

Heritage Permit Review
Dates: 
May 26, June 23, July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 24, December 15
Time: 5 pm
Location: City Hall, Room 264, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton
Contact: alissa.golden@hamilton.ca


Conservation Review Board hearing

Notice of Hearing: Notice of Intention to Designate 1 St. James Place
The Review Board has set aside three days for this hearing.
If you do not attend at the commencement of the hearing or are not represented at this hearing, the Review Board may proceed in your absence and you will not be entitled to any further notice of the proceedings.
Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Time: 10 am
Location: OMB Hearing Room #6, 50 Main Street East, Hamilton