Peel Region

The Regional Municipality of Peel
By-law number 29-2022

A by-law to amend By-law 43-2002 titled the “Fees By-law”, as amended, to permit the Commissioner of Public Works to waive Community Recycling Centre drop off fees for local municipalities and not-for-profit community agencies.

Whereas the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel (“Regional Corporation”) on July 11, 2002 passed By-law 43-2002 to impose fees and charges for services or activities provided by the Regional Municipality of Peel, or for the use of its property, referred to as the “Fees By-law”;

AND WHEREAS, the Council of the Regional Corporation on February 15, 2007 passed By-law 17-2007 to establish the Waste Management System Fees and Charges, which by-law was subsequently amended by By-law 34-2020 on April 23, 2020, and By-law 8-2021 on February 11, 2021;

AND WHEREAS, the Council of the Regional Corporation on December 2, 2021 passed By-law 65-2021 to, among other things, amend the Fees By-law 43-2002 to transfer the waste management system fees and charges into the Fees By-law 43-2002 and to repeal By-laws 17-2007, 34-2020, and 8-2021;

AND WHEREAS, Section 2 of the Fees By-law 43-2002, as amended, requires every person who requests or receives a service set out in Schedules “A” and “B” of that by-law to pay to the Regional Corporation the fees set out therein;

AND WHEREAS, Part 3: Public Works, of Schedule “A” of the Fees By-law 43-2002 with respect to waste management system fees provides the drop off fees to be paid by persons using the Regional Corporation’s Community Recycling Centres;

AND WHEREAS, the Council of the Regional Corporation has by resolution adopted on May 12, 2022, authorized the enactment of the by-law herein to further amend the Fees By-law 43-2002 to provide the Commissioner of Public Works authority to waive, in whole or in part, any waste management system fees and charges otherwise payable by the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga, the Town of Caledon, and not-for-profit community agencies for dropping off waste at the Regional Corporation’s Community Recycling Centres;

NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:

  1. That Section 5 of the Fees By-law 43-2002 be amended by adding a new subsection 15 as follows:

    “The Commissioner of Public Works is authorized to waive, in whole or in part, the payment of any waste management system fees and charges by any of the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga, or the Town of Caledon, otherwise payable for dropping off waste at the Region's Community Recycling Centres, where the local municipality has entered into a written agreement with the Region with respect to same.”

  2. That Section 5 of the Fees By-law 43-2002 be amended by adding a new subsection 16 as follows:

    “The Commissioner of Public Works is authorized to waive, in whole or in part, the payment of any waste management system fees and charges by a not-for-profit community agency otherwise payable for dropping off waste at the Region's Community Recycling Centres, where the not-for-profit community agency is deemed eligible for same pursuant to Regional policy W20-07, as may be amended or replaced from time to time.”

  3. That Part 3: Public Works Waste Management System Fees set out in Schedule “A” to the Fees By-law 43-2002, as amended by By-law 65-2021, be amended to add a footnote to reflect the wording of subsections 5(15) and 5(16).
  4. This by-law comes into effect on the date it is passed.

Read three times and passed in open Council this 12th day of May, 2022.

A. Adams
Regional Clerk

N. Iannicca
Regional Chair