The Township of Adjala-Tosorontio provides public access to many documents but certain records are only released through the Freedom of Information (FOI) process outlined by the province's Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

Commonly Requested Records 

Municipal Law Enforcement Records
To access municipal law enforcement records, you must submit a Freedom of Information Request (FOI). This includes documents related to property standards, animal control and By-law Enforcement. Confidential information, such as names and addresses, will be removed from the records. Active law enforcement files won't be released through a FOI request.
Building Permits, Plans and Drawings
If you are the property owner, you can request to see all building permits, plans and drawings by contacting Building Department at 705-434-5055, ext 222. If you are not the registered property owner, you must submit a Freedom of Information Request to access these records.
 Assessment Rolls 
Through the Assessment Act of Ontario, assessment roll information is open to the public. Assessments Rolls are available for viewing at the Township Office. 
Property Surveys
Property surveys may be available from Land Survey Records or by contacting the local surveyor or lawyer who completed your land purchase registration.
Planning and Committee of Adjustment Applications
You can request various Town Development and Committee of Adjustment application records by contacting the Planning Department at 705-434-5055, ext. 223.
 Council Agendas and Minutes 
 You view Council Agendas and Minutes from the past two years on our Agenda and Minutes page. For Council Agendas or Minutes prior to 2018 please contact the Clerk's Department at 705-434-5055, ext. 263
Make a Freedom of Information Request

Fill out the Freedom of Information Request Form. Make sure to include detailed information about the record(s) you're requesting. If you can, please specify the type of information you are looking for by providing dates for the information and identify any relevant departments. If you are requesting information about more than one property, please submit one request per municipal property address. 

Submit the form along with a $5.00 fee payable by cheque or money order to:

Clerk's Department 
Township of Adjala-Tosorontio 
7855 30th Sideroad
Alliston, ON L9R 1V1

You will receive a response within 30 calendar days from the date we receive your completed request form and fee. Please note a time extension may be required if your request involves an extensive search or a large volume of records.

Additional Fees and Charges

We may charge additional fees based on the Freedom of Information Fee Schedule to cover the cost of processing your request and photocopying. This fee will vary depending on the documents requested. If the cost is more than $25.00, the Township will provide a fee estimate before processing the request. If the fee is more than $100, the Township will require a 50% deposit before processing the request. All fees must be received before records are released.

Appeal and Access Request Submission

If you are not satisfied with the Township's decision about your access request, you can file an appeal with the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.