Please complete this form if you wish to address a matter scheduled on a General Committee, Development Services Committee or Council meeting agenda and if you wish to receive further notice on planning applications.
We encourage deputants to make their requests to speak in writing to the City Clerk and to address issues at the Committee level first.
The City's Procedural By-law limits all deputations to a maximum of five (5) minutes. Persons may appear as a Deputant before Council or Committee, but not both. A Deputant shall confine their remarks to an item listed on the Agenda.
Please note that Deputants are only allowed in the Zoom online meeting to provide a deputation. Upon completion of your deputation, and if there are no questions from Committee or Council, deputants will be removed from the Zoom online meeting and are directed to continue to listen in to the meeting on the City's website at https://pub-markham.escribemeetings.com/.
To maintain order, Deputants shall not:
Your submission of a “Request to Speak Form” is important however, Council and Committee reserve the right at or before the meeting to determine whether any or all deputations will be heard on any matter. There are few restrictions on your deputation however, in accordance with Council’s Procedural By-law, deputants will not be permitted to:
Personal information on this form is being collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public in hard copy and/or electronically. Questions about this collection should be directed to Markham's City Clerk, City of Markham, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario, L3R 9W3; Phone: 905.477.7000.