Get Involved in a City of Niagara Falls Board, Commission or Committee

Volunteering on a board, commission or committee is a great way to share your ideas, expertise and enthusiasm with your local government.  As a member, you will be able to provide advice to City Council and staff, and contribute to the development of policies, programs and initiatives that will help enhance Niagara Falls’ quality of life.  Whatever your area of interest there may be a board, commission or committee that would benefit from your input and involvement.

Residents of Niagara Falls are encouraged to apply for the following Boards, Commissions and Committees via the Application for Citizen Appointments online form:

Culture CommitteeClark Bernat905-356-7521 ext. 5906
Recreation CommitteeRob McDonald / Beth Angle905-356-7521 ext. 3340
905-356-7521 ext. 3336
Seniors Advisory CommitteeHanya Nagy905-356-7521 ext. 4140
Committee of AdjustmentRita Marriott905-356-7521 ext. 4239
Municipal Heritage Committee
brochure available upon request
Peggy Boyle905-356-7521 ext. 4334
Property Standards Committee  
Mayor’s Accessibility Advisory CommitteeJason Maclean905-356-7521 ext. 4294
Niagara Falls Library BoardAlicia Subnaik Kilgour905-356-8080 ext. 230
Niagara District Airport CommissionBrenda Henricks905-684-7447 ext. 10

Committee Meeting Schedule

The Meeting Schedule is available on-line for the different City of Niagara Falls Committees. Please monitor that page for any changes to scheduled meeting times.

Committee of Adjustment

As per s. 45 of the Planning Act, the Committee of Adjustment consider applications for minor variances, extensions/ enlargements of legal non-conforming uses, change of uses and consent applications.

Property Standards Committee

The Committee hears appeals from an owner, occupant or other person, who is not satisfied with the terms or conditions of a Property Standards Order. The City’s Property Standards By-law prescribes standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property within the municipality.