Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is a Provincial law that gives a right of access to information held by a municipal government.

The Act requires municipalities to protect personal information contained in their records by imposing protection of privacy requirements governing their proper collection, retention, use, disclosure and disposal. The Act is not necessary to access information that is already available to the public.

How to make a Request for Access

You may wish to contact the Town and speak to the department that is responsible for your request to determine if the information is available. Should the information not be available, then a formal request may be made under the Act. A request made under the Act must be in writing and submitted with the required $5.00 fee to the Town of LaSalle.

Please use the below button to access an online form to submit your application and pay the required $5.00 fee.

Freedom of Information Request Form

Alternatively, you can download and complete the PDF form and mail in your request with a $5.00 cheque made out to the Town of LaSalle.

Right to Appeal Decision

You have the right to appeal any decision made by the Freedom of Information Coordinator. You must file an Appeal with the Information and Privacy Commission of Ontario thirty (30) days after the decision has been made. The Commissioner must be sent a copy of the original request for information that was sent to the Town, together with the Town's decision to deny the request and the appropriate fee.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact Council Services at 519-969-7770 Ext 1234.