FSC: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions This page is intended to provide general information and is specific to the time when it is first issued. Please keep in mind that the FSC’s staff cannot provide you with legal advice. If you wish to obtain legal advice, you should consult a person licensed by the Law Society of Ontario. General […]

FSC: Legislation and Rules

Legislation and Rules Legislation The following is a list of legislation and regulations related to the Fire Safety Commission (FSC): Fire Protection and Prevention Act Fire Code Statutory Powers Procedure Act Rules of Practice Common Rules of the Licence Appeal Tribunal, Animal Care Review Board, and Fire Safety Commission (effective October 2, 2017) Effective October 2, […]

FSC: Forms

Forms IMPORTANT: Change of Mailing Address Our office at 20 Dundas St. W, Suite 503, Toronto is no longer in service. Until further notice, the following changes are in place for submitting documents through mail. If you submit by mail or courier, you will experience processing delays. Mail should be addressed to: Fire Safety Commission […]

FSC: Decisions, Orders and Reconsiderations

Decisions, Orders and Reconsiderations Issuing Decisions After the hearing, the tribunal member(s) hearing the appeal or application will deliberate and issue a decision with written reasons that explain why the FSC reached its decision. The FSC sends a copy of the decision to both parties. Public Access to Decisions Decisions are also posted on the […]

FSC: Appeals and Applications

Appeals and Applications IMPORTANT: Change of Mailing Address Our office at 20 Dundas St. W, Suite 503, Toronto is no longer in service. Please send all forms, supporting materials and correspondence to the mailing address below: PO Box 250 Toronto, Ontario M7A 1N3 Some forms and documents may temporarily contain old addresses. Please disregard the […]

FSC: Case Conferences and Hearings

Case Conferences and Hearings Note: Documents you submit to the commission are available to the public on request subject to limited exceptions. Case Conferences Overview The first step of the appeal process involves a case conference with all parties (generally the property owner/occupant and the fire department – or the representatives of any of the […]

FSC: About the FSC

About the FSC Introduction The Fire Safety Commission (FSC) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency. It is one of fourteen tribunals that form Tribunals Ontario. The FSC resolves disputes and conducts hearings regarding fire safety matters, including orders made by inspectors or the Fire Marshal for repairs, alterations or installations to a building, structure or premises. […]