Access to Records and Information Policy

Related procedures

Access to Records Procedure
Record of Council and Committee Proceedings Procedure
Elected Official Records Procedure

Policy statement

The records of the Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) are public documents, subject to legislative exemptions, and shall be available for review in accordance with established procedures.


This policy is designed to ensure fair and equitable access to corporate records and information in the custody and control of the town.


This policy applies to all Members of Council, employees, the public and other orders of government, public boards and agencies.

Policy details

Policy Number: G-GEN-004
Section: Governance
Sub-Section: General
Author: Clerk's Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2005 Dec 19
Review by Date: 2021
Last Modified: 2016 Sep 19


Municipal Act, 2001
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Records Retention By-law
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