Permits, Licences & Bylaws

Fee Schedule for FOI Requests

Ontario Regulation 823 sets out the specific fees to be charged for processing a Freedom of Information Request. 

Fees required for all freedom of information requests

Application fee $5 Must accompany your request. The fee is mandatory and cannot be waived.
Appeal fee - general records $25 Payable to the Minister of Finance.
Appeal fee - personal information $10 Payable to the Minister of Finance.
Appeal fee - personal health information no fee  
Photocopies $0.20 per page  Relates to processing fees. Payable before records are received.
Computer programming $15 per ¼ hour If needed to develop a program to retrieve information.
Computer disks $10 per disk  Relates to processing fees. Payable before records are received.
Search time $7.50 per ¼ hour Required to search and retrieve records.
Record preparation $7.50 per ¼ hour Required to prepare records for release (removal of confidential information).