83. The functions of the Office shall be
(1) to propose a regulatory framework for the public consultations carried out by the official of the city in charge of such consultations pursuant to any applicable provision so as to ensure the establishment of credible, transparent and effective consultation mechanisms ;
(2) to hold the public consultations required under any applicable provision or requested by the city council, respecting amendments and revisions of the city’s planning program ;
(3) to hold public hearings in the territory of the city, at the request of the city council or the executive committee, on any project designated by the council or the committee.
The council shall determine, by by-law and according to categories established on the basis of the type and size of the projects that may be considered in the territory of the city, those projects which may be designated pursuant to subparagraph 3 of the first paragraph.
The Office shall report on its activities to the council at the request of the council or of the executive committee and in any case at least once a year. On that occasion, the Office may make any recommendation to the council.
2000, c. 56, Sch. I, s. 83.