Council relies on Advisory Boards & Committees to provide recommendations on important City issues ranging from heritage buildings to community facilities and local cultural events. To recognize, promote and strengthen the sense of community, diversity and multiculturalism, all Pickering residents are encouraged to get involved.

Advisory Committees

List of Advisory Committees
Advisory Board/Committee Number of Citizen Appointments Meeting Schedule
Accessibility Advisory Committee Up to 10 Citizen Appointments 2nd Wednesday of each month
7:00 pm
 Animal Services Appeal Committee  2 As required
Committee of Adjustment 5 2nd Wednesday of each month
7:00 pm
Cultural Advisory Committee 4 3rd Tuesday of each month
7:00 pm
Heritage Pickering Advisory Committee 9 4th Wednesday of each month
7:00 pm
Pickering Public Library Board 8 4th Thursday of each month
7:00 pm
Property Review Committee 5 As required
Taxicab Advisory Committee   As required

Meeting dates are subject to change.

Most Committees do not meet in the summer months or December, unless decided on by the Committee.

For meeting locations, please refer to the Committee agenda or call 905.420.2222.

Agendas & Minutes

To retrieve a document, connect to Corporate Records, then use the search option or browse through folders. For example, if you are looking for a committee agenda, start by selecting Agendas, then Boards & Advisory Committees, then the committee name, the year, and the meeting date.

Committee Vacancies

The City of Pickering encourages citizens to participate in their community by volunteering for one of our boards or committees. The following Committee is currently accepting applications from citizen volunteers:

Vacancy on Cultural Advisory Committee


The Cultural Advisory Committee (CAC) will assist City staff with the implementation of the City of Pickering Cultural Strategic Plan. The CAC will identify and coordinate opportunities for cultural industries, associations, and the community to engage and provide expertise and input on matters relating to the provision of cultural services in Pickering.


3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

If you are interested in being considered for appointment to this Committee, please submit an application form setting out a brief description of any job or community-related experience you may have.  

The deadline for submitting your application is August 14, 2020.

Additional information regarding the Committee is available on the City’s website at or by contacting the Committee Coordinator at 905.420.4660, extension 2047 or by emailing