Motion To: WHEREAS payday loan establishments are currently licensed and regulated by the Province of Ontario under the Payday Loans Act, 2008; and WHEREAS there are currently 55 payday loan establishments licensed by the Province of Ontario in the City of Ottawa and includes areas of significant geographic concentration; and WHEREAS section 154.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001, authorizes municipalities to define the area in which a payday loan establishment may or may not operate and limit the number of payday loan establishments in any defined area in which they are permitted, effective January 1, 2018; and THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council direct the General Manager of Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development to examine options to establish a cap on the number of payday loan establishments, detail measures to reduce concentration, and bring forward amendments to the comprehensive zoning by-law 2008-250 and report back to Planning Committee; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that

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Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-03-28 regarding agenda item .

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