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

S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
J. Watson
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
M. Qaqish
J. Mitic (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-04-11 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.

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