Share your knowledge and experience on a municipal advisory committee

October 10, 2023

Do you have the know-how to make Kingston a better place? Work together with other passionate people in the community alongside members of City Council on a municipal advisory committee, board or commission.
Volunteering on a City committee is an exciting opportunity to share your knowledge and make a difference on important issues in the community. From Oct. 10 to 23, eligible residents are encouraged to submit applications to serve on the following committees:

  • Appeals Committee
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
  • Fence-Viewers
  • Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation Board
  • Kingston Heritage Properties Committee
  • Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Planning Advisory Committee
  • Kingston and Area Taxi Commission

People aged 15-24 can apply for a youth representative position on the following committees:

  • Arts Advisory Committee
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee
  • Housing & Homelessness Advisory Committee
  • Kingston Environment Advisory Forum
  • Kingston Heritage Programs Committee
  • Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • Rural Advisory Committee

Find specific mandates for each of the committees at
To be eligible to serve on most committees or boards you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older, a resident/business owner in the City of Kingston and a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • People aged 15-24 may apply for youth positions on select committees.

Submit your application

  1. Online at
  2. By phoning 613-546-0000 to request a paper application. We will provide a postage-paid envelope to return the application to City Hall.
  3. In person at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. in the City Clerk’s Department.

Applications close at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23. If you have any questions about the application process or any of the committees, reach out to the City Clerk’s Office by email at or by phone at 613-546-4291 ext. 1207.