• Deputations that are approved to attend a Council or Committee meeting may participate virtually or in person.
  • Deputations who choose to attend in-person will be invited to attend at the designated time to present their deputation.
  • Only one person, per deputation, may attend the meeting.
  • At this time, deputations will not have the opportunity to remain for the duration of the meeting.
  • Once the physical distancing requirements ate lifted, deputations may remain at the meeting.
  • In-person attendance for Public Hearings Committee and Committee of Adjustment meetings will not resume until the physical distancing requirements are lifted.

Watch Council Meetings

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, physical attendance will not be permitted into Council Chambers. Proceedings will be web-streamed on the Norfolk County Website and televised via Eastlink. Members of the public can submit written input or register to speak as a deputation.

Register to Speak

In order to speak at a Council Meeting please pre-register using the form below.

  • Complete all the fields and press “Submit”.
  • You will receive an email with instructions on how to join the day before the meeting.
  • You must be available to join or phone into the meeting sometime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the day of the meeting. You will be provided a specific time to join.
  • The Mayor will call on you when it is your turn to speak and you will be connected to the meeting.
  • You will have one opportunity, up to 5 minutes, to provide your comments.
  • Your name will be included in the public record and in the Minutes of the Meeting.
  • If you wish to address Mayor and Council for an item listed on the agenda please complete the form no later than 12 noon Thursday prior to the meeting.
  • Deputation Requests respecting matters that are listed on an agenda will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the meeting.

Guidelines & Best Practices for Electronic Participation