The Town is committed to building an inclusive community and providing an accessible environment in which all individuals have access to programs and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.
The Town supports the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and will establish policies, practices, and procedures which are consistent with the accessibility standards established under the AODA. This includes accessible customer service, information and communication, employment, transportation and the design of public spaces, consistent with the core principles as outlined in the AODA - Dignity, Independence, Integration and Equal Opportunity.
Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
The goal of the Multi-Year Accessibility Plan (2019-2023) is to set the Town’s strategies for identifying, removing, and preventing barriers that challenge people with disabilities from fully participating in society. The plan also identifies how the Town will be compliant with the rules and standards of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Joint Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee
The Town of the Blue Mountains is a member of the Grey County Joint Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee. Grey County’s Joint Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee advises Grey County Council and staff members, as well as participating municipalities, on ways to identify, prevent, and remove barriers from municipal services, by-laws, policies, programs and facilities.
The committee is formed in compliance with the AODA and ODA to include 50% plus one of people with disabilities. Other members include political representatives, staff, and interested members of the public.
Accessible Documents & Alternate Formats
The Town is committed to providing information in the format that meets your needs. If you require information or documents in an alternate format, please use the form linked below and contact the Clerk's Division.