Make a Difference by Volunteering on a Municipal Advisory Committee

Great minds don’t think alike – they think together! Work collaboratively with other passionate people in the community on a municipal advisory committee or commission.

Volunteering on a City of Kingston committee is an opportunity for residents to share their experience and expertise to make a difference on municipal issues in the community. From Jan. 9 to 20, eligible residents are encouraged to apply to serve on the following committees:

  • Rural Advisory Committee
  • Kingston Heritage Properties Committee
  • Kingston Heritage Programs Committee
  • Committee of Adjustment
  • Kingston and Area Taxi Commission

Detailed information and specific mandates for each of the committees are available 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, a person who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Canada but is not a Canadian Citizen and has resided in Kingston for at least one year.

Submit your application

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

Applications close at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.