Minimum Maintenance Standards (MMS) Compliance

Minimum Maintenance Standards (MMS) were developed and incorporated into the Municipal Act as the Provincial response to municipalities' requests for relief from onerous court decisions.   To use this statutory defence in court, a municipality must be able to show through documentation that it met the minimum standards, as defined in Regulation 239/02.  Documentation and record-keeping are critical.  

Our MMS Compliance review focuses on reviewing the municipality’s policies/procedures/documentation and comparing these to the required standards set under the MMS as well as the best practices developed by the Ontario Good Roads Association.

To learn more about Minimum Maintenance Standards (MMS) Compliance, please contact:

Barb Szychta
Vice President, Risk Management Services 
1-800-265-4000 ext. 55226 
barb.szychta@frankcowan.com