This is an appeal from a decision of the Toronto Police Services Board (the Police), made under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act). On April 7, 2003, the Police received a request for access to the following records:
1. Complete listing of all Applicants for the PRIVATE PARKING 1, ENFORCEMENT AGENCY COURSE from the Toronto Police Service from January 2001 to present
• Applicant’s name;
• Private Parking Enforcement Agency on behalf of which the applicant would be enforcing bylaws;
• Status of each application including all relevant data, i.e., approved, issued, pending, denied, course completed/not successfully completed, approved on condition, details of any conditions…etc. and the respective dates corresponding with the data;
• Status of applicant license if course successfully completed, including all relevant data i.e. valid, under review, suspended, revoked etc. and the respective dates corresponding with the data.
2. Complete listing of all “Businesses” that have applied to participate as a “PRIVATE PARKING ENFORCEMENT AGENCY” from January 1, 2001 to present
• Applicant and Corporate Officers Names;
• Business Name and Operating Name (if different);
• Names of all Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and “Certified Officers (Parking Offences)” sorted by Agency/Business that have been certified by the Chief of Police to enforce the municipal parking by-laws in the city of Toronto on behalf of each Private Parking Enforcement Agency Business;
• Status of each application including all relevant data, i.e.,: issued, pending, denied, issued on condition, details of any conditions…etc. and the respective dates corresponding with the data;
• Status of Agency (if approved) including all relevant data i.e., under review, suspended, revoked, etc. and the respective dates corresponding with the data.
In response to the request, the Police notified the requester on April 11, 2003 that they were extending the time to make a decision for “an additional 90 days” to August 5, 2003.