What are the qualifications to run for the offices of mayor or councillor?

To run for mayor or councillor, a person must be:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years of age
  • a resident of the City of Guelph
  • an owner or tenant of land in the City of Guelph, or the spouse of the owner or tenant
  • not legally prohibited from voting
  • not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office