Residential FASTRACK is a building permit service for certain types of home renovation projects in existing houses with one or two units. Toronto Building's goal is issue a permit within 5 business days to complete the review.

Residential FASTRACK projects include:

  • additions with cumulative areas up to 100 m2 on all floor levels
  • minor interior alterations
  • second suite to residential dwellings
  • conversion from up to 3 residential units to a single family dwelling
  • decks, verandahs, porches and canopies
  • garages and carports
  • accessory structures (such as gazebos and storage sheds)
  • basement entrances, underpinning
  • pool fence enclosures
  • fire damage repairs
  • plumbing permits for residential dwellings
  • HVAC for residential FASTRACK permits after issuance of related building permits
  • revisions to residential FASTRACK permits

Homeowners, or their contractors or agents, can submit their completed application and associated documents and drawings on a rewritable DVD or USB at the district office in the area of their renovation projects. Applications for FASTRACK projects may also be submitted by email, please view the electronic submission guidelines.

For further information, visit the City of Toronto website.