Application Information Centre
Search for details about current planning applications and Minor variance and Consent applications.
As of July 30th, the Application Information Centre has been updated with a new and improved user experience.
The new Application Information Centre allows you to:
- Search by customizable radius of 120m, 250m, 500m, 1000m
- See Community Planning, Committee of Adjustment, and Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) applications at the same time, with the ability to filter results
- Search by address or street Intersection
- Track and view detailed application statuses for Site Plan and Official Plan Amendments and Rezoning applications
- Use the system on mobile devices
Quick Search for Development Applications
You can perform a quick search by:
- Entering an address or intersection in the top search bar, then click the Search button; or
- Clicking anywhere on the map to search for applications
Development Applications within a 120 metre radius of that address/intersection/point will appear on the page. You can expand the search radius using the drop-down option under More Filters.
Quick search results default to displaying all application types:
- Community Planning applications
- Committee of Adjustment
- Toronto Local Appeal body
You can limit the search results to specific application types by checking only the boxes you wish to see results for. Click Search again to display the new results.
Advanced Search for Development Applications
You can use the More Filters form to limit the number of search results, or find an exact match. Not all fields in More Filters need to be populated to generate results.
Find Applications by Search Radius
- Click anywhere on the map to search for applications within the area
- Applications within a 500 metre radius of that point will appear on the page
- You can expand or reduce the search area using the Radius drop-down
Additional Search Parameters
You can use More Filters to perform advanced searches by providing additional optional parameters such as: Ward, Application Number, Application Status, and Hearing Date.
Search by City District
Search for applications within a district by using the City District drop-down.
District boundaries can be activated on the map by click on Map Setting and checking District Layer.
Search by Ward
Search for applications within a ward by using the Ward drop-down. You can reduce the list of wards by first selecting a City District.
District boundaries can be activated on the map by clicking on Map Setting and checking District Layer.
Search by Application Number
There are 5 boxes for the application number. Only the year and sequence number (first and second boxes) need to be filled to generate a result.
- The last 2 digits of the year are typed into the first box. For example, the year 2008 would be entered as 08.
- The 6-digit sequence number is typed into the second box. This number helps to distinguish one application from others received that year.
- The District is typed into the third box. You need to enter only 3 letters as follows:
- WET = Etobicoke York | NNY = North York | ESC = Scarborough | STE = Toronto & East York
- The 2-digit Ward number is typed into the fourth box. For example, Ward 8 would be entered as 08.
- Select application type from the drop-down box.
Application Type Table
OZ Official Plan Amendment and/or Zoning By-law Amendment
SA Site Plan Control
CD Plan of Condominium
SB Plan of Subdivision
PL Part Lot Control Exemption
Search by Reference File
Enter the 10-digit reference file number to search for Committee of Adjustment Applications.
Example of 10-digit reference file number: A0002/18EYK
Search by Most Recent Applications
Select one of three criteria in the New Development drop-down list to view the most recent applications:
- Last 30 Days – Applications received 30 days ago
- Last 90 Days– Applications received 90 days ago
- Last 180 Days– Applications received 180 days ago
Search by Application Status
Select one of the application statuses from the Application Status drop-down list to search for any applications matching that corresponding status.
Search by Hearing Date
Narrow your search results to a specific date by clicking on Hearing Date, then selecting a date from the calendar. All applications matching the specified date will be returned.
Viewing Search Results
After clicking on a property on the map, a small pop-up will appear with high-level Information about the selected application: Application Number, Application Type, Ward, Status, Date Submitted, Contact Name, Email, and Phone Number.
Some properties will have multiple development applications on the same address. To navigate through the related applications on the selected property, click on the arrow(s) within the pop-up.
To access more detailed information about the application such as upcoming community meetings, detailed application review statuses, and supporting documentation, click on the Application Details button at the bottom of the pop-up.
You will also be able to provide your feedback about an application within the Application Details page while the public consultation period is open.
Ward & District Layers
Activate additional map layers by clicking on the Map Setting button, and selecting one or both check boxes:
- Ward Layer – displays an overlay of the City’s 25 ward boundaries
- District Layer – displays an overlay of the City’s 4 Community Council district boundaries
The information displayed is the latest information recorded. Updates to the information will appear throughout the planning process.