This page contains links to background information related to the City-wide Heritage Survey, including direction from City Council, Committee and Staff Reports.

August 2018 staff presented an update to the Toronto Preservation Board on work related to the City-wide Heritage Survey Feasibility Study, including goals and objectives, project schedule, preliminary plans for consultation, and a request for input from the board. Please contact  Gary.Miedema@toronto.ca for a copy of the presentation on the Update on City-wide Heritage Survey Feasibility Study.

August 2017 staff prepared a report for the Planning and Growth Management Committee providing a description of a new procedure for batch listing potential heritage properties for inclusion on the City’s Heritage Register, and an update on staff’s work on the creation of a City-wide heritage survey, including preliminary recommendations:

On September 7, 2017, Planning and Growth Management Committee requested the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to explore the feasibility of creating a heritage survey program, and to report back on the costs associated with such a program to the committee:


On April 26, 2017, City Council adopted Motions 28.25, 28.26 and 28.27 directing the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report to the Planning and Growth Management Committee in September 2017 on the creation of a city-wide heritage survey: