The Toronto Green Standard is Toronto’s sustainable design requirements for new private and city-owned developments. The Standard consists of tiers of performance measures with supporting guidelines that promote sustainable site and building design. Tier 1 of the Toronto Green Standard is required through the planning approval process. Tiers 2 to 4 are higher level voluntary standards associated with financial incentives and verified post construction.

Toronto Green Standard Version 3

Apply this standard to new planning applications received on or after May 1, 2018.

Toronto Green Standard Version 2

Apply this standard to new planning applications received by April 30, 2018.

Overview

A history and goals of the Toronto Green Standards.

Information & Reports

Access staff reports, studies and resources.