All new planning applications submitted after May 1, 2018 are required to meet Toronto Green Standard Version 3, and all prior applications are required to meet Toronto Green Standard Version 2.

 

The Toronto Green Standard is Toronto’s sustainable design requirements for new private and city-owned developments. The Standard consists of tiers ( Tiers 1 to 4) of performance measures with supporting guidelines that promote sustainable site and building design. Tier 1 of the Toronto Green Standard is a mandatory requirement of the planning approval process.

Financial incentives are offered through the Development Charge Refund ProgramĀ Version 3 or Version 2 for planning applications that meet higher level voluntary standards in Tiers 2 to 4.

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.