Review the updated Toronto Green Standards V3 changes from September, 2019.


Applications submitted on or after May 1, 2018 are required to meet Version 3 of the Toronto Green Standard. Tier 1 performance measures must be met and compliance is reviewed through the planning approval process. Applications pursuing the voluntary Toronto Green Standard Version 3 Development Charge Refund Program must meet the program requirements in addition to Tier 1. Select the Standard that best applies to the development that is the subject of your application below.

Low-Rise Residential Version 3

Residential development less than 4 storeys.

Mid to High-rise Residential & Non-Residential Version 3

Residential apartment development 4 storeys and higher and all Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) developments.

City Agency, Corporation & Division - Owned Facilities Version 3

Non-residential development for all City Agencies, Corporations & Divisions.

Energy Modelling Guidelines Version 3

Guidelines on meeting the energy efficiency requirements.