Building permit applications are currently being reviewed for compliance with both the new Zoning By-law and bylaws of the former municipalities.

  • Zoning information for the harmonized Zoning By-law can be found online or at a Toronto Building customer service counter.
  • Zoning information for the bylaws of the former municipalities can be found at Toronto Building customer service counter.

Former By-laws

Online Residential Zoning Information

Residential zoning information such as yard setbacks, gross floor area, and height for the former Zoning By-laws, which may be in force in some areas of the City, are available in the following Residential Zoning Information Pages:


Former Scarborough

The former City of Scarborough Zoning By-laws and maps are available from the Scarborough district Toronto Building Customer Service Counter.

Community Text + map (Residential) = $11.30
Employment Law text (Commercial) = $31.53
Employment bylaw text + 1 map (Commercial) = $34.68
Employment bylaw text + all maps (20) (Commercial) = $96.47
Employment bylaw map (1) (Commercial) = $3.15
Employment bylaw only maps (all) (20) (Commercial) = $63.05

Former North York

Only the complete bylaw consolidation may be purchased. Zoning Maps are available separately at the Toronto Building Customer Service Counter, pick-up service only. Fee: $84.00 (plus tax).

Former City of Etobicoke

Complete Zoning Bylaw and maps are only available only on the City of Toronto website.
Free Standing Site Specific Zoning bylaws:

Former City of Toronto and City of York

Hard copies of the Former City of Toronto and City of York zoning bylaws are not currently available.

Electronic copies of the former City of Toronto (438-86) zoning by-law are available from the City Clerk’s Office, Floor 12, West Tower, City Hall.

Former City of East York (and Leaside)

Consolidated versions of East York By-law 6752 and Leaside By-law 1916 are available upon request from the City Clerk’s Office by e-mailing the following: