Apply for a Preliminary Project Review to confirm that a proposal complies with the Zoning By-Law.
Apply for a Preliminary Project Review when written confirmation is required to show that a proposal complies with the Zoning By-law. This is highly recommended for submission with Committee of Adjustment applications.
The Preliminary Project Review consists of one review to confirm if the proposal complies with the Zoning By-law. Re-submissions or multiple reviews will not be considered. Applicants interested in a detailed preliminary review of a proposal should apply for a Zoning Certificate.
All drawings are to be drawn on standardized sized sheets, drawn to scale, fully dimensioned, signed and dated.
All drawings, reports, and forms, including the completed Project Review Request must be provided in a PDF format on a rewritable DVD, USB or submitted by email.
Please provide a survey if available.
A detailed site plan, fully dimensioned and showing adjacent properties and buildings including setbacks.
Floor plans, fully dimensioned indicating uses of all spaces.
Applicable elevations and cross-sections.
Customers have the option to attend any Toronto Building Customer Service counter to make an application. Customers will be asked to present a re-writable DVD or USB containing all the necessary materials. No paper copies will be required.
The review of a proposal to determine its compliance with the City’s Zoning By-law. The fees for the program are as follows:
|Type of Request Per Registered Lot||Fee Effective Jan. 1, 2017 Per Request (Non-refundable)|
|Signs – First-Party Identification Signs, first 2 signs||$82.11 each, $27.37/additional, maximum $164.22|
|Signs – Third-Party Advertising Signs||$82.11 each, maximum $246.35|
|Accessory residential buildings and structures, e.g. garages, porches, balconies, and additions less than 10m2||$82.11|
|New Houses (Single and Semi-Detached)||$198.59|
|New buildings, additions and conversions where the construction cost is less than $1 million, other than houses||$273.71|
|New buildings, additions and conversions where the construction cost is $1 million or more, other than houses||$547.40|
|Review for business license||$229.91/application|
|All other proposals not described||$198.59|
Complete the application form and submit with required documentation.