Preliminary review of the submitted plans to confirm zoning and applicable law compliance, allowing a complete application for a building permit.

To submit a Zoning Applicable Law Certificate as part of a complete building permit application, the owner is required to complete a Declaration Form – Use of Zoning Applicable Law Certificate.

Detailed review of a proposal intended for a future building permit application, to determine zoning compliance and confirm compliance with other applicable law.

All drawings 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.

An application for a Zoning Applicable Law Certificate includes a maximum of three reviews.

Survey

Please provide a survey, if available.

Site Plan

A detailed site plan, fully dimensioned and showing adjacent properties and buildings including setbacks.

Floor Plans

Floor plans, fully dimensioned indicating uses of all spaces.

Elevations and Cross-Sections

Applicable elevations and cross-sections.

To submit an application by email, please complete the form and email to bldapplications@toronto.ca, or use the ‘Email’ button on top of the Application Form.

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 Application Fee Effective March 1, 2022 (Non-refundable)
Accessory residential buildings and structures, e.g. garages, porches, balconies $198.59
New House (max. 2 units) and additions, conversions, and alterations to houses. Applications may include accessory structures on the same site. $595.77
New buildings, additions, and alteration to a building other than a house less than or equal to 300m2 . Applications may include accessory structures on the same site. $821.13
New buildings, additions, and alteration to a building other than a house greater than 300m2 . Applications may include accessory structures on the same site. $1723.20
All other proposals (i.e. driveway widening, landscaping etc.) $198.59
Pool Fence Enclosure $198.59

As described in Chapter 363 PDF-4.2 A.