A Zoning Certificate application provides a detailed review of the proposed pool fence enclosure to determine zoning and applicable law compliance.

 

A Zoning Certificate is required for your application for a Pool Fence Enclosure permit through Municipal Licensing and Standards.

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 and submitted by email.

Site Plan

A detailed site plan, fully dimensioned and showing:

  • Reference to a legal survey showing property lines of lot
  • pool and property dimensions
  • distances to the house and lot lines
  • location and dimensions of any doors and windows in the house adjacent to the pool area
  • location of pool equipment (eg. heater, pump, and filter) and distances to lot lines
  • location, height and material of proposed fence
  • percentage of hard versus soft landscaping*

*Note: Soft landscaping may include the water surface area of outdoor swimming pools or other ancillary structures used to hold water, such as fountains or artificial ponds.

To assist you with preparing a site plan that meets the requirements listed above, a Sample Pool Enclosure Drawing is available for download.

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.

Fee Effective Jan. 1, 2020
Zoning Certificate Fee $198.59