Natural gardens have environmental benefits and create a habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife.
There are three Municipal Licensing & Standards district offices that can answer questions and accept your application in person or by mail.
433 Eastern Avenue, Building B, 1st Floor; Toronto, ON M4M 1B7
Email Address: MLSCentral@toronto.ca
Wards serviced: 4 Parkdale-High Park, 9 Davenport, 10 Spadina-Fort York, 11 University-Rosedale, 12 Toronto-St. Paul’s, 13 Toronto Centre, 14 Toronto-Danforth, 19 Beaches-East York
Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall, The North Block, 3rd floor; Toronto, ON M9C 2Y2
Email Address: MLSWest@toronto.ca
Wards serviced: 1 Etobicoke North, 2 Etobicoke Centre, 3 Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 5 York South-Weston, 6 York Centre, 7 Humber River-Black Creek, 8 Eglinton-Lawrence
Scarborough Civic Centre, 1530 Markham Road, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON M1B 3G4
Email Address: MLSEast@toronto.ca
Wards served: 15 Don Valley West, 16 Don Valley East, 17 Don Valley North, 18 Willowdale, 20 Scarborough Southwest, 21 Scarborough Centre, 22 Scarborough-Agincourt, 23 Scarborough North, 24 Scarborough-Guildwood, 25 Scarborough-Rouge Park
To determine which office services your area, enter your address here. Otherwise, you may contact 311 for assistance.
A natural garden:
Recommended plants for your natural garden include:
Map of approved natural gardens in Toronto.