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The new City-wide Zoning By-law 569-2013 was enacted on May 9, 2013. It has been appealed under section 34(19) of the Planning Act. Even though it is under appeal, the City's Chief Building Official and the Committee of Adjustment will apply the new By-law to applications filed after its enactment. Please consult with your advisors to determine whether the new by-law has any impact.
Amendments to By-law 569-2013 have been incorporated into this office consolidation. The original by-law and its amendments are with the City Clerk's office.
Zoning By-law No. 569-2013, as
amended (office consolidation),
is available in PDF format from the
Zoning By-law 569-2013 homepage
City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended (Office Consolidation)
Version Date: September 15, 2021
Table of Contents

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Chapter 1Administration
Chapter 2Compliance with this By-law
Chapter 5Regulations Applying to all Zones
Chapter 10Residential
Chapter 15Residential Apartment
Chapter 30Commercial
Chapter 40Commercial Residential
Chapter 50Commercial Residential Employment
Chapter 60Employment Industrial
Chapter 80Institutional
Chapter 90Open Space
Chapter 100Utility and Transportation
Chapter 150Specific Use Regulations
150.5Home Occupation
150.8Laneway Suites
150.10Secondary Suite
150.13Short-term Rentals
150.15Group Home
150.20Crisis Care Shelter
150.22Municipal Shelter
150.25Rooming House
150.30Senior's Community House
150.45Day Nursery
150.50Place of Worship
150.60Marihuana Production Facility
150.80Drive Through Facility
150.90Vehicle Dealership
150.92Vehicle Fuel Station
150.94Vehicle Service Shop
150.96Vehicle Washing Establishment
150.100Eating Establishment
150.100.20Use Requirements
150.100.30Lot Requirements
150.110Adult Entertainment Establishment
150.120Funeral Home
150.130Firing Range
Chapter 200Parking Space Regulations
Chapter 220Loading Space Regulations
Chapter 230Bicycle Parking Space Regulations
Chapter 280Special Districts - Downtown
Chapter 300Special Districts - Centres
Chapter 400Special Districts - Avenues
Chapter 500Special Districts - Heritage
Chapter 600Regulations for Overlay Zones
Chapter 800Definitions
Chapter 900Site Specific Exceptions
Chapter 970Appendices
Chapter 990Zoning By-law Map
Chapter 995Overlay Maps

Chapter 150 Specific Use Regulations

150.100 Eating Establishment

150.100.1 General

(1)Application of this Section
The regulations in Section 150.100 apply to eating establishments.

150.100.20 Use Requirements General

(1)Eating Establishment - Other Uses
Other uses combined with an eating establishment are subject to the following:
(A)The following may occupy a maximum of 6% of the total interior floor area of the eating establishment to a maximum of 50 square metres:
(i)dance floor;
(iii)teletheatre gambling;
(iv)disc jockey;
(v)sound room;
(vi)areas dedicated to recreational activities; and
(vii)any other entertainment area; and
(B)other than an outdoor patio, all uses must be entirely in the building with the eating establishment.

150.100.30 Lot Requirements General

(1)Eating Establishment - Fence Required if abutting a Lot in a Residential Zone
A lot with an eating establishment must have a fence along the portion of a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category.
(2)Eating Establishment - Separation from Residential Zone & Residential Apartment Zone Categories
An eating establishment with an interior floor area greater than 1,000 square metres must be at least 300 metres from a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category. This regulation does not to apply if the eating establishment is in combination with a hotel.
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