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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 web version of this by-law does not include highlighting to reflect the regulations that remain under appeal as a result of appeals to the By-law as adopted on May 9, 2013. Please review the PDF version of the office consolidation for regulations that remain under appeal.
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: July 31, 2023
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
150.7Garden Suites
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
150.80.20Use Requirements
150.80.40Building Requirements
150.90Vehicle Dealership
150.92Vehicle Fuel Station
150.94Vehicle Service Shop
150.96Vehicle Washing Establishment
150.100Eating Establishment
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

150.80 Drive Through Facility

150.80.1 General

(1)Application of this Section
The regulations in Section 150.80 apply to drive through facilities.

150.80.20 Use Requirements General

(1)Drive Through Facility - Use Restriction with Residential
No person may use any land or erect or use any building or structure for the purpose of a drive through facility in the Residential Zone category, the Residential Apartment Zone category, the Commercial Residential Employment Zone category, or the Commercial Residential Zone category other than a CR zone where the zone label has an 'r' value of 0.0.
(2)Drive Through Facility - A Use in Combination with Other Uses
A drive through facility is a use that must be in combination with another use, neither of which may be construed as being ancillary to the other, and all regulations pertaining to each use apply.
(3)Vehicle Stacking Space Dimensions
A vehicle stacking space must be at least 3.0 metres wide by 6.5 metres long.
(4)Drive Through Facility - Stacking Aisle Provisions
A drive through facility:
(A)in combination with a use selling food or beverage, must provide at least ten vehicle stacking spaces in a stacking aisle; and
(B)not in combination with a use selling food or beverage, must provide at least four vehicle stacking spaces in a stacking aisle.
(5)Drive Through Facility - Location Restriction for Stacking Aisle
No portion of a drive through facility stacking aisle may be located in a front yard or side yard that abuts a street, unless the lot is in and abuts a lot in the E zone.
(6)Stacking Aisle Location
Despite 150.80.20(5), if a building located on a corner lot has both a drive through facility and a vehicle fuel station, the drive through facility stacking aisle may be located in a side yard between the building and the street.

150.80.40 Building Requirements General

(1)Drive Through Facility - Separation Distance
A drive through facility, including stacking aisles, must be at least 30.0 metres from any lot in the Residential Zone category, Residential Apartment Zone category, Commercial Residential Employment Zone Category, or the Commercial Residential Zone category other than a CR zone where the zone label has an 'r' value of 0.0.
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