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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) in pdf:
Chapters 1 - 800 
Chapters 900.1 900.7 
Chapters 900.8 - 995
   
 
City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended (Office Consolidation)
Version Date: July 15, 2019
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
150.48School
150.50Place of Worship
150.60Marihuana Production Facility
150.80Drive Through Facility
150.90Vehicle Dealership
150.92Vehicle Fuel Station
150.92.1General
150.92.20Use Requirements
150.92.20.1General
150.92.30Lot Requirements
150.92.30.20Lot Frontage
150.92.30.21Lot Frontage Exemptions
150.92.30.30Lot Depth
150.92.30.31Lot Depth Exemptions
150.92.40Building Requirements
150.92.40.70Setbacks
150.92.40.71Setbacks Exemptions
150.92.50Yards
150.92.50.10Landscaping
150.92.60Ancillary Buildings and Structures
150.92.60.20Setbacks
150.92.60.21Setbacks Exemptions
150.92.60.40Height
150.92.60.41Height Exemptions
150.92.60.70Lot Coverage
150.92.100Access to Lot
150.92.100.1General
150.92.100.30Separation
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

150.92 Vehicle Fuel Station

150.92.1 General

(1)Application of this Section
The regulations in Section 150.92 apply to vehicle fuel stations.

150.92.20 Use Requirements

150.92.20.1 General

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Restrictions on Retail Store and Personal Service Shop
The maximum interior floor area for a retail store and personal service shop in combination with a vehicle fuel station on a lot that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category may be no more than 140 square metres.
(2)Vehicle Fuel Stations in Combination with Other Uses
Despite regulations 5.10.1.10(2) and (3), if the requirements of this By-law for other uses in combination with a vehicle fuel station regulate the same area, the most restrictive regulation governs all uses on the lot.
(3)Vehicle Fuel Station - Outside Display and Storage
A vehicle fuel station may have outside display and storage if it is:
(A)no more than 20% of the area of the lot outside of wholly enclosed buildings; and
(B)enclosed by a fence.
(4)Vehicle Fuel Station - Propane Tank Requirement
A lot with a vehicle fuel station may have a propane tank that contains no more than 1500 litres of propane.
(5)Vehicle Fuel Station - Propane Tank Separation Requirements
If a vehicle fuel station has a propane tank that contains more than 100 litres of propane, the propane tank may be no closer than 7.5 metres from a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category.

150.92.30 Lot Requirements

150.92.30.20 Lot Frontage

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Lot Frontage Requirements
A lot with a vehicle fuel station must have a minimum lot frontage of 30.0 metres

150.92.30.21 Lot Frontage Exemptions

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Lot Frontage Requirements for Lawfully Existing Lots
If a lawfully existing vehicle fuel station is on a lot that has a lawful lot frontage which is less than the minimum lot frontage required in regulation 150.92.30.20 (1), that lawful lot frontage is the minimum lot frontage for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station on that lot.

150.92.30.30 Lot Depth

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Lot Depth Requirements
A lot with a vehicle fuel station must have a minimum lot depth of 45.0 metres.

150.92.30.31 Lot Depth Exemptions

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Depth Requirements for Lawfully Existing Lots
If a lawfully existing vehicle fuel station is on a lot that has a lawful lot depth which is less than the minimum lot depth required in regulation 150.92.30.30(1), that lawful lot depth is the minimum lot depth for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station on that lot.

150.92.40 Building Requirements

150.92.40.70 Setbacks

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Building Setbacks
A vehicle fuel station is subject to the following:
(A)the minimum side yard setback for a building or structure is the greater of:
(i)3.0 metres;
(ii)4.5 metres from a side lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category;
(iii)7.5 metres from a side lot line that abuts a street; or
(iv)the minimum side yard setback required for the zone in which it is located; and
(B)the minimum rear yard setback for a building or structure is the greater of:
(i)3.0 metres;
(ii)7.5 metres if the lot abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category; or
(iii)the minimum rear yard setback required for the zone in which it is located.

150.92.40.71 Setbacks Exemptions

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Building Setbacks for Lawfully Existing Buildings
If a lawfully existing vehicle fuel station building or structure has a lawful building setback that is less than the required minimum building setback in regulation 150.92.40.70(1), that lawful building setback is the minimum building setback for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station building or structure on that lot.

150.92.50 Yards

150.92.50.10 Landscaping

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Soft Landscaping
A lot with a vehicle fuel station must have:
(A)a minimum 1.5 metres wide strip of soft landscaping along that portion of a lot line that abuts a street and is between the street and the portion of the lot used for a vehicle fuel station, excluding the part used for vehicle access to the lot; and
(B)a minimum 3.0 metres wide strip of soft landscaping and a fence along that portion of a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category, and is adjacent to the vehicle fuel station. [ By-law: PL130592 Nov21_2018 ]

150.92.60 Ancillary Buildings and Structures

150.92.60.20 Setbacks

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Fuel Pump Island and Canopy Setbacks
For a vehicle fuel station:
(A)Despite regulation 150.92.40.70(1), the edge of a canopy that is above the fuel pumps may be no closer than 5.0 metres from a lot line abutting a street; and
(B)Despite regulation 150.92.40.70(1), a fuel pump island may be no closer than:
(i)7.5 metres from a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category; and
(ii)6.0 metres from any other lot line.

150.92.60.21 Setbacks Exemptions

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Minimum Distance for Lawfully Existing Canopy
If a lawfully existing vehicle fuel station has a canopy above the fuel pumps that is lawfully closer to a lot line abutting a street than is permitted in regulation 150.92.60.20(1)(A), that lawful distance from a lot line abutting a street is the minimum distance required for a canopy above the fuel pumps for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station.
(2)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Minimum Distance for Lawfully Existing Fuel Pump Island
If lawfully existing vehicle fuel station has a fuel pump island that is lawfully closer to a lot line than is permitted in regulation 150.92.60.20(1)(B), that lawful distance is the minimum distance required for a fuel pump island from that lot line on the lot for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station.

150.92.60.40 Height

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station Canopy Height
A vehicle fuel station canopy with or without structural support may not be more than 6.0 metres above the elevation of the ground directly below it.

150.92.60.41 Height Exemptions

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Permitted Height for Lawfully Existing Canopy
If a lawfully existing vehicle fuel station has a canopy above the fuel pumps that has a lawful height greater than the permitted maximum height in regulation 150.92.60.40(1), that lawful height is the maximum height for a canopy for that lawfully existing vehicle fuel station.

150.92.60.70 Lot Coverage

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Lot Coverage Calculation
The area of a vehicle fuel station canopy above the fuel pumps is not included in the calculation of lot coverage.

150.92.100 Access to Lot

150.92.100.1 General

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Vehicle Access and Required Landscaping
Vehicle access to a lot with a vehicle fuel station may cross required landscaping.
(2)Vehicle Fuel Station - Vehicle Access Requirements
A lot with a vehicle fuel station must have two vehicle access points from the street to the lot and each vehicle access must have a width of at least 6.0 metres and no more than 11.0 metres, measured along the lot line abutting a street.

150.92.100.30 Separation

(1)Vehicle Fuel Station - Vehicle Access - Separation Distances
Vehicle access to a lot with a vehicle fuel station must be at least:
(A)7.5 metres from any other vehicle access on the lot; and
(B)3.0 metres from any side lot line.
(2)Vehicle Fuel Station - Vehicle Access for Corner Lots
Vehicle access to a vehicle fuel station on a corner lot must be at least 7.5 metres from the point of intersection of the front lot line and side lot line.
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