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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
150.94Vehicle Service Shop
150.96Vehicle Washing Establishment
150.96.1General
150.96.20Use Requirements
150.96.20.1General
150.96.30Lot Requirements
150.96.30.1General
150.96.40Building Requirements
150.96.40.1General
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

150.96 Vehicle Washing Establishment

150.96.1 General

(1)Application of this Section
The regulations in Section 150.96 apply to vehicle washing establishments with an interior floor area greater than 38 square metres.

150.96.20 Use Requirements

150.96.20.1 General

(1)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Activity Limited to Inside Building
All mechanical washing, waxing and drying operations must take place within a wholly enclosed building.
(2)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Stacking Aisle Requirements
A mechanical vehicle washing establishment is subject to the following:
(A)a minimum of 10 vehicle stacking spaces must be provided in a stacking aisle on the same lot; and
(B)a vehicle stacking space must be at least 3.0 metres wide by 6.5 metres long.
(3)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Restrictions on Other Uses
The maximum interior floor area for a retail store and personal service shop on a lot with a vehicle washing establishment is 20.0 square metres.

150.96.30 Lot Requirements

150.96.30.1 General

(1)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Location
A vehicle washing establishment must:
(A)be on a lot that abuts a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map; and
(B)be on a lot with a front lot line that is at least 26.0 metres wide.
(2)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Vehicle Access - Permitted Width
Vehicle access to a lot with a vehicle washing establishment may have a minimum width of 6.0 metres and a maximum width of 11.0 metres, measured along the lot line abutting a street.
(3)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Fence Requirement
The lot lines abutting another lot line on a corner lot with a vehicle washing establishment must be fenced.
(4)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Vehicle Access - Separation Distances
Vehicle access to a lot with a vehicle washing establishment must be at least:
(A)7.5 metres from any other vehicle access on the lot; and
(B)3.0 metres from any lot line.
(5)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Vehicle Access for Corner Lots
Vehicle access to a vehicle washing establishment 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.

150.96.40 Building Requirements

150.96.40.1 General

(1)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Building Setbacks
A vehicle washing establishment 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.
(2)Vehicle Washing Establishment - Building Setbacks from Entrance and Exit
The vehicle entrance and exit from a vehicle washing establishment building must be at least 12.0 metres from any lot line abutting a street.
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