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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: May 1, 2018
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
Chapter 200Parking Space Regulations
200.5Regulations Applying to Parking Spaces
200.5.1General
200.5.1.10Interpretation
200.5.10Parking Rates
200.5.10.1General
200.5.10.11Parking Rate Exemptions
200.5.200Parking Exemptions
200.5.200.40Commercial Residential Zone Category
200.5.200.50Commercial Residential Employment Zone Category
200.10Regulations Applying to Visitor Parking Spaces
200.15Regulations Applying to Accessible Parking Spaces
200.20Regulations Applying to Parking Spaces for Heritage Buildings
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 200 Parking Space Regulations

200.5 Regulations Applying to Parking Spaces

200.5.1 General

(1)Application of This Section
The regulations in Section 200.5 apply to all parking spaces and drive aisles.
(2)Requirement to Provide Parking Spaces
Parking spaces must be provided collectively for each use on a lot in an amount that complies with the regulations in Chapter 200 Parking Space Regulations.
(3)Drive Aisle Width
The following are the minimum drive aisle widths:
(A)If the centreline of a parking space is at an interior angle of 70 to 90 degrees to the centreline of the drive aisle providing vehicle access, the minimum width for that one or two lane drive aisle is 6.0 metres;
(B)If the centreline of a parking space is at an interior angle from 50 to less than 70 degrees to the centreline of the drive aisle providing vehicle access, the minimum width for that drive aisle is 5.5 metres for each aisle; [ By-law: 0559-2014 (OMB PL130592) ]
(C)If the centreline of a parking space is at an interior angle of less than 50 degrees from the centreline of the drive aisle providing vehicle access, the minimum width for that drive aisle is 4.0 metres for each aisle. [ By-law: 0559-2014 (OMB PL130592) ]

200.5.1.10 Interpretation

(1)Application of Parking Space Rates in Policy Areas 3 and 4
A lot located entirely or partly within Policy Area 3 or Policy Area 4 on the Policy Area Overlay Map is subject to the following:
(A)if the buildings on the lot cover at least 50% of the area located within 40 metres of the lot line that abuts the street in the Policy Area, the parking space rates for uses in that policy area apply to the entire lot; and
(B)in cases other than (A) above, the applicable parking space rate for a use is the parking space requirements for uses not located in Policy Area 1, Policy Area 2, Policy Area 3 or Policy Area 4.
(2)Parking Space Dimensions - Minimum
A parking space is subject to the following:
(A)A parking space must have the following minimum dimensions:
(i)length of 5.6 metres;
(ii)width of 2.6 metres;
(iii)vertical clearance of 2.0 metres; and
(iv)the minimum width in (ii) must be increased by 0.3 metres for each side of the parking space that is obstructed according to (D) below;
(B)For a parking space accessed by a drive aisle with a width of less than 6.0 metres, whether it is a one-way or two-way drive aisle, the minimum dimensions of a parking space are:
(i)length - 5.6 metres;
(ii)width - 2.9 metres;
(iii)vertical clearance - 2.0 metres; and
(iv)the minimum width in (ii) must be increased by 0.3 metres if one or both sides of the parking space is obstructed according to (D) below;
(C)The minimum dimensions of a parking space that is adjacent and parallel to a drive aisle from which vehicle access is provided are:
(i)length - 6.7 metres;
(ii)width - 2.6 metres;
(iii)vertical clearance - 2.0 metres; and
(iv)the minimum width in (ii) must be increased by 0.3 metres for each side of the parking space that is obstructed according to (D) below; and
(D)The side of a parking space is obstructed if any part of a fixed object such as a wall, column, bollard, fence or pipe is situated:
(i)within 0.3 metres of the side of the parking space, measured at right angles, and
(ii)more than 1.0 metre from the front or rear of the parking space.
(3)Parking Space Dimensions - Maximum
The maximum dimensions for a parking space are:
(A)length of 6.0 metres
(B)width of 3.2 metres
(4)Vertical Clearance of a Parking Space
The minimum vertical clearance for a parking space extends over the entire length and width of the parking space, excluding a wheel stop with a height of less than 18.0 centimetres.
(5)Tandem Parking Spaces
A required parking space may not be a tandem parking space, except when it is required for a secondary suite, group home or duplex building.
(6)Tandem Parking Space Minimum Dimensions
A tandem parking space must have the following minimum dimensions:
(A)length of 5.6 metres;
(B)width of 2.6 metres;
(C)vertical clearance of 2.0 metres.
(7)Calculation of Required Parking Space - Vacant Building Space
The parking space requirement for an area of a building that is vacant is calculated as follows:
(A)the previous use of that building or part of the building;
(B)the land use identified on the issued building permit; or
(C)if a building or part of a building has never been used, and its intended use has never been identified in a building permit, the parking space requirement is based on the permitted use in the zone that has the lowest minimum parking space requirement.
(8)Calculation of Parking Space Requirement
If a parking space rate is expressed as a ratio of parking spaces to the gross floor area, the parking space requirement for a use is calculated by multiplying the gross floor area of the use by the applicable rate found in Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates and Parking Space Occupancy.
(9)Calculation of Parking Space Requirements - Rounding
If the calculation of the number of required parking spaces results in a number with a fraction, the number is rounded down to the nearest whole number, but there may not be less than one parking space.
(10)Parking Space to be Clearly Marked
All parking spaces required for a non-residential use must be clearly identified and marked.
(11)Parking Space Calculation -Gross Floor Area Exclusion
The interior floor area of that portion of a building used exclusively for heating, cooling, ventilation, electrical, fire emergency stairwells, elevator shafts, atriums, utility areas, storage areas in the basement, parking space, loading space, or a drive aisle used to access a parking space or loading space, is not included in the gross floor area for the purpose of calculating parking space requirements.
(12)Vehicle Access to Building - Non-residential and Apartment Parking Area
If an apartment building, mixed use building or a building with non-residential uses, has an area for parking two or more vehicles:
(A)the vehicle entrance and exit for a two-way driveway into and out of the building must have a minimum width of 5.5 metres;
(B)the vehicle entrance or exit for a one-way driveway into or out of the building must have a minimum width of 3.5 metres; and
(C)in (A) and (B) above, the vehicle entrance or exit to the building must be at least 6.0 metres from the lot line abutting the street.
(13)Parking Space Access
Other than stacked parking spaces and tandem parking spaces, all areas used for required parking spaces must have driveway access to a street or lane that is direct and unobstructed, excluding a gate, moveable barrier or similar security feature.

200.5.10 Parking Rates

200.5.10.1 General

(1)Parking Space Rates
Off street parking spaces must be provided for every building or structure erected or enlarged, in compliance with Table 200.5.10.1 - Parking Space Rates And Parking Space Occupancy below:


Table 200.5.10.1

PARKING SPACE RATES AND PARKING SPACE OCCUPANCY
Notes:
AM = 6 a.m. to Noon. PM = Noon to 6 p.m. Eve = 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Parking Occupancy Rate
Land Use
Parking Rate
AM
PM
Eve
Adult Education School
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
25%
Adult Entertainment
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at a minimum rate of 4.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 5.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(D) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 5.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(E) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 7.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Alternative Housing
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit.
100%
100%
100%
Ambulance Depot
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Amusement Arcade
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
25%
100%
100%
Animal Shelter
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 0.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area and at a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in the rest of the City at a minimum rate of 1 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Artist Studio
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
25%
100%
100%
Art Gallery
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3), Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Assisted Housing
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) for each dwelling unit at a minimum rate of:
  (i) 0.12 for a bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 0.5 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
  (ii) 0.18 for a one bedroom dwelling unit;
  (iii) 0.3 for a two bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (iv) 0.5 for a three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4), for each dwelling unit at a minimum rate of:
  (i) 0.14 for a bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 0.5 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
  (ii) 0.24 for a one bedroom dwelling unit;
  (iii) 0.4 for a two bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (iv) 0.75 for a three or more bedroom; dwelling unit and
(C) in all other areas of the City for each dwelling unit at a minimum rate of:
  (i) 0.16 for a bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 0.5 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
  (ii) 0.3 for a one bedroom dwelling unit;
  (iii) 0.5 for a two bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (iv) 0.9 for a three or more bedroom dwelling unit.
100%
100%
100%
Billiard Hall, Pool Hall
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 2.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and  Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
50%
100%
Bowling Alley
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 2.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and  Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
50%
100%
Bus Station
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Cabaret
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as an eating establishment.
10%
100%
100%
Cemetery
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Clinic (medical)
Parking spaces must be provided :
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.6 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Club
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), at a minimum rate of 4.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3)and Policy Area 4 (PA4), at a minimum rate of 5.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 7.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
75%
100%
Community Centre
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Contractor's Establishment
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Court of Law
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
0%
Crisis Care Shelter
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) at a minimum rate of 0.22 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) at a maximum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Day Nursery
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Dwelling Unit in a
Detached House,  
Semi-detached House,  Townhouse,  Duplex,  Triplex or Fourplex
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each dwelling unit.
100%
100%
100%
Dwelling unit in a
Multiple Dwelling Unit Buildings - Resident
Parking Space
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each dwelling unit.
100%
100%
100%
Dwelling unit in a
Multiple Dwelling Unit Buildings
Visitor Parking Space
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each dwelling unit.
[1676-2013]
100%
100%
100%
Dwelling unit in
an Apartment Building
(Tenant requirement)
For a dwelling unit in an apartment building, parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1):
  (i) at a minimum rate of :
    (a) 0.3 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.0 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 0.5 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 0.8 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.0 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of:
    (a) 0.4 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.2 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 0.7 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 1.2 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.5 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
 
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3):
  (i) at a minimum rate of :
    (a) 0.6 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.0 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 0.7 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 0.9 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.0 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of:
    (a) 0.9 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.3 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 1.0 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 1.3 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.5 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
 
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of :
    (a) 0.7 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.0 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 0.8 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 0.9 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.1 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of:
    (a) 1.0 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.3 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 1.2 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 1.3 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.6 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit; and
 
(D) in all other areas of the City:
  (i) at a minimum rate of :
    (a) 0.8 for each bachelor dwelling unit up to 45 square metres and 1.0 for each bachelor dwelling unit greater than 45 square metres;
    (b) 0.9 for each one bedroom dwelling unit;
    (c) 1.0 for each two bedroom dwelling unit; and
    (d) 1.2 for each three or more bedroom dwelling unit.
100%
100%
100%
Dwelling unit in an Apartment Building (Visitor requirement)
For a dwelling unit in an Apartment Building, parking spaces for visitors must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(D) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 0.15 for each dwelling unit; and
(E) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each dwelling unit.
10%
35%
100%
Dwelling unit in a Mixed Use Building
Parking spaces are to be provided at the same rate as a Dwelling unit in an Apartment Building.  (Tenant Requirement)       [1675-2013]
100%
100%
100%
Dwelling unit in a
Mixed Use Building
Visitor Parking
For a dwelling unit in an Apartment Building, parking spaces for
visitors must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each dwelling unit;
(D) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 0.15 for each dwelling unit; and
(E) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each dwelling unit.                                                                      [1676-2013]
10%
35%
100%
Eating Establishment
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1):
  (i) at a minimum of 0; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2):
  (i) at a minimum of 0; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Areas and 3 (PA3) and 4 (PA4) :
  (i) at a minimum of 0; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 5.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City:
  (i) where the gross floor area used for eating establishments in a building is less than 200 square metres no parking space is required;
  (ii) where the gross floor area used for eating establishments in a building is 200 square metres or more but less than 500 square metres, parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (iii) where the gross floor area used for eating establishments in a building is 500 square metres or more, parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 5.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Education Use
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) and Policy Area 2 (PA2), at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Entertainment Place of Assembly
Parking spaces must be provided at the a minimum rate of:
 
(A) 5.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area in Policy Area 1 (PA1) ;
(B) 8.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4); and
(C) 10.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area in all other areas.
25%
50%
100%
Financial Institution
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 4.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
20%
100%
50%
Fire Hall
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Funeral Home
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) and Policy Area 2 (PA2):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 3 (PA3):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 5.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 6.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 6.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
20%
100%
100%
Gaming Establishment
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 25.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Golf Course
The minimum number of parking space to be provided is the greater of:
 
(A) 24; and
(B) 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area of all buildings.
100%
100%
100%
Grocery Store
Parking spaces must be provided if the gross floor area used for  grocery stores is greater than 200 square metres:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 4.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 2.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) if the gross floor area is 200 square metres or less, no parking space is required.
20%
100%
100%
Group Home
Parking spaces must be provided  at a minimum rate of 2 for a group home.
100%
100%
100%
Hospice Care Home
Parking spaces must be provided at a rate of 0.3 for each dwelling unit and bed-sitting room.
100%
100%
100%
Hospital
Parking spaces must be provided :
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
20%
100%
100%
Hotel
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4);
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.2 per 100 square metres of gross floor area;
  (ii) a maximum rate of 1.0 per 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each guest room.
80%
75%
100%
Industrial Sales and Service
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
100%
100%
0%
Industrial Skills Training
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 2.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 5.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
0%
Kennel
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum of 1 for each 100 square metres of pen area for animals.
100%
100%
0%
Laboratory
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as office.
100%
60%
0%
Library
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3), Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Manufacturing Uses
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4), at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Medical Office
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 6.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Motel
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.2 per 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 1.0 per 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each guest room.
80%
75%
100%
Municipal Shelter,
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) at a minimum rate of 0.22 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) at a maximum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Museum
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3), Policy Area 4 (PA4)  at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Nightclub
Parking spaces must be provided at the minimum rate of:
 
(A) 3.0 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 1 (PA1) ;
(B) 4.5 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 2 (PA2);
(C) 5.5 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4); and
(D) 7.0 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in all other areas of the City.
20%
50%
100%
Nursing Home
Parking spaces must be provided at a rate of 0.3 for each dwelling unit and bed-sitting room.
100%
100%
100%
Office
(excluding Medical office)
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.35 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2)at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate 1.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
60%
0%
Park
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) for a building with a recreation use and located in the OR zone:
  (i) at a minimum 0.25 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area if it is located in Policy Areas 1 through 4; and
  (ii) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area if not located in Policy Areas 1 through 4; and
(B) for an arena located in the OR zone at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Performing Arts Studio
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), and Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4);
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
10%
100%
100%
Personal Service Shop
Parking spaces must be provided if the gross floor area used for personal service shops is greater than 200 square metres:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a:
  (i) minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a:
  (i) minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) if the gross floor area is 200 square metres or less, no parking space is required.
20%
100%
100%
Pet Services
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
20%
100%
100%
Place of Assembly
Parking spaces must be provided at the minimum rate of:
 
(A) 3.0 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 1 (PA1) ;
(B) 4.5 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 2 (PA2);
(C) 5.5 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4); and
(D) 7.0 for each 100 square metres for gross floor area in all other areas of the City.
25%
50%
100%
Place of Worship
Parking spaces must be provided at the greater of :
 
(A) if there is permanent or fixed seating in a Place of Worship and:
  (i) if it is in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
    (a) a minimum rate of 9.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 18.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (ii) if it is in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at:
    (a) a minimum rate of 15.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 23.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (iii) if it is in Policy Area 3 (PA3) or Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
    (a) a minimum rate of 18.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 29.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (iv) at a minimum rate of 23.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area if it is located in any other area of the City; and
 
(B) if there is no seating or variable seating in a Place of Worship and:
  (i) if it is in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
    (a) a minimum rate of 11.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 22.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (ii) if it is in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at:
    (a) a minimum rate of 18.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 27.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (iii) if it is in Policy Area 3 and Policy Area 4 (PA4)at :
    (a) a minimum rate of 22.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
    (b) a maximum rate of 33.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area; and
  (iv) at a minimum rate of 27.0 for each 100 square metres of worship area if it is located in any other area of the City; or
 
(C) the required minimum parking rate for all other permitted uses on the lot.
100%
100%
100%
Police Station
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Post Secondary School
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3), 0.1 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 4 (PA4), 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City, 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
50%
100%
50%
Private School
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.15 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 0.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
20%
Production Studio
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.35 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate 1.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
60%
0%
Public School
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.15 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 0.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) a maximum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
20%
Railway Service and Repair Yard; Railway Station
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.1 per 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Recreation Use
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), and Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
25%
100%
100%
Religious Education Use
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.15 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 0.3 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) in all other areas of the City, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
20%
Religious Residence
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 10 bed-sitting rooms or dwelling units.
100%
100%
100%
Residential Care Home
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) at a minimum rate of 0.22 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) at a maximum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Respite Care Facility
Parking spaces must be provided at a rate of 0.3 for each dwelling unit and bed-sitting room.
100%
100%
100%
Retail Store
Parking spaces must be provided if the gross floor area on a lot is more than 200 square metres:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a:
  (i) minimum of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) minimum of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City:
  (i) if the gross floor area is more than 200 square metres and less than 10,000 square metres, at a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) if the gross floor area is 10,000 square metres or more but less than 20,000 square metres, at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (iii) if the gross floor area is 20,000 square metres or more, at a minimum rate of 6.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) if the gross floor area on a lot is 200 square metres or less, no parking space is required.
20%
100%
100%
Retail Service
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
100%
100%
20%
Retirement Home
Parking spaces must be provided at a rate of 0.3 for each dwelling unit and bed-sitting room.
100%
100%
100%
Secondary Suite
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 per secondary suite.
100%
100%
100%
Self Storage Warehouse,
(See Warehouse, self storage)
Seniors Community House
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 per building.
Service Shop
Parking spaces must be provided if the gross floor area is more than 200 square metres:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a:
  (i) minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4) at:
  (i) minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) maximum rate of 4.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City a minimum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(D) if the gross floor area is 200 square metres or less, no parking space is required.
100%
100%
100%
Software Development and Processing
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as an office.
100%
100%
10%
Vehicle Dealership
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3) and Policy Area 4 (PA4):
  (i) at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
  (ii) at a maximum rate of 1.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Vehicle Depot
Parking spaces must be provided:
 
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 0.1 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 0.2 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Vehicle Fuel Station
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2) and Policy Area 3 (PA3) at a minimum rate of 2.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area;
(B) in Policy Area 4 (PA4) at a minimum rate of 3.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(C) in all other areas of the City at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Vehicle Service Shop
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Vehicle Repair Shop
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 3.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Veterinary Hospital
Parking spaces must be provided:
(A) in Policy Area 1 (PA1) at a minimum rate of 0.4 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area ant at a maximum rate of 0.8 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area; and
(B) in the rest of the City at a minimum rate of 1 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Visitation Centre
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 2.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
100%
Warehouse
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 1.0 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area up to 2750 square metres; plus  0.5 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area in excess of 2750 square metres.
100%
100%
50%
Warehouse, Self Storage
Parking spaces must be provided at a minimum rate of 0.6 for each 100 square metres of gross floor area.
100%
100%
50%
Wholesaling Use
Parking spaces must be provided at the same rate as a retail store.
100%
100%
50%
(2)Provision of Parking Spaces
Parking spaces provided for each use may not be:
(A)less than the required minimum; or
(B)greater than the permitted maximum.
(3)Parking Space Rate Ancillary Uses
A use that is ancillary has the same parking space rate as the use to which it is ancillary.
(4)Parking Space Permission for Uses with No Parking Requirement
If a use is not required to provide parking spaces by Table 200.5.10.1 of this By-law, parking spaces may be provided for that use if:
(A)the use is not listed on Table 200.5.10.1; [ By-law: 1429-2017 ]
(B)the parking spaces are used by the owner, occupant or visitors to the premises; and
(C)the number of parking spaces is not:
(i)less than the required minimum for all uses on the lot by Table 200.5.10.1; and
(ii)greater than the permitted maximum or all uses on the lot by Table 200.5.10.1.
(5)Parking Space Rates - Multiple Uses on a Lot
If there are multiple uses on a lot, the respective parking space rate for each use on the lot applies and the total number of required parking spaces is the cumulative total for all uses.
(6)Shared Parking Space Calculation (Minimum)
In Policy Area 1 (PA1), Policy Area 2 (PA2), Policy Area 3 (PA3), Policy Area 4 (PA4), the minimum number of parking spaces required for a lot is determined as follows:
(A)for each of the morning, afternoon and evening parking periods Table 200.5.10.1, the minimum number of parking spaces required for each use, is calculated using the respective parking space rate and occupancy rate;
(B)the minimum number of parking spaces required for each parking period is the total of the parking spaces required for all uses during that parking period; and
(C)the minimum number of parking spaces required for the lot is equal to the largest number of parking spaces required for any parking period.
(7)Interpretation of Minimum and Maximum Parking Space Requirement
If Table 200.5.10.1 has a minimum and maximum number of parking spaces for a use, the number of parking spaces for that use listed on the Table may not:
(A)be less than the required minimum; and
(B)exceed the permitted maximum.
(8)Multiple Dwelling Unit Buildings Parking Rates
For calculating parking space requirements, a "multiple dwelling unit building" means two or more residential buildings, other than an apartment building, on lands where the driveway access to the buildings or to a parking area, is a common element over a "Parcel of Tied Land". For the purpose of this regulation, a "Parcel of Tied Land" has the meaning given to it in section 24 of Ontario Regulation 49/01 made under the Condominium Act, 1998, S.O. 1998,c.19, as amended.
(9)Assisted Housing Parking Rates
For the purposes of calculating parking space requirements, "assisted housing" means a dwelling unit operated by a non-profit organization or private sector organization in cooperation with the City of Toronto.
(10)Alternative Housing Parking Rates
For the purpose of calculating parking space requirements, "alternative housing" means a dwelling unit or bedsitting room owned and operated by or on behalf of the City of Toronto, or by a non-profit agency in cooperation with the City of Toronto or a private sector organization in cooperation with the City of Toronto.
(11)Place of Worship Parking Rates
For the purpose of calculating parking space requirements for a place of worship, the "worship area" means 90% of the area in a place of worship used for the expression of worship through religious services, rites or ceremonies.
(12)Policy Area 1 (PA1) Parking Space Reduction for Bicycle Parking Spaces
In Policy Area 1 (PA1) the total minimum number of vehicle parking spaces required on a lot may be reduced at a rate of 1 vehicle parking space for each 5 bicycle parking spaces provided in excess of the minimum number of bicycle parking spaces required by Chapter 230 if the reduction of vehicle parking space is not greater than 20% of the total minimum vehicle parking spaces required.

200.5.10.11 Parking Rate Exemptions

(1)Parking Space Requirements for a Lawfully Existing Building
If the lawful number of parking spaces for a lawfully existing building is less than the required number of parking spaces, the lawful number of parking spaces is the minimum number of parking spaces for that lawfully existing building.
(2)Parking Space Requirement - Addition or Extension of a Lawfully Existing Building
Any addition or extension to a lawfully existing building referred to in regulation 200.5.10.11(1) must provide any additional parking space required by Clause 200.5.10.1 or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.
(3)Parking Space Requirement - Change of Use in a Lawfully Existing Building
If a lawfully existing building referred to in regulation 200.5.10.11(1) changes use:
(A)the lawfully existing number of parking spaces may not be reduced; and
(B)any additional required parking spaces required by Clause 200.5.10.1 must be provided or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.
(4)Lawfully Existing Parking Space Located Off-Site
If the required parking spaces for lawful uses in a lawfully existing building are lawfully located on a lot that is not the same lot as the use for which the parking spaces are required:
(A)those lawful parking spaces may be provided on another lot for that lawfully existing building, if those lawful parking spaces are not reduced; and
(B)any addition or expansion to that building must comply with the parking requirements or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.

200.5.200 Parking Exemptions

200.5.200.40 Commercial Residential Zone Category

(1)Parking Rates for Common Areas and Walkways in Commercial Malls
In the Commercial Residential Zone category, internal common areas and walkways located on the first storey of an enclosed commercial retail mall are required to provide parking spaces as follows:
(A)if the interior floor area of internal common areas and walkways on the first storey services retail stores and any other use; then the parking space requirement for retail stores applies to the interior floor area of the common areas and walkways; and
(B)if the interior floor area of internal common areas and walkways on the first storey services only one use; the parking space requirement for that use applies to the interior floor area of the common areas and walkways.
(2)Parking Rates for Public Common Areas and Walkways in Office Buildings
In the Commercial Residential Zone category internal common areas and walkways located on the first storey in an office building are required to provide parking spaces as follows:
(A)if the total interior floor area of all non-office uses on the first storey is greater than the total interior floor area of all office uses on the first storey, then the parking space requirement for the non-office use applies to the common areas and walkways; and
(B)if the total interior floor area of all office uses on the first storey is greater than the total interior floor area of all non-office uses on the first storey, then the parking space requirement for an office use applies to the common areas and walkways.
(3)Parking Space Requirements for Change of Non-residential Use
If a lot in the CR zone subject to Development Standard Set 2 (SS2) has a building constructed pursuant to a building permit issued on or before March 1, 1994, and the building covers a minimum of 75% of the lot area, for a change of non-residential uses in that building:
(A)no additional parking spaces are required for a non-residential use with a higher parking space requirement; and
(B)the number of parking spaces existing on the lot on March 1, 1994 may not be reduced for a non-residential use with a lower parking space requirement.
(4)Policy Area 1 Parking Space Exemption
In a CR zone in Policy Area 1, no parking spaces are required for the following uses, if the interior floor area of all these uses, does not exceed 1.0 times the area of the lot:
(A)Artist Studio;
(B)Custom Workshop;
(C)Financial Institution;
(D)Funeral Home;
(E)Office;
(F)Performing Arts Studio;
(G)Personal Service Shop;
(H)Pet Services;
(I)Retail Service;
(J)Retail Store; and
(K)Service Shop.

200.5.200.50 Commercial Residential Employment Zone Category

(1)Parking Exception for change of Non-residential use
In a CRE zone in Policy Area 1 (PA1), if a change of non-residential use is proposed for a lawfully existing building or to a building that was erected pursuant to a building permit issued on or before March 7, 1983, and a minimum of 75% of the lot area is occupied by the building:
(A)additional parking spaces are not required for a non-residential use; and
(B)the number of lawful parking spaces on the lot may not be reduced.
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