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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),
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City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended (Office Consolidation)
Version Date: December 21, 2022
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
200.10Regulations Applying to Visitor Parking Spaces
200.15Regulations Applying to Accessible Parking Spaces
200.20Regulations Applying to Parking Spaces for Heritage Buildings
200.25Compliance with Parking Space Regulations
200.25.1General
200.25.15Transition: Parking Space Regulations
200.25.15.1Transition: Building Permit Applications
200.25.15.2Transition: Zoning By-law Amendment
200.25.15.3Transition: Minor Variance Applications
200.25.15.4Transition: Site Plan Applications
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

200.25 Compliance with Parking Space Regulations

200.25.1 General

(1)Lawfully Existing Buildings Exempt from Complying
None of the provisions of 10.5.40.40(3)(C), 10.5.60.20(7), 10.5.80.10(2), 10.5.80.10(5), 10.10.60.70(1)(B), 10.10.80.1(1)(B), 40.5.40.40(9)(C), 50.5.40.40(9)(C), 60.5.80.10(1), 200.5.1.10(2)(E), 200.5.1.10(1), 200.5.1.10(7), 200.5.1.10(8), 200.5.1.10(13), 200.5.1.10(14), Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates, 200.5.10.1(5), 200.5.10.1(7)(C), 200.5.200.5(1), (2), and (3), 200.15.10.5(1), (2), and (3), Table 200.15.10.5 Parking Space Rates for Effective Parking Spaces, 200.15.10.10(1) and (2), 230.5.1.10(12), and 230.5.10.11(7) apply to prevent the erection or use of a lawfully existing building or structure. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(2)Definition of Lawful
For the purposes of Regulation 200.25.1(1), the words lawful and lawfully highlighted in bold type, in addition to the definitions provided in Zoning By-law 569-2013, Chapter 800 Definitions, includes existing or authorized on or before July 22, 2022. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]

200.25.15 Transition: Parking Space Regulations

(1)Transition: Parking Space Regulations
An application submitted before July 22, 2022 that is eligible to proceed under Clauses 200.25.15.1, 200.25.15.2, 200.25.15.3 and 200.25.15.4 must comply with the requirements of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]

200.25.15.1 Transition: Building Permit Applications

(1)Building Permit Applications
None of the provisions of 10.5.40.40(3)(C), 10.5.60.20(7), 10.5.80.10(2), 10.5.80.10(5), 10.10.60.70(1)(B), 10.10.80.1(1)(B), 40.5.40.40(9)(C), 50.5.40.40(9)(C), 60.5.80.10(1), 200.5.1.10(2)(E), 200.5.1.10(1), 200.5.1.10(7), 200.5.1.10(8), 200.5.1.10(13), 200.5.1.10(14), Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates, 200.5.10.1(5), 200.5.10.1(7)(C), 200.5.200.5(1), (2), and (3), 200.15.10.5(1), (2), and (3), Table 200.15.10.5 Parking Space Rates for Effective Parking Spaces, 200.15.10.10(1) and (2), 230.5.1.10(12), and 230.5.10.11(7) will prevent the erection or use of a building or structure for which an application for a building permit was filed on or prior to July 22, 2022, if the project in question complies, or the building permit application for the project is amended to comply, with the provisions of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022 and all finally approved minor variances. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(2)Building Permit Applications
For the purposes of regulation 200.25.15.1(1), an "application for a building permit" means an application for a building permit that satisfies the requirements set out in Article I, Building Permits of Chapter 363, Building Construction and Demolition of the City of Toronto Municipal Code. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]

200.25.15.2 Transition: Zoning By-law Amendment

(1)Zoning By-law Amendment
None of the provisions of 10.5.40.40(3)(C), 10.5.60.20(7), 10.5.80.10(2), 10.5.80.10(5), 10.10.60.70(1)(B), 10.10.80.1(1)(B), 40.5.40.40(9)(C), 50.5.40.40(9)(C), 60.5.80.10(1), 200.5.1.10(2)(E), 200.5.1.10(1), 200.5.1.10(7), 200.5.1.10(8), 200.5.1.10(13), 200.5.1.10(14), Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates, 200.5.10.1(5), 200.5.10.1(7)(C), 200.5.200.5(1), (2), and (3), 200.15.10.5(1), (2), and (3), Table 200.15.10.5 Parking Space Rates for Effective Parking Spaces, 200.15.10.10(1) and (2), 230.5.1.10(12), and 230.5.10.11(7) will prevent the erection or use of a building or structure for which a complete application for a zoning by-law amendment application was filed on or prior to July 22, 2022, if the project in question complies with the provisions of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(2)Zoning By-law Amendment
For the purposes of Regulation 200.25.15.2(1), a "complete application for a zoning by-law amendment" means an application which satisfies the requirements set out in the City of Toronto Official Plan Policy 5.5.2. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]

200.25.15.3 Transition: Minor Variance Applications

(1)Minor Variance Applications
None of the provisions of 10.5.40.40(3)(C), 10.5.60.20(7), 10.5.80.10(2), 10.5.80.10(5), 10.10.60.70(1)(B), 10.10.80.1(1)(B), 40.5.40.40(9)(C), 50.5.40.40(9)(C), 60.5.80.10(1), 200.5.1.10(2)(E), 200.5.1.10(1), 200.5.1.10(7), 200.5.1.10(8), 200.5.1.10(13), 200.5.1.10(14), Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates, 200.5.10.1(5), 200.5.10.1(7)(C), 200.5.200.5(1), (2), and (3), 200.15.10.5(1), (2), and (3), Table 200.15.10.5 Parking Space Rates for Effective Parking Spaces, 200.15.10.10(1) and (2), 230.5.1.10(12), and 230.5.10.11(7) will prevent the erection or use of a building or structure, for which:
(A)A complete application for a minor variance under Section 45 of the Planning Act was filed on or prior to July 22, 2022; or
(B)A complete application for a minor variance under Section 45 of the Planning Act was filed after July 22, 2022 in respect of a building permit referred to in Regulation 200.25.15.1(1). [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(2)Minor Variance Applications
For the purposes of Regulation 200.25.15.3(1), a "complete application for a minor variance" means an application which satisfies the requirements of Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 200/96 (Minor Variance Applications) under the Planning Act. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(3)Minor Variance Applications
Where a project qualifies under Clause 200.25.15.3:
(A)the minor variance may be granted in compliance with Section 45 of the Planning Act in the context of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60 or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022; and
(B)a building permit for that project may be issued after final approval is received for the minor variance if the project in question complies, or the building permit application for the project is amended to comply, with the provisions of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022 and all finally approved minor variances. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]

200.25.15.4 Transition: Site Plan Applications

(1)Site Plan Applications
None of the provisions of 10.5.40.40(3)(C), 10.5.60.20(7), 10.5.80.10(2), 10.5.80.10(5), 10.10.60.70(1)(B), 10.10.80.1(1)(B), 40.5.40.40(9)(C), 50.5.40.40(9)(C), 60.5.80.10(1), 200.5.1.10(2)(E), 200.5.1.10(1), 200.5.1.10(7), 200.5.1.10(8), 200.5.1.10(13), 200.5.1.10(14), Table 200.5.10.1 Parking Space Rates, 200.5.10.1(5), 200.5.10.1(7)(C), 200.5.200.5(1), (2), and (3), 200.15.10.5(1), (2), and (3), Table 200.15.10.5 Parking Space Rates for Effective Parking Spaces, 200.15.10.10(1) and (2), 230.5.1.10(12), and 230.5.10.11(7) will prevent the erection or use of a building or structure for a project for which a complete application for site plan approval was filed on or prior to July 22, 2022, if the project in question complies with the provisions of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022 and all finally approved minor variances. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(2)Site Plan Applications
For the purposes of Regulation 200.25.15.4(1), a "complete application for site plan approval" means an application which satisfies the requirements set out in the City of Toronto Official Plan Policy 5.5.2. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
(3)Site Plan Applications
Where a project qualifies under Clause 200.25.15.4:
(A)the Notice of Approval Conditions and final site plan approval may be granted if the project complies with regulations Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60 or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22,2022, all requirements of the Planning Act, and Section 114 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c.11 Schedule. A; and
(B)after a Notice of Approval Conditions or final site plan approval is received for a project that qualifies under Clause 200.25.15.4, a building permit for that project may be issued if the project in question complies, or the building permit application for the project is amended to comply, with the provisions of Clauses 970.10.15.5, 970.10.15.10, 970.10.15.40, 970.10.15.50 and 970.10.15.60, or with the provisions of By-law 569-2013, as amended, as it read prior to July 22, 2022, the site plan approval, and all finally approved minor variances. [ By-law: 1048-2022 ]
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