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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),
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City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended (Office Consolidation)
Version Date: September 15, 2021
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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
60.5Regulations Applying to the Employment - Industrial Zone Category
60.10Employment Light Industrial Zone (EL)
60.20Employment Industrial Zone (E)
60.30Employment Heavy Industrial Zone (EH)
60.30.1General
60.30.1.10Interpretation
60.30.20Permitted Uses
60.30.20.1General
60.30.20.10Permitted Use
60.30.20.20Permitted Use - with Conditions
60.30.20.100Conditions
60.30.30Lot Requirements
60.30.30.20Lot Frontage
60.30.30.21Lot Frontage Exemptions
60.30.40Principal Building Requirements
60.30.40.10Height
60.30.40.11Height Exemptions
60.30.40.70Setbacks
60.30.40.71Setbacks Exemptions
60.30.60Ancillary Buildings and Structures
60.30.60.1General
60.30.90Loading
60.30.90.10Location
60.40Employment Industrial Office Zone (EO)
Chapter 80Institutional
Chapter 90Open Space
Chapter 100Utility and Transportation
Chapter 150Specific Use Regulations
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 60 Employment Industrial

60.30 Employment Heavy Industrial Zone (EH)

60.30.1 General

60.30.1.10 Interpretation

(1)Application of This Section
The regulations in Section 60.30 apply to all lands, uses, buildings and structures in the EH zone.
(2)Interpretation of the Employment Heavy Industrial Zone Symbol
The zone symbol on the Zoning By-law Map for the Employment Heavy Industrial Zones consists of the letters EH, indicating the primary land use permitted in the respective zone.
(3)Interpretation of the EH Zone Label
In the EH zone, the numerical value following the zone symbol in the zone label ,on the Zoning By-law Map, represents the permitted maximum floor space index of all land uses on a lot.

60.30.20 Permitted Uses

60.30.20.1 General

(1)Existing Place of Worship
In the EH zone, a lawfully existing place of worship is permitted if it is on a lot with a front lot line or side lot line abutting a major street on the Policy Area Overlay Map; and
(A)any expansion or addition to the place of worship building must comply with Section 150.50 and the requirements for the EH zone; and
(B)it may be replaced with a new place of worship building if it complies with Section 150.50 and the requirements for the EH zone.

60.30.20.10 Permitted Use

(1)Use - EH Zone
In the EH zone, the following uses are permitted:

Ambulance Depot
Animal Shelter
Bindery
Building Supply Yards
Carpenter's Shop
Chemical Materials Storage
Cold Storage
Contractors Establishment
Custom Workshop
Dry Cleaning or Laundry Plant
Fire Hall
Fuel Storage
Industrial Sales and Service Use
Laboratory
All Manufacturing Uses except:
1) Ammunition, Firearms or Fireworks Factory;
2) Crude Petroleum Oil or Coal Refinery;
3) Explosives Factory;
4) Tannery
Police Station
Public Utility
Public Works Yard
Recovery Facility
Service Shop
Shipping Terminal
Vehicle Depot
Vehicle Repair Shop
Warehouse
Waste Transfer Station [ By-law: OMB PL130592 ]

60.30.20.20 Permitted Use - with Conditions

(1)Use with Conditions - EH Zone
In the EH zone, the following uses are permitted if they comply with the specific conditions associated with the reference number(s) for each use in Clause 60.30.20.100:

Cogeneration Energy (10)
Crematorium (14)
Marihuana production facility (3)
Open Storage (1)
Outside Operations (2)
Propane Transfer, Handling and Storage Facility (9)
Renewable Energy (10)
Transportation Use (12)
Vehicle Service Shop (5,13)
[ By-law: 0403-2014 ] [ By-law: 1124-2018 ]

60.30.20.100 Conditions

(1)Open Storage
In the EH zone:
(A)open storage must:
(i)not encroach into a required minimum building setback; and
(ii)be enclosed by a fence; and
(B) open storage may be for recyclable material or waste.
(2)Outside Operations
In the EH zone, outside operations:
(A)must be combined with a permitted manufacturing use;
(B)may not encroach into a required minimum building setback; and
(C)must be enclosed by a fence.
(3)Marihuana Production Facility
In the EH zone, a marihuana production facility must comply with the specific use regulations in Section 150.60. [ By-law: 607-2015 ] [ By-law: 1124-2018 ]
(4)(THIS DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONTAIN A REGULATION)
(5)Vehicle Service Shop
In the EH zone, a vehicle service shop must comply with the specific use regulations in Section 150.94.
(6)(THIS DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONTAIN A REGULATION)
(7)(THIS DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONTAIN A REGULATION)
(8)(THIS DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONTAIN A REGULATION)
(9)Propane Transfer, Handling and Storage Facility
In the EH zone, a propane transfer, handing and storage facility pertains to facilities which transfer, handle, or store propane in quantities equal to or greater than 5,000 U.S. Water Gallons (USWG) on the lot, and:
(A)may be on a lot that is at least 500 metres from a lot in the Residential Zone category, Residential Apartment Zone category, Commercial Zone category, Commercial Residential Zone category, Commercial Residential Employment Zone category, Institutional Zone category, or Open Space Zone category; and
(B)is not a permitted manufacturing use that involves propane in the manufacturing process, or in the operation of equipment or vehicles that is not subject to regulation (A) above.
(10)Renewable Energy Production or Cogeneration Energy Production
In a EH zone, renewable energy production or cogeneration energy production must be in combination with another permitted use on the lot, and comply with all Municipal, Provincial and Federal by-laws, statutes and regulations.
(11)(THIS DOES NOT CURRENTLY CONTAIN A REGULATION)
(12)Transportation Use
A building or structure on a lot in the EH zone and used as a transportation use must comply with all requirements for a building on that lot.
(13)Vehicle Service Shop - Open Storage
In the EH zone, a vehicle service shop may have open storage if it is:
(A)less than 20% of the area of the lot that is not covered by wholly enclosed buildings; and
(B)enclosed by a fence.
(14)Crematorium
In the EH zone, a crematorium must be a minimum of 300 metres from a lot that is not in the EL, E, EH or UT zone.

60.30.30 Lot Requirements

60.30.30.20 Lot Frontage

(1)Minimum Lot Frontage for Lots in the EH zone
In the EH zone, the required minimum lot frontage is 30.0 metres.

60.30.30.21 Lot Frontage Exemptions

(1)Permitted Lot Frontage for Lawfully Existing Lots
In the EH zone, if the lawful lot frontage of a lawfully existing lot is less than the required minimum lot frontage, that lawful lot frontage is the minimum lot frontage for that lawfully existing lot.
(2)Additions to Lawfully Existing Buildings
Any addition or extension to a lawfully existing building or structure on a lot referred to in regulation 60.30.30.21(1) must comply with all other applicable regulations of this By-law or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.

60.30.40 Principal Building Requirements

60.30.40.10 Height

(1)Maximum Height - EH Zone
In the EH zone, if a lot is in an area that:
(A)has a numerical value following the letters "HT" on the Height Overlay Map, the permitted maximum height of any building or structure on the lot is the numerical value following the letters "HT", in metres; or
(B)has no numerical value following the letters "HT" on the Height Overlay Map, no height requirement applies.
(2)Height of Buildings and Structures - Green Roof
In the EH zone, a parapet wall for a green roof may exceed the permitted maximum height for a building by 2.0 metres.

60.30.40.11 Height Exemptions

(1)Permitted Height for Lawfully Existing Buildings
In the EH zone, if the lawful height of a lawfully existing building or structure is greater than the permitted maximum height, that lawful height is the maximum height for that lawfully existing building or structure.
(2)Additions to Lawfully Existing Buildings -- Height
Any addition or extension to a lawfully existing building or structure referred to in regulation 60.30.40.11(1) must comply with the permitted maximum height or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.

60.30.40.70 Setbacks

(1)Minimum Front Yard Setback for Lots in the EH Zone
In the EH zone, the required minimum front yard setback is 3.0 metres.
(2)Minimum Side Yard Setback for Lots in the EH Zone
In the EH zone, the required minimum side yard setback is 3.0 metres.
(3)Minimum Rear Yard Setback for Lots in the EH Zone
In the EH zone, the required minimum rear yard setback is 7.5 metres.
(4)Minimum Building Setback for Lots in the EH Zone abutting the Residential Zone Category or the Residential Apartment Zone Category
In the EH zone:
(A)the required minimum building setback from a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category is 15.0 metres; and
(B)a structure that is not a building may be no closer than 15.0 metres from a lot line that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or the Residential Apartment Zone category.
(5)Building Setback Exemptions for Loading at Railway Tracks in an EH zone
Despite regulations 60.30.40.70(2) and (3), in the EH zone, a building or structure used for loading or unloading of railway cars at railway tracks has no required minimum building setback from a side lot line or rear lot line that abuts the railway right-of-way.

60.30.40.71 Setbacks Exemptions

(1)Permitted Setbacks for Lawfully Existing Buildings
In the EH zone, if the lawful building setback of a lawfully existing building or structure is less than the required minimum building setback from:
(A)a front lot line, that lawful front yard setback is the minimum front yard setback for that lawfully existing building or structure;
(B)a rear lot line, that lawful rear yard setback is the minimum rear yard setback for that lawfully existing building or structure; or
(C)a side lot line, that lawful side yard setback is the minimum side yard setback permitted for that lawfully existing building or structure.
(2)Required Setbacks for Additions to Lawfully Existing Buildings
Any addition or extension to a lawfully existing building or structure referred to in regulation 60.30.40.71(1) may be set back from a front lot line, rear lot line or side lot lines to the same extent as the main walls of the lawfully existing building or be authorized by a Section 45 Planning Act minor variance.
(3)Transportation Use Along Eglinton Avenue West and Eglinton Avenue East
Regulations 60.30.40.70(1)(2)(3) and (4) do not apply to a transportation use along Eglinton Avenue West and Eglinton Avenue West, provided that setbacks are between 0 and 300 metres. [103-2016] [ By-law: 1031-2014 ]

60.30.60 Ancillary Buildings and Structures

60.30.60.1 General

(1)Ancillary Building and Structure - Compliance
In the EH zone, ancillary buildings and structures must comply with the building and structure regulations of this zone.

60.30.90 Loading

60.30.90.10 Location

(1)Loading Space Location
A loading space may not be in a yard that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category.
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