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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),
is available in PDF format from the
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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
Chapter 80Institutional
80.5Regulations Applying to the Institutional Zone Category
80.10Institutional General Zone (I)
80.20Institutional Hospital Zone (IH)
80.30Institutional Education Zone (IE)
80.30.1General
80.30.1.10Interpretation
80.30.20Permitted Uses
80.30.20.10Permitted Use
80.30.20.20Permitted Use - with Conditions
80.30.20.100Conditions
80.30.30Lot Requirements
80.30.30.20Lot Frontage
80.30.30.40Lot Coverage
80.30.40Principal Building Requirements
80.30.40.10Height
80.30.40.40Floor Area
80.30.40.70Setbacks
80.30.40.80Separation
80.30.80Parking
80.30.80.10Location
80.30.80.20Setbacks
80.30.90Loading
80.30.90.10Location
80.30.90.11Location Exemptions
80.30.150Waste
80.30.150.1General
80.40Institutional School Zone (IS)
80.50Institutional Place of Worship Zone (IPW)
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 80 Institutional

80.30 Institutional Education Zone (IE)

80.30.1 General

80.30.1.10 Interpretation

(1)Application of This Section
The regulations in Section 80.30 apply to all lands, uses, buildings and structures in the IE zone.

80.30.20 Permitted Uses

80.30.20.10 Permitted Use

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

Art Gallery
Automated Banking Machine
Club
Library
Massage Therapy
Municipal Shelter
Museum
Park
Performing Arts Studio
Place of Assembly
Post-Secondary School
Production Studio
Recreation Use
Religious Education Use
Student Residence
Wellness Centre [ By-law: 545-2019 ]

80.30.20.20 Permitted Use - with Conditions

(1)Use with Conditions - IE Zone
In the IE zone, the following uses are permitted if they comply with the specific conditions associated with the reference number(s) for each use in Clause 80.30.20.100:

Ambulance Depot (14)
Cogeneration Energy (20)
Community Centre (10)
Day Nursery (9)
Eating Establishment (4)(13)
Entertainment Place of Assembly (7)
Financial Institution (5)
Fire Hall (15)
Laboratory (11)
Medical Office (3)
Office (3)
Personal Service Shop (6)
Place of Worship (23)
Police Station (16)
Public Parking (1)(12)
Public Utility (17)(18)
Renewable Energy (20)
Retail Store (8)
Secondary Suite (22)
Software Development and Processing (2)
Sports Place of Assembly (7)
Take-out Eating Establishment (4)(13)
Transportation Use (19) [ By-law: 545-2019 ]

80.30.20.100 Conditions

(1)Public Parking Attendant Shelter
In the IE zone, one building for parking attendants is permitted on a lot with a public parking use, if it:
(A)has a maximum height of 4.0 metres, including all mechanical equipment;
(B)has a maximum interior floor area of 5.0 square metres; and
(C)is at least 6.0 metres from a lot line abutting a street.
(2)Software Development and Processing
In the IE zone, a software development and processing use must be operated by or be in association with a post-secondary school.
(3)Office or Medical Office
In the IE zone, an office or medical office must be in association with a post-secondary school on the lot.
(4)Eating Establishment and Take-out Eating Establishment
In the IE zone, the interior floor area of an eating establishment or take-out eating establishment may not exceed 1000 square metres.
This regulation does not apply to a cafeteria that is ancillary to the post-secondary school.
(5)Financial Institution
In the IE zone, the interior floor area of a financial institution may not exceed 500 square metres.
(6)Personal Service Shop
In the IE zone, the interior floor area of a personal service shop may not exceed 500 square metres.
(7)Entertainment Place of Assembly and Sports Place of Assembly
In the IE zone, a place of assembly, entertainment place of assembly or sports place of assembly must be operated by or be in association with a post-secondary school.
(8)Retail Store
In the IE zone, the interior floor area of a retail store may not exceed 500 square metres.
(9)Day Nursery
In the IE zone, the interior floor area of a day nursery may not exceed 500 square metres.
(10)Community Centre
In the IE zone, a community centre may be no more than 5000 square metres in gross floor area.
(11)Laboratory
In the IE zone, a laboratory must be operated by or be in association with a post-secondary school.
(12)Public Parking Abutting a Lot in the Residential Zone Category
In the IE zone, vehicle access to the public parking may not be over any part of a lot in the Residential Zone category.
(13)Size Restriction on Eating Establishments Near or Abutting a Lot in the Residential Zone Category
If a lot in the IE zone is within 6.1 metres of a lot in the Residential Zone category, the total interior floor area of all eating establishments and take-out eating establishments on the lot may not exceed 400 square metres.
(14)Ambulance Depot
In the IE zone, an ambulance depot must be on a lot that:
(A)fronts on a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map; or
(B)fronts on a street which intersects a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map, and is no more than 250 metres from that intersection.
(15)Fire Hall
In the IE zone, a fire hall must be on a lot that:
(A)fronts on a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map; or
(B)fronts on a street which intersects a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map, and is no more than 250 metres from that intersection.
(16)Police Station
In the IE zone, a police station must be on a lot that:
(A)fronts on a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map; or
(B)fronts on a street which intersects a major street on the Policy Areas Overlay Map, and is no more than 250 metres from that intersection.
(17)Public Utility
In the IE Zone, a public utility may not be:
(A)a sewage treatment plant;
(B)a water filtration plant; or
(C)an above-ground water reservoir.
(18)Public Utility
In the IE zone, a public utility must be enclosed by walls and comply with the permitted maximum lot coverage, required minimum building setbacks and permitted maximum height for a building in the IE zone if it is:
(A)a hydro electrical transformer station; or [ By-law: OMB PL130592 February 7, 2017 ]
(B)a natural gas regulator station.
(19)Transportation Use
A building or structure on a lot in the IE zone and used as a transportation use must comply with all requirements for a building on that lot.
(20)Renewable Energy Production or Cogeneration Energy Production
In the IE 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.
(22)Secondary Suite
In the IE zone, a secondary suite must comply with the specific use regulations in Section 150.10.
(23)Place of Worship
In the IE zone, a place of worship must comply with the specific use regulations in Section 150.50.

80.30.30 Lot Requirements

80.30.30.20 Lot Frontage

(1)Minimum Lot Frontage
The required minimum lot frontage in the IE zone is 20.0 metres.

80.30.30.40 Lot Coverage

(1)Maximum Lot Coverage
In the IE zone, if a lot:

(A)is in an area with a numerical value on the Lot Coverage Overlay Map, that numerical value is the permitted maximum lot coverage, as a percentage of the lot area; or
(B)is not in an area with a numerical value on the Lot Coverage Overlay Map, the permitted maximum lot coverage is 35%.

80.30.40 Principal Building Requirements

80.30.40.10 Height

(1)Maximum Height
If a lot in a IE zone is in an area that has:
(A)a numerical value following the letters 'HT' on the Height Overlay Map, the permitted maximum height of a building or structure on the lot is the numerical value following the letters 'HT' on the Height Overlay Map, in metres; or
(B)no numerical value following the letters 'HT' on the Height Overlay Map, the permitted maximum height of a building or structure on the lot is 13.0 metres.
(2)Height of Buildings and Structures - Green Roof
In the IE zone, a parapet wall for a green roof may exceed the permitted maximum height for a building by 2.0 metres.

80.30.40.40 Floor Area

(1)Floor Space Index
In the IE zone, the permitted maximum floor space index is:
(A)the numerical value following the zone label on the Zoning By-law Map; or
(B)0.4, if the zone label is not followed by a numerical value on the Zoning By-law Map. [ By-law: 0559-2014 (OMB PL130592) ]
(1)Floor Space Index
In the IE zone, the permitted maximum floor space index is:
(A)the numerical value following the zone symbol on the Zoning By-law Map; or
(B)0.4, if the zone symbol is not followed by a numerical value on the Zoning By-law Map. [ By-law: 0559-2014 (OMB PL130592) ] [ By-law: 1124-2018 ]

80.30.40.70 Setbacks

(1)Minimum Building Setbacks
In the IE zone the required minimum building setback from a lot line is the distance equal to half the height of the building.

80.30.40.80 Separation

(1)Separation Between Buildings
If two or more buildings are on a lot in the IE zone, the required minimum separation distance between all main walls of any two buildings is the greater of:
(A)20 metres; or
(B)half of the total height of the two buildings.

80.30.80 Parking

80.30.80.10 Location

(1)Location Of Parking Spaces
In the IE zone, a surface parking space may not be in a front yard.

80.30.80.20 Setbacks

(1)Parking Space to be Set Back from a Lot Line
A parking space which is not located in a building or structure must be at least 0.5 metres from a lot line.

80.30.90 Loading

80.30.90.10 Location

(1)Loading Space Location Exemption
A loading space may not be in:
(A)a front yard;
(B)a side yard abutting a street; or
(C)any yard that abuts a lot in the Residential Zone category or Residential Apartment Zone category.

80.30.90.11 Location Exemptions

(1)Loading Space Location Exemption
In the IE Zone, if a lawfully existing building has a lawful loading space that does not comply with the loading space location requirements of regulation 80.30.90.10(1), that lawful loading space is exempt from the requirements of regulation 80.30.90.10(1).

80.30.150 Waste

80.30.150.1 General

(1)Storage of Waste
In the IE zone:
(A)all waste and recyclable material must be stored in a wholly enclosed building, if a building is constructed pursuant to a building permit issued more than three years after May 9, 2013; and
(B)if waste and recyclable material is stored in an ancillary building, the ancillary building:
(i)may not be in a side yard that abuts a street or in a front yard; and
(ii)must be at least:
(a)7.5 metres from a lot in the Residential Zone category, Residential Apartment Zone category or Open Space Zone category; and
(b)1.0 metres from all other side lot lines and rear lot line.
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