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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: March 9, 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
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
900.1General
900.2R - Zone
900.3RD - Zone
900.4RS - Zone
900.5RT - Zone
900.6RM - Zone
900.7RA - Zone
900.8RAC - Zone
900.10CL - Zone
900.11CR - Zone
900.12CRE - Zone
900.20E - Zone
900.21EL - Zone
900.22EH - Zone
900.24EO - Zone
900.30I - Zone
900.31IH - Zone
900.32IE - Zone
900.33IS - Zone
900.34IPW - Zone
900.40O - Zone
900.40.1General
900.40.10Exceptions for O Zone
900.41ON - Zone
900.42OR - Zone
900.43OG - Zone
900.45OC - Zone
900.50UT - Zone
Chapter 970Appendices
Chapter 990Zoning By-law Map
Chapter 995Overlay Maps

Chapter 900 Site Specific Exceptions

900.40 O - Zone

900.40.1 General

(1)O Zone Exceptions
The regulations located in Article 900.40.10 apply only to the exceptions subject to the O zone and identified with the corresponding exception number.

900.40.10 Exceptions for O Zone

(1)Exception O 1
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing Bylaws and Prevailing Sections:
Site Specific Provisions:
(A)Article 90.10.40. does not apply to a transportation use.
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections: (None Apply)
[ By-law: 607-2015 Under Appeal ]
(2)Exception O 2
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:

Site Specific Provisions:
(A)In addition to the uses permitted in the O zone, a parking area for the industrial buildings erected on 265 Bartley Drive is also permitted.
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections: (None Apply)
(3)Exception O3
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions and Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
Site Specific Provisions:
(A)The lawfully existing below ground parking structure is permitted and may be used to accommodate required parking spaces from and for the abutting lands to the south, municipally known in the year 2015 as 140 Carlton Street, subject to such terms and conditions as are or may be set in any sub-strata lease or transfer from the City.
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:(None Apply)
[ By-law: PL130592 April 1 2016 ]
(44)Exception O 44
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions:
(A)On the lands a transportation use that is a railway line is permitted. [TO: 438-86; 12 (1) 258]
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Section 12(1) 381 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86;
(B)Section 12(1) 382 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86; and
(C)On 340 Christie St., former City of Toronto by-laws 233-78, 105-78, 106-78, 484-79, and 169-81.
(133)Exception O 133
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Section 12(1) 312 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86;
(B)Section 12(1) 366 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86; and
(C)On 27 Richmond St. W., and the even numbered addresses 8-14 Temperance St., former City of Toronto by-laws 998-88, 74-93, and 1994-0605 and City of Toronto by-law 460-2006.
(135)Exception O 135
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On the lands municipally known as 1 Davenport Rd. in 2002, Section 12(1) 459 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86.
(158)Exception O 158
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 50 Pricefield Rd., City of Toronto by-law 398-00.
(166)Exception O 166
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions:
(A)Despite regulations to the contrary, a maximum of one detached house is permitted.
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections: (None Apply)
(180)Exception O 180
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions:
(A)On the lands municipally known as 12 Alexandra St. in 1981, a place of assembly that is a theatre is permitted in a building that has existing on the lot in 1981, if the maximum interior floor area does not exceed 836 square metres. [TO: 438-86; 12 (1) 184]
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 12 Alexander St. and 16 Alexander St., former City of Toronto by-laws 511-82 and 488-85.
(181)Exception O 181
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Former City of Toronto by-laws 515-76; 576-76; 677-76; 24-77; 614-77; 391-78; 478-78; 664-78; 812-78; 889-78; 373-79; 615-79; 884-79; 61-80; 879-80; 116-82; 145-83; 92-85; and 514-86.
(190)Exception O 190
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Former City of Toronto by-laws 515-76; 576-76; 677-76; 24-77; 614-77; 391-78; 478-78; 664-78; 812-78; 889-78; 198-79; 373-79; 615-79; 884-79; 61-80; 879-80; 116-82; 145-83; 92-85; and 514-86.
(191)Exception O 191
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Former City of Toronto by-laws 531-78; 532-78; 533-78; 204-79; 39-80; 546-83; 547-83; and 49-90; and
(B)On 485 Shuter St., former City of Toronto by-laws 284-72 and 204-79.
(193)Exception O 193
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 10 Court St., former City of Toronto by-laws 653-87 and 354-90.
(195)Exception O 195
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 149 Bleecker St., former City of Toronto by-laws 657-76, 493-77, 494-77, 572-77, 678-79, 689-80, 525-82 and 740-04.
(197)Exception O 197
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 115 King St. E., former City of Toronto by-law 70-90.
(203)Exception O 203
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 19 Park Rd. and 21 Park Rd., former City of Toronto by-law 657-89.
(209)Exception O 209
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On 162 Bloor St. W., former City of Toronto by-laws 492-80 and 674-80.
(210)Exception O 210
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Former City of Toronto by-laws 515-76; 576-76; 677-76; 24-77; 614-77; 391-78; 478-78; 664-78; 812-78; 889-78; 373-79; 615-79; 884-79; 61-80; 879-80; 116-82; 145-83; 92-85; 514-86; and 513-90; and
(B)On 1 Church St., 2 Church St., 125 The Esplanade, 131 The Esplanade, 155 The Esplanade, the odd numbered addresses of 171-189 The Esplanade, 235 The Esplanade, 25 The Esplanade, 35 The Esplanade, 45 The Esplanade, 5 The Esplanade, 55 The Esplanade, 75 The Esplanade, former City of Toronto by-law 198-79.
(C)On 125 The Esplanade, Section 3 of By-law 1049-2017 applies for a period of 3 years from October 4, 2017. [ By-law: 1049-2017 ]
(211)Exception O 211
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)On the lands municipally known as 9 Salem Avenue, 10 Westmoreland Ave., and 11 Westmoreland Ave. in 1997, Section 12(1) 432 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86.
(212)Exception O 212
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions:
(A)On the lands municipally known as 160 Perth Ave. in 1981, an office is permitted. [TO: 438-86: Sec. 12 (1) 171(a)]
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections: (None Apply)
(213)Exception O 213
The lands, or a portion thereof as noted below, are subject to the following Site Specific Provisions, Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections.

Site Specific Provisions: (None Apply)
Prevailing By-laws and Prevailing Sections:
(A)Section 12(1) 186 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86; and
(B)Section 12(1) 187 of former City of Toronto By-law 438-86.
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