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For Residents

Accessory Buildings

sheds, gazebos, detached garages and other structures

Basement Entrances

side door, below grade entrance, basement walkout

Children's Play Equipment

backyard children's recreational play equipment


maximum driveway widths, hammerhead and circular driveways

Decks and Porches

permissable encroachments, projections and associated lot coverage

Group Homes

regulations for Group Homes in detached dwellings

Running a Business from Home

home occupations, home office, resident physician, dentist, health professional

Second Units

basement apartments, accessory dwelling units

Swimming Pools

includes hot tubs, ponds and associated pool equipment

Vehicle Parking

commercial motor vehicles, trailer and recreational vehicles

Land Division

Land severance is the authorized separation of a piece of land to form a new lot or a new parcel of land.

For Businesses

Motor Vehicle Sales and Repair

body repair, mechanical repair, wholesale, retail sale of motor vehicles

Parking Requirements

required parking for non-residential uses

Permitted Uses

find out which uses are permitted within a particular zone


different types of restaurants and associated zoning regulations

Schools, Daycares and Places of Religious Assembly

permitted zones and associated regulations

Zoning Certificate of Occupancy

information regarding the application of zoning certificates of occupancy

Your Application

Before You Apply

site plan control, conservation authority, setbacks to major roads, Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA) Operating Area

Average Grade, Established Grade and Calculating Building Height

calculating average and established grade and dimensioning height

Gross Floor Area

calculating gross floor area non-residential, infill residential etc

Preliminary Zoning Review Applications

compliance review prior to submitting an application

Sample Drawings

sample site plan, site statistics and floor plans

Understanding the Zoning By-law

how the zoning by-law works

Zoning Letters

written correspondence from the Zoning Administrator