City Planning

Zoning Bylaw 569-2013

Interactive zoning maps


Office Consolidation

An Office Consolidation of City-wide Zoning By-law 569-2013 as amended may be accessed using the interactive map interactive map. You may download PDF copies of the text portion of the current office consolidation below and arrange to print them yourself.

Part 1: Chapters 1 - 800
Part 2: Chapters 900.1 - 900.7
Part 3: Chapters 900.10 - 995
Zoning By-law Text Document


The online version of Zoning By-law 569-2013 that may be accessed via this web page was last updated on May 9, 2014. Accordingly, the online version may not incorporate amendments to Zoning By-law 569-2013 which were enacted subsequent to that date. For all amendments to By-law 569-2013 see the list of amendments.


OMB Hearing


Information for Appellants

Access information related to the appeals of By-law 569-2013 before the OMB as well as information on the appellants.

Zoning Bylaw 569-2013 - May 9, 2013

picture of stacked volumes of zoning by-law

May 2013 Version

Access the original By-law 569-2013 on the Clerk's website. This single City-wide Zoning By-law was enacted by City Council on May 9, 2013.

What's New


Ontario Municipal Board

A Pre-Hearing for By-law 569-2013, the City-wide Zoning By-law, is scheduled for May 5, 2016 655 Bay Street, 16th Floor.


Amendments to Zoning By-law 569-2013

View amendments to By-law No. 569-2013, as well as properties removed from the By-law No. 569-2013 at Planning and Growth Management Committee.


Group Homes

Changes to the zoning by-law with respect to Group Homes to eliminate a 250-metre separation distance requirement, and references to the minimum number of people has been approved. The statutory public meeting was held at the May 29, 2014 meeting of Planning and Growth Management Committee (agenda). 

Understanding the Zoning Bylaw


City-wide Maps and Land Use Charts

Permitted land uses are charted for each zoning category. City-wide maps also illustrate; policy areas, residential, residential apartment, commercial, CR standard sets, employment industrial, institutional, open space and utility zones.



Transitioning from old bylaws to the city-wide zoning bylaw in the treatment of pipeline development applications, recognition of variance and bylaw permissions and treatment of existing buildings.


The Basics Illustrated

Illustrations show you how to find established grade, how to measure height, what is a flat roof versus a sloped roof, the front side and rear yard setbacks, maximum building depth & length, determining the average front yard setback and how to determine floor space index.