City Planning

Urban Design

High-quality urban design is an essential ingredient for building a great city. From the largest-scale plans down to the smallest site and building details, urban designers strive at every level to create beautiful, vibrant, safe and inclusive places.

Featured Programs


Percent for Public Art Inventory

Explore the results of the City Planning's Public Art Program to see how art animates Toronto's public realm. Learn how the program works with the link to the Percent for Public Art Guidelines.
Call for new volunteer members for the Toronto Public Art Commission. The deadline is January 29, 2016!

 Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)


Explore the City's Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS) map & draft Urban Design Guidelines.


Heritage Preservation

Heritage Preservation Services monitors and conserves the City's heritage resources.

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Design Review Panel

An independent advisory panel working to promote design excellence in Toronto.

Featured Projects