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


Scarborough Centre Public Art Master Plan

The Scarborough Centre Public Art Master Plan (SCPAMP) will guide the development and/or acquisition of public art to enhance the Centre’s image and foster creativity and innovation in the shaping an authentic downtown.


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.



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