Business Improvement Areas

About Business Improvement Areas

In partnership with Toronto City Council, local commercial property owners and tenants can work together to form a Business Improvement Area (BIA) to enhance the safety, look and feel of their neighbourhoods to attract more visitors to shop and dine, as well as to draw new businesses to their area. Learn about the benefits of forming a BIA.

Proposed BIAs

Formal Public Meetings

Midtown Yonge - April 28, 2014 - 2026 Yonge Street, 6:30 p.m.

Current Polls

Ossington Avenue

  • Poll open: March 3, 2014
  • Poll close: May 1, 2014

News, resources and information

Clean Toronto Together - April 25-27

The Clean Toronto Together (CTT) campaign returns this April. Toronto's annual spring clean-up brings together thousands of Toronto residents, students, businesses, organizations and community groups to keep our city clean and green.

TO2015 Community Tour brings the PanAm Games to you

Organizers of the 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games have created the TO2015 Community Tour. The Community Tours enables residents and businesses alike to learn more about the Games which is expected to draw 10,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 41 countries across the Americas and the Caribbean, and 250,000 visitors to Toronto in 2015. 

BIAs in the news

Business Improvement Areas are good for business and neighbourhoods, according to a variety of Toronto-centred and international media outlets. Share your success story.