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Planning Application Fees

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January 1, 2017 Application Fees - Printable Copy

Effective January 1, 2017 

These Planning Application Fees reflect Council's decision on the Four Year Comprehensive Review of City Development Application Fees and Cost of Living Adjustment (+2.3%)

 

Planning ApplicationApplication Fee

*Official Plan Amendment

•$54,711.06

*Zoning Bylaw Amendment




•Base fee: $40,920.00

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2:

  • Residential Use: $8.51/m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $7.04/m2
  • Mixed Use (secondary use): $4.49/m2

•Legal Service fee for S. 37 Agreement

 •$15,334.77

*Combined Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment

 

• Base fee for Residential or Non-Residential: $38,874.00

• Base fee for Mixed Use: $28,644.00

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2:

  • Residential Use: $7.64/m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $6.82/m2
  • Mixed Use (secondary use): $2.83/m2

*Holding Bylaw Amendment

•$20,935.70
*Plan of Subdivision Approval •Base fee: $52,173.00 + $1,889.48 for each proposed lot
*Combined Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Plan of Subdivision Approval

•Base fee: $52,173.00 + $1,889.48 for each proposed lot

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2:

  • Residential Use: $8.51/m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $7.04/m2
  • Mixed Use (secondary use): $4.49/m2

*Plan of Condominium Approval: Standard, Phased, Leasehold

•Base fee: $9,207.00+ $25.47 per unit

*Plan of Condominium Approval: Common Elements & Vacant Land

•Base fee: $12,957.32
*Plan of Condominium Approval: Rental Conversion

•Base fee: $15,428.89

*Plan of Condominium Approval: Amendment

•Base fee: $3,960.03

Site Plan Control

•Base fee: $20,877.38

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2:

•Residential Use:

  • 500-700 m2: $14.71/m2
  • 700-1,400 m2: $11.37/m2
  • 1,400-4,400 m2: $7.39/m2
  • Over 4,400 m2: $3.67/m2

•Non Residential Use: $6.92/m2

•Mixed Use (secondary use): $4.74/m2

•Amendment: $20,877.38

Part Lot Control Exemption •Base fee: $8,695.50 + $561.63 for each proposed lot
Telecommunication Tower Application •$4,986.84
Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Bylaw •Please see the Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application Form
Minor Variance

•Clear Title: $1,163.04

•Additions and alterations to existing dwellings with 3 units or less: $1,552.01

•Residential dwellings with 3 units or less: $3,489.18

•All other residential, commercial, industrial or institutional uses: $4,515.87

• “After the fact variances:” double the regular fee

Consent

•Base fee for severing one lot into two, or establishing a new easement: $5,626.50

•Fee for each additional lot created: $4,568.72

•Validation of Title, Technical Severance, Leases, Mortgage Discharge, Lot Additions, Re-Establishing Easements: $1,584.70

Committee of Adjustment Research Request Fee •$150.00 (subject to HST)
Research and Information Fee •$120.00 (subject to HST)

As set out in Chapter 441-11 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, the fees are adjusted every January 1.

*The following surcharges also apply, but will not be collected until later in the planning process:

  • A surcharge to cover the City Clerk's direct costs of providing public notices required to process planning applications (levied at the time of the notice).
  • A surcharge to cover facility rental and translation and sign language services to process planning applications (levied at the time of the meeting).

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January 1, 2016 Application Fees - Printable Copy

Effective January 1, 2016

Planning Application Fees have increased 2.0% 

Planning ApplicationApplication Fee

*Official Plan Amendment

•$17,881.81

*Zoning Bylaw Amendment





•Legal Service fee for S. 37 Agreement

•Base fee: $17,751.26

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

  • Residential Use: $6.00/m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $4.47 m2
  • Mixed Use: $3.33/m2

•$10,182.74

*Combined Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment


•Legal Service fee for S. 37 Agreement

Concurrently submitted Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment applications are strongly encouraged

•$17,881.81

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2 based on zoning fees above

•$10,182.74

*Holding Bylaw Amendment

•$9,798.75
*Plan of Subdivision Approval •Base fee: $31,325.77 + $988.62 for each proposed lot
*Plan of Condominium: Common Elements •Base fee: $8,237.51

*Plan of Condominium: Standard, Phased, Leasehold & Vacant Land

•Base fee: $8,237.51+ $21.89 per unit
*Plan of Condominium: Rental Conversion •Base fee: $17,142.74+ $78.09 per unit

Site Plan Control

•Base fee: $5,113.59

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

•Residential use:

  • for first 200 m2 over 500 m2: $11.99/m2
  • for next 700 m2: $9.26/m2
  • for next 3000 m2: $6.02/m2
  • over 4400 m2: $2.99/m2

•Non Residential use: $2.99/m2

•Mixed use: $4.15/m2

•Agreement/Revision: $5,113.59

Part Lot Control Exemption •Base fee: $4,318.13 + $431.81 for each proposed lot
Telecommunication Tower Application •$4,874.72
Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Bylaw •Please see page 4 of the Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application Form
Minor Variance

•Clear Title: $1,136.89

•Additions and alterations to existing dwellings with 3units or less: $1,517.12

•Residential dwellings with 3 units or less: $3,410.73

•All other residential, commercial, industrial or institutional uses: $4,414.34

• “After the fact variances:” double the regular fee

Consent

•Base fee for severing one lot into two, or establishing a new easement: $3,108.99

•Fee for each additional lot created: $1,993.21

•Validation of Title, Technical Severance, Leases, Mortgage Discharge, Lot Additions, Re-Establishing Easements: $1,549.07

Committee of Adjustment Research Request Fee •$150.00 (Subject to HST)
Policy and Research Fee •$120.00 (Subject to HST)

As set out in Chapter 441-11 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, the fees are adjusted every January 1.

*The following surcharges also apply, but will not be collected until later in the planning process:

  • A surcharge to cover the City Clerk's direct costs of providing public notices required to process planning applications (levied at the time of the notice).
  • A surcharge to cover facility rental and translation and sign language services to process planning applications (levied at the time of the meeting).

You will need the latest version of Acrobat Reader for the Planning application fees.

May 1, 2015 Application Fees table Printable Copy

Effective May 1, 2015

Fees have increased 4.9% for certain Planning Applications

Planning ApplicationApplication Fee

*Official Plan Amendment

•$17,531.19

*Zoning Bylaw Amendment

•Base fee: $17,403.20

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

  • Residential Use: $5.88 m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $4.38 m2
  • Mixed Use: $3.26 m2

•Legal Service fee for S. 37 Agreement: $9,983.08

*Combined Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Concurrently submitted Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment applications are strongly encouraged

•$17,531.19

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2 based on zoning fees above

*Holding Bylaw Amendment

•$9,606.62
*Plan of Subdivision •Base fee: $30,711.54 + $969.24 for each proposed lot
*Plan of Condominium: Common Elements •Base fee: $8,076.00

*Plan of Condominium: Standard, Phased, Leasehold & Vacant Land

•Base fee: $8,076.00+ $21.47 per unit
*Plan of Condominium: Rental Conversion •Base fee: $16,806.61+ $76.56 per unit
Site Plan Control

•Base fee: $5,013.32

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

•Residential use:

  • for first 200 m2 over 500 m2: $11.75 m2
  • for next 700 m2: $9.08 m2
  • for next 3000 m2: $5.90 m2
  • over 4400 m2: $2.94 m2

•Non Residential use: $2.94 per m2

•Mixed use: $4.07 per m2

•Agreement/Revision: $5,013.32

Part Lot Control Exemption •Base fee: $4,233.46 + $423.34 for each proposed lot
Telecommunication Tower Application •$4,779.14
Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Bylaw •Please see page 4 of the Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application Form
Minor Variance

•Clear Title: $1,114.60

•Additions and alterations to existing dwellings with 3units or less: $1,487.37

•Residential dwellings with 3 units or less: $3,343.85

•All other residential, commercial, industrial orinstitutional uses: $4,327.77

• “After the fact variances:” double the regular fee

Consent

•Base fee for severing one lot into two, orestablishing a new easement: $3,048.03

•Fee for each additional lot created: $1,954.13

•Validation of Title, Technical Severance, Leases, MortgageDischarge, Lot Additions, Re-EstablishingEasements: $1,518.70

Committee of Adjustment Research Request Fee •$150.00 (Subject to HST)
Policy and Research Fee •$120.00 (Subject to HST)

City Council at its meeting March 11, 2015 approved a Planning Application Fee increase of 4.90 % effective May 1, 2015 for certain Planning Applications.

*The following surcharges also apply, but will not be collected until later in the planning process:

  • A surcharge to cover the City Clerk's direct costs of providing public notices required to process planning applications (levied at the time of the notice).
  • A surcharge to cover facility rental and translation and sign language services to process planning applications (levied at the time of the meeting)

The Site Plan fees are now calculated on a sliding scale based on the size of the development.

You will need the latest version of Acrobat Reader for the Planning application fees.

Print 2015 Application Fees table

Effective January 1, 2015

Fees have increased 2.39%

Planning ApplicationApplication Fee

*Official Plan Amendment

•$16,712.29

*Zoning Bylaw Amendment

•Base fee: $16,590.28

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

  • Residential Use: $5.61 m2
  • Non-Residential Use: $4.18m2
  • Mixed Use: $3.11 m2

•Legal Service fee for S. 37 Agreement: $9,983.08

*Combined Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Concurrently submitted Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment applications are strongly encouraged

•$16,712.29

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2 based on zoning fees above

*Holding Bylaw Amendment

•$9,157.88
*Plan of Subdivision •Base fee: $29,276.97 + $923.97 for each proposed lot
*Plan of Condominium: Common Elements •Base fee: $7,698.76

*Plan of Condominium: Standard, Phased, Leasehold & Vacant Land

•Base fee: $7,698.76+ $20.47 per unit
*Plan of Condominium: Rental Conversion •Base fee: $16,806.61+ $76.56 per unit
Site Plan Control

•Base fee: $4,779.14

•Additional fee if building GFA is over 500 m2

•Residential use:

  • for first 200 m2 over 500 m2: $11.20 m2
  • for next 700 m2: $8.66 m2
  • for next 3000 m2: $5.62 m2
  • over 4400 m2: $2.80 m2

•Non Residential use: $2.80 per m2

•Mixed use: $3.88 per m2

•Agreement/Revision: $4,779.14

Part Lot Control Exemption •Base fee: $4,035.71 + $403.57 for each proposed lot
Telecommunication Tower Application •$4,779.14
Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Bylaw •Please see page 4 of the Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application Form
Minor Variance

•Clear Title: $1,114.60

•Additions and alterations to existing dwellings with 3 units or less: $1,487.37

•Residential dwellings with 3 units or less: $3,343.85

•All other residential, commercial, industrial or institutional uses: $4,327.77

• “After the fact variances:” double the regular fee

Consent

•Base fee for severing one lot into two, orestablishing a new easement: $3,048.03

•Fee for each additional lot created: $1,954.13

•Validation of Title, Technical Severance, Leases, MortgageDischarge, Lot Additions, Re-EstablishingEasements: $1,518.70

Committee of Adjustment Research Request Fee •$150.00 (Subject to HST)
Policy and Research Fee •$120.00 (Subject to HST)

As set out in Chapter 441-11 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, fees are adjusted every January 1.

*The following surcharges also apply, but will not be collected until later in the planning process:

  • A surcharge to cover the City Clerk's direct costs of providing public notices required to process planning applications (levied at the time of the notice).
  • A surcharge to cover facility rental and translation and sign language services to process planning applications (levied at the time of the meeting)

The Site Plan fees are now calculated on a sliding scale based on the size of the development.

2014 Fees

Effective January 1, 2014 City Planning fees increase 1.75%. Go to the Planning Application fees for 2014.

2013 Fees

Effective January 1, 2013 City Planning fees increase 1.94%. Go to Planning Application fees for 2013 fees.

2012 Fees

2012 Planning Application fees. For further information on planning and fees contact your local Customer Service Counter staff.

 Access the Q&A to better understand our application fees.

As set out in Chapter 441-4 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, fees are adjusted every January 1st. Fees may be paid by cash, cheque, debit card, American Express, MasterCard or Visa.

  • Payment by American Express, MasterCard and Visa is limited to a maximum of $20,000.00. Any balance of payment may be paid by cash, cheque or debit card.
  • Payment by personal or company cheque that is less than $2,000.00 must be certified.