City Planning


Developing Toronto

Developing Toronto is a staff team committed to working with both staff and the development industry to improve the services related to development. An efficient, timely and transparent development approval process is important for Toronto's growth, competitive edge and quality of life.

Developing Toronto Topics

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Toronto Green Standard

How to comply with the two-tier set of performance measures and guidelines related to sustainable site and building design.

Guides and Guidelines


New Notice of Proposed Development Application and Public Meeting Sign

Effective January 1, 2016 applicants are required to post a sign on subject lands using the new sign design and protocol. Notice of proposed development application and public meeting signs will continue to be required for Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Draft Plan of Subdivision and Draft Plan of Condominium (Common Elements and Vacant Land only).

Building Toronto Together: A Development Guide

A Development Guide - Building Toronto Together

Designed for property owners, developers, builders and others interested in obtaining approvals for developing property in the City of Toronto. The guide outlines the City's development review processes and the requirements you will need to meet when seeking planning approvals from the City.