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


Committee of Adjustment

Download the Committee of Adjustment(COA) Application, understand the COA process and view the district COA panel locations and meeting schedules.


Application Information Centre

Search the Application Information Centre for details of current Planning Applications. Tips on how to search and frequently asked questions are available.

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Toronto Green Standard

How to comply with the Toronto Green Standard two-tier set of performance measures and guidelines related to sustainable site and building design for new private and public development.

Guides and Guidelines


Built Environment - Accessibility Checklist

Incorporating accessibility facilities and features into the design of new developments and adjacent publicly accessible spaces contributes to making Toronto’s built environment “barrier free”, enabling more Torontonians to move about freely and safely. Development proposals should consider how to incorporate accessible design elements, facilities and features to provide functional, safe and attractive access for all.

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.