There are a variety of resources and tools for Business Improvement Areas in all stages of development. Find tips on establishing and maintaining the BIA, sample business plans and budgets, advice on running effective meetings and more.
The City offers support and funding to help BIAs make their districts more appealing.
BIA Management Reporting Dashboards provide statistical information - including Retail Mix, Property Assessment, Operating Budget and Employment - for Toronto's Business Improvement Areas (BIAs).
The Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) is a non-profit umbrella organization representing the City of Toronto’s Business Improvement Areas.
Contact information for the key City departments that negotiate tax rates, help with budget planning, issue permits, arrange for garbage disposal and approve street furniture and more.
Looking to attach a flower basket, banner or decorative light to one of Toronto Hydro’s poles? Certain attachments are permitted on Toronto Hydro poles, but in the interest of public safety permission is required. Learn more.
The City of Toronto's Graffiti Management Plan seeks to support graffiti art and other street art that adds vibrancy and artistry to our streets while balancing the need to eliminate graffiti vandalism which can have a detrimental impact on property owners and neighbourhoods.
Resources for planning a special event in Toronto including guidelines, applications, quick reference charts and contacts.