Rooming houses can include a house, apartment or building where you share a kitchen and/or washroom with four or more people that pay individual rent
Current rules and regulations
Rooming houses are only permitted in the former cities of York, Toronto and Etobicoke. Rooming houses that operate in Toronto and Etobicoke must be licensed.
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How to apply for a rooming house licence:
Etobicoke (former city)
Contact Toronto Building to confirm zoning.
Etobicoke York District, 2 Civic Centre Court, 1st Floor, 416-394-8002
Once zoning has been confirmed, you can apply for a rooming house licence. Applications can be picked up at the Toronto Public Health office at Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall, 4th Floor, North Building
Toronto (former City)
Contact Shanta Persaud at email@example.com or 416-392-7594