Planning Studies & Initiatives

Heritage Property Designation By-laws

How to find a heritage property Designation by-law in 3 steps

Step 1

Find out if a property is designated by searching the Inventory of Heritage Properties by address

  1. Click here to go to the search page for the Inventory
  2. Enter your street address and street name, and click submit
  3. If designated, your property will appear.  


Step 2

Find a Designation By-law number in a property's entry on the Inventory of Heritage Properties

  1. Click on the entry for your property, which you located following the instructions above.
  2. You will see a list of information.  Most importantly, look for the "By-law" line,  five lines down from the address.  Record your by-law number.
  3. To find out the date when the by-law was passed, you can look in a few places.  The date is listed in either of the "Part IV Date"  or "Part V Date" rows.  It can also be found in the short paragraph in the "Details" row.

Step 3

Find a copy of a Designation By-law using the by-law number.

  1.  If the by-law for your property was passed in 1998 or after, go here (Link to to search for your by-law using your by-law number. In the box at the top right of the page, enter your by-law number, and click "Go".
  2. If the by-law for your property was passed prior to 1998, please contact Tony Masucci, By-law Clerk at 416-392-5431.    Provide Tony with your by-law number, and request a copy.