Planning Studies & Initiatives


Reports to Council

  • September 2017 - Proposed Downtown Plan

The proposed Downtown Plan provides detailed direction on the appropriate scale and location of future growth. It also links this growth with infrastructure provision to ensure the creation of 'Complete Communities', addressing the requirements under the Provincial Policy Statement (2014) and the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2017). The proposed Plan was presented to Planning and Growth Committee on September 7, 2017.



  • November 2016 - TOcore Proposals Report

This November 2016 report outlined a comprehensive set of policy directions for the new Downtown Plan as a basis for stakeholder and public consultation.

November 2016 Staff Report

November 2016 - TOcore Proposals Report

TOcore Proposals Report Sections


  • November 2015 - TOcore Phase 1 Summary Report and Phase 2 Directions

The TOcore Phase 1 Staff report went before Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) on November 10, 2015 and was subsequently adopted by City Council at its December 9, 2015 meeting. A copy of the Staff Report and the accompanying TEYCC presentation (in both video and hard copy) and available here: 

    • Video (TOcore presentation begins at the 9:25:00 time spot)


  • May 2014 –  Staff Report

This Staff Report to Toronto and East York Community Council initiated the TOcore project.


Engagement Reports

  • August 2017 - Phase 3 Engagement Report

A report summarizing public and stakeholder feedback and advice on the TOcore Proposals Report between November 2016 and April 2017. Thanks to everyone who has participated so far!



Proposals Reports Highlights


Background Reports

How will TOcore improve your liveability? Read the Proposals Report to find out.