O. Reg. 547/21: ZONING ORDER - CITY OF TORONTOSkip to content
|current||July 30, 2021 – (e-Laws currency date)|
Loi sur l’aménagement du territoire
ZONING ORDER — CITY OF TORONTO
Consolidation Period: From July 30, 2021 to the e-Laws currency date.
This Regulation is made in English only.
1. In this Order,
“ancillary” means a use, building or structure that is naturally and normally incidental, subordinate in purpose or floor area, and exclusively devoted to the apartment building on the same land, including but not limited to,
(a) administrative offices,
(b) kitchen and dining facilities,
(c) activity rooms, and
“apartment building” means a building that has five or more dwelling units, with at least one dwelling unit entirely or partially above another and with each dwelling unit having a separate entrance directly from outside or through a common area inside.
2. This Order applies to lands in the City of Toronto, in the Province of Ontario, being the lands described as part of Lots 442 and 468 on Registered Plan 1696, and Lots 441, 440, 469 and 470 on Registered Plan 1696, and Lots 1-3, inclusive, on Registered Plan 4221, as identified by Property Identification Number 10434-0705 (LT) registered in the Land Registry Office for the Land Titles Division of Toronto (No. 80).
3. Every use of land and every erection, location or use of any building or structure is prohibited on the lands described in section 2, except for,
(a) an apartment building; and
(b) ancillary buildings or structures.
4. Despite City of Toronto Zoning By-law No. 569-2013 and East York Zoning By-law No. 6752, the zoning requirements for the lands described in section 2 are as follows:
1. A maximum of 59 dwelling units is permitted.
2. The maximum building height is three storeys and 11.5 metres.
3. The maximum lot coverage is 60 per cent.
4. The permitted maximum floor space index is 1.4 times the area of the lot.
5. The gross floor area may be reduced by the area in the building used for waste and recyclable material storage.
6. The minimum side yard setback to the north lot line is six metres.
7. The minimum side yard setback to the south lot line is six metres.
8. The minimum rear yard setback to the west lot line is five metres.
9. The minimum front yard setback to the east lot line is four metres.
10. A canopy, awning or similar structure may encroach into the front yard setback.
11. Ancillary buildings are permitted in the rear yard provided that the combined total area of all ancillary buildings is a maximum of 85 square metres.
12. No setback from a residential building is required for an ancillary building or structure on the same lot if the ancillary building or structure has,
i. a height greater than 2.5 metres, or
ii. a gross floor area greater than 10 square metres.
13. A minimum of 55 square metres of indoor amenity area and a minimum of 150 square metres of outdoor amenity area shall be provided.
14. Exterior stairs providing pedestrian access to the apartment building are permitted to encroach into the required front yard setback.
15. An uncovered ramp providing pedestrian access to the apartment building is permitted to encroach into the required front yard setback if the ramp is no wider than 3.5 metres for each sloped ramp segment and is no longer than 15 horizontal units for each vertical unit above grade at the point where the ramp meets the building or structure.
16. A minimum of 40 per cent of the area of the lot must be landscaping.
17. A minimum of 40 per cent of the required landscaping must be soft landscaping.
18. No parking spaces, including accessible parking spaces, are required.
19. Two parking spaces are permitted on site, and may be located in a front yard, rear yard or side yard abutting a street.
20. Permitted parking spaces may be accessed directly from Bracebridge Avenue, Trenton Avenue or Cedarvale Avenue.
21. An unobstructed vehicle access is not required to be provided between the street and principal pedestrian entrance to the building.
22. No loading spaces are required.
23. A minimum of seven short-term and 58 long-term bicycle parking spaces shall be provided.
24. The minimum vertical clearance for each stacked bicycle parking space provided is 1.1 metres and the minimum width of a bicycle parking space is 0.45 metres.
5. (1) Every use of land and every erection, location or use of any building or structure shall be in accordance with this Order.
(2) Nothing in this Order prevents the use of any land, building or structure for any use prohibited by this Order if the land, building or structure is lawfully so used on the day this Order comes into force.
(3) Nothing in this Order prevents the reconstruction of any building or structure that is damaged or destroyed by causes beyond the control of the owner if the dimensions of the original building or structure are not increased and its original use is not altered.
(4) Nothing in this Order prevents the strengthening or restoration to a safe condition of any building or structure.
6. This Order is deemed for all purposes, except the purposes of section 24 of the Act, to be and to always have been a by-law passed by the council of the City of Toronto.
7. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation).