Green Roof Bylaw - City of Toronto


Toronto is the first City in North America to have a bylaw to require and govern the construction of green roofs on new development. It was adopted by Toronto City Council in May 2009 and applies to new building permit applications for residential, commercial and institutional development made after January 31, 2010 and to new industrial development as of April 30, 2012.

This site explains requirements, exemptions, standards, and links to other tools and resources.

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