Preliminary Zoning Review Applications

Preliminary Zoning Review Applications

Prior to applying for a building permit, the City of Mississauga Zoning Section offers customers the opportunity to have a proposal reviewed for zoning compliance. If a problem is identified an applicant can decide to revise the proposal to deal with the problem or apply to Committee of Adjustment for a minor variance. A preliminary zoning application review is for information purposes only and does NOT constitute a formal approval.

Application Materials

  • One (1) copy of a metric site plan or survey, indicating setback to all property lines, lot dimensions, building dimensions, parking spaces, building area, lot area, etc.
  • One (1) copy of a fully dimensioned floor plan identifying all rooms/uses for all floors
  • The required fee
You may also be required to provide:
  • One (1) copy of a letter outlining the in detail outlining the project scope and the proposed use.
  • Other material as required
Submit your application at the City's Planning and Building Services Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, 3rd Floor.



Any information contained herein is strictly for information purposes only and should be reviewed in conjunction with Zoning By-Law 0225-2007, as amended. In the case where the information provided conflicts with that of the text contained in Zoning By-law 0225-2007, as amended, the text shall prevail. It should not be relied on when making decisions in connection with real estate transactions, development proposals or building permits.

Please visit the Mississauga Civic Centre, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to review the Official Zoning By-law and to speak with staff before making important decisions.

A list of amendments passed by Council but not yet incorporated into the office consolidation copy can be found on the Unconsolidated Zoning By-law Amendments document. 

Copies of Zoning By-law Amendments are available at:
Office of the City Clerk
Corporate Services Department, 2nd Floor.