Before you submit your application to register a condominium development, you must have your site plan approved.
You should also determine which type of condo development you need and make sure you comply with any additional requirements related to zoning, parking, existing building permits or land transfer.
We’ll confirm exactly which requirements you need to meet at your pre-application meeting.
Types of condominiums and requirements
Consists of buildings that are subdivided into units that include exclusive use areas and common elements. Exclusive use areas can include patios, balconies, driveways associated with a unit. Common elements include hallways, recreational facilities, exterior lighting, walkways and visitor parking areas.
Phased condo developments are standard condominiums that are registered in phases under one condominium corporation. These types of condos are developed in stages, and increase in size until the project is complete.
Requirements and approvals
Standard or phased condominiums include brand new builds, as well as buildings that are converted from other uses. Standard condominiums can be used for residential or non-residential purposes.
Check these guides for detailed information about the documents you need to submit for each type of standard condominium:
A common element condominium is comprised only of common elements such as a road, visitor parking spaces, grounds and walkways that belong to all owners. The units are attached to the condominium as parcels of tied land (POTLs) but don’t form part of the condominium corporation.
For detailed information about the documents you need to submit for this type of condominium development, check the common element condominium guide.
These type of condominiums are vacant lots upon which residential units are built. They share common elements like roads.
For detailed information about the documents you need to submit for this type of condominium development, check the vacant land condominium guide.
Leasehold condominiums are built on long term leased land. They share common elements including hallways, recreational facilities, exterior lighting, walkways, driveways, and visitor parking areas.
Online application process
1. Create account and submit pre-application meeting request
Start by creating an ePlans account. Then log into ePlans and follow the steps to submit your pre-application meeting request with the Development Application Review Committee (DARC). This step also includes uploading your draft condominium plan.
Once we receive your pre-application meeting request we’ll review the drawings and documents you’ve submitted, tell you what additional information is required, or any changes that should be made.
All feedback will also be available for you to view in ePlans.
2. Submit a condominium development application request
After your meeting with DARC you can submit your condo application request, using the following documents:
To arrange for submission or if you have any questions, call 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits) or email email@example.com.