Schools and daycares

Schools and daycares are permitted in a number of different zones.

The by-law defines three different types of schools:

Regulations for public schools can be found in Table of the Zoning By-law.

Regulations for private schools can be found in Table

Commercial schools are permitted in specific zones. Check the zoning restrictions for your property using the find property information tool.

Lester B. Pearson International Airport operating area

Day care and schools are not permitted within the Lester B Pearson International Airport Operating Area. For more information review subsection 2.1.23 of the Zoning By-law.

Cooksville Creek Flood Plain Area

Daycares, public and private schools are not permitted in the Cooksville Creek Flood Plan Area. For more information review section 2.1.24 of the Zoning By-law.

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If you need more information, please call 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits).


The information presented on this web page is provided for information purposes only. It should not be solely relied on when making decisions related to real estate transactions, development proposals or building permits.

We strongly advise you review the text in the official Zoning By-law and/or speak with City staff before making important decisions.