Specific occupations can operate out of a residential dwelling, such as:
- Artist or artisan
- Music instruction
These occupations are permitted in a detached home as long as they meet the general provisions in subsection 4.1.16 of the Zoning By-law.
A home office may be permitted in other types of dwellings as long as it meets the general provisions in Table 220.127.116.11 of the Zoning By-law.
The zoning of your property might have additional regulations. Review the general provisions, and then check the zoning regulations for your property using the find property information tool.
If something in the general provisions conflicts with the zoning regulations for your property, follow the zoning regulations.
Zoning Certificate of Occupancy
All of these home occupations and home offices must get a Zoning Certificate of Occupancy.
If you need more information, please call 311 (905-615-4311 outside City limits).