Planning to renovate your Toronto home? You may qualify for a FASTRACK permit.

Since January 9, 2006, Toronto Building Division offers a new Building Permit service for some types of residential renovation projects. It is called 'Residential FASTRACK', and in simple cases you may be able to have a permit issued while you wait. If your project is more complicated, it may still take up to 5 days for review, but even 5 days is a short wait.

The FASTRACK service is available at four district offices. You should use the office in the area where your property is located. The four locations are:

Residential projects that qualify for a FASTRACK permit include:

City of Toronto website, at, provides more information and permit application forms.