Industrial, Commercial and Institutional

Many industrial, commercial or institutional buildings within the city of Vaughan are subject to site plan controls under the Planning Act. A site plan letter of undertaking or a site plan agreement must be approved and in place prior to the submission of a building permit application.

Change of Use - No construction drawing requirements

A PDF copy of the existing floor layout drawing must be provided.


All drawings are to be designed to a minimum scale of 1:75 or 3/16ths equals one foot. Drawings are to be fully dimensioned, signed and dated, and include information such as:

  • Key plan, indicating:
    • The location of the subject unit in relation to the rest of the building
    • The existing uses of the abutting units
  • Structural drawings to include the existing layout