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Toronto apartment heat bylaw. If your heat is not maintained at least at 21 degrees Celsius from September 15 to June 1, first complain to your landlord, then you can call the City of Toronto, either your City Councillor or a bylaw inspector, regarding apartment heat by calling 416-338-0338

Toronto Snow line 416-392-7768. Snow must be removed within 12 hours of a snowfall ending or face a $105 fine, under by-law 530-1999. You can call that number for various reasons including to report those who don't clear their snow, and if you are a senior or disabled contact the city and they'll clear your city sidewalk for you.


Inspectors

If you landlord won't do necessary repairs, call the City of Toronto, Municipal Licensing and Standards Department, to have a building inspector sent out. Here is the Frequently Asked Questions and their answers on this topic provided by the city's Municipal Licensing Services Division. The numbers to call for Toronto tenants(depending on your area) are:

Municipal Licensing and Standards Division - Key Contact List, City of Toronto



TTC - Toronto Transit Commission



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Toronto Utilities



Toronto Garbage Collection Pickup & Recycling Schedule

Single Family Garbage Pick-up calendars, for renters in houses and basement apartments.

Multi-unit Residential Garbage Collection information for apartments and condomiums.

Toronto Household Hazardous Waste, for proper disposal of hazardous waste such as batteries, fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamps (as they contain mercury,) pharmaceuticals, paints, solvents, pesticides, etc..

  • Bermondsey, 188 Bermondsey Road, North York, 416-392-3133
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
  • Commissioners, 400 Commissioners Street, Toronto, 416-392-5890
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
  • Disco, 120 Disco Road, Etobicoke, 416-392-2292
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
  • Ingram, 50 Ingram Drive, North York, 416-392-5592
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
  • Scarborough, 1 Transfer Place, Scarborough, 416-392-3019
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
  • Victoria Park, 3350 Victoria Park Avenue, North York, 416-392-3025
    Wednesday's 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday's 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Click here for map.
For a complete chart of Solid Waste Drop-off centres and hours Click Here.

Toronto Litter Hotline 416-392-5326   (416-39clean)
Toronto Rat infestation Hotline 416-338-7287



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