Grant Name: Eco-Roof Incentive Program

Status:

Active

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Deadline:

N/A

Description

This program supports the installation of green roofs and cool roofs on Toronto homes and buildings

Eligibility

Green Roof Buildings:

  • Existing residential, industrial, commercial & institutional buildings
  • New residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings with a gross floor area of less than 2,000m2
  • All new construction projects by Toronto School Boards and not-for-profit organizations

Green Roof Documentation:

  • Proof that a Green Rood Building permits has been issued
  • Photo of rood prior to construction
  • Roof Plan
  • Green Roof design plans that include information about: plant material, type of growing medium, construction details
  • Maintenance plan

Cool Roof Buildings:

  • Existing residential, industrial, commercial and institutional buildings
  • New low-rise residential buildings less than 5 units

Cool Roof Documentation:

  • Photo of the roof prior
  • Roof plan
  • Manufacturer documentation providing evidence that the materials used meet the cool roof requirements

Maintenance plan

How to Apply?

https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/water-environment/environmental-grants-incentives/green-your-roof/eco-roof-application/

Green Roof:

  1. Review eligibility requirements and the programs terms and conditions
  2. Contact a Green Roof Professional
  3. Determine if a structural assessment is appropriate
  4. Determine the minimum coverage required
  5. Determine the type of green roof system
  6. Determine the type of plants
  7. Obtain a permit
  8. Gather supporting documents
  9. Apply online

Cool Roof:

  1. Review the eligibility requirements and the programs terms and conditions
  2. Find a cool roof material that meets minimum requirements
  3. Decide on a roofing contractor
  4. Gather your supporting documentation

Apply online

Funding Amount

Green Roof: City staff are able to approve of funding requests up to $100’000 for green roof projects

Cool Roof: City staff are able to approve funding requests up to $50’000 for cool roof projects

Contact Information

Eco-Roof Incentive Program
Environment & Energy Division
City of Toronto
Metro Hall
55 John Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
Email: ecoroof@toronto.ca

Annemarie Baynton
Program Manager
Telephone: 416-392-1848

Gowthaman Rajakumar
Research Analyst
Telephone: 416-338-8278

Processing Fee

N/A

Location/Classification

Toronto, Ontario

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