By-Laws, Policies & Legislation

Woodsworth’s by-laws and policies
relevant Ontario legislation and regulations
City of Toronto by-laws and municipal code

Woodsworth’s current by-laws and policies are available in one alphabetical list through the menu on the home page of this website. For your convenience, here are other ways to find them.

  • grouped by topic – by-laws and policies are grouped by three broad topics: organizational, operational and community.
  • by-laws in number order and policies are listed alphabetically. Only main by-laws are listed. These may incorporate amendments, but individual amending by-laws are not listed here.For full details of amendments to individual by-laws, see the by-law history featured at the beginning or end of individual by-laws.
  • complete list of by-law numbers, including rescinded by-laws and amendments.  Use this list to assign the next available number to a by-law or by-law amendment. Archival interest.

Province of Ontario and City of Toronto Legislation and By-Laws

Ontario. Co-operative Corporations Act

Ontario Human Rights Code

Residential Tenancies Act – Security of Tenure and Termination of Tenancies

Landlord and Tenant Board – Non Profit Housing Cooperatives

Toronto By-laws and Municipal Code – Property Standards

Interested in revisions of Woodsworth’s bylaws and policies – click for a web page with links to the most relevant background information all in one place.

Woodsworth By-Law Numbers (By-Law History)

Revised:  September 25, 2017

A complete list of all by-law numbers up to the revision date. It includes numbers that were skipped, by-laws that have been repealed, and amendments to by-laws. If you are looking for a history of Woodsworth’s by-laws, this is the place to look!

Consolidation history:
September 30, 2010: By-laws were consolidated up to April 2010, making the consolidated By-laws the approved By-laws of Woodsworth Housing Co-op.

March 1991: Earlier consolidation. By-law numbers prior to 1991 have conflicting information. Some numbers are used more than once. This list includes these anomalies and we have maintained the histories from the 1991 consolidation, in spite of these inconsistencies.

Some by-law amendments were passed without numbers:
Amendment to Organizational By-Law #1 – Feb 27, 1980, June 23, 1980, Jan 23, 1984.
Amendment to Occupancy By-Law #2 – May 31, 1988
Amendment to Rules By-Law #19 – Apr 23, 1980
Amendment to Membership By-Law #20 – Apr 2, 1981, June 23, 1980
Amendment to Maintenance By-Law #21 – Apr 23, 1980, Sept 14, 1981.

By-law numbers are accurate from 1991 onwards.

bylaws by number updated sept 2017