About the LRA

The Leaside Residents Association (LRA) is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization that represents the residents of the neighbourhood of Leaside in the city of Toronto, Canada. We aim to enhance the livability of Leaside through advocacy and community-building. Learn more about us, including the area we cover!


Recent News

Garden Suites

The City is proposing zoning amendments for as-of-right garden suites – i.e. a secondary dwelling unit, typically detached, on an existing residential property. Read more about the Garden Suites initiative 

The City of Toronto is running a Garden + Suites survey, to gather public and industry opinion about Garden Suites in Toronto. The survey is open until June 1, 2021.

Neighbourhood Watch

The LRA is gauging interest in a possible Neighbourhood Watch program for Leaside. The aim would be to share information within the community and with police about serious crime and safety matters.

How interested are you in joining a Leaside Neighbourhood Watch program?

Please take our survey.

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Committee of Adjustment

Have you just received a notice from the Committee of Adjustment about a neighbouring property and don’t know what to do?

Check out our guidelines and explanation of the procedures and let us know if you need assistance!

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive news from the LRA about Leaside issues.

We will also try to keep you informed of any issues specific to your street or immediate vicinity, including Committee of Adjustment applications, LPAT hearings, etc.

Character Guidelines

Thinking of renovating, adding, or rebuilding? Consult the character guidelines developed to help owners, architects, and designers in gaining an understanding of what makes Leaside’s natural and architectural attributes valuable and how to extend these to new development.

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