Solar UVR guidelines at the local level

Learn which municipalities have optional solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) guidelines in various settings

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What municipalities have solar UVR guidelines?

The table below outlines municipalities that have adopted optional solar UVR guidelines for adults, children and municipal workers.

Municipality Workers Children/Youth General population
St. John’s, NL
Conception Bay South, NL
Charlottetown, PE 1
Summerside, PE
Halifax, NS
Region of Queens Municipality, NS
Fredericton, NB 2,3
Moncton, NB4
Saint John, NB 5
Montréal, QC
Longueuil, QC
Quebéc City, QC
Toronto, ON 6,7,8
Regional Municipality of Peel, ON9
Mississauga, ON 10,11
Brampton, ON 12,13,14,15
Caledon, ON 16
Hamilton, ON 17,18,19
London, ON 20,21
Ottawa, ON 22,23
Winnipeg, MB
Brandon, MB
Regina, SK 24
Saskatoon, SK
Calgary, AB 25
Edmonton, AB
Vancouver, BC 26
Metro Vancouver, BC 27
Victoria, BC 28
Capital Regional District, BC
Surrey, BC
Whitehorse, YT 29
Yellowknife, NT
Hay River, NT
Iqaluit, NU
Arviat, NU


1 City of Charlottetown. (2011). 500 lot area development standards & design guidelines. Retrieved from:

2 City of Fredericton. (2017). Fredericton City Centre Built Form Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

3 City of Fredericton. (2018). Fredericton City Centre Street Design Manual (DRAFT). Retrieved from:

4 City of Moncton. (2017). Park and Trail Guidelines. Retrieved from:

5 City of Saint John. Practical Conservation Guidelines. Retrieved from:

6 City of Toronto. (2013). Tall Building Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

7 City of Toronto. Toronto Green Standard Version 2 & 3. Retrieved from: and

8 City of Toronto. (2011). Urban Design Streetscape Manual – Street Trees. Retrieved from:$file/T-G-TreeGuide.pdf

9 Regional Municipality of Peel. (2015). Affordable Housing Design Guidelines and Standards for Apartment Buildings. Retrieved from:

10 City of Mississauga. Urban Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

11 City of Mississauga. (2018). Port Credit West Village Healthy Community Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

12 City of Brampton. Development Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

13 City of Brampton. Parks Construction Standards. Retrieved from:

14 City of Brampton. (2019). Landscape Development Guidelines. Retrieved from:

15 City of Brampton. (2002). Pathways Planning and Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:,%20Vol.%202%20(Design%20Guidelines).pdf

16 Town of Caledon.  (2017). Comprehensive Town-Wide Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

17 City of Hamilton. (2013). Ultraviolet Radiation from the Sun Safety Guidelines. Retrieved from:

18 City of Hamilton. Urban Design Guidelines with Secondary Plans. Retrieved from:

19 City of Hamilton. (2015). Park and Open Space Development Guide. Retrieved from:

20 City of London. Urban Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

21 City of London. Subdivision Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

22 City of Ottawa. Design and Planning Guidelines. Retrieved from:

23 City of Ottawa. Development Guidelines. Retrieved from:

24 City of Regina. (2010). Development Standards Manual 2010. Retrieved from:

25 City of Calgary. (2015). Centre City Urban Design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

26 City of Vancouver. Land Use Policies and design Guidelines. Retrieved from:

27 Metro Vancouver. (2017). Design Guidebook: Maximizing Climate Adaptation Benefits with Trees. Retrieved from:

28 City of Victoria. Documents and Publications. Retrieved from:

29 City of Whitehorse. (2000). Riverfront Design Guidelines. Retrieved from: