This page provides suggested citation practices for by-laws and regulations in accordance with the (McGill Guide) which can be found in the Library's collection. The example for citing standards was taken from the IEEE Standards Citation Reference.
Ontario Statute (from the official electronic version at www.e-laws.gov.on)
Format: Title (with year if it is included in the title), Annual Volume(S or RS) Jurisdiction (O - for Ontario), Year, Chapter, Pinpoint (for a specific section of the statute, s for section, ss for multiple sections).
(You can use the official short title where applicable).
Planning Act. RSO 1990, c. P13, s 16.
Ontario Regulations (including the Ontario Building Code)
Format: Title, Jurisdiction (O - for Ontario), Regulation (abbreviated to Reg.) Number/ last two digits of year, pinpoint section (abbreviated to s.), (subsection in parenthesis).
Ontario Building Code, O Reg. 332/12, s.9.3.1(1)
By-law (many are now available online at the City of Toronto By-laws and Municipal Code Page).
Format: Municipality, by-law number, title (date), pinpoint for section cited (where available - in print versions).