Start Date: 
2023-04-03 19:30:00
Completion Date: 
2023-04-03 19:30:00

A Zoning By-law is a legal document and planning tool which implements the policies of the Official Plan by establishing various zones and standards that regulate land uses and how a property may be developed within each zone in the Town.

A Zoning By-law establishes:

  • A series of zones, which are illustrated on Schedules (maps) and the different types of uses that are permitted on a property in each Zone
  • Standards such as lot size, lot coverage, and setbacks which determine where buildings and structures can be located on a property
  • Other development requirements, such as those related to building height, parking and landscaping

Zoning helps to reduce land use conflicts between incompatible land uses by prescribing the types of uses that are permitted in specific areas. Zoning can also be used to protect or enhance the character of a community or area through development standards.