Downtown Zoning Bylaw update
The City is updating Downtown Zoning Bylaw regulations and reviewing downtown commercial zones. Click to learn more.
The City of Guelph Zoning Bylaw (1995) – 14864 was adopted by Guelph City Council on June 19, 1995 and certified by the City Clerk on August 29, 1997.
The Zoning By-law, Schedule “A” – Defined Area Maps and the individual sections of the by-law shown below, have been prepared and consolidated for the purpose of convenience only and are not certified true copies. For accurate reference, consult copies of the official Zoning By-law (1995)-14864 and amending by-laws in Planning Services at City Hall.
Building Services should be consulted regarding inquiries and interpretation of the Zoning By-law.
|2||Interpretation and Administration of Zoning By-law||July 2016|
|4||General Provisions||April 2015|
|5||Residential Zones (R)||August 2011|
|6||Commercial Zones (C.1, NC, CC, RC, CBD.1, CBD.2, SC.1, SC.2, OR, CR)||October 2006|
|7||Industrial Zones (B)||July 2016|
|8||Institutional Zones (I)||May 2014|
|9||Park Zones (P)||April 2005|
|10||Aggregate Extraction Zones (EX)||April 2005|
|11||Urban Reserve Zones (UR)||April 2005|
|12||Floodplain Lands (FL)||April 2005|
|13||Natural Heritage Features (WL)||April 2005|
|14||Repeal of By-laws||April 2005|
For generic zones, please see the above sections. In certain instances, special circumstances dictate that variances be allowed to the permitted uses or regulations.These zones are indicated by hyphenated zone designations. Specialized zones are property or area specific.
|Specialized Zones||Last Update|
|Specialized Aggregate Extraction Zones (EX)||April 2005|
|Specialized Central Business District Zones (CBD)||May 2014|
|Specialized Commercial Shopping Centre Zones (NC, CC, RC)||July 2016|
|Specialized Commercial-Residential Zones (CR)||July 2016|
|Specialized Convenience Commercial Zones (C1)||August 2009|
|Specialized Floodway Zones (FL)||April 2005|
|Specialized Industrial Zones (B)||September 2011|
|Specialized Institutional Zones (I)||May 2014|
|Specialized Park Zones (P)||April 2005|
|Specialized Residential Single Detached Zones (R1)||July 2016|
|Specialized Residential Semi-Detached/Duplex Zones (R2)||July 2016|
|Specialized Residential Townhouse Zones (R3)||July 2016|
|Specialized Residential Apartment Zones (R4)||July 2016|
|Specialized Service Commercial Zones (SC)||July 2016|
|Specialized Office-Residential Zones (OR)||October 2010|
|Specialized Urban Reserve Zones (UR)||April 2005|
|Specialized Wetland Zones (WL)||April 2005|
|Specialized Zones – Other||April 2005|