Downtown Zoning By-law update
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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||Jun 2013|
|4||General Provisions||April 2015|
|5||Residential Zones (R)||Aug 2011|
|6||Commercial Zones (C.1, NC, CC, RC, CBD.1, CBD.2, SC.1, SC.2, OR, CR)||Oct 2006|
|7||Industrial Zones (B)||Oct 2010|
|8||Institutional Zones (I)||May 2014|
|9||Park Zones (P)||Apr 2005|
|10||Aggregate Extraction Zones (EX)||Apr 2005|
|11||Urban Reserve Zones (UR)||Apr 2005|
|12||Floodplain Lands (FL)||Apr 2005|
|13||Natural Heritage Features (WL)||Apr 2005|
|14||Repeal of By-laws||APR 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)||Apr 2005|
|Specialized Central Business District Zones (CBD)||May 2014|
|Specialized Commercial Shopping Centre Zones (NC, CC, RC)||Nov 2013|
|Specialized Commercial-Residential Zones (CR)||Aug 2012|
|Specialized Convenience Commercial Zones (C1)||Aug 2009|
|Specialized Floodway Zones (FL)||Apr 2005|
|Specialized Industrial Zones (B)||Sep 2011|
|Specialized Institutional Zones (I)||May 2014|
|Specialized Park Zones (P)||Apr 2005|
|Specialized Residential Single Detached Zones (R1)||April 2015|
|Specialized Residential Semi-Detached/Duplex Zones (R2)||Jan 2013|
|Specialized Residential Townhouse Zones (R3)||April 2015|
|Specialized Residential Apartment Zones (R4)||April 2015|
|Specialized Service Commercial Zones (SC)||Mar 2013|
|Specialized Office-Residential Zones (OR)||Oct 2010|
|Specialized Urban Reserve Zones (UR)||Apr 2005|
|Specialized Wetland Zones (WL)||Apr 2005|
|Specialized Zones – Other||Apr 2005|