Zoning Dictionary

Category: Residential Uses

Row House

A residential structure which is built as and continues to represent one of a group of three or more houses, and is separated from one or more of the other units by a common wall, either above or below grade, which does not provide access between the units.

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Rural Residential Cluster

Four or more adjacent rural residential lots, generally 1 hectare or less in size, sharing a common boundary. Lots located directly across a road from one another shall be considered as having a common boundary.

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Seasonal Dwelling/Residence

A dwelling unit that lacks one or more of the basic amenities or utilities required for all year or all weather occupancy. A separate building designed and constructed for human habitation during the six months from April through September, inclusive, of the same calendar year and including human habitation during weekends or on random occasions […]

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Second Culinary Facility

A space in a dwelling which may include a stove, oven, sink, cabinets and/or other related storage areas, refrigerator or any combination of these, in addition to the primary culinary facilities located in the kitchen of a dwelling. Such space shall comprise the living quarters of a person or persons who shall be related by […]

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Second Dwelling Unit

An additional dwelling unit which may be rented, and which does not exceed 30 percent of the existing floor area of the primary residence or exceed 1,200 square feet, whichever is lesser, on a lot zoned residential.

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Senior Citizen’s Home

Any home for senior citizens sponsored and administered by any public agency or any service club, church, or other non-profit organization, either of which obtains its financing from Federal, State, Provincial or Municipal Governments or agencies, or by public subscription or donation, or by any combination thereof, and may include accessory uses such as club […]

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Senior Congregate Care Housing

A structure(s) providing residence for a group of senior citizens (60 years of age or more) with central or private kitchen, dining, recreational, etc. facilities with separate bedrooms and/or living quarters.

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Senior Congregate Housing

A residential facility which provides shelter for three or more persons aged sixty-five or over in sleeping units with or without kitchenettes and may include meals, housekeeping, personal care, transportation, pharmaceutical and recreation services. Such facilities may also contain shared kitchen and dining areas, restaurant, personal service and convenience store uses.

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Senior Housing

Multiple-family residential development, the occupation of which shall be limited to persons 62 years of age or more provided that if two or more persons occupy a single dwelling unit, at least one shall be 62 years of age or more.

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Servants Quarters

Space in a principal or accessory building used exclusively for the housing of bona fide servants employed on the premises, and for members of the servant’s immediate family.

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