Zoning Dictionary

Category: Residential Uses

Apartment Hotel

A building or portion of a building used mainly for the purpose of furnishing living quarters for families by the month or more than a month, and not for any period of less than a month, and having at least six suites of rooms for rent and having a restaurant or dining room. A building […]

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Bachelor Suite

A self-contained dwelling unit in an apartment building, consisting of a bed-sitting room combination, a kitchen, a bathroom and spaces normally accessory thereto.

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Bed and Breakfast

A home occupation within a single family dwelling wherein not more than two rooms are rented and meals are served to overnight guests for commercial purposes. A detached dwelling in which a maximum of three rooms are provided with or without meals for hire or pay, for the travelling or vacationing public. A dwelling occupied […]

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Bed Sitting Room Unit

A dwelling unit in which the sleeping and living areas are combined and which in the opinion of the appropriate staff member is not reasonably capable of being developed as a unit containing one or more bedrooms.

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Bedroom

A private room planned and intended for sleeping purposes, separable from other rooms by a door, and accessible to a bathroom without crossing another bedroom or living room. Any room primarily designed or used for sleeping in a structure.

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Boarder

A person other than the lessee, tenant, owner or person related thereto, to whom meals may or may not be provided and where lodging is provided for compensation. An individual other than a member of the family occupying the dwelling unit or a part thereof who, for a consideration, is furnished sleeping accommodations and may […]

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Boarding House

A dwelling in which the proprietor supplies for a fee sleeping accommodation with board for at least three persons and not more than ten persons exclusive of the proprietor, members of the proprietor’s family and servants of the establishment but does not include a hostel.

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Bunkhouse

A building designed or used for the accommodation, during the growing season, of up to 20 agricultural workers and consisting of at least one bathroom and not less than two habitable rooms providing therein living, dining and sleeping accommodation in appropriate individual or combination rooms. A building designed or used for the accommodation of up […]

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Cabin, Sleeping

A building or structure designed and built for temporary human accommodation containing separate heating facilities but no culinary or sanitary facilities and having an area of not less than 9 square metres and not more than 28 square metres.

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Care Home

A dwelling used for the boarding or other residential accommodation plus care or treatment of not more than six (6) persons and in which care or treatment is not provided to any persons not resident in the care home and that...

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