Zoning Dictionary

Letter: N

Night Club\cabaret

An establishment which offers the sale of liquor in conjunction with live entertainment and/or dancing and which is licensed in accordance with the relevant statute and amendments thereto. To access the rest of this content, you...
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Night Economy

A category of economic activity that occurs after 5pm that includes dining, nightlife, arts, music, theatre, entertainment, festivals, events, activities and tourist attractions that are open at night. In cities with a lively nightlife, the night economy is often larger than the single largest daytime industry.

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Noise Attenuation Barrier

A physical structure placed between a noise source and a noise sensitive area where reduced noise levels are required.

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Non-Complying

A lot, building or structure that does not fulfill the requirements of the zone provisions for the zone in which the lot, building, structure is located. A permitted building, structure or use that does not meet the regulations set out for the zone in which such building, structure or use is located. That which does […]

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Non-Conforming

An existing use or activity of any land, building or structure which does not conform with the permitted uses or activities of this By-law for the Zone in which such existing land, building or structure is located, so long as it continues to be used for that purpose. The use or activity in respect of […]

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Non-Conforming Building or Structure

A building or structure which conformed to applicable laws when constructed but does not conform to the provisions of this Development Code.

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Non-Conforming Lot

A lot, the area, frontage or dimensions of which do not conform to the provisions of this Development Code.

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Non-Conforming Use

A lawful specific use made of land or a building or intended to be made of a building lawfully under construction at the date of passage of a development control resolution or the date of first publication of an official notice of a proposal to pass a zoning by-law affecting such land or building.

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Non-Ground Oriented Housing

Housing forms without access to the ground directly from a dwelling unit, such as an apartment building.

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