Zoning Dictionary

Letter: Z

Zero Lot Line Development

A residential subdivision in which building lots may be provided for the erection of detached one-family dwellings having no side yard on one side of a dwelling provided the wall of the dwelling on the side with zero setback...

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Zero Lot Line Housing

A housing unit that is located on one of the side lot lines that the unit is located upon.

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Zone

The category of use or activity of land, buildings, structure or activities permitted by this By-law. An area delineated on a Zoning Map Schedule and established and designated by this ordinance for a specific use. An area within which, in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, certain uses of lands, buildings and structures are […]

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Zone Provisions

The permissible uses, the minimum area and dimensions of lots, the minimum dimensions of yards, the maximum lot coverage, the minimum setback, gross floor area, the minimum landscaped open space, the maximum height of buildings, minimum parking requirements and all other Zone provisions as set out within the Ordinance for the respective Zones.

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Zone, Privacy

An area within the minimum yard depth in which communal activities are discouraged or prevented by means of surface finishing, landscaping, or physical barriers.

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Zoning Certificate

Shall mean a notation attached to a building permit, occupancy permit or business license, or issued separately, by the City to certify that the building, structure use, or occupancy specified thereon is in conformity with all the provisions of this Ordinance.

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Zoo

The use of land or building, or structure for keeping live animals for public exhibition.

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