Zoning Provisions Encyclopedia

Chapter: Miscellaneous Residential Provisions

Apartment Play Space

No person shall use land or erect or use an apartment building unless there is provided on the lot at least 4.5 square meters of play space for children for each dwelling unit consisting of one or more bedrooms and which has a...

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Intensification – Granny Flats

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this title, where a lot in the R-1 zone has an area of ten thousand square feet or more and with adequate provisions for ingress and egress, a conditional use permit may be granted by the board of zoning adjustment for the construction of additional one-family dwellings and allowable accessory […]

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Maximum Commercial Floor Area In Mixed Uses

Where residential and commercial uses occur on the same lot, the maximum amount of floor area that can be used for commercial purposes shall be ______ sq. ft. exclusive of utilities and washrooms.

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Mechanical Repairs Prohibited In Residential Areas

Mechanical work and repairing of motor vehicles, boats, travel trailers, snowmobiles, recreational vehicles or any similar vehicle not owned by or leased to the occupant of a dwelling for his or her own personal use is prohibited in an R Zone district.

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Model Home or Apartment

An unoccupied dwelling unit in any use district may be used as a model home or apartment by any person, provided that the use of such structure as a model home or apartment is limited to a period twelve (12) consecutive months from the date of the certificate of completion.

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Multiple Family Buildings

Interior roads shall be so designed as to minimize hazards to pedestrians and to vehicles on roads within the development and on roads in adjacent areas. Off-street parking areas shall not open directly on to a public street, but shall be provided with access drives or other controlled access. Access drives shall not serve as […]

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Number of Accessory Dwelling Units on a Lot/Dwelling For Farm Worker

No more than one single family detached dwelling unit accessory to agricultural uses is permitted on a lot. An additional dwelling unit in a separate building for the accommodation of a farm worker and his family where the lot is greater than 75 acres in area is permitted. Such additional dwelling unit shall have the […]

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Parking and Storage of Vehicles In Residential Zones

In any Residential Zone: No person shall park any vehicle in the front yard of any lot in any Residential Zone except for private passenger vehicles or a commercial motor vehicle parked on surfaced driveways or on a surfaced parking area; and, No person shall park or store any commercial licensed vehicle in excess of […]

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Separation of Propane Tanks From Residential Districts

No person shall erect or use a tank for the storage of propane for sale at an automobile service station within 7.5 meters of an R district unless the tank is separated from any Residential district by an unpierced wall or fence of non-combustible construction having a height of 1.7 meters above the level of […]

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Special Requirements – Converted Dwellings, Boarding and Guest Houses

In addition to all other requirements, the following requirements shall apply to converted dwellings, boarding and guest houses in a Settlement (S1) Zone: Additions – No addition or alteration may be undertaken which changes the roof line or increases the height except for the addition of dormers, or extends into the front yard of the […]

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