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Comprehensive Zoning By-law

Loyalist Township’s Zoning by-law establishes and regulates the use of land by implementing the policies of the Township’s Official Plan. It provides a way to coordinate land uses, protect areas by preventing incompatible uses, and establish appropriate standards for development.

Zoning by-laws contain specific, legal regulations - for example, what uses are permitted, how high buildings can be built, the maximum number of residential units allowed and the amount of off-street parking required

The Zoning by-law consists of the following basic components:

An example is below:

This section of a zoning map illustrates the zoning for individual properties. The symbols then correspond to section 5 of the Zoning by-law which outlines zone specific information (i.e. density, height, setbacks, etc.).

Many words in section 5 are defined terms and their meaning can be ascertained by referring to section 3. Section 4 describes zoning provisions that are applicable to all zones like placement of accessory structures, parking of special vehicles and home based business information.

Zoning By-Law Table of Contents

Title Page
Table of Contents
1.0 General Scope
2.0 Compliance
3.0 Definitions
4.0 General Provisions
5.0 Zones
6.0 Administration

Zoning Schedules

Key Map
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Schedule 5
Schedule 6
Schedule 7
Schedule 8
Schedule 9
Schedule 10
Schedule 11
Schedule 12