What is a Zoning By-law?
A zoning by-law controls the use of land in the community. It provides regulations, which control, amongst other matters:
- How land may be used
- Where buildings and other structures can be located
- The types of buildings that are permitted and how they may be used
- The lot sizes and dimensions, parking requirements, building heights and setbacks from the street
Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2010-001-ZO
This is an Office Consolidation of Zoning By-law 2010-001-ZO, as amended which has been prepared for convenience purposes. For accurate reference, recourse should be made to the original By-law and amending By-laws available on File Pro or in the Clerks Department. This Office Consolidation only reflects amendments that have come into force and effect as of the date of this Consolidation.
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Source Protection Plans under the Clean Water Act are now in effect. Two Source Protection Plans govern the Town:
South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe, north of Bloomington Road
Credit Valley, Toronto and Region and Central Lake Ontario, south of Vandorf Road
The Official Plan and Zoning By-Law have not yet been updated to reflect these changes. Planning and building permit applications must comply with the applicable Source Protection Plan.
Wellhead Protection Areas
You may need a Section 59 Notice from York Region's Risk Management Office if your development is in the 5-year travel zone of a Wellhead Protection Area (WHPA-C), indicated in blue on the map.
To see if your property is within a wellhead protection area, go to: www.york.ca/SPMap or contact the Town Planning Department (905) 640-1910 ext. 2311.
Section 59 Notice Process Flow Chart