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Township of Norwich Zoning By-Law No. 07-2003-Z

The provisions and schedules of this by-law control the use of land in the Area Municipality

The Township of Norwich Zoning By-Law controls the use of land by dividing the municipality into different land use zones with detailed maps, specifying the uses permitted in each zone, specifying where buildings and other structures can be located, stating the types of buildings that are permitted and how they may be used, as well as specifying lot sizes and dimensions, parking requirements, building heights and setbacks from the street.

The contents of the Zoning By-Law reflect the latest consolidation of zoning by-law amendments, as of December 31, 2016. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
Application, Administration, Enforcement Section 16/29/201613.83 KB
Interpretation Section 26/29/201618.38 KB
ZonesSection 36/29/201610.96 KB
DefinitionsSection 46/29/2016319.91 KB
General Provisions Section 56/29/2016322.26 KB
Limited Agricultural (A1) Section 66/29/2016112.04 KB
General Agricultural (A2) Section 76/29/2016206.97 KB
Agri-Business (AB)Section 86/29/2016330.33 KB
Rural Residential (RR) Section 91/16/201745.49 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 10 6/29/201646.13 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1) Section 116/29/2016175.07 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 126/29/201626.23 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 136/29/201631.80 KB
Village (V) Section 146/29/201643.85 KB
Central Commercial (CC)Section 156/29/201635.69 KB
Highway Commercial (HC) Section 166/29/201640.12 KB
Restricted Industrial (MR) Section 176/29/201649.94 KB
General Industrial (MG) Section 186/29/201645.63 KB
Aggregate Industrial (ME) Section 196/29/201620.31 KB
Development (D) Section 206/29/2016252.95 KB
Institutional (I)Section 216/29/201630.64 KB
Recreational (REC) Section 226/29/201635.94 KB
Open Space (OS) Section 236/29/201624.97 KB
Approval Section 246/29/20167.39 KB


Key MapsSchedule A621.46 KB
Site Plan RegisterSchedule B 5.20 KB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule C58.25 KB
Airport Height RestrictionsSchedule D89.46 KB
Groundwater Recharge Areas and Aquatic Habitat ProSchedule E 1.00 MB

Application Fees

Note: There has been an increase in the fees for 2017. Please check the current fee schedule prior to submission of your application.

Application Forms

Forms are available for the various types of development regulated by the Planning Act

Township of Norwich Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

Township of Norwich Application Notices and Reports

All active development applications are listed here, along with their associated notices and reports

ZN 3-18-01 - Compusave Computers Inc.

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 351, Plan 745, Parts 1-7, 41R8489
21 Stover St N

B17-72-3 - John & Jacqueline Krushel

Application for Consent
Part Lot 4, Concession 2 (East Oxford), Parts 1 & 2
565858 Towerline Rd

B17-69-3 &; B17-70-3 - Allan & Lorraine Jaques

Applications for Consent
Part Lot 8, Concession 5 (East Oxford)
485644 Firehall Rd

B17-67-3 - Rebecca & Darcy Ryksen

Application for Consent
Part Lot 27, Plan 239; Part Lot 15, Concession 1 (North Norwich)
648 Main St N

ZN 3-17-21 - Terry & Shirley Richardson

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 19, Concession 7 (East Oxford)
Substation Rd

B17-66-3; ZN 3-17-19 - Adrian Boeder

Application for Consent and Zone Change
Lot 120, Plan 388
210 Church St

OP 17-10-3 - James Mabee

Application for Official Plan Amendment
Part Lot 28, Concession 12 (South Norwich)
124631 Simcoe St

ZN 3-17-18 - Douglas Ede

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 11, Concession 1 (East Oxford)
685606 Highway 2

ZN 3-17-16 - Brad Wavell

Application for Zone Change
Lot 3 & Part Lot 1, North of Mill St, Plan 43
Mill St

B17-59-3; ZN 3-17-17 - Doris Plumadore

Applications for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 7, Concession 1 (East Oxford)
774989 Subway Line

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Development Charges

In addition to the County Development Charges, most area municipalities in Oxford County also have Development Charges by-laws.

Development Charges Background Study

The Development Charges Background Study provides the basis and background required to update the County's development charges to accurately reflect the future servicing needs of new development. The analysis assesses the development-related costs associated with the following County services:

  • General Government
  • Library Services
  • Land Ambulance
  • Administration Building
  • Roads and Related
  • Water
  • Wastewater

Subdivision Activity

These maps show the status of residential subdivision development within the Area Municipality