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City of Woodstock Zoning By-law No. 8626-10

The City of Woodstock 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. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the area municipality.

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
Title, Application, Administration & EnforcementSection 16/29/201615.96 KB
DefinitionsSection 26/29/2016213.49 KB
Interpretation and SchedulesSection 36/29/201620.33 KB
ZonesSection 46/29/201611.79 KB
General ProvisionsSection 56/29/2016224.95 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 66/29/201655.35 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 76/29/2016144.63 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3)Section 8 1/16/201775.87 KB
Residential Type 4 (R4) Section 96/29/201625.35 KB
Historical District (HD)Section 10 6/29/201621.84 KB
Local Commercial (C1)Section 116/29/201671.01 KB
Shopping Centre Commercial (C2)Section 126/29/201631.60 KB
Entrepreneurial District (C3) Section 131/16/201727.99 KB
Highway Commercial (C4)Section 141/16/2017126.21 KB
Central Commercial (C5)Section 151/16/201750.40 KB
Regional Commercial (C6)Section 161/16/201751.61 KB
Prestige Industrial (M1)Section 17 1/16/201724.83 KB
Restricted Industrial (M2)Section 186/29/201628.58 KB
General Industrial (M3) Section 196/29/2016138.58 KB
Transitional Industrial (M4)Section 20 6/29/201654.85 KB
Neighbourhood Institutional (NI)Section 216/29/201625.02 KB
Community Facility (CF) Section 226/29/201641.35 KB
Passive Open Space (OS1) Section 236/29/201615.42 KB
Active Open Space (OS2)Section 246/29/201621.89 KB
Environmental Protection 1 (EP1)Section 256/29/201616.37 KB
Environmental Protection 2 (EP2)Section 266/29/201619.58 KB
Future Development (FD)Section 276/29/201629.34 KB
Planned Unit Development (PUD)Section 281/16/201727.48 KB
Agricultural (AG)Section 296/29/201622.43 KB
Approval Section 306/29/2016238.22 KB


Key MapsSchedule A695.54 KB
Arterial Road Designation PlanSchedule B343.22 KB
Parking Space and Parking Aisle Requirement PlanSchedule C-136.90 KB
Parking Space and Parking Aisle Requirement PlanSchedule C-229.94 KB
Parking & Loading Space Reductions and ExemptionsSchedule D299.36 KB
Reduction & Exemption Plan - Misc. ProvisionsSchedule E39.24 KB
Temporary Use By-LawsSchedule F78.56 KB
Minister's Zoning OrderSchedule G8.78 KB
Accessible Parking StandardsSchedule H45.57 KB

2016 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.

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

Application Notices and Reports

B16-58-8; A16-12-8 - Thames Developments (XI) Inc.

Application for Consent & Minor Variance
Lot 63, Plan 41M-285
Municipal Address:  341 Porter Drive

B16-66-8 - Robert & Lauren Yates

Application for Consent for Easement
Part Lots 13 & 14, Plan 86
Municipal Address:  386 Mill Street

B16-61-8 - Marie A. Kaufman

Application for Consent
Part Lots 6-9, Plan 58
Municipal Address:  700 Vansittart Avenue

ZN 8-17-01 - Woodstock & District Development Services

Zone Change
Part Block 5, Plan M-72
Municipal Address - 212 Bysham Park Drive

32T-08003 & ZN 8-16-27 - 2079993 Ontario Inc. & Lunor Group Inc

Applications for Draft Plan amendment and Zone Change
Part Lots 14 and 15, Concession 1 (Blandford)
South side of Devonshire Avenue, east of Lansdowne Avenue

B16-51-8; ZN 8-16-24 - JEMBY Properties Inc.

Application for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 10, w/s of Brock Street, Plan 26; 
Part Lots 21-23, e/s of Broadway, Part Lot 11, Block C, Plan 52
Municipal Address:  66 Brock Street

B16-53-8; ZN 8-16-25 - Woodstock General Hospital Trust

Consent and Zone Change
Lots 6-8 and 15-17, Block 5, Plan 49
Municipal Address:  525 Brant Street

ZN 8-15-13 - Dana & Jacqueline Millen & Yvonne Mortimer

Zone Change
Lots 2 & 3, Block C, Plan 52
Municipal address - 33/35 Broadway and 366 Simcoe Streets

ZN 8-15-12 - Panagiotis Econopoulos & Darla Sue Hearns

Zone change
Lots 8 & 9, Registered Plan 26
Municipal address - 361 & 367 Simcoe Street.

B14-48-8; ZN 8-14-14 - Thames Developments (VII) Inc.

Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 5, Conc. 14 (East Zorra)
Municipal Address:  745304 Oxford Road 17

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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.

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  • Administration Building
  • Roads and Related
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