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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, 2017. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.8/27/2019387.45 KB
Council ApprovedA list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw.8/27/201916.89 MB
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 68/27/2019144.44 KB
General Agricultural (A2) Section 78/27/2019279.18 KB
Agri-Business (AB)Section 88/27/2019392.01 KB
Rural Residential (RR) Section 98/27/2019184.06 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 10 6/29/201671.43 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1) Section 118/27/2019250.28 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 126/29/201656.79 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 136/29/2016139.19 KB
Village (V) Section 146/29/201643.85 KB
Central Commercial (CC)Section 158/27/2019150.52 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 206/29/2016276.94 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

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

B19-91-3; A19-15-3 - Joshua Deming & Megan Dawdy

Application for Consent & Minor Variance
Lt 185, Plan 745
18 North Court St W

B19-68-3 & B19-69-3 - Jeffery & Michelle Herreman

Applications for Consent
Part Lots 3 & 4, Conc. 6 (North Norwich)
Municipal Address:  285940 Airport Road & 793035 Hanmer Line

B19-73-3; ZN 3-19-16 - Eugene Varga

Application for Consent & Zone Change
Pt Lt 22, Conc. 11 (South Norwich), PT 1, 41R5098 & PTS 1 & 2, 41R8042
164986 New Rd

B19-68-3; B19-69-3; ZN 3-19-14 & ZN 3-19-15 - Jeffery & Michelle Herreman

Applications for Consent and Zone Change

Part Lot 3, Concession 6 (North Norwich), PART 1, 41R6203
793035 Hanmer Line


Part Lots 3 & 4, Concession 6 (North Norwich)
285940 Airport Rd

SB 19-07-3 - Everest Estate Homes Inc.

Application for Draft Plan of Subdivision
Lots 9-12, north side of Wood St, Lots 9-12, south side of Main St & Part Wood St, Plan 32, Part Lot 21, Concession 9 (South Norwich)
441 Main St E

ZN 3-19-12 - Diana Handsaeme

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 11, Concession 10 (South Norwich), PARTS 1-3, 41R3649
732334 Furnace Rd

B19-37-3 & B19-38-3 - Robert Martin & Sons Limited

Applications for Consent
Lots 26, 27 & 28, Conc. 10 (South Norwich)
Municipal Address:  432384 Zenda Line

B19-36-3 & ZN 3-19-07 - Erma Yard Inc.

Application for Consent & Zone Change
Part Lot 13, Conc. 6 (North Norwich)
Municipal Address:  285472 Airport Road

B19-34-3 - Corporation of the Township of Norwich

Application for Consent for Easement
Elgin Street, E of Centre Street, Plan 745 (Village of Norwich)

B19-21-3 - Steven & Kym Cope

Application for Consent
Lot 457, Plan 745
40 Albert Street

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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

 Who Pays For Growth
Development Charges Fact Sheet
Municipal Development Charges
Development Charges Annual Report 2018

Municipal By-Laws

6121-2019 County Wide Development Charge By-law
6126-2019 Norwich Area Specific Development Charge By-law

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:

  • Library 
  • Land Ambulance
  • Administration
  • Waste Diversion
  • Roads and Related
  • Water
  • Wastewater

Development Activity

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