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Township of South-West Oxford Zoning By-Law No. 25-98

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

The Township of South-West Oxford 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 March 31, 2021. 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.6/7/2021346.99 KB
Council ApprovedA list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw.6/7/2021283.91 KB
Title and Definitions Section 26/29/2016301.81 KB
Application, Administration, Enforcement Section 33/18/202022.06 KB
InterpretationSection 46/29/201691.34 KB
ZonesSection 56/29/201611.23 KB
General Provisions Section 63/18/2020504.60 KB
Limited Agricultural (A1) Section 76/29/201649.03 KB
General Agricultural (A2) Section 86/7/2021171.92 KB
Agri-Business (AB) Section 911/27/2020200.35 KB
Rural Residential (RR)Section 1011/27/2020141.43 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE) Section 113/18/202046.04 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 123/18/202093.07 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2) Section 136/29/201620.44 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 146/29/201623.14 KB
Mobile Home Park (RMH) Section 15 6/29/201619.99 KB
Village (V)Section 16 3/18/2020146.36 KB
Highway Commercial (HC)Section 173/18/2020161.71 KB
Restricted Industrial (MR) Section 18 6/29/201697.66 KB
General Industrial (MG)Section 196/29/201643.21 KB
Aggregate Industrial (ME) Section 203/18/2020122.28 KB
Quarry Industrial (MQ)Section 216/29/201624.67 KB
Airfield Industrial (MA) Section 226/29/201623.51 KB
Development (D)Section 236/29/201625.26 KB
Institutional (I)Section 246/29/201630.91 KB
Recreational (REC)Section 256/29/201632.23 KB
Open Space Zone (OS)Section 266/29/201666.65 KB
Approval Section 276/29/20167.23 KB


Key MapsSchedule A742.06 KB
Site Plan RegisterSchedule B 8.45 KB
Airport Height RestrictionsSchedule C 83.14 KB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule D 57.54 KB
Groundwater Recharge Areas and Aquatic Habitat ProSchedule E309.74 KB

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 South West Oxford Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

Application Notices and Reports

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

ZN 4-22-18 - Joshua and Stephenie VanDyk

Application for Zone Change
Part Lots 19-20, Concession 7 (Dereham)
243655 Airport Road

ZN 4-22-12 - Zeldenrijk

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 11, Concession 5 (Dereham)
between Highway 19 and Dereham Line

ZN 4-21-11 - Bright Horizon Farms Limited

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 15, Concession 8 (Dereham)
223853 Ostrander Road

B22-16-4 & ZN 4-22-09 - Harry & Karen-Anne Scheele

Application for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 14, Concession 4 (West Oxford)
484172 Sweaburg Road

B21-112-4 & ZN 4-22-14 - Willowbrook Farms Inc.

Application for Consent and Zone Change
Lots 13, Concession 5 (Dereham)
323962 Mount Elgin Road

ZN 4-22-03 - Township of South-West Oxford

Application for Zone Change
Township of South-West Oxford

ZN 4-22-01 - Luke Van Moerkerke

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 15, Concession 3 (West Oxford)
354059 Jordan Line

ZN 4-22-07 - Catherine White

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 49, Plan 66
Sophia Street

ZN 4-22-06 - James Van Hemert

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 24, Concession 3 (Dereham)
343413 Ebenezer Road

ZN 4-22-05 - Lucassen

Application for Zone Change
Part Lots 8 & 9, Concession Broken Front (West Oxford)
 564545 Karn Road

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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
6130-2019 Mt. Elgin 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