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 Zoning By-Laws & Schedules

 Town of Tillsonburg Zoning By-Law No. 3295

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

The Town of Tillsonburg 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, 2024. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.



Title Description Date Modified
Final Approved A list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw. 11/22/2022
Council Approved A list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw. 31/10/2022
Application, Administration and Enforcement Section 1 6/29/2016
Interpretation and Schedules Section 2 11/22/2022
Zones Section 3 6/29/2016
Definitions Section 4 11/22/2022
General Provisions Section 5 11/22/2022
Low Density Residential - Type 1 (R1 and R1A) Section 6 11/22/2022
Low Density Residential - Type 2 (R2) Section 7 11/22/2022
Low Density Residential - Type 3 (R3) Section 8 11/22/2022
Medium Density Residential (RM) Section 9 11/22/2022
High Density Residential (RH) Section 10 11/22/2022
Mobile Home Park (RMH) Section 11 6/29/2016
Entrepreneurial (EC) Section 12 11/22/2022
Central Commercial (CC) Section 13 11/22/2022
Service Commercial (SC) Section 14 11/22/2022
Neighbourhood Commercial (NC) Section 15 6/29/2016
Restricted Industrial (MR) Section 16 6/29/2016
General Industrial (MG) Section 17 11/22/2022
Future Development (FD) Section 18 11/22/2022
Minor Institutional (IN1) Section 19 11/22/2022
Major Institutional (IN2) Section 20 6/29/2016
Passive Use Open Space (OS1) Section 21 6/29/2016
Active Use Open Space (OS2) Section 22 6/29/2016


 Application Forms

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.

Town of Tillsonburg Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

 Development Charges

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

 Municipal 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:

  • Library 
  • Land Ambulance
  • Administration
  • Waste Diversion
  • Roads and Related
  • Water
  • Wastewater
Maps & Development Activity

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




Tillsonburg Central Area Design Study

Date Released: August 2012

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