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 Zoning By-Laws & Schedules

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

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

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, as of March 31, 2022. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.

 

Title Description Modified Date
Council Approved A list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw. 8/4/2022
Final Approved A list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw. 8/4/2022
Title, Application, Administration & Enforcement Section 1 6/29/2016
Definitions Section 2 9/24/2019
Definitions - Illustrations Section 2 - Illustrations are for clarification purposes only and do not form part of this By-Law. 3/1/2021
Interpretation and Schedules Section 3 6/29/2016
Zones Section 4 6/29/2016
General Provisions Section 5 9/24/2019
Residential Type 1 (R1) Section 6 5/8/2020
Residential Type 2 (R2) Section 7 8/4/2022
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 8 8/4/2022
Residential Type 4 (R4) Section 9 8/4/2022
Historical District (HD) Section 10 6/29/2016
Local Commercial (C1) Section 11 11/27/2020
Shopping Centre Commercial (C2) Section 12 6/29/2016
Entrepreneurial District (C3) Section 13 11/27/2020
Highway Commercial (C4) Section 14 5/8/2020
Central Commercial (C5) Section 15 6/1/2021
Regional Commercial (C6) Section 16 8/4/2022
Prestige Industrial (M1) Section 17 5/8/2020
Restricted Industrial (M2) Section 18 8/4/2022
General Industrial (M3) Section 19 8/4/2022
Transitional Industrial (M4) Section 20 8/4/2022
Neighbourhood Institutional (NI) Section 21 11/27/2020
Community Facility (CF) Section 22 9/24/2019
Passive Open Space (OS1) Section 23 9/24/2019
Active Open Space (OS2) Section 24 6/1/2021
Environmental Protection 1 (EP1) Section 25 6/29/2016
Environmental Protection 2 (EP2) Section 26 6/29/2016
Future Development (FD) Section 27 9/24/2019
Planned Unit Development (PUD) Section 28 1/16/2017
Agricultural (AG) Section 29 9/24/2019
Approval Section 30 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.

Please print forms SINGLE SIDED.

City of Woodstock 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