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Part 16 - Appendices

The City of Ottawa Zoning By-law is made available on the web site for information, however confirmation on the zoning provisions should be sought through the City’s development information officers (DIO), by contacting 311 and asking for the DIO for the geographic area in question.

Contained in this part are appendices provided for information and administrative purposes only. Appendix A is a tool available when undertaking or reviewing a development proposal or application, while Appendices B through D provide ongoing and updated information on lands undergoing the Development Approval Process.

Appendix A - List of Land Uses Specifically Mentioned or Defined

LIST OF LAND USES SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED OR DEFINED

LAND USE TERM

adult entertainment parlour

agricultural use

airport

amusement centre

amusement park

animal care establishment

animal hospital

apartment dwelling, low rise

apartment dwelling, mid-high rise

artist studio

automobile body shop

automobile dealership

automobile rental establishment

automobile service station

bank

bank machine

bar

bed and breakfast

broadcasting studio

bus station

campground

car wash

casino

catering establishment

cemetery

cinema

community centre

community garden

community health and resource centre

convenience store

converted dwelling

correctional facility

court house

crematorium

daycare

detached dwelling

diplomatic mission

duplex dwelling

drive-through facility

dwelling unit

emergency service

environmental preserve and education area

equestrian establishment

experimental farm

fairground

forestry operation

funeral home

garden suite

gas bar

golf course

group home

heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing

heavy industrial use

home-based business

home-based daycare

hospital

hotel

instructional facility

intensive livestock farm operation

kennel

linked-detached dwelling

leaf and yard waste disposal facility

library

light industrial use

marine facility

medical facility

military and police training facility

mineral extraction operation

mixed use building (By-law 2010-123)

mobile home

mobile home park

multiple attached dwelling

municipal service centre

museum

nightclub

non-residential building (By-law 2010-123)

office

park

parking garage

parking lot

personal service business

place of assembly

place of worship

planned unit development

post office

post-secondary educational institution

printing plant

production studio

rapid-transit network

recreational and athletic facility

research and development centre

residential care facility

restaurant

restaurant- fast food

restaurant- full service

restaurant- take out

retail food store

retail store

retirement home

retirement home, converted

rooming house

rooming house, converted

school

secondary dwelling unit

semi-detached dwelling

service and repair shop

shelter

small arms, rifles and explosives outdoor testing and training area

small batch brewery

snow disposal facility

solid waste disposal facility

sports arena

stacked dwelling

storage yard

technology industry

theatre

three unit dwelling

train station

training centre

truck transport terminal

utility installation

warehouse

waste processing and transfer facility

wayside pit

wayside quarry

Appendix B - Amendment Schedule to the Zoning By-law and Interim Control By-laws

Amendment Schedule to the Zoning By-law and Interim Control By-laws

How to Use this Appendix

This Appendix lists all of the amending by-laws to the City of Ottawa Zoning By-law, by by-law number, in descending numerical order, beginning with the most recently enacted by-laws.

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Appendix C - The Committee of Adjustment

THE COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT

(This Appendix is provided only as an overview of the enabling legislation dealing with the Committee of Adjustment. For accurate and detailed reference, recourse must be had to the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990)

 

1.

The Committee of Adjustment is established and regulated under Sections 44, 45 and 54 of the Planning Act, R.S.O.1990.

2.

The Committee of Adjustment is an independent body, which, in the City of Ottawa, is comprised of individuals appointed by City Council for a term of 3 years.

3.

(a)

The Committee of Adjustment may authorize, with respect to this By-law:

   

(i)

minor variances to the provisions of this By-law,

   

(ii)

permission to enlarge, extend or change a non-conforming use, or

   

(iii)

consents to sever land;

 

(b)

The Committee may authorize such variances, permissions and consents described in Subsection (a) which, in its opinion:

   

(i)

in the case of variances, are minor in nature,

   

(ii)

are desirable for the appropriate development or use of the land, building or structure,

   

(iii)

maintain the general purpose and intent of the Zoning By-law, and

   

(iv)

maintain the general purpose and intent of the Official Plan.

4.

The Committee of Adjustment may set out in its decisions any terms and conditions as the Committee considers advisable.

5.

Decisions of the Committee of Adjustment may be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board.

Appendix D - Appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board

APPEALS TO THE ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD

(This Appendix is provided only as an overview of the enabling legislation dealing with the Ontario Municipal Board. For accurate and detailed reference, recourse must be had to the Planning Act, R.S.O.1990 and the Ontario Municipal Board Act, R.S.O.1990).

 

1.

Any person or public body may appeal a decision of the Committee of Adjustment or of the Municipal Council on a zoning matter to the Ontario Municipal Board (O.M.B.).

2.

An appellant to the Ontario Municipal Board must set out in writing the objection to the decision and the reasons in support of the objection.

3.

Upon consideration of an appeal, the Ontario Municipal Board may:

 

(a)

dismiss the appeal; or

 

(b)

allow the appeal in whole or in part.

4.

The Ontario Municipal Board may dismiss all or part of an appeal without holding a hearing if an appellant did not make oral or written submission indicating an objection before the decision of the Committee of Adjustment or Municipal Council was rendered, and, in the opinion of the Board, the appellant does not provide a reasonable explanation for having failed to make a submission.