The purpose of the DR - Development Reserve Zone is to:
recognize lands intended for future urban development in areas designated as General Urban Area and Developing Communities in the Official Plan, and future village development in areas designated as Village in the Official Plan;
limit the range of permitted uses to those which will not preclude future development options; and
impose regulations which ensure a low scale and intensity of development to reflect the characteristics of existing land uses.
permit limited lot creation on existing public streets in villages that will not preclude future development options in the DR3 – Development Reserve Subzone 3. (By-law 2013-58)
In the DR Zone,
The following uses are permitted subject to:
the provisions of subsection 237(2);
community garden emergency service environmental preserve and education area forestry operation
group home, see Part 5, Section 125
home-based business,see Part 5, Section 127 marine facility one detached dwelling accessory to a permitted use park
secondary dwelling unit,see Part 5, Section 133
The zone provisions are set out in Table 237 below.
TABLE 237– DR ZONE REGULATIONS
I Zoning Mechanisms
II Zone Provisions
(a) Minimum Lot Width (m)
(b) Minimum Lot Area (m2)
(c) Minimum Front Yard Setback (m)
(d) Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m)
(e) Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
(f) Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m)
(g) Maximum Height (m)
(h).Maximum Lot Coverage (%)
For other applicable provisions, see Part 2-General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
In the DR Zone, the following subzones apply:
In the DR1 Subzone, the following use is also permitted:
one detached dwelling
In the DR2 Subzone, the following use is also permitted:
building or use operated by the City of Ottawa, the Government of Canada or the Government of Ontario or any agency thereof.
In the DR3 Subzone, the following use is also permitted subject to the use being located on a lot abutting a public street if that public street existed as of June 25, 2008::