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Part 13 - Rural Zones (Sections 211 to 236)

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.

This section of the Zoning By-law deals with the Greenbelt and the Rural Area. 

AG - Agricultural Zone (Sections 211 and 212)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the AG - Agricultural Zone is to:

  1. recognize and permit agricultural uses in areas designated Agricultural Resource Area in the Official Plan;
  2. restrict the range of permitted uses to agricultural, forestry and related accessory uses in order to preserve these prime agricultural lands from loss to other uses;
  3. regulate uses in a manner that respects the character of the area and minimizes land use conflicts; and,
  4. identify, through the use of subzones, those existing farm lots having lot area and lot width minimums that are less than the minimums required in the principal Agricultural zone.  

Section 211

In the AG Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsections 211(3) to (5);
    2. a maximum of 3 guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast; (By-law 2008-326)
    3. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in a group home; (By-law 2008-326)
      agricultural use, see Part 2, Section 62
      bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
      Cannabis Production Facility, limited to outdoor cultivation and greenhouse cultivation in a greenhouse that existed as of June 12, 2019. (By-law 2019-222)
      one detached dwelling
      environmental preserve and educational area
      equestrian establishment
      forestry operation
      group home,
       see Part 5, Section 125 
      home-based business, 
      see Part 5, Sections 127 and 128
      home-based daycare, see Part 5, Section 129
      kennel, see Part 3, Section 84
      on-farm diversified use, limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41)
      secondary dwelling unitsee Part 5, Section 133

Conditional Permitted Uses

  1. The following conditional uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsection 211(3) to (5);
    2. provided that they are located on the same lot and are accessory or ancillary to an agricultural use and the main detached dwelling;
    3. provided that they serve as housing for farm help and the minimum lot size must be 10 hectares;
    4. provided that in addition to the main detached dwelling there is a maximum of either:
      1. one additional detached dwelling and two mobile homes or bunk house dwelling, or,
      2. three mobile homes or bunk house dwelling;
        bunk house dwelling
        one detached dwelling
        mobile home

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 211 below.
    Table 211 - AG Zone provisions
    I
    Zoning Mechanisms
    Provisions
    II
    Agricultural use, equestrian establishment and forestry
    III Kennel IV Other Uses
    (a) Minimum Lot Width (m) 90 see Part 3, Section 84 30
    (b) Minimum Lot Area (ha) 36

    0.2, see ss. 211(6)
    (By-law 2008-457)

    (c) Minimum Distance Separation see Part 2, Section 62 see Part 2, Section 62
    (d) Minimum Front Yard Setback (m) (i) 10 10
    (ii) 6 for a farm produce outlet with a floor area of 28 m2 or less
    (e) Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m) 10 10
    (f) Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m) 5 5
    (g) Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m) 10 10
    (h) Maximum Height (m) 12 12
    (i) Maximum Lot Coverage (%) 20 20
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
  3. Despite subsection 211(3), an agricultural use may also be permitted as an accessory use to a detached dwelling on a lot of 0.8ha or larger in area.  (By-law 2012-349)  (By-law 2016-290)
  4. The minimum lot area stated in Table 211 reflects that of many existing smaller sized lots. New residential lot severances are only permitted for an existing residence made surplus to a farming operation, as per Official Plan requirements, and such will have a minimum lot area of 0.4 hectares.(By-law 2008-457)
  5. Despite subsection 211(3), there are no minimum lot width and lot area requirements for an agricultural use that excludes livestock-related food production.  (By-law 2017-148)

Section 212 - AG Subzones

In the AG Zone, the following subzones apply:

AG1 TO AG3 Subzones

  1. The AG1 to AG3 subzone are set out in Table 212A below and are used only to recognize existing smaller sized agricultural lots that do not meet the AG zone requirements:
    Table 212A – AG1 TO AG3 Subzone provisions
    I
    Subzone
    Agricultural use, equestrian establishment and forestry
    II
    Minimum lot area (ha)
    III
    Minimum lot width (m)
    (a) AG1 30 60
    (b) AG2 18 60
    (c) AG3 10 60
  2. Despite subsection 212(1), an agricultural use may also be permitted as an accessory use to a detached dwelling on a lot of 0.8 ha or larger in area. (By-law 2016-290)
    (2a) Despite subsection 212(1), there are no minimum lot width and lot area requirements for an agricultural use that excludes livestock-related food production.  (By-law 2017-148)    

AG4 TO AG8 Subzones

  1. The AG4 to AG8 subzones are used for farm consolidations where a severance of a surplus farm house has occurred and the following uses are prohibited:
    bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
    detached dwelling
    group homesee Part 5, Section 125 
    home-based business, see Part 5, Sections 127 and 128 
    home-based daycaresee Part 5, Section 129 
    secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133 (By-law 2016-290)
  2. The AG4 to AG8 subzone provisions are set out in Table 212B below:  (By-law 2016-290)   (5) Despite subsection 212(4), there are no minimum lot width and lot area requirements for an agricultural use that excludes livestock-related food production.  (By-law 2017-148)     
Table 212B - AG4 TO AG8 Subzone provisions
I
Subzone
Agricultural use, equestrian establishment and forestry
II
Minimum lot area (ha)
III
Minimum lot width (m)
(a) AG4 45 90
(b) AG5 30 60
(c) AG6 18 60
(d) AG7 10 60
(e) AG8 5 60

ME - Mineral Extraction Zone (Sections 213 and 214)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the ME – Mineral Extraction Zone is to:

  1. permit licensed mineral extraction operations in areas mainly designated as Sand and Gravel Resource Area or Limestone Resource Area in the Official Plan;
  2. allow a limited range of permitted uses which are related to or compatible with mineral extraction operations, as well as interim uses that would not sterilize the potential of future mineral extraction operation on the lands within the ME zones;
  3. Impose regulations to minimize the impact of mineral extraction operations on the surrounding area.

​Section 213

In the ME Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsections 213(3) and (4);
      agricultural use, see Part 2, Section 62
      environmental preserve and educational area
      equestrian establishment
      forestry operation
      kennel,
       see Part 3, Section 84
      on-farm diversified use, limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41)
      leaf and yard waste composting facility
      mineral extraction operation
  2. The following conditional uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsections 213(3) and (4);
    2. the use is located on the same lot as an operating mineral extraction operation;
    3. the use mobile home is for a security guard or caretaker;
    4. the waste processing and transfer facility is limited to inert construction materials such as concrete and asphalt;
      one mobile home
      waste processing and transfer facility

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 213 below.
    Table 213 - ME Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    ZONE PROVISIONS
    (i) Farm produce outlet associated with an agricultural use (ii) All other uses
    (a) Minimum lot width (m) 30
    (b) Minimum lot area (ha) 10
    (c) Maximum gross floor area (m2) 28 not applicable
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 6 30
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 15
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 15
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 30
    (g) Maximum height (m) 15
    (h) Minimum width of landscaped area along all lot lines (m) 15
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.  

Section 214 - ME Subzones

In the ME Zone, the following subzones apply:

ME1 Subzone – Mineral extraction operation with detached dwelling

  1. In the ME1 Subzone:
    1. the following are additional permitted uses:
      one detached dwelling
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
    2. Despite the regulations of Table 213, in the ME1 subzone the detached dwelling must provide a minimum front yard setback of 15 m and a maximum front yard setback of 45 m. The purpose of these setbacks is to ensure that the detached dwelling is located near the road to minimize encroachment onto potential mineral aggregate resources in order to permit mineral extraction on other portions of the lands not located in close proximity to the dwelling.

ME2 Subzone – Mineral extraction operation - pit only 

  1. In the ME2 Subzone the use mineral extraction operation shall be limited to a pit.

ME3 Subzone – Mineral extraction operation - pit only with detached dwelling

  1. In the ME3 Subzone:
    1. the use mineral extraction operation shall be limited to a pit
    2. the following are additional permitted uses:
      one detached dwelling
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
    3. Despite the regulations of Table 213, in the ME3 subzone the detached dwelling must provide a minimum front yard setback of 15 m and a maximum front yard setback of 45 m. The purpose of these setbacks is to ensure that the detached dwelling is located near the road to minimize encroachment onto potential mineral aggregate resources in order to permit mineral extraction on other portions of the lands not located in close proximity to the dwelling.

MR - Mineral Aggregate Reserve Zone (Sections 215 and 216)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the MR – Mineral Aggregate Reserve Zone is to:

  1. identify those areas that are designated as Sand and Gravel Resource Area or Limestone Resource Area in the Official Plan for which at present there is no licensed mineral extraction operations, and are not along a rural truck route;
  2. identify those lands where as yet unexploited mineral aggregate resources exist, until a request is made for a rezoning to the Mineral Extraction – ME zone to permit a mineral extraction operation;
  3. allow for an interim period a limited range of permitted uses of a nature that would not sterilize the potential of future mineral extraction operation on the lands or neighbouring lands; and,
  4. impose regulations reflective of the ME zone as lands in the MR zone may potentially be rezoned to ME to permit mineral extraction operations.

Section 215

In the MR Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsections 215(2) and (3);
      agricultural use, see Part 2, Section 62
      environmental preserve and educational area
      equestrian establishment
      forestry operation
      kennel,
      see Part 3, Section 84
      on-farm diversified use, limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41) 

Zone Provisions

  1. The use provisions are set out in the subsections 215(2) and (3) below:
    Table 215 - MR Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    ZONE PROVISIONS
    (i) Farm produce outlet associated with an agricultural use (ii) All other uses
    (a) Minimum lot width (m) 30
    (b) Minimum lot area (ha) 10
    (c) Maximum gross floor area (m2) 28 not applicable
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 6 30
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 15
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 15
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 30
    (g) Maximum height (m) 15
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.

Section 216 - MR Subzones

In the MR Zone, the following subzones apply:

MR1 – Mineral aggregate reserve with detached dwelling

  1. In the MR1 Subzone:
    1. the following uses are also permitted:
      one detached dwelling
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
    2. Despite the regulations of Table 215 in the MR1 subzone the detached dwelling must provide a minimum front yard setback of 15 m and a maximum front yard setback of 45 m. The purpose of these setbacks is to ensure that the detached dwelling is located near the road to minimize encroachment onto potential mineral aggregate resources in order to permit mineral extraction on other portions of the lands not located in close proximity to the dwelling.

RC - Rural Commercial Zone (Sections 217 and 218)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RC – Rural Commercial Zone is to:

  1. permit the development of highway and recreational commercial uses which serve the rural community and visiting public in areas mainly designated as General Rural Area, Village and Carp Road Corridor Rural Employment Area in the Official Plan;
  2. accommodate a range of commercial uses including services for the traveling public as well as agriculture-related, vehicle-oriented and construction products and services;
  3. permit research facilities in areas designated Greenbelt Employment and Institutional Area in the Official Plan, and
  4. regulate development in a manner that has a minimal impact on the surrounding rural area or villages.

Section 217

In the RC Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 217(3) to (5);
    2. despite the definition amusement park, a go-cart track is not permitted in an RC zone which abuts in whole or in part any VM, V1, V2 or V3 zone;
    3. retail store is limited to the sale of agricultural, construction, gardening or landscaping-related products, equipment or supplies;
    4. the detached dwelling or dwelling unit is limited to one in total and must be accessory to a permitted use;      
      amusement centre
      amusement park
      animal care establishment

      animal hospital
      artist studio
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile dealership
      automobile service station
      bar
      campground
      car wash

      click and collect facility (By-law 2016-289)
      detached dwelling
      dwelling unit
      gas bar
      heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing
      hotel
      kennel, see Part 3, Section 84
      parking lot
      restaurant
      retail food store, limited to a farmers’ market 
      (By-law 2016-134)
      retail store
      storefront industry,
      see Part 3, Section 99  (By-law 2018-171)
      warehouse (By-law 2013-58)
    5. no single commercial use can occupy more than 2500 m2 of gross leasable floor area on any lot in a RC zone in a village shown on Schedule 9. (By-law 2013-58) (By-law 2017-148)
    6. Where an outdoor farmers’ market is located on a lot with another use, the primary or subzone provisions do not apply and the farmers’ market may only by located in a:
      1. parking lot;
      2. yard abutting a parking lot; and,
      3. front of corner side yard;
        associated with the other use.  (By-law 2016-134)

Conditional Permitted Uses

  1. The following conditional uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsection 217(3) to (5);
    2. provided that they are located in the same building or on the same lot as a permitted use;        
      bank machine
      convenience store
      drive-through facility
      personal service business

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 217 below.
    Table 217 - RC Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    PROVISIONS
    (a) Lot area (m2) 4000
    (b) Lot width (m) 30
    (c) Front yard setback (m) 10
    (d) Interior side yard setback (m) Abutting residential zone 4.5
    All other zones 3
    (e) Corner side yard setback (m) 6
    (f) Rear yard setback (m) 10
    (g) Height (m) 11
    (h) Lot coverage (%) 25
    (i) Landscaping of yards -required front and corner side yards to be landscaped, except for driveways crossing the front or corner side yard leading to a parking area
    (j) Outdoor storage -outdoor storage permitted in interior side and rear yard only; must be screened and concealed from view from abutting streets and from abutting non-commercial or non-industrial zones
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2 - General Provisions, Part 3 - Specific Use Provisions and Part 4 - Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
  3. It should be noted that lots serviced by private services may require lot sizes larger than that necessary to meet zone provisions in order to accommodate the servicing systems capable of handling the increased levels of water consumption and sewage generation that may be associated with these uses.

Section 218 - RC Subzones

In the RC Zone the following subzones apply:

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 218A below.
Table 218A - RC1 to RC4 Subzone provisions (By-law 2019-41)
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
PROVISIONS
II
RC1
III
RC2
IV
RC3
V
RC4
(a) Minimum lot area (m2) 1350 2000 8000 20,000
(b) Minimum lot width (m) 20 30 60 90
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 7.5 10 10 10
(d) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 4.5 4.5 6 6
(ii) all other cases 3 3 6 6
(e) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 7.5 10 10 10
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 7.5 7.5 10 10
(g) Maximum principal building height 11 11 11 11
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 30 30 20 15
(i) Landscaping of yards -required front and corner side yards to be landscaped, except for driveways crossing the front or corner side yard leading to a parking area
(j) Outdoor storage -outdoor storage permitted in interior side and rear yard only; must be screened and concealed from view from abutting streets and from abutting non-commercial or non-industrial zones
 (k) Further permitted uses (By-law 2014-166)      -light industrial -printing plant
-service and repair shop
-research and development centre
-office    

RC5 Subzone - campgrounds

  1. In the RC5 subzone:
    1. despite Section 217(1) the following uses only are permitted;
    2. despite the definition marine facility the storage, servicing, repair, or sale or rental of boats is also allowed, along with the sale of marine fuels;
    3. despite the definition campground this may include cabins and chalets;
    4. the dwelling unit is limited to one in total;      
      campground
      dwelling unit
      marine facility
      park
      retail food store, limited to a farmers’ market
       (By-law 2016-134)
    5. Where an outdoor farmers’ market is located on a lot with another use, the primary or subzone provisions do not apply and the farmers’ market may only by located in a:
      1. parking lot;
      2. yard abutting a parking lot; and,
      3. front or corner side yard
        ​associated with the other use. (By-law 2016-134)
  2. The following conditional uses only are permitted subject to the following:
    1. provided that they are located in the same building or on the same lot as a permitted use;
    2. only one dwelling unit as permitted in subsection 218(2) or one detached dwelling is permitted, not both;
      restaurant
      one detached dwelling
  3. The RC4 subzone provisions are set out in Table 218A shall apply for the RC5 subzone.

RC6 and RC7 Subzones – Carp road corridor (convenience commercial nodes)

  1. In the RC6 and RC7 subzones:
    1. the retail store is limited to a convenience store;  and to the sale of goods, products, equipment, supplies or services manufactured, processed, assembled, packaged or delivered by a permitted use, or the sale of previously prepared materials used in the manufacturing, processing, assembly, packaging or delivery of finished parts, finished products or services; (By-law 2014-166)
    2. the following uses are also permitted:        
      bank
      payday loan establishment  (By-law 2017-302)
      office
      retail store
  2. The RC6 and RC7 subzone provisions apply as follows:
    1. for the RC6 subzone the provisions of the RC2 subzone in Table 218A apply;
    2. for the RC7 subzone the provisions of the RC zone in Table 217 apply.

RC8 And RC9 Subzones – Carp road corridor (highway commercial restricted)

  1. In the RC8 and RC9 subzones:
    1. the automobile service station may not retail fuel;
    2. the following uses are prohibited:        
      bar
      gas bar
      kennel,
       see Part 3, Section 84
      restaurant
    3. the following uses are also permitted:
      light industrial
      printing plant
      service and repair shop
      research and development centre
      office (By-law 2014-166)
    4. retail store is limited to the sale of agricultural, construction, gardening or landscaping-related products, equipment or supplies; and to the sale of goods, products, equipment, supplies or services manufactured, processed, assembled, packaged or delivered by a permitted use, or the sale of previously prepared materials used in the manufacturing, processing, assembly, packaging or delivery of finished parts, finished products or services. (By-law 2014-166)
  2. The RC8 and RC9 subzone provisions apply as follows:
    1. for the RC8 subzone the provisions of the RC2 subzone in Table 218A apply;
    2. for the RC9 subzone the provisions of the RC zone in Table 217 apply.

RC10 Subzone – Greenbelt employment areas

  1. In the RC10 subzone:
    1. despite Section 217(1) the following uses only are permitted:
    2. the uses day care and technology industry must be accessory to a research and development centre
      agricultural use, see Part 2, Section 62
      day care
      environmental preserve and education area
      forestry use
      on-farm diversified use,
      limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41)
      research and development centre
      technology industry
      retail food store, limited to a farmers’ market 
      (By-law 2016-134)
    3. zone provisions are set out in Table 218B below.
    4. Where an outdoor farmers’ market is located on a lot with another use, the primary or subzone provisions do not apply and the farmers’ market may only by located in a:
      1. parking lot;
      2. yard abutting a parking lot; and,
      3. front or corner side yard;
        associated with the other use. (By-law 2016-134)
Table 218B - RC10 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(a) Lot area (ha) 1.0
(b) Lot frontage (m) 75
(c) Front yard setback (m) 10
(d) Interior side yard setback (m) 10
(e) Corner side yard setback (m) 10
(f) Rear yard setback (m) 10
(g) Height (m) 20
(h) Lot coverage (%) 25
(i) Landscaping of yards -required front and corner side yards to be landscaped, except for driveways crossing the front or corner side yard leading to a parking area
(j) Outdoor storage -outdoor storage permitted in interior side and rear yard only; must be screened and concealed from view from abutting streets and from abutting non-commercial or non-industrial zones

RC11 Subzone

  1. In the RC11 subzone:
    1. despite the permitted uses in subsections 217(1) and (2) the following uses are the primary permitted uses:       
      amusement centre
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile dealership
      automobile service station
      bank
      bed and breakfast establishment
      catering establishment
      convenience store
      drive-through facility
      dwelling unit
      funeral home
      gas bar
      heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing
      light industrial use, limited to bakery
      medical facility
      office
      payday loan establishment

      artist studio (By-law 2017-302)
      personal service business
      place of assembly
      printing plant
      research and development centre
      restaurant
      retail store
      retail food store
      service and repair shop 
      (By-law 2014-166)
    2. zone provisions are set out in Table 218C below.
Table 218C - RC11 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(a) Minimum lot area (m2) 1350
(b) Minimum lot width (m) 20
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 6
(d) Minimum Interior side yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 6
(ii) all other cases 3
(e) Minimum Corner side yard setback (m) 6
(By-law 2008-457)
(f) Minimum Rear yard setback (m) 6
(g) Maximum Height (m) 11
(h) Maximum Lot coverage (%) 40
(i) Landscaping of yards -required front and corner side yards to be landscaped, except for driveways crossing the front or corner side yard leading to a parking area
(j) Outdoor storage -outdoor storage permitted in interior side and rear yard only; must be screened and concealed from view from abutting streets and from abutting non-commercial or non-industrial zones
(k) Retail store (By-law 2014-166)  - retail store is limited to the sale of agricultural, construction, gardening or landscaping-related products, equipment or supplies; and to the sale of goods, products, equipment, supplies or services manufactured, processed, assembled, packaged or delivered by a permitted use, or the sale of previously prepared materials used in the manufacturing, processing, assembly, packaging or delivery of finished parts, finished products or services

RC12  Subzone – Villages of Cumberland, Metcalfe and Osgoode

  1. In the RC12 subzone:
    1. The following uses only are permitted:      
      amusement centre
      animal care establishment
      animal hospital
      artist studio
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile dealership
      automobile service station
      bank
      bar
      car wash
      catering establishment
      cinema
      day care
      detached dwelling
      dwelling unit 
      (By-law 2015-190)
      emergency service
      funeral home
      gas bar
      heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing
      hotel
      instructional facility
      library
      medical facility
      municipal service centre
      office
      payday loan establishment 
      (By-law 2017-302)
      park
      parking lot
      personal brewing facility
      (By-law 2019-41)
      place of assembly
      place of worship
      (By-law 2014-94)
      post office
      recreational and athletic facility
      restaurant
      retail store
      retail food store
      service or repair shop

      theatre
      training centre
      urban agriculture,
      see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)
      warehouse
    2. The following conditional uses are also permitted provided that they are located in the same building or on the same lot as a permitted use:
      bank machine
      convenience store
      drive-through facility
      personal service business; and
    3. clause 217 (1)(c) and subsection 217 (3) do not apply.
    4. retail sale of automobiles in association with an automobile service station must not exceed an amount equal to 10% of the lot area;
    5. zone provisions are set out in Table 218D below: (By-law 2013-58) (By-law 2014-94)
Table 218D  - RC12 Subzone provisions (By-law 2013-58)
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(a) Minimum lot area (m2) 1350
(b) Minimum lot width (m) 20
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 6
(d) Minimum Interior side yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 6
(ii) all other cases 3
(e) Minimum Corner side yard setback (m) 6
(f) Minimum Rear yard setback (m) 7.5
(g) Maximum Building Height (m) 11
(h) Landscaping of yards -required front and corner side yards to be soft landscaped, except for driveways crossing the front or corner side yard leading to a parking space
(i) Outdoor storage -outdoor storage permitted in interior side and rear yard only; must be screened and concealed from view from abutting streets and from abutting residential zones

RG - Rural General Industrial Zone (Sections 219 and 220)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RG – Rural General Industrial Zone is to:

  1. permit the development of light industrial uses in areas mainly designated as General Rural Area, Village and Carp Road Corridor Rural Employment in the Official Plan;
  2. accommodate a range of light industrial uses and limited service commercial uses for the travelling public; and,
  3. regulate development in a manner that respects adjacent land uses and will have a minimal impact on the surrounding rural area.

Section 219

In the RG Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 219(3) to (5);
    2. the dwelling unit is limited to a caretaker;
    3. the retail store is limited to the sale of agricultural, construction, gardening or landscape-related products, equipment or supplies;
      animal care establishment (By-law 2015-190)
      animal hospital
      automobile body shop
      automobile dealership
      automobile service station
      Cannabis Production Facility
      , and contained within a building that is not a greenhouse. (By-law 2019-222)
      drive-through facility (OMB Order #PL080959 issued March 18, 2010)
      dwelling unit
      gas bar
      heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing
      kennel, see Part 3,Section 84
      leaf and yard waste composting facility
      light industrial uses
      parking lot
      printing plant
      retail store
      service and repair shop
      storage yard
      truck transport terminal
      warehouse
      waste processing and transfer facility (non-putrescible) 

Conditional Permitted Uses

  1. The following conditional uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsection 219(3) to (5);
    2. the use is located on the same lot as the use listed in Section 219(1);
    3. the retail store is limited to the sale of goods, service or materials provided by a use permitted in Section 219(1);      
      animal care establishment
      bank machine
      bar​ 
      (By-law 2018-171)
      car wash
      convenience store
      personal service business
      restaurant
      retail store
      (OMB Order #PL080959 issued March 18, 2010)
    4. ) A bar
      1. must be ancillary to a permitted brewery, winery or distillery; and,
      2. may not have a gross floor area exceeding the lesser of:
        1. 300 m2, or
        2. 25% of the floor area of the brewery, winery or distillery to which it is ancillary. (By-law 2018-171)

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 219 below.
    Table 219 - RG Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    PROVISIONS
    (a) Minimum lot width (m) 30
    (b) Minimum lot area (m2) 4,000
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 15
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 15
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) (i) Abutting a RG, RH or RC zone 3
    (ii) Other cases 8
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 12
    (g) Maximum principal building height (m) 15
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 50
    (i) Outdoor storage (a) outside storage is not permitted within any required front yard or corner side yard

    (b) outside storage must be screened from abutting residential uses or zones and public streets by an opaque screen at least 1.8 m in height from finished grade
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
  3. It should be noted that lots serviced by private services may require lot sizes larger than that necessary to meet zone provisions in order to accommodate the servicing systems capable of handling the increased levels of water consumption and sewage generation that may be associated with these uses.

Section 220 - RG Subzones

In the RG Zone, the following subzones apply:

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 220A below.
Table 220A – RG1 TO RG3 Subzone provisions
I
Subzones
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
(a) RG1 8000 60
(b) RG2 3000 35
(c) RG3 2000 30

RG4 and RG5 Subzones – Carp road corridor

  1. In the RG4 and RG5 subzones:
    1. the automobile service station may not retail fuel;
    2. retail store is limited to the sale of agricultural, construction, gardening or landscaping-related products, equipment or supplies; and to the sale of goods, products, equipment, supplies or services manufactured, processed, assembled, packaged or delivered by a permitted use, or the sale of previously prepared materials used in the manufacturing, processing, assembly, packaging or delivery of finished parts, finished products or services. (By-law 2014-166)
    3. the following uses are prohibited:      
      gas bar
      kennel, see Part 3, Section 84
    4. the following uses are also permitted:      
      research and development centre
      technology industry
    5. the following conditional uses are also permitted subject to the use being located on the same lot as a primary permitted use:
      office (By-law 2014-166)
  2. The RG4 and RG5 subzone provisions are set out in Table 220B below.
Table 220B – RG4 and RG5 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
PROVISIONS
II
RG4
III
RG5
(a) Minimum lot width (m) 30 30
(b) Minimum lot area (m2) 1800 4000
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 12 12
(d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) Abutting a RG, RH or RC zone 7.5 7.5
(ii) Other cases 10 10
(e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) (i) Abutting a RG, RH or RC zone 4.5 4.5
(ii) Other cases 10 10
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 12 12
(g) Maximum principal building height (m) 15 15
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 50 50
(i) Outdoor storage (a) outside storage is not permitted within any required front yard or corner side yard

(b) outside storage must be screened from abutting residential uses or zones and public streets by an opaque screen at least 1.8 m in height from finished grade

RH - Rural Heavy Industrial Zone (Sections 221 and 222)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RH – Rural Heavy Industrial Zone is to:

  1. permit the development of heavy industrial uses in areas mainly designated as General Rural Area, Village and Carp Road Corridor Rural Employment in the Official Plan;
  2. accommodate a range of heavy industrial uses and limited service commercial uses at locations which are neither environmentally sensitive nor in close proximity to incompatible land uses; and,
  3. regulate development in a manner that respects adjacent land uses and will have a minimal impact on the rural area.

Section 221

In the RH Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsections 221(3) to (5);      
      automobile body shop
      automobile service station
      Cannabis Production Facility
      , and contained within a building that is not a greenhouse. (By-law 2019-222)
      crematorium
      drive-through facility
       (OMB Order #PL080959 issued March 18, 2010)
      gas bar
      heavy equipment and vehicle sales, rental and servicing
      heavy industrial use
      kennel,
      see Part 3, Section 84
      leaf and yard waste composting facility
      light industrial use
      parking lot
      printing plant
      service and repair shop
      storage yard

      truck transport terminal
      warehouse
      waste processing and transfer facility

Conditional Uses Permitted

  1. The following conditional uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsections 221(3) to (5);
    2. the use is located on the same lot as the use listed in Section 221(1);
    3. the retail store is limited to the sale of goods, service or materials provided by a use permitted in Section 221(1);      
      bank machine
      bar (By-law 2018-171)
      car wash
      convenience store
      restaurant
      retail store
       (OMB Order #PL080959 issued March 18, 2010)
    4. A bar
      1. must be ancillary to a permitted brewery, winery or distillery; and,
      2. may not have a gross floor area exceeding the lesser of:
        1. 300 m2, or
        2. 25% of the floor area of the brewery, winery or distillery to which it is ancillary. (By-law 2018-171)

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 221 below.
    Table 221 - RH Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    PROVISIONS
    (a) Minimum lot width (m) 50
    (b) Minimum lot area (m2) 8,000
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 15
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 15
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) (i) Abutting an industrial zone 3
    (ii) Other cases 10
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 15
    (g) Maximum principal building height (m) 15
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 50
    (i) Outdoor storage (a) outside storage is not permitted within any required front yard or corner side yard;

    (b) outside storage must be screened from abutting residential uses and public streets by an opaque screen at least 1.8 metres in height from finished grade
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2 - General Provisions, Part 3 - Specific Use Provisions and Part 4 - Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.   (5) It should be noted that lots serviced by private services may require lot sizes larger than that necessary to meet zone provisions in order to accommodate the servicing systems capable of handling the increased levels of water consumption and sewage generation that may be associated with these uses.

Section 222 - RH Subzones

In the RH Zone, the following subzones apply:

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 222A below.
Table 222A – RH Subzone provisions
I
Subzones
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
 
(a) RH1 20,000 60
(b) RH2 4000 30
(c) RH3 1000 30

RH4 and RH5 SUBZONES – Carp road corridor

  1. In the RH4 and RH5 subzones:
    1. the automobile service station may not retail fuel;
    2. the following uses are prohibited:
      gas bar
  2. The RH4 and RH5 subzone provisions are set out in Table 222B below.
Table 222B – RH4 and RH5 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
RH4
III
RH5
(a) Minimum lot width (m) 30 50
(b) Minimum lot area (m2) 1000 8000
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 12 12
(d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) Abutting a RG, RH or RC zone 7.5 7.5
(ii) Other cases 10 10
(e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) (i) Abutting a RG, RH or RC zone 4.5 4.5
(ii) Other cases 10 10
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 12 12
(g) Maximum principal building height (m) 15 15
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 50 50
(i) Outdoor storage (a) outside storage is not permitted within any required front yard or corner side yard

(b) outside storage must be screened from abutting residential uses or zones and public streets by an opaque screen at least 1.8 m in height from finished grade

RI - Rural Institutional Zone (Sections 223 and 224)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RI – Rural Institutional Zone is to:

  1. permit a range of community-oriented and emergency service uses which serve the needs of the rural population in areas designated primarily as Village in the Official Plan;
  2. permit a limited range of educational and religious-related institutional uses where they exist in areas designated General Rural Area and Agricultural Resource Area in the Official Plan, and,
  3. ensure that future development will have a minimal impact on adjacent land uses and will respect the character of the surrounding village or rural areas.

​Section 223

In the RI Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 223(2) to (4);
    2. a maximum of one ancillary dwelling unit or detached dwelling is permitted with a place of worship
    3. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in a group home
    4. a retail food store is limited to a farmers’ market
      cemetery
      community centre
      community health and resource centre
      day care
      emergency service
      environmental preserve and educational area
      group home, 
      see Part 5, Section 125
      library
      municipal service centre
      museum
      park
      place of assembly

      place of worship
      residential care facility retail food store
      retirement home
      retirement home, converted,
      see Part 5, Section 122
      rooming house
      school
      shelter,
      see Part 5, Section 134
      urban agriculture, see Part 3, see Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)  (By-law 2018-206)     (e) Despite (d), the use residential care facility is not permitted in the RI – Rural Institutional zone in the villages of Ashton, Burritt’s Rapids, Carlsbad Springs, Cumberland, Dunrobin, Fallowfield, Fitzroy Harbour, Galetta, Kars, Kenmore, Kinburn, Marionville, Metcalfe, Munster, Navan, Notre Dame des Champs, Osgoode, Sarsfield, Vars, and Vernon. (By-law 2013-359)

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 223 below.
    Table 223 - RI Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    PROVISIONS
    (a) Minimum lot width (m)   30
    (b) Minimum lot area (m2)   2000
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m)   6
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 10
    (ii) all other cases 7.5
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m)   6
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m)   6
    (g) Maximum principal building height   10
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%)   50
    (i) Minimum landscaped area (%)   20
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
  3. It should be noted that lots serviced by private services may require lot sizes larger than that necessary to meet zone provisions in order to accommodate the servicing systems capable of handling the increased levels of water consumption and sewage generation that may be associated with these uses.

Section 224 - RI Subzones

In the RI Zone, the following subzones apply:

RI1 – RI3 Subzones

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 224A below.
Table 224A - RI1 to RI3 Sone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
RI1
III
RI2
IV
RI3
(a) Minimum lot area (m2) 1000 4000 10,000
(b) Minimum lot width (m) 30 60 75
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 6 9 9
(d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 10 10 10
(ii) all other cases 7.5 10 10
(e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 3 9 9
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 6 9 9
(g) Maximum principal building height 10 12 12
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 75 30 30
(i) Minimum landscaped area (%) 20 20 20

RI4 Subzone

  1. In the RI4 Subzone:
    1. the following uses are also permitted:      
      fairground
      recreational and athletic facility
      sports arena​
    2. zone provisions are set out in Table 224B below.
Table 224B - RI4 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(a) Minimum lot width (m) 75
(b) Minimum lot area (ha) 1.0
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 9
(d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 10
(ii) all other cases 10
(e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 9
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 9
(g) Maximum principal building height 12
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 30
(i) Minimum landscaped area (%) 20

RI5 to RI8 Subzones

  1. In the RI5 to RI8 subzones:
    1. despite subsection 223(1) the following uses only are permitted:
    2. a maximum of one ancillary dwelling unit or detached dwelling is permitted with a place of worship      
      cemetery
      day care
      place of worship
      school
    3. zone provisions are set out in Table 224C below.
Table 224C - RI5 to RI8 Subzone provisions​
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
PROVISIONS
II
RI5
III
RI6
IV
RI7
V
RI8
(a) Minimum lot area (m2) 10,000 4000 2000 1000
(b) Minimum lot width (m) 75 60 30 30
(c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 9 9 6 6
(d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) (i) abutting a residential use or zone 10 10 10 10
(ii) all other cases 10 10 7.5 7.5
(e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 9 9 6 3
(f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 9 9 6 6
(g) Maximum principal building height 12 12 10 10
(h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 30 30 50 75
(i) Minimum landscaped area (%) 20 20 20 20

RR - Rural Residential Zone (Sections 225 and 226)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RR – Rural Residential Zone is to:

  1. recognize and permit large-lot residential development in planned subdivisions and to acknowledge existing smaller lot development in areas designated as General Rural Area or Rural Natural Features in the Official Plan;
  2. recognize clusters of existing residential development found in areas designated as Agricultural Resource Area or Greenbelt Rural in the Official Plan;
  3. permit residential-only uses as well as related and accessory uses;   (4) regulate development in a manner that respects both the residential character of the area and the surrounding rural context.

Section 225

In the RR Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsection 225(2) and (3);
    2. a maximum of three guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast;
    3. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in a group home;
    4. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in retirement home, converted;
      bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
      detached dwelling
      group home, see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
      home-based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
      retirement home, converted, see Part 5, Section 122
      secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5,Section 133
      urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)
    5. Despite subsection 225(1), an agricultural use limited to the keeping of a maximum of 10 hens is permitted as an accessory use to a detached dwelling on a lot of 0.8 ha or larger in area. (By-law 2019-41)

Zone Provisions

  1. Zone provisions are set out in Table 225 below:
    Table 225 - RR Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    RR
    (a) Minimum lot area (m2) 8000
    (b) Minimum lot width (m) 50
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 10
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 10
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 6
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 10
    (g) Maximum height (m) 11
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 15
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.

Section 226 - RR Subzones

In the RR Zone, the following subzones apply:

  1. The RR1 to RR3 subzone provisions are set out in Table 226A below and are used for existing country lot developments, while the RR zone is to be used for new subdivision development.
    Table 226A: RR1 to RR3 Subzone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    II
    RR1
    III
    RR2
    IV
    RR3
     
    (a) Minimum lot area (m2) 8000 8000 8000  
    (b) Minimum lot width (m) 45 50 60  
    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 15 12 10  
    (d) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 15 23 10  
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 3 6 5  
    (f) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 15 12 5  
    (g) Maximum height (m) 11 11 11  
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%) no maximum 8 15  
  2. The RR4 to RR12 subzone provisions are set out in Table 226B below and are used for existing small lot size rural development in hamlets, along riverfronts and rural lot clusters, and golf course estate subdivisions.
Table 226B: RR4 to RR17 Subzone provisions (By-law 2008-457)
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
IV
Minimum Front Yard Setback (m)
V
Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m)
VI
Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
VII
Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m)
VIII
Maximum Height (m) -Principal Building
IX
Maximum Lot Coverage (%)
(a) RR4 4000 30 7.5 15 4.5 4.5 11 15
(b) RR5 4000 45 10 7.5 4 10 11 15
(c) RR6 2000 25 5 7 5 5 11 15
(d) RR7 2000 35 9 7.5 4.5 6 11 15
(e) RR8 1600 30 9 7.5 4.5 6 11 15
(f) RR9 1350 25 7.5 7.5 3 4 11 15
(g) RR10 1350 30 7.5 7.5 3 6 11 15
(h) RR11 1000 20 7.5 7.5 3 4 11 20
(i) RR12 800 20 7.5 7.5 3 4 11 20
(j) RR13
(By-law 2008-457)
2000 25 9 7 3 5 11 20
(k) RR14
(By-law 2008-457)
2000 35 9 7.5 3 6 11 20
(l) RR15
(By-law 2008-457)
1600 30 9 7.5 3 6 11 20
(m)RR16
(By-law 2008-457)
1350 25 7.5 7.5 3 4 11 20
(n)RR17
(By-law 2008-457)
1350 30 7.5 7.5 3 6 11 20

RU - Rural Countryside Zone (Sections 227 and 228)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the RU – Rural Countryside Zone is to:

  1. accommodate agricultural, forestry, country residential lots created by severance and other land uses characteristic of Ottawa’s countryside, in areas designated as General Rural Area, Rural Natural Features and Greenbelt Rural in the Official Plan;
  2. recognize and permit this range of rural-based land uses which often have large lot or distance separation requirements; and
  3. regulate various types of development in manners that ensure compatibility with adjacent land uses and respect the rural context.

Section 227

In the RU Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to the following:
    1. the provisions of subsection 227(2) to (5);
    2. a maximum of 10 guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast
    3. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in a group home,
    4. a maximum of 10 persons are permitted in a retirement home, converted
      agricultural use, see Part 2, Section 62
      animal care establishment
      animal hospital
      artist studio 
      bed and breakfast,
       see Part 5, Section 121
      Cannabis Production Facility, limited to outdoor and greenhouse cultivation. (By-law 2019-222)
      cemetery
      detached dwelling
      equestrian establishment 
      environmental preserve and educational area
      forestry operation
      group home, 
      see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Sections 127 and 128
      home-based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
      kennel, see Part 3, Section 84
      on-farm diversified use, limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41)
      retirement home, converted, see Part 5, Section 122 
      secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133

Zone Provisions

  1. In the RU Zone, development must comply with the provisions of Table 227:
    Table 227 - RU Zone provisions
    I
    ZONING MECHANISMS
    PROVISIONS
    II
    AGRICULTURAL USE, EQUESTRIAN ESTABLISHMENT
    III KENNEL IV OTHER USES
    (a) Minimum lot width (m) 60 see Part 3, Section 84 50
    (b) Minimum lot area (ha) 2

    0.8, see ss. 227(6)
    (By-law 2008-457)

    (c) Minimum front yard setback (m) 10 6 for a farm produce outlet with a floor area of 28m2or less 10
    (d) Minimum corner side yard setback (m) 10 10
    (e) Minimum rear yard setback (m) 10 10
    (f) Minimum interior side yard setback (m) 5 5
    (g) Maximum height (m) -principal building 12 12
    (h) Maximum lot coverage (%) 20 20
    (i) Minimum distance separation see Part 2, Section 62 see Part 2, Section 62
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions and Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions.
  3. Despite subsection 227(2), an agricultural use limited to a stable and the keeping of horses, and the keeping of a maximum of 10 hens may also be permitted as accessory uses to a detached dwelling on a lot of 0.8 ha or larger in area.(By-law 2012-349) (By-law 2018-155)
  4. The minimum lot area and minimum lot width for a detached dwelling indicated in Table 227, Column IV - Other Uses, applies only to a detached dwelling on an existing lot or a lot created by a consent application as per requirements of the Official Plan. The Rural Residential - RR zone is to be used for detached dwellings on lots in subdivisions. (By-law 2009-18)
  5. The minimum lot area for a lot created by a consent application – severance process – is guided by Official Plan policy that requires a minimum lot area of 0.8 hectares for the severed lot and 10.0 hectares for the retained lot. (By-law 2008-457) (By-law 2019-41)
  6. Despite subsection 227(2), there are no minimum lot width and lot area requirements for an agricultural use that excludes livestock-related food production.  (By-law 2017-148) 

Section 228 - RU Subzones

In the RU Zone, the following subzones apply:

  1. In the RU1 to RU4 subzones:
    1. the following uses only are permitted:
      agricultural use, excluding livestock-related food production  (By-law 2017-148)
      artist studio 
      bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
      detached dwelling
      group home, see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Sections 127 and 128
      home-based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
      on-farm diversified use, limited to a place of assembly, See Part 3, Section 79 (By-law 2019-41)
      retirement home, converted, see Part 5, Section 122 
      secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133
    2. zone provisions are set out in Table 228 below:
      Table 228 - RU Subzone provisions
      I
      Subzone
      II
      Minimum Lot Area (m2)
      III
      Minimum Lot Width (m)
      IV
      Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
      (i) RU1 4000 30 5
      (ii) RU2 2000 30 5
      (iii) RU3 1350 30 5
      (iv) RU4 1350 20 3
  2. Despite subsection 228(1), there are no minimum lot width and lot area requirements for an agricultural use that excludes livestock-related food production.  (By-law 2017-148) 

VM - Village Mixed-Use Zone (Sections 229 and 230)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the VM - Village Mixed-Use Zone is to,

  1. permit a wide variety of commercial, leisure, institutional and residential uses in areas designated as Village in the Official Plan,
  2. reinforce the historical character of the Village core areas and mainstreets by promoting small-scale, street-oriented building form;
  3. recognize the function of Business Improvement Areas as primary business or shopping areas; and
  4. regulate development in a manner that adopts existing land use patterns so that the unique village character is maintained.

Section 229

In the VM Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 229(2) to (5);
    2. outdoor storage is permitted subject to:
      1. the principal building occupying 65% of the street frontage for a minimum depth of 3 m;
      2. not being located in a required yard; and
      3. being completely enclosed and screened from a public street, and from residential or institutional zones.
    3. retail store, retail food store and restaurant being located on the ground floor, and where located on the ground floor, they may also locate above the ground floor;    
    4. all uses located on the ground floor having direct access to the street;
    5. a maximum of 10 residents is permitted in a group home.      
      amusement centre
      animal care establishment
      animal hospital
      apartment dwelling, low rise
      artist studio
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile service station
      bank

      bank machine
      bar
      bed and breakfast, 
      see Part 5, Section 121 
      catering establishment
      cemetery

      cinema
      click and collect facility
      (By-law 2016-289)
      community centre
      community health and resource centre
      convenience store
      day care

      detached dwelling 
      diplomatic mission, 
      see Part 3, Section 88
      duplex dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      dwelling unit
      emergency service

      funeral home
      gas bar
      group home, 
      see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
      home-based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
      hotel
      instructional facility
      library

      linked-detached dwelling
      marine facility
      medical facility
      municipal service centre
      museum
      office
      park 
      payday loan establishment
       (By-law 2017-302)
      personal brewing facility (By-law 2019-41)
      personal service business
      place of assembly

      place of worship
      post office
      recreational and athletic facility
      residential care facility 
      restaurant
      retail store
      retail food store
      retirement home
      retirement home, converted, 
      see Part 5, Section 122
      rooming unit
      school 

      secondary dwelling unitsee Part 5, Section 133
      semi-detached dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      service or repair shop
      shelter,
      see Part 5, Section 134
      sports arena
      stacked dwelling,
      see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      storefront industry, see Part 3, Section 99  (By-law 2018-171)
      theatre
      training centre
      three-unit dwelling
      townhouse dwelling,
      see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2012-334) (By-law 2010-307) (By-law 2014-189)   
      urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148) (By-law 2018-206)
    6. residential care facility is only permitted in the VM – Village Mixed-Use zone in the villages of Greely, North Gower, Carp, Constance Bay, Richmond and Manotick; (By-law 2013-58)
    7. no single commercial use can occupy by more than 2500 m2 of gross leasable floor area on any lot in a VM zone in a village shown on Schedule 9. (By-law 2013-58) (By-law 2014-189)

Zone Provisions

  1. The zone provisions are set out in Table 229 below.
    Table 229 - VM Zone provisions
    I
    Zoning Mechanism
    II
    Provisions
    (a) Minimum lot area (m2) 1,350 m2
    (b) Minimum lot width (m) 20 m
    (c) Front yard setbacks (m) (i) minimum No minimum
    (ii) maximum 3 m
    (d) Corner side yard setbacks (m) (i) minimum 3 m
    (ii) maximum 4.5 m
    (e) Minimum interior side yard setbacks (m) (i) abutting a residential zone 3 m
    (ii) abutting any other zone No minimum
    (f) Minimum rear yard setbacks (m) (i) residential use building 25% of the lot depth, minimum of 7.5 m
    (ii) non-residential use and mixed use buildings abutting a residential zone 7.5 m
    (iii) all other cases No minimum
    (g) Building heights (m) (i) minimum 6.7 m
    (ii) maximum 11 m
    (h) Minimum width of landscaped area (m) No minimum, except that where a yard is provided and not used for required driveways, aisles, parking or loading spaces, the whole yard must be landscaped
  2. The retail sales of automobiles may be provided only as an ancillary use to an automobile service station or gas bar, and must not exceed an amount equal to 10% of the lot area.
  3. It should be noted that lots serviced by private services may require lot sizes larger than that necessary to meet zone provisions in order to accommodate the servicing systems capable of handling the increased levels of water consumption and sewage generation that may be associated with these uses.
  4. In a VM Zone where a use changes from one permitted use to another permitted use and the minimum number of parking spaces required for the new use is greater than the minimum number of spaces required for the previous use, no additional parking spaces are required for the difference between what the previous use required and what the new use requires under this by-law, as long as the building envelope remains unchanged; for all other situations parking requirements are as per the use - related parking rates in Table 101. (By-law 2016-249)
  5. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Special Use Provisions, Part 4- Parking and Loading Provisions.  (By-law 2016-249)

Section 230 - VM SUBZONES

In the VM Zone, the following subzones apply :

VM1 Subzone

  1. In the VM1 Subzone:
    1. the following uses only are permitted subject to:
      1. being located on the ground floor of a building; and
      2. each occupancy not exceeding 200 square metres in gross leasable area;
        bank machine
        community health and resource centre 
        convenience store
        day care
        municipal service centre
        personal service business
        restaurant
         (effective on February 24, 2011) (OMB Order #PL080959 issued March 18, 2010)
        retail food store
        retail store
        service and repair shop
    2. the following uses are also permitted subject to:
      1. a maximum of 10 residents being permitted in a group home or a retirement home, converted;  (By-law 2014-189)
        ​detached dwelling
        duplex dwelling
        see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        dwelling unit
        group home, see Part 5, Section 125
        home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
        home-based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
        linked-detached dwellingsee Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        park
        planned unit development, 
        see Part 5, Section 131 and subsection 230(3)
        retirement home, converted, see Part 5, Section 122
        secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133 
        semi-detached dwellingsee Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        three-unit dwelling  (By-law 2014-189)
        urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)
    3. planned unit development of detached dwellings is permitted in the Villages of Carp, Manotick and Richmond;
    4. the provisions of subsection 229(2) do not apply and the provisions set out in Table 230A below apply.
Table 230A - VM1 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(i) Minimum lot area 1,350 m2
(ii) Minimum lot width 20 m
(iii) Minimum front yard and corner side yard setbacks 3 m
(iv) Minimum interior side yard setbacks 1. abutting a residential zone 5 m
2. other cases No minimum
(v) Minimum rear yard setbacks 1. rear lot line abutting a residential zone 7.5 m
2. for a residential use building 25% of the lot depth, minimum of 7.5 m
3. abutting a street 3 m
4. other cases No minimum
(vi) Maximum building heights 8 m
(vii) Minimum width of landscaped area 1. abutting a street 3 m
2. abutting a residential or institutional zone 3 m; may be reduced to one metre where a minimum 1.4 metre high opaque screen is provided
3. other cases No minimum
(viii) Minimum width of landscaped area around a parking lot See Section 110 – Landscaping Provisions for Parking Lots

VM2 Subzone

  1. In the VM2 Subzone:
    1. the following uses only are permitted subject to:
      1. each individual use not exceeding a gross leasable floor area of 120 m2;  (By-law 2014-189)      
        animal care establishment
        artist studio
        bank machine
        bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
        community centre
        community health and resource centre
        convenience store

        day care
        detached dwelling
        duplex dwelling
        see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        dwelling unit
        emergency service
        home based business,
         see Part 5, Section 127
        home based day care, see Part 5, Section 129
        instructional facility
        linked-detached dwelling
        see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        medical facility (By-law 2018-155)
        office
        park
        personal brewing facility
        (By-law 2019-41)
        personal service business
        place of worship
        retail food store
        retail store
        restaurant, full service

        secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133
        semi-detached dwellingsee Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        service and repair shop
        three-unit dwelling  (By-law 2014-189)     (b) the provisions of subsection 229(2) do not apply and the provisions set out in Table 230B below apply.
Table 230B - VM2 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(i) Minimum lot area 1,350 m2
(ii) Minimum lot width 20 m
(iii) Minimum front yard and corner side yard setbacks 6 m
(iv) Minimum interior side yard setbacks 3 m
(v) Minimum rear yard setbacks 1. from rear lot line 7.5 m
2. for a residential use building 25% of the lot depth, minimum of 7.5 m
(vi) Maximum building heights 11 m
(vii) Minimum landscaped area 50%

VM3 Subzone

  1. In the VM3 Subzone:
    1. the provisions of subsection 229(1)(d) do not apply; and
    2. the provisions of subsection 229(2) do not apply and the provisions of Table 230C below apply;
Table 230C – VM3 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(i) Minimum lot area 1,350 m2
(ii) Minimum lot width 20 m
(iii) Minimum front yard and corner side yard setbacks 3 m
(iv) Minimum interior side yard setbacks 1. abutting a residential zone 5 m
2. other cases No minimum
(v) Minimum rear yard setbacks 1. rear lot line abutting a residential zone 7.5 m
2. for a residential use building 25% of the lot depth, minimum of 7.5 m
3. abutting a street 3 m
4. other cases No minimum
(vi) Maximum building heights 8 m
(vii) Minimum width of landscaped area 1. abutting a street 3 m
2. abutting a residential or institutional zone 3 m; may be reduced to one metre where a minimum 1.4 metre high opaque screen is provided
3. other cases No minimum
(viii) Minimum width of landscaped area around a parking lot See Section 110 – Landscaping Provisions for Parking Lots

VM4 Subzone

  1. In the VM4 Subzone
    1. despite Section 229(1) the following uses are also permitted:      
      parking lot
      shopping centre
    2. despite Section 229(1) the following uses are prohibited:      
      automobile rental establishment
      automotive service station
      cemetery
      gas bar
      marine facility
      personal brewing facility
      (By-law 2019-41)
      residential care facility
       
    3. the provisions of subsection 229(2) do not apply and the provisions of Table 230D below apply:
Table 230D – VM4 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(i) Minimum lot area 600 m2
(ii) Minimum lot width 18 m
(iii) Minimum front yard setback 6 m
(iv) Minimum interior side yard setbacks 1. abutting a residential zone 6 m
2. other cases 1 m
(v) Minimum corner side yard setbacks 6 m
(vi) Minimum rear yard setbacks 10 m
(vii) Maximum building heights 11 m
(viii) Minimum landscaped area 10%
(ix) Maximum lot coverage 50%

VM5 Subzone

  1. In the VM5 Subzone:
    1. the following uses are prohibited:
      apartment dwelling, low rise
      duplex dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      group home
      linked-detached dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      residential care facility
      retirement home
      retirement home, converted
      rooming house
      semi-detached dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      shelter
      three-unit dwelling
      townhouse dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2012-334) (By-law 2010-307) (By-law 2014-189) (By-law 2018-206)
    2. the detached dwelling and dwelling unit is limited to one in total and must be accessory to a permitted use.

VM6 Subzone

  1. In the VM6 Subzone:
    1. despite Section 229(1) the following uses are prohibited:      
      automobile rental establishment 
      automotive service station
      gas bar
      marine facility
    2. the provisions of subsection 229(2) do not apply and the provisions of Table 230E below apply:
Table 230E – VM6 Subzone provisions
I
ZONING MECHANISMS
II
PROVISIONS
(i) Minimum lot area 2000 m2
(ii) Minimum lot width 35 m
(iii) Minimum front yard setback 3 m
(iv) Minimum interior side yard setback 2 m
(v) Minimum corner side yard setbacks 4.5 m
(vi) Minimum rear yard setbacks 7.5 m
(vii) Maximum building heights 11 m
(viii) Maximum lot coverage 20%

VM7 Subzone – North Gower

  1. In the VM7 Subzone:
    1. despite Section 229(1) the following uses are prohibited:      
      animal care establishment
      animal hospital
      automobile rental establishment
      cemetery
      marine facility
      urban agriculture,
       see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)
    2. the provisions of Section 229(1) (b) (i), (ii), and (iii) do not apply

VM8 Subzone – Richmond Village

  1. In the VM8 Subzone:
    1. The following uses are prohibited:      
      cemetery
      automobile rental establishment
    2. The following uses are also prohibited except those that existed on July 14, 2010:      
      automobile service station
      gas bar
    3. parking is not required for the first 100 m2 of gross floor area,
    4. 50% of the lot width, within 3.0 metres of the front lot line, must be occupied by building walls. (By-law 2010-255)        

VM9 Subzone

  1. In the VM9 Subzone:
    1. The following uses are prohibited:
      apartment dwelling, low rise
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile service station
      bed and breakfast
      cemetery
      detached dwelling
      diplomatic mission
      duplex dwelling
      funeral home
      gas bar
      group home
      linked-detached dwelling
      marine facility
      municipal service centre
      residential care facility
      retirement home
      retirement home, converted
      rooming house
      semi-detached dwelling
      shelter
      sports arena
      stacked dwelling
      three-unit dwelling
      townhouse dwelling 
      urban agriculture
       (By-law 2017-148) (By-law 2018-206)
    2. Dwelling units are only permitted above the ground floor. (By-law 2016-47)

VM10 Subzone

  1. In the VM10 Subzone:
    1. The following uses are prohibited:
      automobile rental establishment
      automobile service station
      cemetery
      detached dwelling
      funeral home
      gas bar
      marine facility
      sports arena (By-law 2016-47)

V1 - Village Residential First Density Zone (Sections 231 and 232)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the V1 - Village Residential First Density Zone is to,

  1. permit detached dwellings in areas designated as Village in the Official Plan, and historically zoned for such low density use;
  2. allow a limited range of compatible uses, and
  3. regulate development in a manner that adopts existing land use patterns so that the low density, low profile form of a neighbourhood is maintained and enhanced.

Section 231

In the V1 Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 231(2);
    2. a maximum of three guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast; and
    3. a maximum of 10 residents is permitted in a group home or retirement home, converted.
      bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
      detached dwelling
      group home, see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
      home-based daycare, see Part 5, Section 129
      park
      retirement home, converted​
      , see Part 5, Section 122
      secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133
      urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)

Zone Provisions

  1. The zone provisions are set out in Table 232 below.
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions, Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions and Part 5 – Residential Provisions.  

Section 232 - V1 Subzones

In the V1 Zone, the following subzones apply subject to the provisions of Table 232:

Table 232: V1 Subzone provisions
I
Subzone
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
IV
Minimum Front Yard Setback (m)
V
Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
VI
Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m)
VII
Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m)
VIII
Maximum Lot Coverage (%)
IX
Maximum Height (m)
(a) VIA 8000 60 18 9 18 9 8 11
(b) V1B 8000 50 12 6 12 23 8 11
(c) V1C (i) Entirely on Private Services 4000 45 6 1 4.5 9 40 11
(ii) Other cases 600 20
(d) V1D 2700 33 7 2 7 7.5 15 11
(e) V1E 2000 30 7 2 4.5 7.5 15 11
(f) V1F 2000 20 5 1.2 5 7 No maximum 11
(g) V1G 1950 30 13.5 3 13.5 7.5 25 11
(h) V1H 1800 30 9 3
(By-law
2008-326)
9 7.5 20 11
(i) V1I 1390 30 7.5 1.5 7.5 10.5 15 11
(j) V1J 1390 19 7.5 1.2 and 0.9 No minimum 12 15 11
(k) V1K 1300 25 7 2 4.5 6 25 11
(l) V1L 1220 16 9 3 9 7.5 20 11
(m) V1M 880 20 7 2 4.5 7.5 15 11
(n) V1N 540 18 6 1.2 4 7.5 40 11
(o) V1O 360 12 7.5 1.5 6 7.5 20 11
(p) V1P 1390 30 6 3 6 7.5 25 11
(q) V1Q
(By-law 2012-64)
540 18 3 1.2 3 6 m for one-storey

7.5 for two-storey
50 11

V2 - Village Residential Second Density Zone (Sections 233 and 234)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the V2 - Village Residential Second Density Zone is to,

  1. permit detached and two-unit dwellings in areas designated as Village in the Official Plan, and historically zoned for such low density use;
  2. allow a limited range of compatible uses, and
  3. regulate development in a manner that adopts existing land use patterns so that the low density, low profile form of a neighbourhood is maintained.

Section 233

In the V2 Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted uses subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 233(2);
    2. a maximum of three guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast; and
    3. a maximum of 10 residents is permitted in a group home or retirement home, converted;
      bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
      detached dwelling
      duplex dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      group home, see Part 5, Section 125
      home-based business, see Part 5, Section 127
      home-based daycare, see Part 5, Section 129
      linked-detached dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      park
      retirement home, converted​
      , see Part 5, Section 122
      secondary dwelling unit, see Part 5, Section 133
      semi-detached dwelling, see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
      urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)

Zone Provisions

  1. The zone provisions are set out in Table 234 below.
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions, Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions and Part 5 – Residential Provisions.

Section 234 - V2 Subzones

In the V2 Zone, the following subzones apply subject to the provisions of Table 234.

Table 234: V2 Subzone provisions
I
Subzone
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
IV
Minimum Front Yard Setback (m)
V
Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
VI
Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m)
VII
Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m)
VIII
Maximum Lot Coverage (%)
IX
Maximum Height (m)
(a) V2A 3200 40 7 2 7 10 20 11
(b) V2B (i) Semi-detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling 2400 40 9 4 9 7.5 20 11
(ii) Other uses 1800 30
(c) V2C (i) Semi-detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling 1950 30 6 1 6 7.5 25 11
(ii) Other uses 3
(d) V2D (i) On public services Semi-detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling- 645
Other uses-600
20 6 1 4.5 9 40 11
(ii) On private services Semi-detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling- 920
Other uses-690
(e) V2E (i) Semi-detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling 400 10 per dwelling unit 6 1.5 6 7.5 20 11
(ii) Other uses 300

V3 - Village Residential Third Density Zone (Sections 235 and 236)

Purpose of the Zone

The purpose of the V3 - Village Residential Third Density Zone is to,

  1. permit a range of low and medium density housing types in areas designated as Village in the Official Plan;
  2. restrict the building form to low rise, medium density, based on existing development patterns;
  3. allow a limited range of compatible uses, and
  4. regulate development in a manner that adopts existing land use patterns so that development is compatible with the scale and density of a neighbourhood.

Section 235

In the V3 Zone:

Permitted Uses

  1. The following uses are permitted subject to:
    1. the provisions of subsection 235(4);
    2. a maximum of three guest bedrooms is permitted in a bed and breakfast;
    3. a maximum of 10 residents is permitted in a group home, a retirement home, converted; and (By-law 2018-155)
    4. In the case of a rooming house: (By-law 2014-189)
      1. Where there is no secondary dwelling unit, a maximum of seven rooming units is permitted;
      2. Where there is a secondary dwelling unit, a maximum of six rooming units is permitted. (By-law 2018-206)
        bed and breakfast, see Part 5, Section 121
        detached dwelling
        duplex dwellingsee Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        group home, see Part 5, Section 125
        home-based businesssee Part 5, Section 127
        home-based daycare, see Part 5, Section 129
        linked-detached dwellingsee Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        park 
        planned unit development,​
         see Part 5, Section 131 and Subsection 235(2)
        retirement home, converted, see Part 5, Section 122 
        rooming house
          (By-law 2018-206) 
        semi-detached dwelling
        see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2010-307)
        secondary dwelling unitsee Part 5, Section 133 
        three unit dwelling
        townhouse dwelling,
        see Part 5, Section 138 (By-law 2012-334) (By-law 2010-307)  (By-law 2014-189)
        urban agriculture, see Part 3, Section 82 (By-law 2017-148)
  2. Despite Section 235(1), a planned unit development is permitted only in the Villages of Carp, Richmond and Manotick.
  3. In the V3E,V3F, V3G, V3H and V3I subzones the following uses are also permitted: (By-law 2012-349) (By-law 2018-155)
    apartment dwelling, low rise
    retirement home 
    rooming house
    stacked dwelling (Subject to By-law 2010-307)

Zone Provisions

  1. The zone provisions are set out in Table 236 below.
  2. For other applicable provisions, see Part 2- General Provisions, Part 3- Specific Use Provisions, Part 4- Parking, Queuing and Loading Provisions and Part 5 – Residential Provisions.

Section 236 - V3 Subzones

In the V3 Zone, the following subzones apply subject to the provisions of Table 236:

Table 236: V3 Subzone provisions
I
Subzone
II
Minimum Lot Area (m2)
III
Minimum Lot Width (m)
IV
Minimum Front Yard Setback (m)
V
Minimum Interior Side Yard Setback (m)
VI
Minimum Corner Side Yard Setback (m)
VII
Minimum Rear Yard Setback (m)
VIII
Minimum Landscaped Area (%)
IX
Maximum Lot Coverage (%)
X
Maximum Height (m)
XI
Maximum Density (units per hectare)
(a) V3A 200 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 6.5 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 6 2 4.5 7.5 30 40 11 40
(b) V3B 240 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 6 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 6 3 6 7.5 30 30 11 No maximum
(c) V3C 1000 10 6 6 6 6 No minimum No maximum 11 10
(d) V3D 230 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 15 9 6 9 10 30 40 11 35
(e) V3E 900 24 9 3.5 9 11 25 25 15 99
(f) V3F (i) townhouse dwelling(By-law 2012-334) 5000 40 7 2 4.5 7.5 No minimum 25 11 No maximum
(ii) Apartment dwelling, low rise; stacked dwelling 7500 40 16
(iii) Retirement home 10000 75 25
(iv) Rooming House 2000 35 No maximum
(v) Other uses 4000 35 No maximum
(g) V3G (i) Semi detached, linked-detached or duplex dwelling 2000 plus 270 per dwelling unit over 6 40 7.5 3.5 7.5 10.5 35 No maximum 11 No maximum
(ii) townhouse dwelling(By-law 2012-334) 5 per dwelling unit
(iii) Other uses 30
(h) V3H (i) Apartment dwelling, low rise; stacked dwelling 3000 plus 90 per dwelling unit over 3 10 9 9 9 9 30 30 11 No maximum
(ii) Other uses 1200 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 10 per dwelling unit or oversize dwelling unit (By-law 2018-206) 5
(i) V3I (i) Apartment dwelling, low rise; stacked dwelling 135 per dwelling unit 30 9 6 9 9 30 30 11 No maximum
(ii) Other uses 360 12 9 1.2 6 7.5 30 30 11 No maximum