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 Zoning By-Laws & Schedules

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Zoning By-Law No. 2003-18

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

The Township of East Zorra-Tavistock 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 September 30, 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 bylaw. 12/01/2022
Final Approved A list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw. 12/01/2022
Application, Administration, Enforcement Section 1 6/7/2021
Interpretation Section 2 6/7/2021
Zones Section 3 6/7/2021
Definitions Section 4 6/7/2021
General Provisions Section 5 6/7/2021
Limited Agricultural (A1) Section 6 6/7/2021
General Agricultural (A2) Section 7 12/01/2022
Agri-Business (AB) Section 8 6/7/2021
Rural Residential (RR) Section 9 12/01/2022
Residential Existing Lot (RE) Section 10 12/01/2022
Estate Residential (ER) Section 11 6/7/2021
Residential Type 1 (R1) Section 12 12/01/2022
Residential Type 2 (R2) Section 13 6/7/2021
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 14 12/01/2022
Village (V) Section 15 6/7/2021
Central Commercial (CC) Section 16 6/7/2021
Highway Commercial (HC) Section 17 6/7/2021
Restricted Industrial (MR) Section 18 6/7/2021
General Industrial (MG) Section 19 6/7/2021
Aggregate Industrial (ME) Section 20 6/7/2021
Development (D) Section 21 6/7/2021
Institutional (I) Section 22 6/7/2021
Recreational (REC) Section 23 6/7/2021
Open Space (OS) Section 24 6/7/2021
Approval Section 25 6/29/2016


Title Description
Key Maps Schedule A
Parking Space Requirements Schedules B-1, B-2 and B-3
 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

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Application 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