Zoning Update 2017

The Municipality has recently approved a general update and housekeeping amendment to the Municipality of Meaford Zoning By-law 60-2009, as amended. The amendment is now in it's appeal period, through June 27th, 2017. A notice of decision is available HERE, outlining the nature of the amendments and details regarding lodging of any appeal.

Changes to the by-law included:  

  • More flexible standards for accessory buildings on rural parcels
  • Permission for on-site temporary accommodation during active construction of a dwelling in non-urban areas
  • Provisions permitting and regulating placement of shipping/storage containers on a temporary and permanent basis
  • Removal of the outdated ‘livestock to land’ ratio requirement
  • Updating of references to reflect the new Provincial Minimum Distance Separation (MDS) Formulae & Guidelines
  • Inclusion of illustrative mapping showing the Events Based Areas around the municipal water intake ( Re: Drinking Water Source Protection)
  • Correction of outdated or inaccurate zoning on several parcels
  • Correction/updating of various site-specific exception permissions
  • Clarification of the wording of several definitions and general provisions to guide interpretation/implementation
  • Update to underlying parcel lines and to Environmental Protection boundaries on the mapped Zoning Schedules

Related Documents:

 Notice of Public Meeting

 By-law 2017-22 - Text Amendments to the ZBL (table)

 By-law Consolidation showing Amended By-law Text per 2017-22

 Amended Schedule A - Zoning Maps 1-30

 Amended Schedule A - Zoning Maps 31-60

 Amended Schedule A - Zoning Maps 61-89

 Amended Schedule B - Zoning Maps (in & around Settlement Area of Meaford)

Amended Schedule C - Source Water Protection Mapping

Amended Schedule D- D3 amended, Pertaining to Lands at Eagle Ridge

 

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