Zoning Update 2017

The Municipality is presently seeking input from the agencies and public regarding proposed general updates and housekeeping amendments to the Municipality of Meaford Zoning By-law 60-2009, as amended.

A public meeting has been scheduled for approximately 5pm on Monday April 10th, 2017 at the Municipal Council Chambers. A copy of the notice of public meeting is available below.

Changes being considered include:

 

  • 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  • Removal of the outdated ‘livestock to land’ ratio requirement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  • Correction of outdated or inaccurate zoning on several parcels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

 Draft Amending By-law (describing each deletion or addition)

 Draft By-law Text (with additions highlighted in yellow)

Draft By-law Mapping (Coming Soon)

Housekeeping A - 1 to 29

Housekeeping A - 30 to 59

Housekeeping A - 60 to 89

Housekeeping B

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