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Township of Blandford-Blenheim

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    Township of Blandford-Blenheim Zoning By-Law No. 1360-2002

    The provisions and schedules of this by-law control the use of land in the Area Municipality

    The Township of Blandford-Blenheim 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 March 31, 2019. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.

     TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
    Council ApprovedA list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current bylaw.6/11/202024.71 KB
    Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.6/11/2020224.28 KB
    Application, Administration, EnforcementSection 1 6/28/201618.99 KB
    InterpretationSection 26/28/201616.63 KB
    ZonesSection 3 6/28/201611.32 KB
    Definitions Section 46/28/2016285.87 KB
    General Provisions Section 56/28/2016135.24 KB
    Limited Agricultural (A1)Section 66/11/2020177.55 KB
    General Agricultural (A2)Section 76/11/2020271.44 KB
    Agri-Business (AB)Section 85/31/2019133.37 KB
    Rural Residential (RR)Section 96/11/2020156.19 KB
    Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 106/11/2020111.98 KB
    Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 116/11/2020212.87 KB
    Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 126/11/202094.34 KB
    Residential Type 3 (R3)Section 1311/6/2018119.02 KB
    Mobile Home Park (RMH)Section 1411/6/2018128.73 KB
    Village (V)Section 156/28/201639.38 KB
    Central Commercial (CC)Section 166/11/2020189.65 KB
    Highway Commercial (HC)Section 175/31/2019158.86 KB
    Restricted Industrial (MR)Section 185/31/2019236.83 KB
    General Industrial (MG)Section 196/28/201627.47 KB
    Aggregate Industrial (ME)Section 206/28/201627.90 KB
    Development (D)Section 216/11/2020107.14 KB
    Institutional (I)Section 226/28/201628.06 KB
    Recreational (REC)Section 236/28/2016181.42 KB
    Open Space (OS)Section 246/28/201663.79 KB
    ApprovalSection 256/28/20167.40 KB


    Key Maps Schedule A 589.45 KB
    Parking Space RequirementsSchedule C-1 and C-265.65 KB
    Accessible Parking StandardsSchedule C-3482.01 KB

    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 Blandford-Blenheim Application Forms

    Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

    Application Notices & Reports

    All active development applications are listed here, along with their associated notices and reports

    ZN 1-20-05 - Granclare Jerseys Limited

    Application for Zone Change
    Pt Lt 14 & 15, Conc 2, (Blenheim)
    706947 Township Road 3

    ZN 1-20-04 - Township of Blandford-Blenheim

    Application for Zone Change
    Township Wide
    Housekeeping Amendments

    ZN 1-20-03 - Bright Cheese & Butter Manufacturing Co. Ltd.

    Application for Zone Change
    N 1/2 Lt 1, Conc. 11 (Blandford)
    816503 Oxford Rd 22

    B20-20-1; ZN 1-19-15 - 980381 Ontario Inc.

    Application for Consent & Zone Change
    Part Lot 12, Concession 7 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  895902 Oxford Road 3

    B19-94-1 & ZN 1-19-16 - 2498298 Ontario Inc.

    Application for Consent & Zone Change
    Lts 82-87, 95-98, 107-108, Pt Lt 99, Pt Elgin St, Church St & Wonham St, Plan 99
    40 Elgin St E

    B19-85-1; A19-14-1 & B19-86-1 - 2274581 Ontario Inc.

    Applications for Consent and Minor Variance
    Pt Lt 1, W of Wilmot St & Unnumbered Lt, Blk B, Plan 199
    2 Station St

    ZN 1-19-13 - Greg Magda

    Application for Zone Change
    Pt Lt 19, Conc. 2 (Blenheim)
    855203 Gobles Rd

    B19-39-1; ZN 1-19-10 - Llolyn Farms Inc.

    Applications for Consent & Zone Change
    Part Lot 14, Conc. 3 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  746984 Township Road 4

    ZN 1-19-09 Thames River Melons Ltd

    Application for Zone Change 
    Part Lot 6, Concession 4, (Blandford), 775530 Blandford Road 

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    Development Charges

    In addition to the County Development Charges, most area municipalities in Oxford County also have Development Charges by-laws.

    Development Charges

     Who Pays For Growth
    Development Charges Fact Sheet
    Municipal Development Charges
    Development Charges Annual Report 2018

    2014 Municipal By-Laws

    6121-2019 County Wide Development Charge By-law
    6128-2019 Plattsville Area Specific Development Charge By-law
    6129-2019 Drumbo Area Specific Development Charge By-law

    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

    Development Activity

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