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Township of South West Oxford

Township of South-West Oxford Zoning By-Law No. 25-98

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

The Township of South-West Oxford 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 December 31, 2017. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.

 TitleDescriptionModified DateSize
Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.12/5/2018308.82 KB
Council ApprovedA list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw.4/3/20193.88 MB
Title and Definitions Section 26/29/2016301.81 KB
Application, Administration, Enforcement Section 36/29/201614.68 KB
InterpretationSection 46/29/201691.34 KB
ZonesSection 56/29/201611.23 KB
General Provisions Section 6 - PLEASE NOTE - for the most current Recreational Vehicle Parking and Accessory Structure provisions, please refer to by-laws 09-2019 and 10-2019 in the Council Approved section above.6/5/2019352.56 KB
Limited Agricultural (A1) Section 76/29/201649.03 KB
General Agricultural (A2) Section 812/5/2018134.98 KB
Agri-Business (AB) Section 96/29/201650.98 KB
Rural Residential (RR)Section 1012/5/2018131.05 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE) Section 1112/5/201842.46 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 1212/5/201885.68 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2) Section 136/29/201620.44 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3) Section 146/29/201623.14 KB
Mobile Home Park (RMH) Section 15 6/29/201619.99 KB
Village (V)Section 16 6/29/201635.20 KB
Highway Commercial (HC)Section 176/29/201646.23 KB
Restricted Industrial (MR) Section 18 6/29/201697.66 KB
General Industrial (MG)Section 196/29/201643.21 KB
Aggregate Industrial (ME) Section 206/29/2016103.85 KB
Quarry Industrial (MQ)Section 216/29/201624.67 KB
Airfield Industrial (MA) Section 226/29/201623.51 KB
Development (D)Section 236/29/201625.26 KB
Institutional (I)Section 246/29/201630.91 KB
Recreational (REC)Section 256/29/201632.23 KB
Open Space Zone (OS)Section 266/29/201666.65 KB
Approval Section 276/29/20167.23 KB


Key MapsSchedule A742.06 KB
Site Plan RegisterSchedule B 8.45 KB
Airport Height RestrictionsSchedule C 83.14 KB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule D 57.54 KB
Groundwater Recharge Areas and Aquatic Habitat ProSchedule E309.74 KB

Application Fees

Note: There has been an increase in the fees for 2019. 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 South West Oxford Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Form

Application Notices and Reports

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

ZN 4-19-04 - Sean & Sarah Happl

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 1, Concession 3, (West Oxford)
504759 Old Stage Rd

ZN 4-19-03 - Jeff Showler

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 8, Concession 6, (Dereham), being Parts 4, 41R7294, (264227 Prouse Road) 

B19-22-4 - Sancor Farms Ltd.

Application for Consent
N ½  of Lot 24, N ½  of N ½  Lot 25, Part Lot 26, Conc. 8 (Dereham)
Municipal Address:  243304 Airport Road

B18-52-4; ZN 4-18-08 - Nathan & Melanie Huinink & FIRM Enterprises Inc.

Applications for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 1, Concession 3 (West Oxford)
504780 Old Stage Rd

ZN 4-18-07 - Erwin Family Holdings Inc.

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 29, Concession Broken Front (West Oxford)
583218 Hamilton Rd

ZN 4-18-03 - Will & Holly Janssen

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 7, Concession Broken Front (West Oxford)
584618 Beachville Rd

ZN 4-17-08 - Beth & George Caverly

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 7, Concession 5 (Dereham)
324264 Mt. Elgin Rd

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

Municipal By-Laws

5578-2014 County Wide Development Charge Bylaw (PDF)

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:

  • General Government
  • Library Services
  • Land Ambulance
  • Administration Building
  • Roads and Related
  • Water
  • Wastewater

Development Activity

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