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Township of Blandford-Blenheim

    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 December 31, 2017. 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.11/6/20183.81 MB
    Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.11/6/2018213.84 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 611/6/2018180.98 KB
    General Agricultural (A2)Section 711/6/2018208.36 KB
    Agri-Business (AB)Section 86/28/201635.48 KB
    Rural Residential (RR)Section 96/28/201646.84 KB
    Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 106/28/201624.08 KB
    Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 116/28/201644.75 KB
    Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 126/28/201621.64 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 1611/6/2018227.05 KB
    Highway Commercial (HC)Section 176/28/201639.27 KB
    Restricted Industrial (MR)Section 186/28/201626.82 KB
    General Industrial (MG)Section 196/28/201627.47 KB
    Aggregate Industrial (ME)Section 206/28/201627.90 KB
    Development (D)Section 216/28/201624.90 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

    Note: There has been an increase in the fees for 2018. 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

    B18-59-1; A18-05-1 - Llolyn Farms Ltd.

    Application for Consent & Minor Variance
    Part Lot 14, Conc. 3 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  746984 Township Road 4

    SB 18-08-1; ZN 1-18-10 - Ruth Wagner

    Applications for Draft Plan of Subdivision and Zone Change
    Part Lot 24, Concession 10, being Parts 1-5, 41R8008
    Hewitt St

    B18-23-1; ZN 1-18-06 - 2133179 Ontario Inc.

    Application for Consent & Zone Change
    Part Lot 22, Concession 11 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  836459 Hubbard Road

    B18-17-1; ZN 1-18-05 - 1413164 Ontario Inc.

    Application for Consent & Zone Change
    Part Lot 8, Concession 1 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  687251 Highway 2

    B17-64-1; ZN 1-17-12 - Bakkerdale Farms Ltd.

    Applications for Consent and Zone Change
    Part Lot 22, Concession 9 (Blenheim)
    846493 Township Rd 9

    ZN 1-17-11 - Claysam Homes Ltd.

    Application for Zone Change
    Blocks 41-46, 41M319
    203 - 247 Applewood St

    ZN 1-17-10 - Johnathon & Bruce Poland

    Application for Zone Change
    Part Lot 1, Concession 1 (Blenheim)
    975047 Brant-Oxford Rd

    SB 16-02-1; ZN 1-15-04 - 2498298 Ontario Limited

    Draft Plan of Subdivision and Zone Change
    Lots 82 - 87, 95 – 98, 107 – 108, Part Lot 99, Plan 99
    e/s of Elgin Street, north of Emma Street, Village of Princeton


    Development Charges

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

    Development Charges Annual Report

    Development Charges Annual Report 2017
    Development Charges Fact Sheet, updated April 2018


    2014 Municipal By-Laws

    5578-2014 County Wide Development Charge Bylaw (PDF)
    5586-2014 Drumbo Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw (PDF)
    5585-2014 Plattsville Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw (PDF)


    Municipal Development Charges

    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

    About Community Planning

    Community Planning involves reviewing development proposals and using planning tools to help balance social and economic interests while preserving and protecting the natural assets of our community.

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