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Town of Tillsonburg Zoning By-Law No. 3295

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

The Town of Tillsonburg 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.4/17/2018169.37 KB
Council ApprovedA list of zoning bylaw amendments that have been approved by Council and are awaiting consolidation into the current zoning bylaw.5/3/2018171.00 KB
Application, Administration and Enforcement Section 16/29/201618.85 KB
Interpretation and Schedules Section 2 6/29/201612.86 KB
ZonesSection 36/29/201611.80 KB
DefinitionsSection 46/29/2016301.75 KB
General Provisions Section 56/29/2016169.13 KB
Low Density Residential - Type 1 (R1 and R1A)Section 66/29/2016296.36 KB
Low Density Residential - Type 2 (R2)Section 72/15/2018308.25 KB
Low Density Residential - Type 3 (R3) Section 86/29/2016306.56 KB
Medium Density Residential (RM)Section 96/29/2016192.93 KB
High Density Residential (RH) Section 106/29/201635.62 KB
Mobile Home Park (RMH) Section 116/29/201624.64 KB
Entrepreneurial (EC) Section 126/29/2016293.26 KB
Central Commercial (CC) Section 136/29/201636.04 KB
Service Commercial (SC) Section 141/16/2017372.76 KB
Neighbourhood Commercial (NC) Section 156/29/201628.96 KB
Restricted Industrial (MR)Section 166/29/201626.75 KB
General Industrial (MG)Section 176/29/2016202.89 KB
Future Development (FD)Section 186/29/2016207.36 KB
Minor Institutional (IN1) Section 196/29/201622.39 KB
Major Institutional (IN2)Section 206/29/201630.75 KB
Passive Use Open Space (OS1) Section 216/29/201661.62 KB
Active Use Open Space (OS2) Section 226/29/201654.59 KB


Key MapsSchedule A326.56 KB
Roads Designation PlanSchedule B 308.74 KB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule C-13.24 MB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule C-24.55 MB
Accessible Parking StandardsSchedule C-3921.74 KB
Groundwater Recharge & Aquatic Habitat ProtectionSchedule D511.03 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

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 7-18-11 - K.D. Heckford Developments Inc.

Application for Zone Change
Lots 3-8, Plan 41M241
87-97 Sanders Cres

ZN 7-18-07 - TIllsonburg Properties for Community Living

Application for Zone Change
Lot 383 & Part Lots 382 & 384, Plan 500, Parts 2 & 3, 41R3006
136 Concession St E

B18-46-7 - Patrick J. Mooney

Application for Consent
Part Lot 7, Concession 10 (Dereham)
Municipal Address:  32 North Street West

B18-34-7 - Lindprop Corp.

Application for Consent
Part Lots 4 & 5, Conc. 5 (Dereham)
Municipal Address:  84 North Street East

V18-02-7 - Mister Autowash Inc.

Application for Validation of Title
Lots 415 & 416, Plan 500
Municipal Address:  127 Tillson Avenue


SB 18-02-7; ZN 7-18-04 - 2385667 Ontario Inc.

Applications for Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change
Part Lot 24, Registrar's Compiled Plan 1653
Municipal Address:  Harvest Avenue/Potter's Gate

ZN 7-18-02 - Rolling Meadow Developments Ltd. & Morcon Ltd.

Application for Zone Change
Lots 101-103, Plan 41M16
5, 7 & 9 Bobolink Dr.

ZN 7-18-01 - Greg Vermeersch

Application for Zone Change
Lot 85 & Part Lot 86, Plan 500, Part 3, 41R1779
500 Broadway St

ZN 7-17-13 - Olga Nagy

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 3, Concession 5 NTR
1801 Highway 3

ZN 7-17-09 - Performance Communities Realty Inc.

Application for Zone Change
Part Block A, Plan 1082, Parts 1-4, 41R9418, Pt Lt 7, Conc. 12, (Dereham)
Denrich Ave

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


Municipal By-Laws

5578-2014 County Wide Development Charge Bylaw (PDF)
5580-2014 Tillsonburg 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


Tillsonburg Central Area Design Study


 Tillsonburg Central Area Design Study
Date Released: August 2012

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.

Contact Us

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