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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, 2021. 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.6/1/20219.42 KB
Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.6/1/2021300.43 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 76/1/2021319.71 KB
Agri-Business (AB)Section 86/1/2021150.73 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 126/1/2021121.85 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 2111/26/2020168.98 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 1-21-06 - Connection Plus Communications Systems Ltd.

Application for Zone Change 
Pt Lt 19, Concession 3 (Blenheim) 
24 Hume Street, Platsville

B21-49-1 - Den-Lee Farms Ltd. & Mark and Jacqueline Currah

Application for Consent
Part Lot 9, Concession 13 (Blandford)
lying between Township Road 13 & Township Road 14

ZN 1-21-05 - Perry Danner & Linda Bjerre-Danner

Application for Zone Change
Pt Lt 2, Conc. 13 (Blandford)
946256 Twp Rd 14

ZN 1-21-04 - Robert Neil McDonald

Application for Zone Change
Lot 24, Concession 3 (Blenheim)
815294 Oxford Road 22

B21-31-1 - Guy & Lori Moser

Application for Consent
Lot 35, Plan 162
35 Mill Street, Plattsville

ZN 1-21-03 - Matthew & Sarah Seiling

Application for Zone Change
Pt Lt 4, Conc.11 (Blenheim), Pt 1, 41R2996
887573 Twp Rd 11

OP 21-06-1; SB 21-02-1 & ZN 1-21-01 - Tiffany Development Corp

Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change
Part Lot 12, Concession 7, Parts 2-3, Plan 41R4165

OP 20-21-1 & ZN 1-20-14 - Truckers Haven Ltd.

Applications for Official Plan Amendment & Zone Change
Pt Lts 19 & 20, Conc. 6 (Blenheim), PTS 1 & 3, 41R677
806678 Oxford Rd 29

OP 20-03-1; SB 20-01-1 & ZN 1-20-02 - Cress-Ridge Farms Ltd.

Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change
Pt Lts 17 & 18, Conc. 13 (Blenheim)
946778 Twp Rd 14

ZN 1-20-13 - 756818 Ontario Ltd.

Application for Zone Change
Pt Lt 3, Conc. 11 (Blandford)
906200 Township Rd 12

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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

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