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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 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.5/31/20191.38 MB
    Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.5/31/2019233.40 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 65/31/2019185.70 KB
    General Agricultural (A2)Section 75/31/2019290.22 KB
    Agri-Business (AB)Section 85/31/2019133.37 KB
    Rural Residential (RR)Section 95/31/2019170.62 KB
    Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 105/31/2019122.08 KB
    Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 115/31/2019241.19 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 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 216/28/201624.90 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 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 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 1-19-13 - Greg Magda

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

    ZN 1-19-12 - Thomas & Ruth Rounds

    Application for Zone Change
    Lots 11 & 12, Concession 9 (Blenheim), lying West of Black Creek, except PARTS 26-29, 41R1617
    896208 Oxford Rd 3

    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 

    ZN 1-19-08 - Dan & Kellie Knechtel

    Application for Zone Change
    Part Lot 18, Concession 11 (Blenheim) 856416 King Road, Township of Blandford-Blenheim 

    B19-09-1, A19-04-1 Reginald, Robert & Charles Gurney

    Application for Consent and Minor Variance
    Part Lots 13 & 14,Concession 4 (Blenheim)
    746985 / 747019 Twp Rd 4

    B19-11-1 Waymark Farms Ltd

    Application for Consent
    Part Lots 1-3, Concession 10 (Blenheim)
    867733 Township Road 10

    B19-32-1 & ZN 1-19-07 - Granclare Jerseys Ltd.

    Applications for Consent & Zone Change
    Part Lots 14-16, Concession 2 (Blenheim)
    706921 Township Road 2

    ZN 1-19-05 - Stubbe's Farm Products

    Application for Zone Change 
    Part Lot 12, Consession 1 (Blenheim) PART 1, 41R7961, Lot 1, North of Railway Street, PLan 65 PART 1, 41R8484
    2 Main Street East 

    B19-03-1; A19-01-1 - Mike & Cathy McGrath

    Application for Consent & Minor Variance
    Part Lot 24, Conc. 10; Lot 99, Plan 152 (Blenheim)
    Municipal Address:  63 Willson Street

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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