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Township of East Zorra-Tavistock

Township of East Zorra-Tavistock Zoning By-Law No. 2003-18

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

The Township of East Zorra-Tavistock 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.5/14/20191.20 MB
Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.1/10/2019185.64 KB
Application, Administration, Enforcement Section 1 6/29/201617.08 KB
InterpretationSection 2 6/29/201618.46 KB
ZonesSection 36/29/201611.15 KB
DefinitionsSection 4 6/29/2016282.41 KB
General ProvisionsSection 5 6/29/2016136.37 KB
Limited Agricultural (A1)Section 6 6/29/201643.87 KB
General Agricultural (A2)Section 76/29/2016139.50 KB
Agri-Business (AB)Section 8 1/10/2019215.00 KB
Rural Residential (RR)Section 91/16/201736.57 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 101/10/2019113.28 KB
Estate Residential (ER)Section 11 6/29/201621.44 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 121/16/201759.51 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 136/29/201629.19 KB
Residential Type 3 (R3)Section 146/29/201636.43 KB
Village (V) Section 15 6/29/201640.96 KB
Central Commercial (CC)Section 16 6/29/201637.46 KB
Highway Commercial (HC)Section 17 6/29/201638.04 KB
Restricted Industrial (MR)Section 18 6/29/201626.31 KB
General Industrial (MG) Section 19 6/29/2016165.49 KB
Aggregate Industrial (ME)Section 20 6/29/201622.98 KB
Development (D)Section 216/29/201622.21 KB
Institutional (I)Section 226/29/201628.79 KB
Recreational (REC)Section 231/10/2019136.99 KB
Open Space (OS) Section 246/29/201662.35 KB
ApprovalSection 256/29/20167.23 KB


Groundwater Recharge AreasSchedule C-3349.35 KB
Key Maps Schedule A517.76 KB
Parking Space RequirementsSchedule C-1 and C-2218.63 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 East Zorra-Tavistock Application Forms

Oxford County Woodland Conservation By-Law Application Form

Application Notices & Reports

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

ZN 2-19-15 - Gateman Homes Inc.

Application for Zone Change
Part Lots 23 & 28, being PT 1, 41R9308
133 & 140 Jacob St E

ZN 2-19-14 - Michael Littlejohns

Application for Zone Change
Part East 1/2 Lot 14, Concession 17
716045 18th Line

OP 19-09-2; SB 19-04-2 & ZN 2-19-11 - MIll-Gate Homes Inc.

Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change
Lot 7, Plan 1609, Part Lots 34 & 35, Concession 13 (East Zorra)
47 Adam St

B19-40-2 - 1187688 Ontario Inc.

Application for Consent
Part Lot 8, Conc. 11 (East Zorra)
Municipal Address:  595459 Highway 59

B19-33-2 - 2613852 Ontario Inc.

Applicatoin for Consent
Lot 15, W/S John Street, Plan 307; PARTS 1 & 2, Plan 41R-9769
Municipal Address:  55 John Street

B19-27-2 - Zilke Farms Inc.

Application for Consent
Part Lots 23 & 24, Conc. 13 (East Zorra)
Municipal Address:  616368 & 616402 13th Line

ZN 2-19-05 - Gregory Agri-Services Ltd. & ZN 2-19-06 - Stanley & Shirley Griffin

Application for Zone Changes
Part Lot 8, Concession 16 (East Zorra), Parts 1, 41R6481, 715647 Oxford Road 4, Township of East Zorra-Tavistock 

Part Lot 8, Concesion 16, (East Zorra) 715601 Oxford Road 4, Township of East Zorra-Tavistock

B19-26-2 - Gateman Homes Inc.

Application for Consent
Part 1, 41R9308 & Part 6, 41R5024
140 Jacob St E

B19-18-2 & B19-19-2 - Alver Farms Limited

Applications for Consent
Part Lots 11-13, Concession 9 (East Zorra)
495650 10th Line

B19-15-2 - Dwight & Donna Zehr

Application for Consent 
Lot 23, Concession 17 (East Zorra) Except Part 1, 41R9578
756375 Oxford Rd 5

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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
6125-2019 Tavistock 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

Develoment Activity

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