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Aug. 9/99


Additional Permitted Use

Patio Dwelling


For the purposes of this section, "patio dwelling" is defined as a detached dwelling which has its rear yard amenity area enclosed on two sides by the building walls of the dwelling.


Regulations for a Patio Dwelling Use:

Lot Width

12 m

Lot Area:

255 m2

Front Yard:

3 m to a habitable portion of a patio dwelling; 5.5 m to the front wall of a garage

Interior Side Yards:

1.2 m on one side and 0.6 m on the other, provided that the minimum distance between side walls of adjoining patio dwellings is 1.8 m

Side Yard Abutting a Street:

3 m; 5.5 m to the front wall of a garage

Rear Yard:

A minimum of 50% of the total width of a patio dwelling shall have a rear yard of 7.5 m; the remaining 50% of the patio dwelling width may be permitted to have a rear yard of 0.6 m, but only provided that this portion of the patio dwelling abuts the rear yard amenity area of an adjoining patio dwelling to the rear.

Porches, stairs and canopies are permitted to encroach a maximum distance of 1.2 m into the minimum front yard and side yard abutting a street, but are not permitted to encroach into the 0.6 m interior side and rear yard setbacks.


Any portion of a dwelling located within 7.2 m of a rear lot line shall have a maximum height of one storey.


60% maximum

Required Parking:

2 spaces per unit


No openings are permitted on any building wall located a distance of 0.6 m or less from a lot line


Where a lot depth is less than 30 m, the maximum lot width for a street townhouse is 11 m.

Except as amended herein, all other relevant provisions of this By-law 2020, as amended, shall apply.


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