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3.0 R Zone Permitted Uses (Low Density)

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The uses permitted in all Residential 'R' Zones shall be in accordance with Table 2.3.1:

Table 2.3.1


R1 Zone

R2 Zone

R3 Zone

R4 Zone

R5 Zone

Detached Dwelling





Semi-Detached Dwelling




Cluster Homes




One Accessory Dwelling Unit



Yes (a)    

Footnote to Table 2.3.1:

a) Permitted in all R1 zones, all R2 zones, and in R3.1 and R3.2 zones only, subject to the following regulations:

Permitted in a detached dwelling only

Lot Width: 15 m

Notwithstanding the above, an accessory dwelling unit is permitted within a detached dwelling that existed on the date of enactment of this by-law that is situated on a lot with a width of less than 15 metres, only provided that as of the date of enactment of By-law 2020.244 (April 28, 2008), the dwelling contained an existing garage with a minimum width of 6 m.

Floor Area of the accessory dwelling unit shall not be in excess of 40% of the total floor area of the residential building.

For purposes of this footnote, a finished basement forming part of a dwelling unit is defined as floor area.

Total Rear Yard Amenity Area for the principal dwelling unit and accessory dwelling unit: 135 m2 minimum

The accessory dwelling unit shall have its own exterior entrance separate from the exterior entrance to the principal dwelling unit. The separate entrance to the accessory dwelling unit shall not be located on any elevation of the building facing a street. Access to a principal and accessory unit through a common vestibule is permitted.

Refer to Part 1, Section 2.24 for driveway widths on a lot containing an accessory dwelling unit.

Driveway Width on a lot containing an accessory dwelling unit: 6 m minimum; 7.35 m maximum.

Parking for the principal dwelling and the accessory dwelling unit shall not be permitted in that portion of the rear yard defined as the area between the extension of the two lines projected backward from the two side walls of the dwelling.

All other provisions of the respective zone shall apply.



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