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4.0 R1, R2, R3 Zone Regulations

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4.1 Lot Width, Area, Yards

Table 2.4.1

Zone 

Lot Width 

Lot Area 

Front Yard

Rear Yard 

Side Yard 

Street Side Yard

R1 ZONES 

R1.1 

 30 m

 1850 m2

 9 m

 9 m (c)

(a) 

 9 m

R1.2 

 24 m

 925 m2

 9 m

9 m (c)

(a)(d)

 9 m

R2 ZONES 

R2.1 

 18 m

 700 m2

 11 m(e)(f)

 10 m (c)

(a)(d)

 4.5 m

R2.2 

 18 m

 700 m2

 11 m

 10 m (c)

(b) 

 4.5 m

R2.3 

 18 m

 680 m2

7.5 m

 9 m (c)

(b) 

4.5 m

R2.4 

 16 m

 600 m2

 6 m

9 m (c)

(b)(g)

 4.5 m

R3 ZONES 

R3.1 

 15 m

 500 m2

 6 m

 9 m (c)

(b) 

 4.5 m

R3.2 

 15 m

 425 m2

 6 m

 9 m (c)

(b) 

 4.5 m

R3.3 

 13 m

 400 m2

 6 m

 12 m (c)

(b) 

 4.5 m

R3.4 

 12 m

 400 m2

 6 m

 7.5 m (c)

(a) 

 4.5 m

Footnotes to Table 2.4.1

(a) With attached garage or carport: 10 % of actual lot width
Without attached garage or carport: 10% of actual lot width, 3 m minimum on one side

(b) Without attached garage or carport:

  • One or one and a half storey side: 1.2 m, 3 m other side
  • Two or more storey side: 1.8 m, 3 m other side

With attached garage or carport:

  • One or one and a half storey side: 1.2 m
  • Two or more storey side: 1.8 m

(c) On a corner lot the rear yard may be 4.5 m

(d) Properties located within the Roseland and Indian Point Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps:

 With attached garage or carport:

Lots under 17 m in width:                    10% of actual lot width

Lots between 17-25 m in width:          12% of actual lot width

Lots greater than 25 m in width:         15% of actual lot width up to a maximum of 5 m

 Without attached garage or carport:

Lots under 17 m in width:                    10% of actual lot width, 3 m minimum on the side with a driveway

Lots between 17-25 m in width:          12% of actual lot width, 3 m minimum on the side with a driveway

Lots greater than 25 m in width:         15% of actual lot width, 3 m minimum on the side with a driveway

(e)  Properties located on the west side of Indian Road as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps shall have a front yard of 4 m.

(f)   Properties located within the Shoreacres Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps with an R2.1 zone shall have a front yard of 9 m.

(g)  Properties located within the Shoreacres Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps shall have a side yard subject to footnote (a) above.

Table 2.4.2 

Other Yards 

Requirement 

Building setback abutting a creek block

7.5 m, 4.5 m if block includes a 3 m buffer

Yard abutting a pipeline easement

 7 m

Yard abutting a railway right-of-way

 30 m

4.2 Lot Coverage

Table 2.4.3

Dwelling Type

Dwelling With Attached Garage

Dwelling Without Attached Garage

One storey

40% including accessory buildings

32% plus 8% for accessory buildings

One and a half storey

37.5% including accessory buildings

29.5% plus 8% for accessory buildings

Two or more storeys

35% including accessory buildings 40% in R3.3 and R3.4 zones

27% plus 8% for accessory buildings 32% plus 8% in R3.3 and R3.4 zones

All Dwellings in Designated Areas (b) (c)

35% for one storey dwellings including accessory buildings
30% for one and a half storey dwellings including accessory buildings
25% for all other dwelling types including accessory buildings

27% for one storey dwellings plus 8% for accessory building
22% for one and a half storey dwellings plus 8% for accessory buildings
17% for all other dwelling types plus 8% for accessory buildings

Footnote to Table 2.4.3

(a) One accessory building less than 10 m² and less than 2.5 m in height shall be exempt from the lot coverage requirements of Table 2.4.3.

(b) Designated Areas are shaded on ZONING MAPS in Part 15.

(c) Properties with a front or street side yard abutting Lakeshore Road and North Shore Boulevard and all properties south of Lakeshore Road and North Shore Boulevard (excluding Indian Point Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps) shall be exempt from this lot coverage regulation. For through lots, the front building elevation shall determine the front of the lot for the purposes of this regulation.

4.3 Parking 

Parking shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Subsection 2.25 "Off Street Parking and Loading Requirements".

4.4 Building Height

a) Residential building height shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Sub-section 2.31 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING HEIGHT.

4.5       FLOOR AREA RATIO

a)  A maximum floor area ratio of 0.45:1 shall apply to all properties in Designated Areas for Lot Coverage.

b)  Notwithstanding subsection a) above, properties located within the Shoreacres Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps shall have a maximum floor area ratio of 0.4:1.

4.6       DWELLING DEPTH

a)  Maximum depth of a dwelling shall be 18 m measured from building wall closest to front lot line to building wall closest to rear lot line.

Note - Properties with a front or street side yard abutting Lakeshore Road and North Shore Boulevard and all properties south of Lakeshore Road and North Shore Boulevard (excluding Indian Point Character Area as identified in Part 2 - Residential Zones, Section 4.9 Character Area Maps) shall be exempt from this dwelling depth regulation. For through lots, the front building elevation shall determine the front of the lot for the purposes of this regulation.

4.7       ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES

(a)  On building elevations facing a street, the height of columns on the first storey shall not exceed the height of the ceiling of the first storey.

 4.8       GARAGES

(a)  The width of a front loading attached garage shall not exceed 50% of the width of its building elevation.

(b)  An attached garage with a garage door facing the street is not permitted to project beyond the front wall on the first storey of a dwelling.

 Note - Notwithstanding Part 2, Section 4.8 of By-law 2020, as amended, any dwelling which legally existed as of the date of the enactment of Zoning By-law 2020.374 (December 19, 2016), and used for a purpose permitted by this By-law, is deemed to conform to the regulations of this By-law for the life of the existing dwelling.

4.9 CHARACTER AREA MAPS

(a) Roseland Character Area

Roseland

(b) Indian Point Character Area

Indian Point

(c) Shoreacres Character Area

ShoreacresThis page last updated on December 2017.

 

 

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