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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, 2021. 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.6/1/20219.42 KB
Final ApprovedA list of all zoning bylaw amendments that have been consolidated into the current zoning bylaw.6/1/2021300.43 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 66/11/2020177.55 KB
General Agricultural (A2)Section 76/1/2021319.71 KB
Agri-Business (AB)Section 86/1/2021150.73 KB
Rural Residential (RR)Section 96/11/2020156.19 KB
Residential Existing Lot (RE)Section 106/11/2020111.98 KB
Residential Type 1 (R1)Section 116/11/2020212.87 KB
Residential Type 2 (R2)Section 126/1/2021121.85 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 166/11/2020189.65 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 2111/26/2020168.98 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

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

SB 22-09-1; ZN 1-22-10 - 2498298 Ontario Ltd.

Applications for Draft Plan Approval and Zone Change
Lots 82-87, 96-98, 107-108 & Part Lot 99, Plan 99 (Blenheim)
40 Elgin Street East, Princeton

OP 22-20-1; ZN 1-22-09 - Telephone City Aggregates Inc. & 882527 Ontario Ltd.

Applications for Official Plan Amendment & Zone Change
Part Lots 17 & 18, Conc. 7 (Blenheim)
806721 & 806727 Oxford Road 29

ZN 1-22-08 - Lorne & Laurie Loree

Application for Zone Change
Part Lot 4, Conc. 8 (Blenheim)
847608 Township Road 10

OP 22-18-1; SB 22-06-1; ZN 1-22-07 - Westside Communities (Plattsville) Inc.

Applications for Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zone Change
Part Lots 16 & 17, Conc. 12 (Blenheim)
24 Platt Street South, Plattsville

ZN 1-22-05 - Christopher & Barbara Perry

Application for Zone Change
Pt Lt 7, Conc. 5 (Blenheim)
767383 Twp Rd 5

ZN 1-22-04 - Church Street Properties Inc

Application for Zone Change
Pt Blk E, Plan 104
20 Pinkham St

B21-117-1 & ZN 1-21-14 - PVW Legacy Inc.

Applications for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 12, Concession 12 (Blenheim)
687003 Highway 2

B22-19-1 & ZN 1-22-01 - Christopher McLaren & Larenwood Farms Ltd

Application for Consent & Zone Change
Pt Lt 8-9, Conc. 5 (Blenheim)
767317 Twp Rd 5

B22-23-1 & ZN 1-22-02 - 2133179 Ontario Inc

Application for Consent & Zone Change
Pt Lt 22, Conc. 11 (Blenheim), Pt 1, 41R2528, except Pt 1, 41R9754
836459 Hubbard Rd

B21-86-1, B21-87-1 & ZN 1-21-11 - Laycrest Farms Ltd./ Barry Scully & Sharon Boppre

Applications for Consent and Zone Change
Part Lot 33, Queen St, W of Nith River, Lots 25-27, Plan 33
926644 & 926646 Township Road 13

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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
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