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Zoning By-Law 05-200

City of Hamilton By-Law Number 05-200
Unless otherwise noted, Sections 1 to 6 inclusive, and those Schedules A, B, C, D, E and F which incorporate boundaries for Downtown Hamilton were passed by the Council of the City of Hamilton and became effective on May 25, 2005.

Record of Amending By-Law

Section 1: Administration

  • 1.1 - Title of By-Law
  • 1.2 - Effective Date
  • 1.3 - Area to which the By-Law Applies
  • 1.4 - Scope of the By-Law
  • 1.5 - Validity
  • 1.6 - Compliance with Applicable Law
  • 1.7 - Repeal of Existing By-laws
  • 1.8 - Administration
  • 1.9 - Enforcement and Penalties
  • 1.10 - Remedies
  • 1.11 - Legal Non-Conforming Uses

Section 2: Interpretation

  • 2.1 - Establishment of Classifications and Zones
  • 2.2 - Use of Zone Symbols
  • 2.3 - Incorporation of Zoning Maps
  • 2.4 - Incorporation of Schedules
  • 2.5 - Interpretation of Zone Boundaries

Section 3: Definitions

Section 4: General Provisions

  • 4.1 - Prohibited Uses
  • 4.2 - Human Habitation not within Main Building
  • 4.3 - Frontage on a Street
  • 4.4 - Public Uses Permitted in all Zones
  • 4.5 - Number of Dwellings Per Lot
  • 4.6 - Permitted Yard Encroachments
  • 4.7 - Reduction of Yards for Non-Conforming Lots
  • 4.8 - Accessory Buildings in Residential Zones, Downtown D5 and Downtown D6 Zones
  • 4.9 - Air Conditioners and Pumps
  • 4.10 - Satellite Dishes
  • 4.11 - Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs/Spas
  • 4.12 - Vacuum Clause
  • 4.13 - Reduction in Regulations Resulting from Street Widening
  • 4.14 - Laneways Deemed to be Streets
  • 4.15 - Model Homes in Draft Plans of Subdivision
  • 4.16 - Regulation for Consolidated Lot Development
  • 4.17 - Airport
  • 4.18 - Temporary Uses
  • 4.19 - Visual Barrier
  • 4.20 - Outdoor Commercial Patios
  • 4.21 - Home Business
  • 4.22 - Adequate Services
  • 4.23 - Special Setbacks
  • 4.24 - Conservation Authority Regulation Area
  • 4.25 - Drive Through Regulations

Section 5: Parking Regulations

  • 5.1 - Location
  • 5.2 - Design Standards
    • 5.2.1 - Location of Loading Facilities
  • 5.3 - Commercial Motor Vehicles
  • 5.4 - Major Recreational Vehicles
  • 5.5 - Barrier Free Parking

Section 6: Downtown

Section 7: Open Space and Park

Section 8: Institutional

Section 9: Industrial

Schedules

Information Maps

  • Residential Care Facilities Radial Distance Separation Map
  • These maps are for information purposes only. For confirmation of the up-to-date zoning on any specific property, please contact the Development and Real Estate Division of the Planning and Economic Development Department.

     

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