Land use planning and building and development regulations are administered through the City's Planning and Development department.
The links in the left navigation menu will help website visitors locate information on the various planning and building development processes that are an integral part to the orderly development of lands and structures in the City of St. Catharines.
DRAFT ZONING BY-LAW
The City is drafting a new zoning by-law that is easier to understand, streamlined, and creates a flexible approach to understanding the new Official Plan (The Garden City Plan).
Download an Overview of the Draft Zoning By-law
The first phase of the public participation process for the zoning by-law review culminates with the release of the draft zoning by-law. Note: Due to the size of the draft zoning by-law document it may take a few moments to download.
Download the Complete Draft Zoning By-law (12 MB)
Download the Draft Zoning By-law - text only (1.60 MB)
Download the Draft Zoning By-law - maps only (10.7 MB)
The City's Draft Zoning By-law Team made a brief presentation to councillors about the new by-law at the March 25, 2013 council meeting.
Download the Draft Zoning By-law presentation to Council
Print copies will be available at City Hall in the Planning and Development Services department and in all branches of the public library the first week of April.
DRAFT ZONING BY-LAW SURVEYS
Our new draft zoning by-law is out, and now we want to know what you think about it. Your feedback is important, and will be used when staff create the final by-law this summer. Please take our survey on the new draft zoning by-law:
Survey - Draft zoning by-law
Thank you for taking the time to help zone your St. Catharines
For more information about the draft by-law, click here to go to the draft zoning by-law page.