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Ping-Street---3-tile.jpg   Construction-Map---3-tile.jpg   Public Notices


Planning and Building Services

City of St. Catharines
PO Box 3012, 50 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7C2

Tel: 905.688.5601 x1660

Fax: 905.688.5873

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


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New Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2013-283

The Ontario Municipal Board has ordered that By-law No. 2013-283 of the City of St. Catharines shall be deemed to have come into force on the day of its passage on 16th of December, 2013, except for the following portions of the By-law:

A.  Properties under appeal:

  • 75 Scott Street West
  • 28 Hewko Street
  • 9 and 13 Waite Lane
  • 30 West Hampton Street

B.  Section 3.6.2 of By-law No. 2013-283 under appeal.

C.  A portion of Brock University lands fronting on Lockhart Drive as shown on Schedule A-26 of By-law 2013-283 deferred by Council.



Zoning Inquiries

A zoning by-law regulates the use of land and the character, location and use of buildings and structures thereon. Things that are typically regulated include type of uses permitted on a lot, lot size and dimensions, the location, size, bulk and height of building and structures, and landscaping and parking requirements.

When sufficient information has been provided, a Zoning Technician from the Planning and Building Services Department can advise:

  • How land may be used
  • Where buildings and other structures can be located or "setback" from the property line
  • The types of building structures that are permitted and how they are used
  • Written confirmation regarding the zoning of a property is subject to a fee.

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