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What the Zoning Bylaw Does and Doesn’t Do

What the Zoning Bylaw DoesWhat the Zoning Bylaw Does Not Do
Regulate where land uses can occur Regulate property ownership
Supports the implementation of OCP policies Regulate construction standards
Regulates the form and placement of buildings on a lot Determine street widths, sidewalk placement, overall roadway design
Sets parking requirements for land uses Regulate living conditions or property maintenance
Sets landscaping requirements for land uses Guarantee that a particular type of development will occur
Sets separation distances for sensitive land uses (e.g. adult entertainment, cannabis, etc.) Regulate operating hours of businesses or clientele
Regulate non-conforming uses Regulate business practices or licensing