The Town of Orangeville's Zoning By-law regulates the use of land and location of any buildings and structures. It states exactly what land uses are allowed and provides details such as:

  • where buildings or structures can be located
  • types of uses and dwellings permitted
  • standards for lot size, yard dimensions and setbacks, building height and parking requirements

Zoning maps

View the interactive Zoning By-law Map to learn about the land use for each property in the Town. Select a property to learn more details about the zoning requirements.

You can also view the maps in Schedule A of the Zoning By-law.

Zoning Information for Residential Properties

See the following guidance documents for more information about the Zoning By-law requirements for fences, decks, pools, accessory buildings and home occupations:

Zoning By-law Amendments

If you are planning a new development, you need to ensure that your proposal complies with the Zoning By-law. If not, you will need to apply for a Zoning By-law Amendment.

Please complete the Zoning By-law Amendment Application and submit it along with the appropriate fee to Town Hall:

87 Broadway
Orangeville, ON
L9W 1K1

Review the Zoning By-law Amendment Guide for details about the application process.

Updates to the Zoning By-law

The Town of Orangeville Zoning By-law was enacted by Council in March 1990, but has been amended and updated many times, due to application requests or Town-initiated updates. Find more information on the latest housekeeping amendment initiated by the Town:

Proposed 2022 Housekeeping Update: Notice of Public Meeting – May 9, 2022

Draft Housekeeping Amendment – 2022