The City of Brantford's Zoning by-law implements the policies of the Official Plan by regulating:

  • Uses of land and buildings
  • Locations and height of buildings and other structures on a lot
  • Sizes and dimensions of lots
  • Requirements for parking

Zoning by-laws are continuously updated as Council approves by-law amendments.

Zoning by-law amendments

To apply for a Zoning by-law amendment, complete the Zoning by-law amendment application. We strongly recommend you meet with our Planning Department prior to filling out the application and review the application fees.

Zoning compliance request

Information regarding the zoning of a property and permitted uses of a property can be made available through submission of a zoning compliance request.  If a survey for the property  is provided, it will confirm if the buildings are located in compliance with development regulations of the zoning by-law. The fee for this service is $90.40 (including H.S.T.)