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O. Reg. 169/21: ZONING ORDER - CITY OF MARKHAM, REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

filed March 5, 2021 under Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13

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ontario regulation 169/21

made under the

Planning Act

Made: March 5, 2021
Filed: March 5, 2021
Published on e-Laws: March 8, 2021
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 20, 2021

ZONING ORDER - CITY OF MARKHAM, REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

Definitions

1. In this Order,

“accessory” means a use, building or structure that is normally incidental or subordinate to a principal use, building or structure located on the same lot, and includes,

(a)  a commercial school,

(b)  a business office,

(c)  a restaurant, including take-out,

(d)  a financial institution,

(e)  a retail store,

(f)  a medical office,

(g)  a personal service shop,

(h)  a community centre,

(i)  a place of worship, and

(j)  a health centre;

“long-term care home” has the same meaning as in the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007;

“retirement home” has the same meaning as in the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.

Application

2. This Order applies to lands in the City of Markham, in the Regional Municipality of York, in the Province of Ontario, being the lands outlined in red on the map numbered 261 and filed at the Toronto office of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing located at 777 Bay Street.

Permitted uses

3. Every use of land and every erection, location or use of any building or structure is prohibited on the lands described in section 2, except for,

(a)  a retirement home;

(b)  a long-term care home;

(c)  a public authority use; and

(d)  an accessory use, building or structure.

Zoning requirements

4. The zoning requirements for the lands described in section 2 are as follows:

1.  The minimum front yard setback is nine metres.

2.  The minimum setback to any other lot line is 5.5 metres.

3.  The minimum distance between buildings is 11 metres.

4.  The maximum building height is 25 metres.

5.  The maximum floor area ratio is 250 per cent.

6.  The minimum setback to a top-of-bank is 10 metres.

7.  Parking shall be provided in accordance with the City of Markham Parking Standards By-law 28-97, with the following exceptions:

i.  For a long-term care home, 0.5 spaces shall be provided per bed.

ii.  For a retirement home, 0.5 spaces shall be provided per unit.

iii.  For accessory uses, one space shall be provided per 40 square metres of net floor area.

Terms of use

5. (1) Every use of land and every erection, location or use of any building or structure shall be in accordance with this Order.

(2) Nothing in this Order prevents the use of any land, building or structure for any use prohibited by this Order if the land, building or structure is lawfully so used on the day this Order comes into force.

(3) Nothing in this Order prevents the reconstruction of any building or structure that is damaged or destroyed by causes beyond the control of the owner if the dimensions of the original building or structure are not increased and its original use is not altered.

(4) Nothing in this Order prevents the strengthening or restoration to a safe condition of any building or structure.

Deemed by-law

6. This Order is deemed for all purposes, except the purposes of section 24 of the Act, to be and to always have been a by-law passed by the council of the City of Markham.

Commencement

7. This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

Made by:

Steve Clark

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Date made: March 5, 2021