All residential zones in the zoning bylaw currently permit secondary suites, amendments to the associated regulations are:

  • Amendments to the definitions of multiple family dwelling, secondary suite, single family dwelling and two family dwelling to reflect the changes.
  • Increase in permitted size of the secondary suite from 40% to 49% of the principal dwelling unit.
  • Clarification on the maximum number of principal dwelling units permitted by the Bylaw.
  • Decrease in the required side yard setback when adjacent to another parcel that is not a road (interior side yard) from 1.5 m to 1.2 m for the following zones:
  • Single Family (Urban) Zone: RS-1 Zone
  • Single Family (Urban-A) Zone: RS-1(A) Zone

To see the full draft bylaw please click here: Bylaw 3313

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