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1.  Recreational Vehicles

Council of the Corporation of the Township of Whitewater Region passed By-law No. 19-11-1224 on the 20th day of November 2019 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, as amended.

The subject lands include the portions of those lands which form part of Zoning By-law No. 98-13 of the former Township of Westmeath and Zoning By-law No. 23-92 of the former Township of Ross.  

The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to modify and add applicable provisions to the Westmeath and Ross Zoning By-laws to permit:

  • the use of one (1) recreational vehicle on vacant properties within the Rural (RU), Waterfront Vicinity (WV) and Limited Service Residential (LSR) Zones, provided it is licensed by the municipality; and
  • accessory buildings or structures such as sunrooms, decks and porches attached to any trailer not exceeding the ground floor area of the trailer and accessory buildings or structures such as a shed not exceeding 11.25 square metres.

Council concurrently adopted Recreational Vehicle Licensing By-law No. 19-11-1225 in accordance with Section 164 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25.  Both by-laws are available for viewing below: