Active Planning Files


Active Planning Files

Active Planning Files listed below are recently received applications which have been deemed complete and moving onto the next step. 

For information on planning files after completion of the applicable appeal period, please contact the Planning department.


Lot on Prince Albert Street

File Number: Z05-2022

Address:  Lot on Prince Albert Street 

Owner/Applicant: 588922 ONTARIO INC C/O Pete Vanderweerd

Purpose and Effect: The lands to be rezoned are currently zoned D (Future Development) and are proposed to be rezoned to M1-12-H, a special M1 (Light Industrial) zone with a holding symbol, to permit the outdoor storage of precast manufactured products on the property now with the potential in the future once the holding symbol is removed for a proposed precast manufacturing facility or a reduced number of M1 uses. A minimum 20 metres wide landscaped buffer is required adjacent to the north and west property lines. This buffer is to contain a minimum 3 metres high berm and/or sound wall. The -H symbol may be removed once an acceptable study addressing off-site impacts of the proposed use, such as noise and dust, has been prepared. The outdoor storage of manufactured products and related accessory uses are permitted while the zone has the -H symbol.

Meeting Date: August 22nd, 2022

Status: Appealed.  Information will be posted on the OLT Website 



70948 Bluewater Highway 

File Number: Z02-2023

Address: 70948 Bluewater Highway

Purpose and Effect: The amendment changes the zoning of the lands proposed for the expansion of the Home Hardware Building Centre’s lumber yard from AG1 (General Agriculture) to C3-14 (Highway Commercial – Special Provisions) to permit the lumber yard in this area and match the zoning of the rest of the lands used for the building centre.

This By-law amends Zoning By-law #69-2018 of the Municipality of South Huron.

This application was considered complete on March 27th, 2023 

Meeting Date: May 1st, 2023 at 5:00pm 

Status: Appeal period ends June 6th, 2023 






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70266 Grand Bend Line 

File Number: Z03-2023

Address: 70266 Grand Bend Line 

Owner: Idefix Investments 

Applicant: MHBC Planning 

Purpose and Effect:  The amendment changes the M1-8 (Light Industrial – Special Zone) zoning of this property to allow an accessory mobile home for the exclusive use of an on-site caretaker for the main industrial use.

Meeting Date: June 5th at 7pm 

Status: Awaiting Public Meeting 







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70963X Bronson Line 

File Number: Z04-2023

Address: 70963X Bronson Line

Owner: Justin and Paul Zehr

Applicant:  Baker Planning Group 

Purpose and Effect: The amendment changes the zoning of the lands for Zehr’s Country Market from AG3 (Agricultural Commercial-Industrial) to AG3-10 (Agricultural Commercial-Industrial – Special Zone) to allow the accessory sale of retail products in a portion of the main building that is no larger than 10% of the entire building’s area.

Meeting Date: June 5th at 5pm 

Status: Awaiting Public Meeting 





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Part Lot 301, Plan 376, Exeter Ward, 

File Number:Z05-2023

Address: Part Lot 301, Plan 376, Exeter Ward

Owner: Thomas Triebner C/O Southbridge Care Home

Applicant: Zelinka Priamo 

Purpose and Effect: The amendment changes the zoning of a portion of the lands from D (Future Development) to R3-18 (Residential High Density – Special Zone) to only permit a long term care home. The special zone provisions also set the front property line as the southern property line of the property zoned R3-18 and require a minimum front yard setback of 6 metres with the property abutting a street or having an agreement with the Municipality for access. In addition, a minimum 1.8 m high solid fence is required along the east property line abutting the R1 zone (the rear property line of the homes to the east).

Meeting Date: June 7th at 5pm






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370 William Street

File Number: Z08-2023

Address: 370 William Street

Owner: 2687325 ONTARIO INC

Applicant: MCI Design 

Purpose and Effect: 

The amendment changes the C4-3 (Core Commercial – Special Zone) zoning of this property to permit its conversion to a ten-unit multiple attached dwelling. Additional special provisions are added to the existing zoning to allow the outdoor garbage receptacle to be in the north side yard and to require a minimum 1.8 metre high solid fence along the south property line instead of a planting strip.
This By-law amends Zoning By-law #69-2018 of the Municipality of South Huron.


Meeting Date: June 7th at 5pm 








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Official Plan/Rezoning

 70799 & 70791 London Road 

File Number: OPAZ-2-2022

Owner: 2381423 ONTARIO INC C/O Manorwood Homes Inc.

Applicant: Baker Planning Group C/O Caroline Baker

Purpose and Effect: 

The application adds a special policy to the Official Plan’s Historic Core District designation for this property to permit a standalone residential-only apartment building with a maximum height of 5 storeys.

Similarly, the application also rezones the property to facilitate the proposed five storey apartment building by changing the current zoning from C3 (Highway Commercial) and R1-7 (Residential Low Density- Special Zone) to R3-17 (Residential High Density – Special Zone). The special zone provisions for the R3-17 zone address front and exterior yard setbacks, landscaped open space, building height, outdoor and balcony amenity space for the units, and parking spaces.

The Zoning By-law Amendment will not come into force until the Official Plan amendment by-law is approved by the County of Huron which occurs after its adoption by the Municipality of South Huron, in accordance with Section 43(21) of the Planning Act.

The application was deemed complete on August 25, 2022.

Meeting date: October 3rd, 2022 at 5pm 




Minor Variance 

451, 459, 467 , 471 Main Street, Exeter

File Number: MV01-2022

Address: 451, 459, 467 , 471 Main Street, Exeter

Owner: 2842880 ONTARIO INC

Applicant: Baker Planning Group C/O Caroline Baker 

Purpose and Effect: The application proposes to vary some of the zoning requirements for this property to facilitate a proposed 2 storey medical-related building containing professional medical offices, a family health team, pharmacy, and other professional offices. The application proposes to vary the following Sections of the South Huron Zoning By-law:

  1. Section 26.3 to:
    1. Increase the maximum zone coverage from 40% to 70%;
    2. Reduce the minimum landscaped open space from 10% to 5%;
    3. Replace the front yard setback requirements of 1 metre minimum and 4 metres maximum with a 0.5 metre minimum requirement;
    4. Reduce the minimum rear yard setback from 4 metres to 0.5 metres;
    5. Reduce the minimum exterior side yard setback from 6 metres to 0 metres; and
    6. Reduce the minimum interior side yard setback from 4 metres to 0.5 metres.
  2. Section 3.25 to reduce the minimum setback from the west property line for the outdoor storage of garbage to 0.5 metres from 2 metres.
  3. Section 3.26. 12 to reduce the minimum setback of a parking area from the west property line from 1 metre to 0.4 metres.

Meeting date: 

Status: Deferred



36785 Crediton Road 

File Number: MV01-2023

Address: 36785 Crediton Road

Owner: Robert Robinson

Applicant: Robert Robinson/ Kathy Vatars

Purpose and Effect:  The application proposes to increase the permitted maximum height for a proposed 186 square metre (2,000 square feet) detached garage as well as the total permitted floor area occupied by all accessory buildings on this property. The maximum permitted height for the proposed garage is requested to increase from 6 metres to 8.2 metres. The maximum total floor area occupied by all accessory buildings on this property is proposed to increase to 251 square metres instead of the current limit of 50% of the floor area of the house which would have been an 86 square metre maximum for the accessory buildings.

Meeting Date: June 19th at 5pm 







38 Lake Shore Dr 

File Number: C15-2023

Address: 38 Lake Shore Dr

Owner/Applicant: Jason Heywood

Purpose and Effect: The purpose and effect of this application is for the creation of an easement to provide legal access to the rear of 38 Lake Shore Drive. The vacant easement is approximately 61.3 sq m. The proposed vacant land to be retained is approximately 706.7 sq m.


39636 Huron Street

File Number: C25-2023

Address: 39636 Huron Street 

Owner: Thomas and Noella Triebner 

Applicant: Zelinka Priamo ltd. (C/O Matt Litwinchuk)

Purpose and Effect: This application is to create a new lot for a proposed long-term care facility. The vacant severed land is approximately 1.7 ha (4 acres). The retained land is an approximately 40 ha (98 acres) farm that includes a house and farm-related buildings.



For specifics relating to the status of active files, please contact the Planning department 519-235-0310.


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