Notice of Passing - Z03-2022- South Huron


The Corporation of the Municipality of South Huron 

Notice of Passing

of a Zoning By-Law Amendment

Re:     Zoning By-Law Amendment Application File #: Z03-2022



Please be advised that Council of the Municipality of South Huron passed By-law #29-2022 on the 19th day of April, 2022 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

Purpose and Effect

The proposed amendment applies to all lands within the Municipality of South Huron by adding a new Holding (-H) section and making the following changes to the General Provisions section:

a)    Clarifying that the maximum permitted height of an accessory building in the Agricultural Small Holding (AG4) zone is 10 metres.

b)    Treating an Agricultural Small Holding (AG4) zoned property the same as a Residential property by prohibiting accessory buildings in the front yard.

c)     Removing the restriction on plumbing in an accessory building except for properties in the Lakeshore Residential zone.

d)    Permitting a dwelling on an AG1, AG3, or AG4 zoned property to be replaced at less than the required MDS 1 distance if the replacement dwelling maintains or reduces the existing MDS deficiency.

e)    Deleting the setbacks from lanes and easements.

This By-law affects all lands within the Municipality of South Huron.

Effect of Written and Oral Submissions

The planning report was presented with a recommendation to Council. There were no comments received from the public on this application.  No comments were received from commenting agencies.  Council reviewed all materials received on this application and has taken these submissions into consideration when making its decision.


Any person or agency may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal in respect of the by-law by filing with the Clerk of the Municipality of South Huron, not later than the 16th day of May, 2022, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the prescribed fee payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order. The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed Appellant Form which is available from the Tribunal web site at or by contacting South Huron.

Only individuals, corporations, and public bodies may appeal a zoning by-law to the Ontario Land Tribunal.  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or made written submissions to the Municipality of South Huron or, in the opinion of the Ontario Land Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Please note that comments and opinions submitted on these matters, including the originator’s name and address, become part of the public record and may be viewed by the general public and may be published in a Planning Report, Council Agenda or Council Minutes.

Additional Information

The complete by-law is available for inspection by contacting the Planning Coordinator at or by called 519-235-0310 ext 252. Any questions relating to the by-law shall be directed to Rebekah Msuya-Collison, ext. 227. Information may also be posted on our website (