Gravenhurst By Law: R1 Zoning – Residential 1

The Town of Gravenhurst is in the District of Muskoka - 3-5 Pineridge Gate, Gravenhurst ON P1P1Z3 - 705 687-3412

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Permitted uses:

  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Single Detached Dwelling
  • Group Home

Lot Requirements:

  • Minimum Lot Area: 350 m2 if served by public water and sewers or 0.4 ha if served only by public water.   
  • Minimum Lot Frontage: 11 m if served by public water and sewers or 30 m if served only by public water.   
  • Minimum Setback from Optimal Summer Water Level 30 m

Yard Requirements:

  • Front Yard 6 m
  • Exterior Side Yard 6 m
  • Side Yard 1.3 m
  • Rear Yard 7.5 m **

Building Requirements:

  • Hight (principal) 9 m **
  • Maximum Lot Coverage of Principal and Accessory Buildings 45% **


** - Additional rules and regulations

Please note this information provided is to be used as a guideline only, and may have been updated and or changed by the municipality.Consult the Municipality directly to get up to date and property specific zoning information. We at Bracebridge Realty are neither Town Planners nor Attorneys

Population statistics for Town of Gravenhurst

Population in 201612,311
Population in 201112,055
Population Growth2.12 %
Total private dwellings8,302 Private Dwellings
Dwellings by residents5,014 Residential Dwellins
Density per sq km24 per km2
Land area sq km518 km2