Lake of Bays By Law: WR Zoning - Waterfront Residential

The Lake of Bays is in the District of Muskoka - 1012 Dwight Beach Rd, Dwight, ON P0A 1H0 - 705 635-2272

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For interactive zoning Map go to:

Permitted uses:

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Conservation
  • Group Home **
  • Home based business
  • One dwelling **
  • One sleeping cabin

Lot Requirements for New Lots:

  • Minimum Lot Area: 0.4 ha **
  • Minimum Water Frontage: 60 m **
  • Maximum Lot Coverage 10% **

Minimum Road Frontage:

  • 150 m if on provincial highway or District Class A road
  • 135 m if on District class B road
  • 45 m if on Township Road
  • N/A if on private road

Yard Requirements:

Front Yard Setback:

  • 19 m if adjacent to Provincial Highway
  • 14.5 m if adjacent to a District Road

Interior Side Yard Setback 4. 5 m

Exterior Side Yard Setback 10 m **

Rear Yard Setback 10 m **

Building requirements:

Maximum Building Hight:

  • Accessory shoreline structure 5.6 m
  • Other accessory structures 5.6
  • Garage 8.8 m
  • Detached dwelling 10.6 m


    ** - 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 Lake of Bays

Population in 20163,167
Population in 20113,476
Population Growth-8.89 %
Total private dwellings4,388 Private Dwellings
Dwellings by residents1,455 Residential Dwellins
Density per sq km5 per km2
Land area sq km678 km2

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