Lake of Bays By Law: RR Zoning– Rural 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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Permitted uses:

  • Additional Dwelling Unit **
  • Backyard Hens **
  • Detached Dwelling
  • Group Home
  • Home-Based Business
  • Sleeping Cabin **

Lot Requirements:

  • Minimum Lot Area: Existing 2 ha
  • Road
  • Frontage 152 m

Yard Requirements:

  • Front Yard 10 m
  • Side Yard 4.5 m
  • Exterior Side Yard 10 m
  • Rear Yard 10 m

Building Requirements:

  • Hight (principal) 10.6 m
  • Hight (accessory) 8.8 m
  • Lot Coverage 5%

** - 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