Muskoka Lakes By Law: RUR Zoning - Rural Residential

The Township of Muskoka Lakes is in the District of Muskoka - 1 Bailey St, Port Carling, ON, P0B 1J0 - 705 765-3156

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For interactive zoning Map go to:

Permitted Uses:

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Conservation
  • Residential Dwelling
  • Rooming Houses
  • Open Space Recreation
  • Home Based Business
  • Secondary Residential Dwelling

Lot Requirements:

  • Minimum Lot Area 1 ha
  • Minimum Lot Frontage 100 m
  • Minimum Lot Coverage 5%

Yard Requirements:

  • Front Yard 15.2 m **
  • Interior Side Yard 6.1 m
  • Exterior Side Yard 15.2
  • Rear Yard 6.1 m

Building Requirements:

  • Maximum Hight 10.7 m
  • Maximum Hight (accessory) 6.1
  • Minimum Gross Floor Area 69.7 m²


** - 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 Township of Muskoka Lakes

Population in 20166,588
Population in 20116,707
Population Growth-1.77 %
Total private dwellings9,343 Private Dwellings
Dwellings by residents2,914 Residential Dwellins
Density per sq km8 per km2
Land area sq km794 km2