Zoning Bylaws

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Notice - Zoning Bylaw Project

The City is in the process of preparing a new City-wide Zoning Bylaw to consolidate, update and replace the separate, outdated zoning bylaws. Find out more about this process.

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The following is a list of the City of Kingston's zoning bylaws. These encompass restricted-area provisions for the former City of Kingston, Kingston Township and Pittsburgh Township.



Key maps and schedules

To view the key maps and schedules for all City zoning bylaws select Tab 5 labelled "Zoning Bylaw Regulations" in the mapping tool.


  • Looking for a specific address? Use the search bar in the upper left hand corner of the map.
  • Click on a property to display the zone and applicable zoning bylaw number.
  • Click on the bylaw number to view the applicable zoning bylaw.
  • A draft map of the new City-Wide Zoning Bylaw is available in Tab 7. Draft regulations are not yet available. 



Current Bylaws

City of Kingston Zoning Bylaw  - 8499

Regulates the use of land, the erection, use, height, bulk, location, spacing, external design, character and use of buildings or structures, and the density of development in the City of Kingston.

Downtown and Harbour Zoning Bylaw - 96-259

Regulates the use of land in the Downtown and Harbour Areas of the City of Kingston.

Cataraqui North Zoning Bylaw - 97-102

To implement the policies of Amendment Number 97 to the Township of Kingston Official Plan, affecting zoning in the Cataraqui North Community.

Kingston Township Zoning Bylaw - 76-26

Regulates the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures in the Township of Kingston.

Pittsburgh Township Zoning Bylaw - 32-74

Regulates the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures in the Township of Pittsburgh.


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