Zoning By law

The Zoning By-law provides specific standards and regulations for all development in Windsor. The City of Windsor Zoning By-law regulates the use of land, buildings and other structures. Refer to the Zoning By-law 8600 to review the provisions of each zoning, or view the to review the provisions of each zoning, or view the Zoning Index Map. Refer to By-law 85-18 and By-law 85-18 maps for lands affected by the Town of Tecumseh annex.

Zoning map sample

To view various zoning maps, open the Zoning Index Map, zoom and pan to desired area and click the map number to open the appropriate map in portable document format (PDF).

The City of Windsor zoning maps indicate which category and uses are allowed on any property. The prefix of the zoning indicates the basic use, and the detailed use is specified by numbers. For example, RD 1.1 refers to a residential district (RD) that allows only single-unit dwellings, existing duplex or semi detached as well as accessory uses (1.1). Other prefixes refer to C - commercial, M - manufacturing or industrial, I - institutional and G - green space.

Please note: Zoning can change weekly due to regular Zoning By-law amendments; each document has a date that is reflective of the update.

For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, contact us at:

Planning & Building Services Department
Planning Division
Suite 210, 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544
Email: planningdept@citywindsor.ca
Zoning Property Query