Zoning Bylaw

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By-Law No. Z-5, A Zoning By-law for the City of Fredericton
The following by-law is an electronic reproduction made available for convenience and information purposes only. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of its contents, the City of Fredericton does not assume any responsibility for the reliability of the contents. The by-law cannot be distributed or used for commercial purposes. If an official version of the Zoning by-Law is required and/or to ensure there have been no subsequent amendments, reference must be made to the official paper version held in the City Clerk's Office. 

Please be advised that the Zoning By-Law and Zoning Maps are amended on a regular basis. All zoning information MUST be verified by the Community Planning Division staff. To request a zoning confirmation letter please send requests including name, mailing address, phone and fax number and email address with the PID, civic address and current use of property in question to Planning.

A full copy of the Zoning By-Law can be purchased for $50 by contacting the Community Planning Division at (506) 460-2020 or via email to planning@fredericton.ca.

If you encounter difficulties downloading this by-law, please contact  call the Community Planning Division at (506) 460-2020 or via email to planning@fredericton.ca.

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Zoning Bylaw Sections

Note: The individual Zoning Bylaw Sections are currently being updated and should be available early in 2022.  Click here for the full Zoning Bylaw

  • Table of Contents
  • Section 1 & 2 - Title & Scope / Operation, Interpretation, Zones
  • Section 3 - Definitions
  • Section 4 - Regulations for All Uses
  • Section 5 - Parking, Access & Loading
  • Section 6 - Signs
  • Section 7 - Regulations for Residential Uses
  • Section 8 - Low Density Residential Zones
  • Section 9 - Multi-Residential Zones
  • Section 10 - Regulations for Commercial Uses
  • Section 11 - Commercial Zones (incl. Mixed Use & City Centre)
  • Section 12 - Institutional Zones
  • Section 13 - Regulations for Industrial Uses
  • Section 14 - Industrial Zones
  • Section 15 - Limited Development Zones
  • Section 16 - Repeal of Zoning By-law Z-2
  • Section 17 - Repeal of Z-2 Amendments
  • Section 18 - Enforcement
  • Section 19 - Exceptions
  • Section 20 - Schedules

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Zoning Bylaw Schedules

  • Section 20 - Schedules
  • Schedule 1 - City Centre Planning Area & Central Business District
  • Schedule 2 - Maximum Building Height
  • Schedule 3 - Group Homes
  • Schedule 4 - Special Sign Districts A, B & C
  • Schedule 5 - Parking Districts
  • Schedule 6 - Residential Town Plat Planning Area
  • Schedule 7 - Main Street Commercial Area & Sign District D
  • Schedule 8a - Lot Types & Characteristics
  • Schedule 8b - Lot Types & Characteristics
  • Schedule 9 - Setbacks & Yards
  • Schedule 10 - Retail Sale of Cannabis
  • Schedule 11 - Zones & Acronyms
  • Schedule 12 - Zoning Maps

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