Zoning Bylaw

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March 18, 2024
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Bylaw No. 12375, the Zoning Bylaw, was adopted on September 26, 2022.

The Zoning Bylaw governs land use and the form, siting, height and density of all development within the City boundaries. The Bylaw divides the City into Agricultural, Rural Residential, Suburban Residential, Multi-Dwelling, Commercial, Core Area, Urban Centre, Village Centre, Industrial, Institutional, Water, and other Comprehensive Development zones. Each of these zones has distinct regulations. Please review Zoning Bylaw No. 12375 and the Kelowna Map Viewer to review mapping information throughout the city.


Administrative Guidelines

Administration, severability, enforcement, amendments, definitions & interpretations


Agricultural & Rural Zones

A1, A2, RR1, and RR2 zones


Comprehensive Development Zones

CD12, CD17, CD18, CD20,CD22, and CD26 Zones


Core Area & Other Zones

C1, C2, CA1, VC1, UC1, UC2, UC3, UC4, UC5, HD1, I1, I2, I3, I4, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, W1, W2 Zones


General Regulations & Site Layout

General rules including lot grading, density bonusing, & lighting and landscaping requirements


Multi-Dwelling Zones

MF1, MF2, and MF3 Zones


Parking Regulations

Minimum vehicular and bicycle parking requirements


Single & Two Dwelling Zones

RU1, RU2, RU3, RU4, RU5, and MH1 Zones


Specific Use Regulations

Specific uses such as home-based business, tall buildings & temporary farm workers