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Zoning

You can find the zoning of a property by doing a property search in Webmap.  See our WebMap FAQ for further information.

Zoning can also be found by doing a Property Information Search, and opening the development information.

Please note that staff are unable to provide legal advice or interpretation of the Zoning Bylaw.

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Land Use (e.g. uses, setbacks, etc.)

Land Use is governed by the zoning of a property. See the Abbotsford Zoning Bylaw No. 2400-2014 for permitted uses in each zone.

Please note that staff are unable to provide legal advice or interpretation of the Zoning Bylaw.

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Future land use designation (i.e. Official Community Plan)

You can find the future land use designation of a property by doing a property search in Webmap.  Once you have brought up the property, click on the address in the "Workflow" section, then click on the General Property Report under "Hyperlinks". The General Property Report will display the OCP Land Use of the property.  Map 1 Urban Land Use and Map 2 Rural Land Use also show the future land use designations for the City.

Detailed descriptions of the land use designations can be found in Part 2 Land Use of the City's Official Community Plan.

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Density Bonusing

To see which areas of the City are eligible for density bonusing, see Figure 2 - Density Bonusing Eligible Area in Section 140 of the Abbotsford Zoning Bylaw No. 2400-2014.

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For more information:

Planning Services Division (2nd Floor, City Hall)
Tel: 604-864-5510
Email: planning-info@abbotsford.ca

Building Permits & Licences Division (1st Floor, City Hall)
Tel: 604-864-5525
Email: building-info@abbotsford.ca

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