The Zoning By-law provides controls for the use and type of development of all properties within Russell Township. It provides specific information with regards to:

  • How specific parcels of land may be used;
  • Where buildings and other structures can be located on a property;
  • The types of buildings that are permitted and how they may be used; and,
  • Minimum lot sizes and dimensions, parking requirements, building heights and minimum setbacks.

Read the Zoning By-Law

Zoning By-Law (Full Document)

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Summary Sheets

Below are summary sheets of common uses (permitted uses and zone requirements):

Residential Zones

Commercial Zones

Agricultural Zones

Commercial and Industrial Park Zones


Application for Zoning Amendment


We encourage anyone with questions regarding the Zoning By-Law or the land use planning and appeal process to contact the Planning Department.