Zoning Regulations

Single and Two-Family Residential (R-2)

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Single and Two-Family Residential (R-2)
Bylaw: Zoning Bylaw, 1850, 1994
Section: 7.04
Category: Residential
Number of Properties/Folios: 2532
Number of Undeveloped Properties:
The number of empty properties is determined by counting all properties within a zone that has no recorded improvement by BC Assessment during the most recent survey.

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Primary Uses

means the main purpose for which land, principal uses or principal uses are ordinarily used
Park
means open space used for recreational purposes or maintained for the use and enjoyment of the public and includes Federal, Provincial, Regional and local parks, ecological, archaelogical and historic sites and includes privately-owned land for use of which no charge is made to the public
Public Utility Use
means a use, including buildings and structures, providing water supply, sewage collection and disposal (excluding sewage treatment plants), electricity, natural gas, telephone, radio and television broadcasting, transmitting and receiving and similar services where such use is established by the City of Kimberley or a company regulated by government utility or communications legislation
Single Family Dwelling
means a dwelling containing one (1) dwelling unit
Two Family Dwelling
means one dwelling containing two (2) dwelling units that:
  1. share a common roof and foundation
  2. that are separated by a common wall or a fire separation

Accessory Uses

means:
  1. a use which is accessory use to the accessory use or the use of the accessory use on the same accessory use; or
  2. a use which is accessory use to the accessory use made of the accessory use upon which such accessory use is carried on
Accessory Buildings Or Structures
means:
  1. a detatched building the use or intended use of which is accessory to that of the principal building situated on the same parcel; or
  2. a building which is accessory to a principal use made of the parcel upon which such building is (to be) located
Accessory Dwelling
means a self-contained dwelling unit that is accessory to a single family dwelling located on the same parcel. An accessory dwelling must have an independent ground floor entry and may be located within or attached to the principal building or in a detached accessory building
Bed And Breakfast
means the use of a single family dwelling that includes:
  1. the business of renting not more than four bedrooms in the dwelling for the temporary lodging of paying guests; and
  2. the use of common living and dining area for such guests; and
  3. the use of the dwelling as the principle residence of the bed and breakfast operator; and
  4. the provision of breakfast in the dwelling for the paying guests
Boarding And Lodging
means monthly or longer accommodation for not more than two persons who are unrelated to the family residing in a dwelling unit and is limited to bedrooms or sleeping units only
Carriage House Dwelling
means a dwelling unit located above a detached garage that is accessory to a single family dwelling located on the same parcel
Home-based Business (Classification 2)
means:
  1. Classification 1 - An occupation, service, profession or craft which is clearly accessory to the use of a dwelling unit for residential purposes or to the residential use of a parcel occupied by a dwelling and is carried on my members of the same family residing in the dwelling unit but does not include the repair of vehicles
  2. Classification 2 - An occupation, service, profession or craft which is clearly accessory to the use of a dwelling unit for residential pruposes or to the residential use of a parcel occupied by a dwelling and is carried on by members of the family residing in the dwelling unit plus no more that two (2) non-resident assistants or employees, but does not include the repair of vehicles