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City of Hamilton Zoning Designations

Existing Residential “ER” Zone
Residential “R1”, “R2” and “R3” Zone
Residential “R4” Zone
Residential “R5” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM1” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM2” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM3” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM4” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM5” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM6” Zone
Residential Hamlet “RH” Zone
Deferred Development “D” Zone
Neighbourhood Commercial “C1” Zone
Shopping Centre Commercial “C2” Zone
General Commercial “C3” Zone
Urban Commercial “C4” Zone
Rural Commercial “C5” Zone
Village Area “VA” Zone
Hamlet Commercial “HC” Zone
Motor Vehicle Services “C” Zone
Industrial “M1” Zone
Prestige Industrial “M2” Zone
Light Industrial “M3” Zone
General Industrial “M4” Zone
Rural Industrial “M5” Zone
Extractive Industrial “M6” Zone
Institutional “I” Zone
Public “P” Zone
Private Open Space “01” Zone
Public Open Space “02” Zone

Single-Detached Residential Zone (R1)
Single-Detached Residential Zone (R2)
Low Density Residential Zone (R3)
Low Density Residential Zone (R4
Low to Medium Density Multiple Dwelling Zone (RM1)
Medium Density Multiple Dwelling Zone (RM2)
Medium to High Density Multiple Dwelling Zone (RM3)
High Density Multiple Dwelling Zone (RM4)
Residential and Commercial Conversions (R.C.C.)
Neighbourhood Commercial Zone (C.N.)
District Shopping Centre Zone (C.SC)
Central Area Commercial Zone (C.A.C)
Highway Commercial Zone (C.H.)
Light Industrial Zone (I.L.)
General Industrial Zone (I.G.)
Limited Service Industrial Zone (I.LS)
Open Space – Conservation Zone (OS)
Park and Recreation Zone (PR1)
Public and Private Service Zone (PPS)
Public Utilities (U)
Urban Reserve Zone (UR)
Rural Zone (RU)
Special Policy Area One – Niagara Escarpment Commission Development Control
Zone – (SP1)
Special Policy Areas Two – Parkway belt West Plan Zone (SP2)

Urban Residential (Single Detached) Zone – R1
Settlement Residential Zone – R2
Estate Residential Zone – R3
Urban Residential (Semi-Detached & Link) Zone – R4
Core Area Residential Zone – R5
Medium Density Residential Zone – R6
Medium-High Density Residential Zone – R7
High Density Residential Zone – R8
Residential Mobile Home Zone – R9
Urban Development Zone – UD
Business District Zone – BD
Urban Commercial Zone – UC
Neighbourhood Commercial Zone – NC
Settlement Commercial – SC
Highway Commercial Zone – HC
Automotive Commercial Zone – AC
Institutional Zone – I
Public Use Zone – P
Parkway Belt Open Space Zone – 01
Park Open Space Zone – 02
Recreational Open Space Zone – 03
Special Open Space Zone – 04
Conservation Management Zone – CM
Prestige Industrial Zone – M1
General Industrial Zone – M2
Rural Industrial Zone – M3
Extractive Industrial Zone – EI
Agricultural Zone – A
Commercial Agriculture Zone – CA

General Agricultural “A1” Zone
Restricted Agricultural “A2” Zone
Deferred Development “DD” Zone
Existing Residential “ER” Zone
Residential “R1” Zone
Residential “R2” Zone
Residential “R3” Zone
Residential “R4” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM1” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM2” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM3” Zone
Residential Multiple “RM4” Zone
Residential Hamlet “RH” Zone
Residential Estate “RE” Zone
Neighbourhood Commercial “C1” Zone
Shopping Centre Commercial “C2” Zone
General Commercial “C3” Zone
Motor vehicle Services “C4” Zone
Airport-Related Commercial “C5” Zone
Rural Commercial “C6” Zone
Prestige Business/Industrial “M1” Zone
General Industrial “M2” Zone
Airport-Related Prestige Industrial “M3” Zone
Airport-Related General Industrial “M4” Zone
Airport-Related Business Industrial “M3” Zone
Rural Industrial-Business Park “M6” Zone
Rural Industrial “M7” Zone
Public Industrial “M8” Zone
Airport “AT” Zone
Private Open Space “OS1” Zone
Public Open Space “OS2” Zone
Open Space-Conservation “OS3” Zone

“A” District – Conservation, Open Space Park and Recreation
“AA” District – Agricultural
“B” District – Suburban Agriculture and Residential
“B-1” District – Suburban Agriculture and Residential
“B-2” District – Suburban Residential
“C” District – Urban Protected Residential
“R-4” District – Small Lot Single Family Detached
“D” District – Urban Protected Residential – One and two Family Dwellings
“DE” District – Low Density Multiple Dwellings
“DE-2” District – Multiple Dwellings
“DE-3” District – Multiple Dwellings
“RT-10” District – Townhouse
“RT-20” District – Townhouse – Maisonette
“RT-30” District – Street- Townhouse
“R-2” District – Urban Protected Residential – One and two Family Dwellings
“E” District – Multiple Dwellings, Lodges, Clubs
“E-1” District – Multiple Dwellings, Lodges, Clubs
“E-2” District – Multiple Dwellings
“E-3” District – High Density Multiple Dwellings
“F” District – Special Waterfront District
“U” District – University
“F-2” District – Open Space harbour
“F-3” District – Harbour Use
“F-4” District – Waterfront Service
“G” District – Neighbourhood Shopping Centre
“G-1” District – Designed Shopping Centre
“G-2” District – Regional Shopping Centre
“G-3” District – Public Parking Lots
“G-4” District – Designed Neighbourhood Shopping Area
“H” District – Community Shopping and Commercial
“HH” District – Restricted Community Shopping and Commercial District
“I” District – Central Business District
“HI” District – Civic Centre Protected
“CR-1”, “CR-2” & “CR-3” Districts – Commercial -Residential District
“J” District – Light and Limited Heavy Industry
“JJ” District – Restricted Light Industrial District
“J-3” District – Prestige Industrial
“K” District – Heavy Industry
“KK” District – Restricted Heavy Industrial
“L” Districts – Planned (refers to any of the zoning districts, i.e. L – RT-30 is Planned
Street Townhouses
“M (11-15)” Districts – Prestige Industrial

Agricultural “A” Zone
Agricultural Specialty “AS” Zone
Rural Residential “RR” Zone
Rural Residential Estate “RRE” Zone
Single Residential “R1” Zone
Single Residential “R2” Zone
Single Residential “R3” Zone
Single Residential “R4” Zone
Residential “R5” Zone
Residential “R6” Zone
Multiple Residential “RM1” Zone
Multiple Residential “RM2” Zone
Multiple Residential “RM3” Zone
Multiple Residential “RM4” Zone
Multiple Residential “RM5” Zone
Neighbourhood Development “ND” Zone
Local Commercial “LC” Zone
General Commercial “GC” Zone
Service Commercial “CS” Zone
Central Area Commercial “CA1” Zone
Central Area Commercial “CA2” Zone
Highway Commercial “HC” Zone
Mixed Use Commercial “MUC” Zone
Neighbourhood Shopping Commercial “SC2” Zone
Rural Commercial “RC” Zone
Small Scale Industrial “MS” Zone
Preferred Industrial “MP” Zone
Prestige Industrial “MT” Zone
general Industrial “MG” Zone
Special Purpose Industrial “MSP” Zone
Business Park Industrial “MBP” Zone
Extractive Industrial “ME” Zone
Rural Industrial “MR” Zone
Small Scale Institutional “IS” Zone
Major Institutional “I” Zone
Open Space “OS” Zone
Intensive Recreation “IR” Zone
Park “P” Zone