Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

46.        Amenity Area

  1. Where required in any Zone, a development shall provide Amenity Area in accordance with the requirements of the Zone.

  2. Amenity Area shall:

  1. with respect to Residential Uses, be located and designed to serve as space for the active or passive recreation and enjoyment of the occupants of a residential development; and

  2. with respect to non-Residential Uses, be located and designed to serve as space for the active or passive recreation and enjoyment of the public so as to maximize the accessibility and use of the Area by the public during the hours which the development is open to the public. Access to the Amenity Area shall be at no cost to the public.

  3. Amenity Area may include:

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. with respect to Residential Uses, patios, balconies with a minimum depth of 2.0 m, Rooftop Terraces, communal lounges and Recreational Facilities and other areas within the Site which are of the nature described in clause (2)(a) above; and

  2. with respect to non-Residential Uses, courtyards, interior landscaped open spaces, arcades, plazas, atriums, public seating areas and other areas within the Site which are of the nature described in clause (2)(b) above.

  1. Required Amenity Area may be located:

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. with respect to Residential Uses, within any Yard, other than a Front Yard; and

  2. with respect to non-Residential Uses, within any Yard.

  1. Required Amenity Area may be located within a required Separation Space, but only if it is intended for the private use of the Dwelling for which the Separation Space is provided.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. Where landscaped space at Grade on the Site is in excess of 30% of the Site area, the excess may be included in the required residential Amenity Area.