Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

86.       Secondary Suites

Bylaw 12961

February 4, 2002 

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

 

A Secondary Suite shall comply with the following regulations:

  1. the minimum Site area for a Single Detached Dwelling containing a Secondary Suite is 360 m2, except in the case of the RR Zone, where it shall be the same as the minimum Site area for the Zone.

  2. the maximum Floor Area of the Secondary Suite shall be as follows:

  1. in the case of a Secondary Suite located completely below the first storey of a Single Detached Dwelling (other than stairways or a common landing), the Floor Area (excluding the area covered by stairways) shall not exceed the Floor Area of the first storey of the associated principal Dwelling.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. in the case of a Secondary Suite developed completely or partially above Grade, the Floor Area  (excluding the area covered by stairways) shall not exceed 40% of the total Floor Area above Grade of the building containing the associated principal Dwelling, nor 70 m2, whichever is the lesser.

  2. the minimum Floor Area for a Secondary Suite shall be not less than 30 m2.

  3. a Secondary Suite shall be developed in such a manner that the exterior of the principal building containing the Secondary Suite shall appear as a single Dwelling.

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. only one of a Secondary Suite or a Garden Suite may be developed in conjunction with a principal Dwelling.

Bylaw 17643

May 25, 2016

Bylaw 17831

November 28, 2016

  1. a Secondary Suite shall not be developed within the same principal Dwelling containing a Group Home or Limited Group Home, Child Care Services or a Major Home Based Business, unless the Secondary Suite is an integral part of a Bed and Breakfast Operation in the case of a Major Home Based Business;

Bylaw 16126

June 18, 2012

  1. notwithstanding the definition of Household within this Bylaw, the number of unrelated persons occupying a Secondary Suite shall not exceed three.

  2. the Secondary Suite shall not be subject to separation from the principal Dwelling through a condominium conversion or subdivision.

  3. Secondary Suites shall not be included in the calculation of densities in this Bylaw.