Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

360     (CO) Commercial Office Zone

360.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for medium intensity office, commercial and residential development in the inner city, around Light Rail Transit station areas or other locations offering good accessibility by both private automobile and transit.

360.2      Permitted Uses

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, provided the Site is not adjacent to or across a Lane from a Site zoned Residential

  2. Business Support Services

Charter Bylaw 18387

June 12, 2018

  1. Cannabis Retail Sales

  2. Commercial Schools

  3. Government Services

  4. Health Services

Charter Bylaw 18882

June 17, 2019

  1. Liquor Stores

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Minor Amusement Establishments

  3. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits

  2. Restaurants, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

  2. Specialty Food Services, for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

  3. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  4. Projecting On-premises Signs  

  5. Temporary On-premises Signs   

360.3      Discretionary Uses

  1. Apartment Hotels

  2. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, if the Site is adjacent to or across a Lane from a Site zoned residential

  3. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for more than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, provided the Site is not adjacent to or across a Lane from a Site zoned residential

Bylaw 18171

September 11, 2017

  1. Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries

  1. Child Care Services

  2. Convenience Retail Stores

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Creation and Production Establishments

  1. Funeral, Cremation and Interment Services

  2. General Retail Stores

  3. Hotels

  4. Indoor Participant Recreation Services

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Live Work Units

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Major Home Based Business

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Media Studios

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Minor Home Based Business

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. Multi-unit Housing

Bylaw 13117

July 8, 2002

  1. Nightclubs, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, if the Site is adjacent to or across a Lane from a Site zoned residential

  1. Personal Service Shops  

  1. Private Clubs

  1. Restaurants, for more than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, provided the Site is not adjacent to or across a Lane from a Site zoned residential

  2. Specialty Food Services, for more than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Spectator Entertainment Establishments

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  1. Fascia Off-premises Signs

  1. Freestanding Off-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital Off-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs

  1. Roof Off-premises Signs

  1. Roof On-premises Signs

Bylaw 16313

January 21, 2013

  1. Temporary Off-premises Signs

360.4      Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 4.0 for office and commercial development. This may be increased to a maximum Floor Area Ratio of 7.0 if the development includes Multi-unit Housing, provided the office and commercial development shall not exceed a Floor Area Ratio of 4.0.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. A minimum Setback of 4.5 m shall be required where a Site abuts a public roadway, other than a Lane, and where the Site abuts the lot line of a Site zoned residential except:

  1. where adjacent commercial buildings abut the property line to form a pedestrian-oriented shopping street, no Setback shall be required.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. In addition to the Setback requirements in clause (2), above, the Development Officer may, as a condition of approval of a Discretionary Use, require an additional Setback for that portion of the development that exceeds 16.0 m in Height. The Development Officer shall consider privacy and a Sun Shadow Impact Study when any development is adjacent to a Residential Zone.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 17672

June 27, 2016

  1. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback. Loading, storage and trash collection areas shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal building and shall be screened from view from any adjacent Sites, public roadways or a LRT line in accordance with the provisions of Section 55.5 of this Bylaw. If the rear or sides of a Site are used for parking, an outdoor service or display area and abut a Residential Zone or a Lane serving a Residential Zone, such areas shall be screened in accordance with the provisions of Section 55.5 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum building Height shall not exceed 23.0 m, except that the Development Officer may, at their discretion, allow a greater Height, not to exceed a maximum of 40.0 m where this would not adversely affect the privacy and amenity of development in any adjacent Residential Zone. Any development exceeding 23.0 m in Height shall be a Class B Development.

  2. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59F.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

 

  1. Urban Gardens shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.

360.5       Additional Development Regulations for Discretionary Uses

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. The following regulations shall apply to Multi-unit Housing developments:

  1. Multi-unit Housing shall be permitted only in buildings where the first Storey is used for commercial purposes;

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

 

  1. the housing component shall have access at ground level that is separate from the access for the commercial premises; and

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Amenity Area shall be provided in accordance with Section 46 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.