Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

720     (DC2) Site Specific Development Control Provision

720.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Provision is to provide for direct control over a specific proposed development where any other Zone would be inappropriate or inadequate.

720.2      Application

  1. The Provision shall only be applied to a Site to regulate a specific proposed development under the following circumstances:

  1. the proposed development exceeds the development provisions of the closest equivalent conventional Zone;

  2. the proposed development requires specific/comprehensive regulations to ensure land Use conflicts with neighbouring properties are minimized;

  3. the Site for the proposed development has unique characteristics that require specific regulations; or

  4. the ongoing operation of the proposed development requires specific regulations.

720.3       Contents

  1. The applicant shall provide a proposed Direct Control Provision that must contain the following:

  1. the legal description of the Site to which the proposed Provision shall apply;

  2. Use Class Opportunities; and

  3. Development Regulations for Use Class Opportunities.

Bylaw 16488

July 2, 2013

  1. The applicant shall submit a Site plan. The Site plan shall be appended to the Bylaw that adopts this Provision, and all development in the Provision shall be in accordance with the Site plan. Building elevations may also be required. The Site plan will illustrate the issues that necessitated the use of Direct Control and may include:

  1. location on the Site of specific Uses, including any accessory Uses and activities;

  2. details or elements necessary to better achieve land Use compatibility, such as Urban Design and architectural treatment of structures, increased separation spaces, Landscaping, and the like; and

  3. any staging of the development.

The Site Plan will not restrict other provisions of the Zoning Bylaw that were not at issue at the time of the application of the Direct Control Provision.

  1. All Regulations in the Zoning Bylaw shall apply to development in the Direct Control Provision, unless such Regulations are specifically excluded or modified in a Direct Control Provision.

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

720.4       Information Requirements

  1. In addition to the requirements of Section 24, the applicant shall:

  1. submit the proposed Direct Control Provision;

  2. submit a narrative explaining why the Direct Control Provision is warranted, having regard for the criteria specified in subsection 720.2;

Bylaw 13228

December 5, 2002

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. contact the affected parties, being each assessed owner of land wholly or partly located within a distance of 60.0 m of the Site of the proposed development and the President of each affected Community League and the Executive Director of each Business Improvement Area operating within the distance described above, at least 21 days prior to submission of a Rezoning Application;”;

  2. outline to the affected parties, the details of the application and solicit their comments on the application;

  3. document any opinions or concerns, expressed by the affected parties, and what modifications were made to address their concerns; and

  4. submit the documentation as part of the Rezoning Application.