Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

812      (FPO) Floodplain Protection Overlay

812.1      General Purpose

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015


The purpose of this Overlay is to provide for the safe and efficient use of lands which may be within the defined floodplains of the North Saskatchewan River and its tributaries within the City of Edmonton. The Overlay regulates building Height, the location and geodetic elevation of openings into buildings, the Use in portions of buildings, the design Grade of the Site, and Landscaping, to mitigate the potential negative effects of a flood event.

812.2      Application

  1. This Overlay applies to those lands identified on the Appendices to this Overlay.

812.3       Development Regulations and Submission Requirements

  1. For all developments situated within a Floodplain Protection Overlay, subsection 14.4 of this Bylaw shall apply.

  2. Submission of a certificate from a Professional Engineer or Architect shall be required in accordance with the guidelines of the Floodplain Management Policies of the applicable plan, as follows:

  1. North Saskatchewan River Valley Area Redevelopment Plan;

  2. Cloverdale Area Redevelopment Plan;

  3. Rossdale Area Redevelopment Plan; and

  4. Riverdale Area Redevelopment Plan.