Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

570      (CS1) Community Services 1 Zone

570.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this zone is to provide for publicly and privately owned facilities of an institutional or community service nature, and to provide for relatively low to medium density housing generally referred to as row housing on lands that have become surplus to public education needs.

570.2      Uses

The Uses listed under Sections 570.2.1 and 570.2.2 are only applicable to those lands owned by either the City of Edmonton or by a School Authority.

570.2.1   Permitted Uses

  1. Cemeteries

  2. Child Care Services

  3. Community Recreation Services

  4. Government Services

  5. Public Education Services and Private Education Services

  6. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits

  7. Religious Assembly

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens   

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

  3. Projecting On-premises Signs

  4. Temporary On-premises Signs

570.2.2   Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Commercial Schools, only when a temporary or part time use of an existing Permitted Use development

  2. Detention and Correction Services

  3. Exhibition and Convention Centres

  4. Extended Medical Treatment Services

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Group Homes for Senior Citizens, where integrated with any other Permitted or Discretionary Use of this Zone

  2. Health Services

  3. Indoor Participant Recreation Services

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Lodging Houses for Senior Citizens, where integrated with any other Permanent or Discretionary Use of this Zone

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Natural Science Exhibits

  3. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services

  4. Private Clubs

  5. Protective and Emergency Services

  6. Recycled Materials Drop-off Centres

  7. Specialty Foods Services, Restaurants, and Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs may be considered as Accessory Uses when integrated with another Permitted or Discretionary Use development provided they are for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space and that the Site location is not adjacent to or across from a Site zoned residential

  8. Spectator Entertainment Establishments

  9. Spectator Sports Establishments

  10. Temporary Shelter Services

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. Freestanding Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the Effective Date of the Bylaw, and that such Signs shall not be subject to the Setback provisions of this Zone.

  2. Freestanding On-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

570.2.3    Permitted Uses

  1. Minor Home Based Business

  2. Row Houses, on a Site of less than 1.4 ha

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Secondary Suites, where developed within Row Housing

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

570.2.4    Discretionary Uses

  1. Child Care Services accessory to a Residential Use

  2. Major Home Based Business

  3. Residential Sales Centre

  4. Row Housing, on a Site larger than 1.4 ha

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. Multi-unit Housing, provided that each building contain not more than four Dwellings, with each Dwelling having Habitable Rooms in the lowest Storey of the building in which the Dwelling is located and individual access to ground level.

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premises Signs

570.3.1   Development Regulations for Uses Listed Under Sections 570.2.1 and 570.2.2

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Front Setback shall be 6.0 m.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 7.5 m.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Side Setback shall be 4.5 m.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum building Height shall not exceed 10.0 m, in accordance with Section 52.

  2. Where, in the opinion of the Development Officer, it is unreasonable for a development to comply with clause (1), (2), (3) or (4) due to characteristics fundamental to the nature of the Use, the Development Officer may relax the conditions of clause (1), (2), (3) or (4) as required.  In such cases, a Permitted Use shall become a Discretionary Use.

  3. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59C.

Bylaw 17527

February 17, 2016

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

570.3.2   Development Regulations for Uses Listed Under Section 570.2.2

  1. Where development does not comply with the requirements of subsection 570.3.(1), its design, siting, landscaping, screening and buffering shall minimize and compensate for any objectionable aspects or potential incompatibility with development in abutting Zones.

Bylaw 16032

March 14, 2012

  1. Where this Zone abuts the A Zone, the Development Officer, in consultation with the General Manager of Community Services, may require an environmental review, in accordance with subsection 540.4(5) of this Bylaw.

570.4.1   Development Regulations for Uses Listed Under Sections 570.2.3 and 570.2.4

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 18087

July 28, 2017

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

 

  1. The maximum Density shall be 42 Dwellings/ha; provided that this shall be increased by 1 Dwelling/ha for every 6 required resident parking spaces and associated manoeuvring aisles which are provided underground, up to a maximum density of 54 Dwellings/ha. For the purpose of this clause, underground parking shall be covered so as to provide useful Site area that would not otherwise be available. Any projection above the ground level of the surface covering such parking shall be less than 1.0 m; shall not be located in a Front Yard; and, shall be integrated with the design of buildings and landscaping so as to be unobtrusive; and

  1. this shall be increased by an additional 10 Dwellings/ha where Common Amenity Area of at least 2.5 m2 per Dwelling is provided in addition to Amenity Area required by subsection 46(2) and is developed in accordance with Section 46.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum eight shall not exceed 10.0 m, in accordance with Section 52.

  2. The maximum total Site Coverage shall be 40% with a maximum of 28% for a principal building and a maximum of 12% for Accessory Buildings. Where parking is provided underground or Garages are attached to or designed as an integral part of Dwellings, the maximum for principal buildings shall be 40%.

  3. The minimum Front Setback shall be 6.0 m.

  4. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 7.5 m.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. Minimum Side Setbacks of 2.0 m each shall be provided, except that where the Side Yard abuts a flanking public roadway other than a Lane, not less than 4.5 m shall be provided.

  2. Separation Space shall be provided in accordance with Section 48 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

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

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. The average number of bedrooms per principal Dwelling in a development shall be at least 2.25.

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. Notwithstanding the other regulations of this Zone, where Multi-unit Housing or Row Housing developments abut a Site zoned to allow Single Detached Housing as a Permitted Use, the following regulations shall apply:

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. a minimum Setback of 7.5 m shall be required from any Multi-unit Housing or Row House unit to any property line common with Single Detached Housing. No surface parking or loading facilities shall be located within this Setback area. The Development Officer may use variance power to reduce this Setback to a minimum of 3.0 m against the flanking wall of a Stacked Row House or Row House unit where:

  1. the unit is part of an infill redevelopment in an inner city area of existing development; and

  2. where lot dimensions prevent large Setbacks within such infill projects.

The Development Officer shall not reduce the 7.5 m minimum Setback for Multi-unit Housing or Row Housing in new suburban developments;

  1. no outdoor parking, trash collection or outdoor storage areas shall be developed within 3.0 m of any property line that abuts a Site zoned to allow Single Detached Housing as a Permitted Use;

Bylaw 17062

July 9, 2015

Bylaw 17727

August 22, 2016

  1. a solid screen Fence, 1.83 m in Height, shall be installed along all property lines that abut a Site zoned to allow Single Detached Housing as a Permitted Use, except for common flanking Front Yard boundaries;

  2. design techniques including, but not limited to, the use of sloped roofs, variations in building Setbacks and articulation of building fa├žades, shall be employed in order to minimize the perception of massing of the building when viewed from adjacent residential areas and roadways; and

  3. building finishes shall be compatible with the exterior finishing materials and colours typical of adjacent Single Detached Housing.

  1. Notwithstanding Section 20 of this Bylaw, the Development Officer shall not issue any notices of a Development Permit for a Row House Use, even if it is a Class B Development.

  2. Where a Site has this Zone and another Community Services Zone applied to it, the Subdivision Authority and the Development Officer shall treat the site as though the residential opportunity and regulations were uniform to the site.  The Subdivision Authority may approve a subdivision to create a residential lot or lots even if a proposed property line does not align with the boundary between two Community Services Zones.  The Development Officer may approve a permit for a Residential Use that straddles two or more Community Services Zones.

  3. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59A.

Bylaw 17527

February 17, 2016

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

570.4.2   Additional Development Regulations for all Uses Listed in this Zone

  1. An environmental review for all developments may be required prior to the issuance of a Development Permit at the discretion of the Development Officer.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

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