Part IV Edmonton Zoning Bylaw
February 10, 1987
To establish a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate limited retail office/business uses, with site development regulations that will ensure compatibility with future adjacent land uses and the alignment of existing and proposed roadways adjacent to the site.
This district shall apply to Area "A", Plan 862 0999, located north of Stony Plain Road and west of 170 Street, Stone Industrial.
Auctioneering Establishments, provided that all goods to be auctioned are displayed and stored within an enclosed building;
Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops;
Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals;
Broadcasting and Motion Picture Studios;
Business Support Services;
Convenience Retail Stores;
Convenience Vehicle Rentals;
Drive-in Food Services;
Equipment Rentals, provided that all equipment and goods for rent are contained within an enclosed building;
Green Houses and Plant Nurseries;
Household Repair Services;
Limited Contractor Services;
Minor and Major Amusement Establishments;
Minor and Major Eating and Drinking Establishments;
Minor and Major Service Stations;
Minor Veterinary Services;
Mobile Catering Food Services;
Personal Service Shops;
Professional, Financial and Office Support Services;
Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services;
Second Hand Stores; and
Warehouse Sales up to a maximum gross floor area of 2,500 m2.
The maximum floor area ratio shall be 1.0.
The maximum building height shall not exceed 10 m nor two storeys, except that the maximum height for Professional, Financial and Office Support Services shall not exceed 10 m nor three storeys.
A minimum landscaped yard of 7.5 m shall be provided adjacent to all roadways abutting the site. Such landscaping will include a berm a minimum of 1 m in height and groupings of mature evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs to create an effective landscape edge, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor services or display area shall be permitted within a required yard. Loading, storage and trash collection areas shall be located to the rear or sides of a principal building and shall be screened from view from any adjacent sites or public roadways.
For buildings which provide for multiple business occupancy at grade the Development Officer shall ensure that the designs approved preclude enclosed or climate controlled mall developments. Businesses to be located at grade will be required to have direct individual access at grade and no enclosed corridors or passages to provide for interior connection between businesses for public uses will be permitted.
The provisions of Clause e shall not apply to buildings used exclusively for Professional, Financial and Office Support Services.
All exposed building faces shall have consistent and harmonious exterior finishing materials.
Developments in this District shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 50 to 79, inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
Signs shall be allowed in this District as provided for in Schedule 79E and in accordance with the general provisions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9, inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
The Development Officer may grant relaxations to the regulations contained in Sections 50 through 79 of the Land Use Bylaw and the provisions of this District if, in his opinion, such a variance would be in keeping with the District and would not adversely affect the amenities, use and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.
The siting, access and traffic impact of the following developments shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the City Engineer, who shall ensure that such developments do not prejudice the safety and transportation function of the adjacent public roadways:
Drive-in Food Services;
Major Eating and Drinking Establishments;
Professional Financial and Office Support Services;
Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services; and
The following regulations shall apply to Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals and Convenience Vehicle Rentals developments.
The size, location, screening and landscaping of the outdoor vehicular display areas for Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals shall be subject to the approval of the Development Officer, who shall ensure that development of the site is compatible with the appearances of site design of surrounding development.
All storage, display or parking areas shall be hard-surfaced in accordance with Section 67.3 of the Land Use Bylaw; and
Lighting for the display areas shall be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights shall be used.
The minimum gross floor area for a Warehouse Sales establishment shall not be less than 1,000 m2 (10,765.2 sq. ft.) unless at least fifty percent of the gross floor area of the establishment is used for warehousing or storage of the goods sold or distributed from the establishment.