Part IV Edmonton Zoning Bylaw

Section DC2.969

Bylaw 18160

September 11, 2017


DC2.969.1.            General Purpose

To accommodate the development of low-intensity Commercial Uses that are sensitive to the surrounding development.

DC2.969.2.           Area of Application

Lot 77, Block 3, Plan 1423886 and Lot 91, Block 1, Plan 1620413, totaling 1.34 ha more or less; located in the Chappelle Neighborhood shown on Schedule “A” of the Bylaw adopting this Provision.

DC2.969.3.           Uses

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs

  2. Business Support Services

  3. Child Care Services

  4. Commercial Schools

  5. Convenience Retail Stores

  6. Drive-in Food Services

  7. Gas Bars

  8. General Retail Stores

  9. Health Services

  10. Minor Alcohol Sales

  11. Personal Service Shops

  12. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services

  13. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services

  14. Restaurants

  15. Specialty Food Services

  16. Veterinary Services

  17. Fascia On-premises Signs

  18. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  19. Projecting On-premises Signs

  20. Temporary On-premises Signs

DC2.969.4.          Development Regulations

  1. The maximum Building Height shall not exceed 10.0 meters.

  2. A minimum Building Setback of 3.0 m shall be required.

  1. Notwithstanding regulation 4(b), the minimum Building Setback from the north Property Line for Child Care Services and Commercial Schools shall be 20 m for Lot 77, Block 3, Plan 1423886, and 13 m for Lot 91, Block 1, Plan 1620413.

  1. The Floor Area Ratio shall not exceed 0.25.

  2. The maximum Floor Area for any individual business premises for a Use be 275 m2, except that:

  1. the maximum Floor Area for Child Care Services shall be 500 m2.

  2. the maximum Floor Area of each Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services and Personal Service Shops Use shall not exceed 1,000 m2.

  3. https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifthe maximum Floor area for General Retail Stores shall be 1,000 m2.

  4. Restaurants shall be for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of public Space.

  5. Specialty Food Services shall be for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space.

  6. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs shall be for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space.

  1. The following regulations shall apply to Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services developments:

  1. The total number of bays shall not exceed four for any given Site; and

  2. All operations and mechanical equipment associated with this Use Class shall be located within an enclosed building.

  1. Child Care Services and Minor Alcohol Sales shall be limited to Lot 77, Block 3, Plan 1423886.

  2. Signs shall comply with Section 59D of the Zoning Bylaw.

DC2.969.5.         Site Design Regulations

  1. Buildings shall be located to the rear of each Site in general accordance with Appendix 1, Site Plan.

  2. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback.

  3. Where Uses, that may in the opinion of the Development Officer, create negative impacts such as noise, light or odours which may be noticeable on adjacent properties, and where the Site containing such Uses is directly adjacent to Sites used or zoned for residential activities, the Development Officer may, at the Development Officer's discretion, require that these potential impacts be minimized or negated. This may be achieved through a variety of measures including: Landscaping; berming or screening, which may exceed the requirements of Section 55 of this Bylaw; noise attenuation measures such as structural soundproofing; downward direction of all exterior lighting on to the proposed development; and any other measures as the Development Officer may deem appropriate.

  4. Vehicle parking, loading, storage and trash collection areas shall not be permitted to the rear of the principal building.

  5. All setbacks abutting a residential Site shall be fenced to provide visual screening and prevent vehicle access. Space between fencing panels may be permitted to provide pedestrian access to the Site.

  6. The site shall include entry features to contribute to the identity of the development and the overall sense of place.

  7. Any canopies, or other attached building features shall be contained within the property and may be placed within the required setback.

  8. All exterior lighting of the site shall be designed to prevent light pollution by ensuring that illumination shall not extend beyond the boundaries of the site nor upwards into the sky to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

 DC2.969.6.        Building Design Regulations

  1. Façade treatment and general building design shall provide a similar architectural theme on all sides.

  2. All buildings on the Site shall comply with the following criteria:

  1. The roof line and building façade shall include design elements and add architectural interest; and

  2. Landscaping adjacent to exterior walls shall be used to minimize the perceived mass of a building and to create visual interest.

  3. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, shall be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or concealed by incorporating it within the building.

DC2.969 Map

DC2.969 Appendix