Part IV Edmonton Zoning Bylaw

Section DC2.916

Bylaw 17500

January 25, 2016

DC2.916.1.        General Purpose

To allow for a four storey, low rise apartment building with limited convenience commercial uses on the ground floor and site regulations to ensure that the development is compatible with the immediately surrounding residential developments while preserving the neighborhood commercial uses.

DC2.916.2.        Area of Application

Lot A, Block 15B, Plan 5632HW, containing 0.146 ha, more or less; located north of 112 Avenue and east of 116 Street, Prince Rupert, as shown on Schedule "A" of this Bylaw, adopting this Provision.

DC2.916.3.        Uses

  1. Apartment Housing 

  2. Convenience Retail Stores 

  3. Major Home Based Business

  4. Minor Home Based Business

  5. Personal Service Shops 

  6. Residential Sales Centre

  7. Fascia On-premises Signs

  8. Projecting On-premises Signs

DC2.916.4.        Development Criteria

  1. The development shall be in general accordance with the Site plan as illustrated in Appendix I.

  2. The elevations of the building shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer with all exterior finishing materials of good quality, durability and attractive appearance in general accordance with Appendices II and III.

  3. The maximum number of Dwelling units shall be 24.

  4. The maximum Floor Area for Commercial Uses shall not exceed 200 m2.

  5. Only Commercial Uses shall be located on the first (ground) floor.  

  6. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 1.7.

  7. The maximum Building Height shall not exceed 14.0 m.

  8. The minimum Front Setback shall be 6.0 m.

  9. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 6.8 m.

  10. The minimum Side Setback shall be 4.0 m. The Development Officer may reduce the Setback from the west Side Lot Line to a minimum of 1.2 m for the stairwell, stairwell access area and floors directly above the stairwell access area in general accordance with Appendix I. The Development Officer shall not grant a reduced Side Setback for more than 40% of the width of the west building wall.

  11. Separation Space shall be provided in accordance with Section 48 of the Zoning Bylaw.

  12. Design techniques including, but not limited to articulation of building Façades and entrances, shall be employed in order to minimize the perception of massing of the building when viewed from adjacent residential areas and roadways.

  13. Primary entrances for Residential and Commercial Uses shall front onto 112 Avenue.

  14. At least 70% of ground floor commercial Façades fronting 112 Avenue shall have clear glazing to allow viewing into the development.  

  15. A detailed Landscaping plan, prepared by a Registered Landscape Architect, shall be submitted in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw prior to the approval of any development permit.  This plan shall include fencing details, exterior lighting and street furniture elements, pedestrian seating areas, sizes and species of new planting, soil depth, special provisions to facilitate natural plant growth, for the entire Site and including special treatment to clearly delineate public access to any outdoor amenity area.

  16. A minimum Amenity Area of 7.5 m2 per Dwelling shall be provided.

  17. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59B.

  18. Parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw.

  19. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display areas shall be permitted within a Front Setback. Parking, loading, storage and trash collection areas shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal building. Trash collection areas shall be screened with a 1.8 m wood fence from any adjacent site or public roadway other than a lane, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  20. Garbage enclosures must be located entirely within private property and gates and/or doors of the garbage enclosures must not open or encroach into road right of way. 

  21. The owner shall enter into an Agreement with the City of Edmonton for off-site improvements necessary to serve the development.  The Agreement process includes an engineering drawing review and approval process. Improvements to be addressed in the Agreement include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Construction of the Lane north and east of Lot A to a commercial standard, including reconstruction of the Lane crossing, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with Transportation Services and Financial Services and Utilities.

  2. Removal of the existing pavement on road right-of-way adjacent to 112 Avenue NW and restoration of the boulevard.

  3. Repair of any damage to the abutting roadways, sidewalks and/or boulevards resulting from construction of the development, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with Transportation Services.  The site must be inspected by Transportation Services prior to the start of construction and once again when construction is complete.

  1. The owner shall submit a Crime Prevention Through   Environmental Design (CPTED) Assessment that shall be reviewed and accepted by the Development Officer prior to the issuance of a Development Permit to ensure that development on the Site provides a safe urban environment in accordance with the guidelines and principles established in the Design Guide for a Safer City.

  2. Personal Service Shops for Body Rub Centres, dry cleaning establishments and laundromats shall not be permitted.

  3. In accordance with Policy C582, prior to the issuance of any development permit, the Development Officer shall ensure that a signed agreement has been executed between the City and the owner, requiring the owner to provide the City, at the time of Development Permit approval, the option to purchase 5% of the proposed number of residential units at 85% of market value or equivalent value as cash-in-lieu to the City.

DC2.916 Map

DC2.916 Appendices