Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

573       (CS4) Community Services 4 Zone

573.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to conserve agricultural and rural Uses, 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.

573.2      Uses

The Uses listed under Sections 573.2.1 and 573.2.2 are only applicable to those lands owned by either the City of Edmonton or by a School Authority.

573.2.1   Permitted Uses

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Rural Farms

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

 

  1. Urban Gardens

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

573.2.2   Discretionary Uses

  1. Community Recreation Services

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Greenhouses, Plant Nurseries and Garden Centres

  2. Major Home Based Businesses

  3. Minor Home Based Businesses

  4. Minor Impact Utility Services

  5. Natural Resource Development

  6. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services, where lawfully existing on the effective date of the Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800, on the same site only.

  7. Protective and Emergency Services

Bylaw 17896

March 20, 2017

  1. Religious Assembly

  2. Single Detached Housing

  3. Small Animal Breeding and Boarding Establishments

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

  2. Freestanding Off-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premise Signs

573.2.3   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.  
  1. Secondary Suites, where developed within Row Housing

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

573.2.4         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 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premises Signs

573.3.1   Development Regulations for Uses Listed Under Sections 573.2.1 and 573.2.2

  1. The minimum Site Area shall be 32 ha.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Front Setback shall be 7.5 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 7.5 m.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. Height is not restricted for buildings or structures for Agricultural and Natural Resource Development Uses. Excluding buildings or structures for Agricultural and Natural Resource Development Uses, the maximum building Height shall not exceed 10.0 m, in accordance with Section 52

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

573.4.1         Development Regulations for Uses Listed Under Sections 573.2.3 and 573.2.4

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 18087

July 28, 2017

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

Charter Bylaw 19502

February 9, 2021

  1. The minimum Density shall be 35 Dwellings/ha

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum Height 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%.

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. 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 Multi-unit Housing or Row House unit where:

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

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. 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.

573.4.2    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 Outdoor Farms shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.