Part IV Edmonton Zoning Bylaw

Section DC2.803

Bylaw 15874

September 12, 2011

DC2.803.1.        General Purpose

The purpose of this provision is to provide for convenience commercial uses including minor alcohol sales and personal service uses, which are intended to serve the day to day needs of residents within the neighbourhood.

DC2.803.2.         Area of Application

This provision shall apply to Lot 1, Block 27, Plan 7621268, located west of Knottwood Road East and south of Millwoods Road South, as shown in Schedule ”A” of this Bylaw, adopting this Provision, Menisa.

DC2.803.3          Uses

  1. Apartment Housing

  2. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space

  3. Child Care Services

  4. Commercial Schools

  5. Convenience Retail Stores

  6. General Retail Stores

  7. Health Services

  8. Indoor Participant Recreation Services

  9. Minor Alcohol Sales

  10. Minor Amusement Establishments

  11. Minor Second Hand Stores, with a Floor Area less than 275 m2

  12. Minor Service Stations

  13. Personal Service Shops

  14. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services

  15. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits

  16. Religious Assemblies

  17. Restaurants, for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space

  18. Specialty Food Services, for less than 100 occupants and 120 m2 of Public Space

  19. Veterinary Services

  20. Fascia On-premises Signs

  21. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  22. Projecting On-premises Signs

  23. Roof On-premises Signs

  24. Temporary On-premises Signs

DC2.803.4.        Development Regulations

  1. The Site layout and building locations shall be in general accordance with Appendix 1.

  2. The maximum Floor Area of any individual business premises not restricted as to Floor Area in Section 3 or elsewhere in the Zoning Bylaw shall not exceed 500 m2, except that a grocery store or supermarket may be permitted a Floor Area of up to 800 m2.

  3. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 1.0.

  4. The maximum Building Height shall not exceed 10.0 m nor 2 1/2 Storeys.

  5. A minimum Setback of 4.5 m shall be required where the Site abuts a public roadway, including lanes (on the south, north, east and west Lot Lines).

  6. Parking shall be provided and located to the satisfaction of the Development Officer and the Transportation Department.

  7. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback, except where identified on the site plan. Loading, storage and trash collection areas shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal building and shall be screened from view from any adjacent Sites, public roadways or Light Rail Transit lines in accordance with the provisions of subsection 55.4 of this Bylaw. If the rear or sides of the Site are used for parking, an outdoor service display area or both, and abut a Residential Zone or a Lane serving a Residential Zone, such areas shall be screened in accordance with the provisions of subsection 55.4 of this Bylaw.

  8. Minor Alcohol Sales shall comply with the regulations found in Section 85.

  9. Vehicular Oriented Uses shall comply with the regulations found in Section 72.

  10. Where Use Classes, 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 Use Classes 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.

  11. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59D.

  12. Landscaping shall comply with the regulations found in Section 55.

  13. That the owner may be required to enter into a Municipal Improvement Agreement with the City of Edmonton for off-site improvements necessary to serve the development. 

  14. Improvements to be addressed in the Agreement include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Reconstruction of the existing 9.0 m commercial crossing access to Millwoods Road South, located approximately 33 m east of the west property line;

  2. Repair of any damage to the abutting roadways, sidewalks and/or boulevards resulting from construction of the development, the satisfaction of 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 following regulations shall apply to Apartment Housing developments:

  1. Apartment Housing shall be permitted only in buildings where the first Storey is used for commercial purposes;

  2. the housing component shall have access at grade, which is separate from the access for commercial purposes; and

  3. if a development contains two or more Dwellings, a minimum of 7.5 m2 of Amenity Area is required per Dwelling, in accordance with the provisions of Section 46 of this Bylaw.

DC2.803 Map

DC2.803 Appendix