Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

54.2      Required Off-street Vehicular Accessory Parking

  1. Number of Vehicular Spaces

Bylaw 18171

September 11, 2017

  1. The minimum, and where applicable the maximum, number of off-street parking spaces required for each Use is specified in Schedule 1.

Bylaw 15201

December 13, 2010

Bylaw 16032

March 14, 2012

Bylaw 18171

September 11, 2017

  1. Where the applicant for a Development Permit can demonstrate through a parking impact assessment completed in accordance with Section 14.11 that the parking requirement for the proposed development is less than any minimum or more than any maximum set out in Section 54.2 Schedule 1, the Development Officer may allow a reduction from the minimum or an increase from the maximum in the number of parking spaces.

Bylaw 16032

March 14, 2012

Bylaw 18171

September 11, 2017

  1. For mixed Use developments of greater than 28 000 m2 of Floor Area, which accommodate restaurant, entertainment and or cinema Uses exceeding 20% of the Floor Area, a shared Use parking impact assessment shall be submitted to the Development Officer in accordance with Section 14.11 in order to assist in the determination of the required off-street vehicular parking supply.

  1. Location of Vehicular Parking Facilities

  1. For all residential developments, the required parking spaces shall be wholly provided on the same Site as the building.

  2. For all other Uses, parking spaces may be provided on a Site located remotely, but no further than 120.0 m from the Site. Such distance shall be measured along the shortest public pedestrian route from the nearest point of the parking area to the nearest point of the Site where the building or Use is located. Where off-site parking is provided pursuant to this provision, the development shall be considered as Class B Development.

  3. Where required parking spaces are not on the same Site of the development or Use, these parking spaces shall be identified as parking spaces for that development or Use through the use of appropriate signage.

  4. Notwithstanding the definition of Accessory in this Bylaw, Accessory parking spaces for non-Residential Uses may be located on another Site where:

  1. the principal Use to which the parking is an Accessory Use is a Permitted or a Discretionary Use on the Site to be used for additional parking; or

  2. Non-accessory Parking is a Permitted or a Discretionary Use on the Site to be used for parking.

Bylaw 15634

September 26, 2011

Bylaw 17973

April 27, 2017

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. Except as otherwise provided for in this Bylaw, parking spaces, not including Driveways, shall be located in accordance with the following:

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 15634

September 26, 2011

Bylaw 17973

April 27, 2017

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. parking spaces shall not be located within a Front Yard in a Residential Zone;

  2. on a Corner Lot in a Residential Zone, parking spaces, in addition to complying with the other provisions of this Bylaw, shall not be located within the Side Setback Abutting the flanking public roadway, other than a Lane; and

  3. in all other Zones, parking spaces shall not be located within a Front Setback or a Side Setback Abutting the flanking public roadway, other than a Lane.

  1. Landscaped Islands Within Parking Areas

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Bylaw 17672

June 27, 2016

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. Every off-street parking or loading area designed to accommodate 30 or more vehicles at ground level shall incorporate landscaped open space within the parking area, calculated on the basis of 2.0 m2 of landscaped island area per required parking and loading space. This shall be Landscaped in accordance with Section 55.3 of this Bylaw.

  2. For parking areas containing parking for 40 or more vehicles, a minimum of two landscaped islands shall be required. These islands shall be placed to provide visual relief, to assist vehicular circulation and to organize large areas of parking into smaller cells. The number of islands provided shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  1. Vehicular Parking Dimensions and Configuration

  1. All required parking spaces shall be clear of any access driveways, aisles, ramps, columns, Signs or other similar obstructions, and shall conform to the following minimum dimensions:

  1. except as provided below, each required off-street parking space shall be a minimum of 2.6 m width with a minimum clear length of 5.5 m exclusive of access drives or aisles, ramps, columns. Parking spaces shall have a vertical clearance of at least 2.0 m. For parallel parking, the length of the parking spaces shall be increased to 7.0 m, except that an end space with an open end shall be a minimum length of 5.5 m.

Bylaw 15998

August 27, 2012

  1. expanded parking spaces shall be a minimum of 2.9 m in width and 5.5 m in length, and shall be painted with double line markings;

  2. for parking spaces other than parallel parking spaces, up to 30% of the required parking spaces may be of a length shorter than that required above, to a minimum of 4.6 m . Such spaces shall be clearly signed as small car spaces, easily located and convenient to use;

  3. where the use of a parking space is limited on both sides by a wall or a column, the unobstructed width from face to face of the obstructions shall be 3.0 m, and if in this case, a building door opens into the parking space on its long side, the unobstructed width shall be 3.3 m.

  4. where the use of a parking space is limited to one side by a wall or a column, the unobstructed width of the parking space shall be 2.7 m, and if in this case, a building door opens into the parking space on its long side, the unobstructed width shall be 3.0 m.

  5. aisles shall be a minimum of 7.0 m wide for 90º parking, 5.5 m wide for 60º parking, and 3.6 m wide for 45º parking and parallel parking;

Bylaw 17600

April 4, 2016

  1. disabled parking spaces shall:

  1. be a minimum of 2.4 m in width;

  2. be a minimum of 5.5 m in length;

  3. be located adjacent to a 2.4 m wide access aisle where no parking shall be allowed and which shall be marked to indicate no parking is permitted; and

  4. be located adjoining to or near to a barrier free path of travel leading to a barrier free entrance.

  1. where parking spaces are located with access directly off a Lane, the required width of the aisle may be reduced by the width of the Lane, but the entire parking space must be provided on the site.