Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

330     (CB1) Low Intensity Business Zone

330.1     General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for low intensity commercial, office and service uses located along arterial roadways that border residential areas. Development shall be sensitive and in scale with existing development along the commercial street and any surrounding residential neighbourhood.

330.2      Permitted Uses

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space.

  2. Business Support Services

Charter Bylaw 18387

June 12, 2018

  1. Cannabis Retail Sales

  2. Commercial Schools

  3. Convenience Retail Stores

  4. Equipment Rentals, provided that all equipment and goods for rent are contained within an enclosed building

  5. General Retail Stores, up to a maximum Floor Area of 1 000 m2

  6. Health Services

  7. Household Repair Services

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Minor Amusement Establishments

  3. Personal Service Shops  

  4. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits

  2. Restaurants, for less than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

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

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Veterinary Services

  3. Fascia On-premises Signs  

  4. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  5. Projecting On-premises Signs  

  6. Temporary On-premises Signs   

330.3       Discretionary Uses

  1. Apartment Housing

  2. Auctioneering Establishments, provided that all goods and equipment to be auctioned are stored and displayed within an enclosed building

  3. Automotive and Minor Recreation Vehicle Sales/Rentals

  4. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for more than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, provided the Site is not adjacent to or across the Lane from a Site zoned residential

Bylaw 18171

September 11, 2017

  1. Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries

  2. Child Care Services

  3. Convenience Vehicle Rentals

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Creation and Production Establishments

  2. Drive-in Food Services  

  3. Funeral, Cremation and Interment Services

  4. Gas Bars

  5. General Retail Stores with a Floor Area greater than 1 000 m2

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Greenhouses, Plant Nurseries and Garden Centres

  2. Hotels

  3. Indoor Participant Recreation Services

  4. Limited Contractor Services

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Live Work Units

  2. Major Amusement Establishments

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Major Home Based Business

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Media Studios

  2. Minor Alcohol Sales

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Minor Home Based Business

  2. Minor Service Stations

  3. Mobile Catering Food Services

  4. Nightclubs, but not to exceed 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, if the site is adjacent to or across a lane from a Site zoned residential

  5. Non-accessory Parking

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Pawn Stores

  2. Private Clubs

  3. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services  

  4. Recycling Depots, within an enclosed building

  5. Recycled Materials Drop-off Centres  

  6. Residential Sales Centres   

  7. Restaurants, for more than 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space, provided the Site is not adjacent to or across the Lane from a Site zoned residential

Bylaw 16224

September 10, 2012

  1. Secondhand Stores

  2. Spectator Entertainment Establishments

Bylaw 17831

November 28, 2016

  1. Specialty Food Services

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

  2. Urban Outdoor Farms

  3. Fascia Off-premises Signs

  4. Freestanding Off-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Major Digital Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital Off-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs

  2. Roof Off-premises Signs

  3. Roof On-premises Signs

Bylaw 16313

January 21, 2013

  1. Temporary Off-premises Signs

330.4      Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. The maximum Floor Area for a Permitted Use shall be 2500 m2; otherwise the Use shall be discretionary.

  2. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 2.0.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. A minimum Setback of 3.0 m shall be required where a Site abuts a public roadway, other than a Lane except:

    1. where adjacent commercial buildings abut the property line to form a pedestrian-oriented shopping street, buildings shall be built at the property line of the Site;

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. A minimum Setback of 3.0 m shall be required where the Rear or Side Lot Line of the Site abuts the lot line of a Site in a Residential Zone;

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 17672

June 27, 2016

  1. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback. Vehicular parking, 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 a LRT line in accordance with the provisions of Section 55.5 of this Bylaw. If the rear or sides of a Site are used for parking, an outdoor service or 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.

  2. Any business premises or multiple occupancy building having a Floor Area greater than 2 000 m2 or a single wall length greater than 20.0 m that is visible from a public road, 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 the 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.

  4. Where the Site is part of a pedestrian oriented shopping street, the following regulations shall apply, at the discretion of the Development Officer:

      1. the architectural treatment of the building shall include features such as:

        1.   placement of windows to allow for viewing in the building by pedestrians;

        2.   entrance features;

        3.   canopies;

        4.   features that lend visual interest and create a human scale; and

        5.   on corner Sites, the façade treatment shall wrap around the side of the building to provide a consistent profile;

      2. vehicular access shall be from the abutting Lane. In the event there is no abutting Lane, the vehicular access shall be designed in a manner that has minimal impact on the pedestrian-oriented shopping street; and

      3. vehicular parking, loading and facilities shall be located at the rear of the building.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum building Height shall not exceed 12.0 m, in accordance with Section 52.

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

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.

330.5      Additional Development Regulations for Discretionary Uses

  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;

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

 

  1. the housing component shall have access at ground level, which is separate from the access for the commercial premises;

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Amenity Area shall be provided in accordance with Section 46 of this Bylaw;

  2. The maximum Floor Area Ratio of Apartment Housing shall be 1.5.

  1. The following regulations shall apply to Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals and Convenience Vehicle Rentals developments:

  1. the maximum Site Area for a business shall be 2 000 m2;

  2. servicing and repair operations shall be permitted only as Accessory Uses;

  3. all storage, display or parking areas shall be hardsurfaced in accordance with subsection 54.6(1) of this Bylaw;

Bylaw 17062

July 9, 2015

Bylaw 17672

June 27, 2016

 

  1. all outdoor display areas that abut a Residential Zone or a Lane serving a Residential Zone shall be obscured from direct view by providing a visual screen at least 1.8 m in Height, in accordance with the provisions of subsection 55.5(6) of this Bylaw; and

  2. lighting for the display area shall be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights shall be used.

  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 shall be located within an enclosed building.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Indoor Farms shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms shall comply with Section 98 of this Bylaw.