Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

710     (DC1) Direct Development Control Provision

710.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Provision is to provide for detailed, sensitive control of the Use, development, siting and design of buildings and disturbance of land where this is necessary to establish, preserve or enhance:

  1. areas of unique character or special environmental concern, as identified and specified in an Area Structure Plan or Area Redevelopment Plan; or

  2. areas or Sites of special historical, cultural, paleontological, archaeological, prehistorical, natural, scientific or aesthetic interest, as designated under the Historical Resources Act.

710.2      Application

  1. This Provision shall only be applied:

  1. where specified by an Area Structure Plan or Area Redevelopment Plan; or

  2. to those historical resources that have been designated by the Minister or by Council, in accordance with the Historical Resources Act.

710.3       Uses

  1. A Development Permit may be issued for those Uses prescribed for the land, in an approved Area Redevelopment Plan or Area Structure Plan, or those Uses consistent with its designation under the Historical Resources Act.

710.4       Development Regulations

  1. All developments shall comply with the development regulations contained in an approved Area Redevelopment Plan or Area Structure Plan, except that any regulations or conditions applying as a result of designation of a historical resource under the Historical Resources Act, shall take precedence.

  2. In the case of designated historical resources, any application to demolish, alter, restore or repair a building or structure, or to excavate or otherwise disturb land, shall require prior written authority, in accordance with the Historical Resources Act.

  3. A development may also be evaluated with respect to its compliance with:

  1. the objectives and policies of an applicable Statutory Plan;

  2. the General Regulations and Special Land Use Provisions of this Bylaw; and

  3. the regulations of abutting Zones.

  4. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59H.

Bylaw 17831

November 28, 2016

  1. All regulations in this Bylaw shall apply to development in the Direct Development Control Provision, unless such regulations are specifically excluded or modified in a Direct Development Control Provision.

710.5       Information Requirements

  1. In addition to the information normally required for a Development Application under this Bylaw, the applicant shall submit all information specified in an applicable Area Redevelopment Plan or Area Structure Plan and a narrative explaining how the proposed Use or development would be consistent with the intent of the Provision.

  2. If the Development Application concerns a historical resource designated under the Historical Resources Act, a Copy of the Ministers written approval or Councils written approval, as may be required, shall be submitted with the application.

Bylaw 17831

November 28, 2016

  1. The Development Officer may request any additional information they deem appropriate in order to determine whether the proposed Use or development is consistent with an approved Statutory Plan.