Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

130     (RPL) Planned Lot Residential Zone

130.1      General Purpose

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Bylaw 16180

September 10, 2012

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

 

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for small lot Single Detached Housing serviced by both a Public Roadway and a Lane, including Zero Lot Line Development and Reverse Housing forms,that provides the opportunity for the more efficient utilization of land in developing neighbourhoods, while maintaining the privacy and independence afforded by Single Detached Housing forms.

130.2      Permitted Uses

  1. Limited Group Homes

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Garden Suites

  2. Minor Home Based Business

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Secondary Suites, where developed within Single Detached Housing

  2. Single Detached Housing

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

130.3      Discretionary Uses

  1. Child Care Services

  2. Group Homes

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Lodging Houses

  2. Major Home Based Business

  3. Residential Sales Centre

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premises Signs

130.4       Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 16180

September 10, 2012

  1. Site Regulations:

  1. the minimum Site Area shall be 247 m2;

  2. the minimum Site Width shall be 7.6 m; and

  3. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum Height shall not exceed 10.0 m, in accordance with Section 52.

  2. Maximum Site coverage shall be as follows:

 

Principal Dwelling/ building

Accessory building

Principal building with attached Garage

Total Site Coverage

a.  Single Detached Housing

 

35%

 

17%

 

47%

 

47%

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

 

b.  Single Detached Housing – Zero Lot Line Development

 

38%

 

17%

 

53%

 

53%

c.  All other Uses

35%

17%

47%

47%

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Notwithstanding subsection 130.4(3), the maximum Site Coverage for the Principal Dwelling/building and the maximum total Site Coverage shall be increased by up to 2% of the Site Area, in addition to any increase allowed under Section 87, to accommodate single Storey Unenclosed Front Porches.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. the minimum Front Setback shall be 4.5 m, except that the minimum Front Setback shall be 3.0 m when a Treed Landscaped Boulevard is provided at the front of the Lot.

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

  1. The minimum Front Setback for Reverse Housing shall be 3 m.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Substantially identical floor plans with similar front elevations must be separated by a minimum of one lot unless finishing treatments are substantially different.

  2. the minimum Side Setback shall be 1.2 m, except that:  

    1. the minimum Side Setback abutting a public roadway other than a Lane shall be 20% of the Site Width or 2.4 m, whichever is greater. Where a Garage is attached to the principal building, and the vehicle doors of the Garage face a flanking public roadway other than a Lane, the distance between any portion of these vehicle doors and the flanking public roadway shall be not less than 4.5 m. The minimum Side Setback abutting a Lane shall be 1.2 m.

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

    1. where a Site is developed with Reverse Housing, the minimum Setback between one Side Lot Line and a detached Garage shall be 2.4 m, except:

    1. where the Side Lot Line abuts a public roadway the minimum Setback between the Side Lot Line and a detached Garage shall be 1.2 m.

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

    1. Zero Lot Line Development shall be permitted where: 

    1. the other Side Setback is a minimum of 1.5 m;

    2. all roof leaders from the Dwelling are connected to the storm sewer service;

    3. all roof leaders from Accessory buildings are connected to the storm sewer service or directed to drain directly to an adjacent lane;

    4. no roof leader discharge shall be directed to the maintenance easement; and

Bylaw 16488

July 2, 2013

    1. the owner of the adjacent Site register against title, a private maintenance easement a minimum of 1.5 m wide that provides for:

    1. a 0.30 m eave encroachment easement with the requirement that the eaves must not be closer than 0.90 m to the eaves on the adjacent building;

    2. a 0.60 m footing encroachment easement;

    3. a drainage swale, constructed as per the City of Edmonton Design and Construction Standards; and

    4. permission to access the easement area for maintenance of both properties.

  1. The Rear Yard shall be based on a consideration of the requirements of clauses 3, 7, 8 and 9 and in no case shall be less than 4.0 m.

  2. Separation Space shall be provided in accordance with Section 48 of this Bylaw, except that it shall not be required:

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

    1. between a Garden Suite and the associated principal Dwelling on the same site; or

    2. where side walls of abutting buildings face each other and habitable windows are not located directly opposite each other, such that privacy is not impacted and:

    1. in the case of Dwellings on separate Sites, each development complies with the minimum Side Setback requirements for each Dwelling; and

    2. in the case of Dwellings on the same Site, the separation distance between Dwellings is at least equal to the total of the minimum Side Setback requirements for both Dwellings.

  1. On-site parking shall be located in accordance with the regulations of Section 50 of this Bylaw, and provided in accordance with the following requirements:

  1. for Sites with reduced Side Setbacks, including Sites where one Side Setback is reduced to zero, the Garage or Parking Area shall not encroach on the private maintenance easement;

  2. Parking Areas shall be developed in accordance with Site Coverage and Setback requirements for Accessory Buildings in accordance with Section 50.3 of this Bylaw; and

  3. Parking Areas, Garages and Garage pads must be developed with the following requirements:

  1. one Garage or Garage pad shall be clearly demarcated both on the Site and on the plan accompanying any application for a principal building. A hard surface Walkway is required between the Garage or Garage pad and an entry to the Dwelling; or

  2. a Parking Area shall be developed, the dimensions of which shall conform to the off-street parking space requirements of Section 54.2(4) of this Bylaw. The Parking Area shall include an underground electrical power connection with outlet on a post approximately 1.0 m in Height, located within 1.0 m of the Parking Area.

  1. All roof drainage shall be directed away from buildings and to a public roadway, including a Lane, or to a drainage work. Applications for a Development Permit shall include a detailed drainage plan showing the proposed drainage of the Site.

  2. Where there is no exterior access from a public roadway to a Rear Yard, the Dwelling shall be designed so as to provide adequate access to a Rear Yard for landscaping, gardening, maintenance and other activities typical of Rear Yard use.

  3. Individual Development Permit applications shall be evaluated in terms of compatibility with existing structures on the block face, taking into account proposed development Setbacks, Dwelling entrances and orientation, massing, roof-lines, the location of windows and other openings in walls and elevational treatment of wall openings, building façades, and finishing materials.

Bylaw 16488

July 2, 2013

  1. Where several Development Applications are received simultaneously, the Development Officer shall require the submission of Site plans showing Setbacks, Dwelling entrances and orientation, massing, roof-lines, the location and elevational treatment of wall openings, building façades, and finishing materials for all of the developments. The Development Officer shall require that the exteriors of the Dwellings that are the subject of the applications provide individuality and variety of building design in terms of Setbacks, entrances, elevations and finishing materials.

Bylaw 16180

September 10, 2012

  1. Corner Sites shall have flanking side treatments similar to the front elevation.

Charter Bylaw 18467

July 9, 2018

  1. For Reverse Housing, the Facades of a principle building abutting the Front Lot Line and Rear Lot Line shall use consistent building materials and architectural features.

Bylaw 16180

September 10, 2012

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. General Site Landscaping for principal Dwellings shall be developed in accordance with the following:

  1. one deciduous tree, one coniferous tree and four shrubs shall be required for each Dwelling;

Bylaw 16488

July 2, 2013

  1. all applications for a Development Permit shall include a Site plan that identifies the location, species and size of landscaping required in subsection 130.4(15)(a);

Bylaw 17672

June 27, 2016

  1. all required Landscaping shall be consistent with the relevant requirements of Section 55.

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

Bylaw 17422

November 16, 2015

Effective Date:  December 1, 2015

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. A maximum of one Dwelling per Lot shall be allowed in this Zone. Except where Secondary Suites, or Garden Suites are allowed, then two Dwellings per Lot shall be allowed.

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

  1. Secondary Suites shall comply with Section 86 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

Bylaw 16180

September 10, 2012

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Garden Suites shall comply with Section 87 of this Bylaw.

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

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Limited Group Homes, Group Homes, and Lodging Houses shall comply with Section 96 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

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

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