Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

Bylaw 16271

March 18, 2013

140     (RF3) Small Scale Infill Development Zone

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

140.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for Single Detached Housing and Semi-detached Housing while allowing small-scale conversion and infill redevelopment to buildings containing up to four principal Dwellings under certain conditions, including Secondary Suites and Garden Suites.

140.2      Permitted Uses

  1. Apartment Housing

  2. Duplex Housing

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Garden Suites

  2. Limited Group Homes

  3. Minor Home Based Business

  4. Row Housing

  5. Stacked Row Housing

  6. Secondary Suites

  7. Semi-detached Housing

  8. Single Detached Housing

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

140.3      Discretionary Uses

  1. Lodging Houses

  2. Child Care Services

  3. Fraternity and Sorority Housing

  4. Group Homes

  5. Major Home Based Business

  6. Religious Assembly

  7. 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

140.4      Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. Site regulations for Single Detached Housing:

  1. the minimum Site area shall be 250.8 m2;

Bylaw 18050

June 12, 2017

  1. the minimum Site Width shall be 7.5 m; and

  2. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m.

  1. Site regulations for Duplex Housing:

  1. the minimum Site area shall be 300 m2;

  2. the minimum Site Width shall be 10.0 m; and

  3. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m.

  1. Site regulations for Semi-detached Housing:

  1. the minimum Site area shall be 442.2 m2;

  2. on a non-Corner Lot, the minimum Site Width shall be 13.4 m, except that if the Dwellings are arranged along the depth of the Site rather than the width, the minimum Site Width may be reduced to 10.0 m;

  3. on a Corner Lot, the minimum Site Width shall be 14.8 m; and

  4. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m.

  1. Site regulations for Row Housing:

  1. the minimum Site area shall be equal to the sum of:

  1. 186 m2 for each end Dwelling, plus

  2. 150 m2 for each internal Dwelling;

  1. on a non-Corner Site the minimum Site Width shall be equal to the sum of:

  1. 6.2 m for each end Dwelling, plus

  2. 5.0 m for each internal Dwelling;

  3. on a Corner Site the minimum Site Width shall be 14.8 m; and

  4. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m.

  5. Site regulations for Apartment Housing and Stacked Row Housing:

  1. the minimum Site area shall be 750 m2;

  2. the minimum Site Width shall be 17.0 m; and

  3. the minimum Site depth shall be 30.0 m

  1. Row Housing shall be located:

  1. on Corner Sites,

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. on Sites Abutting an arterial or service road, or

  2. where a minimum of one Side Lot Line Abuts a Site where a Commercial Use, or Apartment Housing with a maximum Height greater than four Storeys, is a Permitted Use.

  1. Apartment Housing or Stacked Row Housing shall be located:

  1. on Corner Sites,

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. on Sites Abutting an arterial or service road, 

  2. where both Side Lot Lines Abut existing Apartment Housing or Stacked Row Housing, or

  3. where a minimum of one Side Lot Line:

  1. Abuts a Site where a Commercial Use, or Stacked Row Housing or Apartment Housing with a maximum Height greater than four Storeys, is a Permitted Use, or

  2. is not separated by a public roadway, including a Lane, more than 10.0 m wide from a Site where a Commercial Use, or Stacked Row Housing or Apartment Housing with a maximum Height greater than four Storeys, is a Permitted Use.

Bylaw 17116

April 13, 2015

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

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

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 and Duplex Housing - Site area 300 m2 or greater

 

28%

 

12%

 

40%

 

40%

b.  Single Detached and Duplex Housing - Site area less than 300 m2

 

28%

 

14%

 

42%

 

42%

c.  Semi-detached Housing - Site area 600 m2 or greater

 

28%

 

12%

 

40%

 

40%

d.  Semi-detached Housing - Site area less than 600 m2

 

28%

 

14%

 

42%

 

42%

e.  Row Housing

32%

17%

45%

45%

f.  All other Uses

28%

12%

40%

40%

 

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Notwithstanding subsection 140.4(10), 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:

  1. the minimum Front Setback shall be 3.0 m when a Treed Landscaped Boulevard is provided at the front of the Lot and vehicular access is from a Lane; and

  2. the minimum distance between the Front Lot Line and the door of an attached Garage shall be 5.5 m.

  1. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 7.5 m, except on a Corner Site, where a Dwelling with an attached Garage faces the flanking public roadway, it may be reduced to 4.5 m.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. Side Setbacks shall be established on the following basis:

  1. Side Setbacks shall total at least 20% of the Site Width to a maximum total of 6.0 m, with a minimum Side Setback of 1.2 m on each side;

  2. on a Corner Site where the building faces the Front Lot Line, the minimum Side Setback flanking the roadway shall be 20% of the Width of the Lot flanking the roadway, to a maximum of 3.1 m;  

  3. on a Corner Site where the building faces the flanking Side Lot Line, the minimum Side Setback Abutting the flanking Side Lot Line shall be 2.0 m. However, if a building facing the flanking Side Lot Line has an attached Garage that faces the flanking Side Lot Line, the Side Setback from the flanking Side Lot Line to the Garage shall be a minimum of 4.5 m; and

  4. on a Corner Site where the building faces the flanking Side Lot Line, Row Housing, Stacked Row Housing and Apartment Housing shall provide a minimum interior Side Setback of 3.0 m.

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Separation Space shall be provided between two or more Dwellings or portions thereof on the same Site in accordance with Section 48 of this Bylaw, except that it shall not be required between a Garden Suite and the associated principal Dwelling on the same Site.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

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

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

Bylaw 17727

August 22, 2016

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. Notwithstanding Section 44 of this Bylaw, on a Corner Site where Row Housing, Stacked Row Housing, or Apartment Housing face the flanking Side Lot Line, single Storey Platform Structures, verandas and porches may project into the flanking Side Setback a maximum of 1.5 m, provided a Tree Lined Boulevard is present along the roadway adjacent to the flanking Side Lot Line. Where eaves are designed as an integral part of a veranda or porch, eaves may project an additional 0.3 m into a required flanking Side Setback.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. In addition to the Landscaping regulations of Section 55 of this Bylaw, where new development consists of replacement or infill within areas of existing housing, Landscaping shall be implemented as a component of such new development in order to:

  1. replace vegetation removed during construction;

  2. reinforce an established Landscaping context in the area;

  3. soften edges and transitions between the street and the structure; and

  4. for Row Housing, Stacked Row Housing and Apartment Housing screen the portion of the building facing an interior Side Lot Line.

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. The maximum number of Dwellings per Site shall be as follows:

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. where Single Detached Housing is developed in this Zone, a maximum of one Single Detached principal Dwelling per Site;

  2. where Semi-detached Housing or Duplex Housing are allowed in this Zone, a maximum of two principal Dwellings per Site shall be allowed; and

  3. where Apartment Housing, Stacked Row Housing, or Row Housing are allowed in this Zone, a maximum of four principal Dwellings per Site shall be allowed.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Each principal Dwelling within Semi-detached Housing and Row Housing shall be individually defined on all Façades through a combination of architectural features that may include variations in the rooflines, non-repetitive window spacing, projection or recession of the Façade, porches or entrance features, building materials, colour, or other treatments.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. On Corner Sites the Façades of a principal building Abutting the Front Lot Line and flanking Side Lot Line shall use consistent building materials and architectural features, and shall include features such as windows, doors, or porches.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

  1. On Corner Sites, where Row Housing, Stacked Row Housing, and Apartment Housing face the flanking Side Lot Line, the Façade of the principal building facing the interior Side Lot Line shall include design techniques including, but not limited to, the use of varied roof lines, variations in building Setbacks and articulation of building Façades, in order to minimize the perception of massing, eliminate large uninterrupted expanses of wall and provide visual interest when the structure is viewed from an adjacent Lot.

Bylaw 17556

March 14, 2016

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. Except for Garden Suites and Secondary Suites, each Dwelling that has direct access at ground level shall have an entrance door or entrance feature facing a public roadway, other than a Lane. On Corner Sites, the entrance door or entrance feature may face either the Front Lot Line or the flanking Side Lot Line. However, Row Housing and Stacked Row Housing shall orient a minimum of one entrance door or entrance feature towards each adjacent public roadway, other than a Lane. Sliding patio doors shall not serve as the entrance door or entrance feature.

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

  3. For Lodging Houses, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. no more than four Sleeping Units may be developed, whether or not in combination with a Dwelling;

  2. the minimum Site area shall be 360 m2 in all cases and the Site area shall be comprised of the aggregate of 200 m2 for each Sleeping Unit, or for each of the Dwelling and each Sleeping Unit when they are in combination; and

  3. the Development Officer shall exercise discretion with respect to the number of Sleeping Units developed, having regard to the character and density of existing Residential Uses.

  1. Fraternity and Sorority Housing shall only be located on a Site within the Garneau Area Redevelopment Plan area where lawfully existing at the effective date of Bylaw 6220.

  2. Signs shall comply with the regulations of Schedule 59A 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.