Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

160     (RF5) Row Housing Zone

Bylaw 15632

December 13, 2010

160.1     General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for relatively low to medium density housing, generally referred to as Row Housing.

160.2     Permitted Uses

  1. Limited Group Homes

  2. Minor Home Based Business

  3. Row Housing, on a Site of 1.4 ha  or less

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Secondary Suites, where developed within Single Detached Housing, Semi-detached Housing or Row Housing

  2. Semi-detached Housing, on a Site of 1.4 ha or less

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

160.3       Discretionary Uses

  1. Child Care Services

  2. Garden Suites

  3. Group Homes

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Lodging Houses

  2. Major Home Based Business

  3. Religious Assembly

  4. Residential Sales Centre

  5. Row Housing, on a Site larger than 1.4 ha

  6. Semi-detached Housing, on a Site larger than 1.4 ha

  7. Single Detached Housing

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. Stacked Row Housing, provided that each Dwelling has individual access to ground level.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premises Signs

160.4     Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

 

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Except where modified through the regulations in this Zone:

    1. Single Detached Housing with rear access parking in this Zone shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the (RPL) Planned Lot Residential Zone;

    2. Single Detached Housing with front attached Garages shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the (RSL) Residential Small Lot Zone; and

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Semi-detached Housing, Secondary Suites, and Garden Suites in this Zone shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the (RF4) Semi-detached Housing Zone.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Bylaw 18087

July 28, 2017

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. The maximum Density for Multi-unit Project Development shall be 42 Dwellings/ha; provided that:

Charter Bylaw 18387

May 7, 2018

  1. this shall be increased by 1 Dwelling/ha for every 6 required resident parking spaces and associated manoeuvring aisles which are provided underground, up to a maximum density of 54 Dwellings/ha. For the purpose of this clause, underground parking shall be covered so as to provide useful Site area that would not otherwise be available. Any projection above the ground level of the surface covering such parking shall be less than 1.0 m; shall not be located in a Front Yard; and, shall be integrated with the design of buildings and landscaping so as to be unobtrusive; and

  2. this shall be increased by an additional 10 Dwellings/ha where Common Amenity Area of at least 2.5 m2 per Dwelling is provided in addition to Amenity Area required by subsection 46(2) and is developed in accordance with Section 46.

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Site Area and Site Dimensions for individual Dwelling shall be in accordance with Table 160.4(3).

Table 160.4(3) Site Area and Site Dimensions

 

Minimum

Site Area1

Minimum

Site Width

Minimum

Site Depth1

(a) Row Housing internal Dwelling

150 m2

5.0 m

30.0 m

(b) Row Housing end Dwelling

186 m2

6.2 m

30.0 m

(c) Semi-detached Housing, each Dwelling

210 m2

6.7 m

30.0 m

(d) Stacked Row Housing Development

740 m2

20.0 m

30.0 m

(e)  Single Detached Housing with Lane access parking - outside the boundaries of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay

258 m2

8.6 m

30.0 m

(f) Single Detached Housing with Lane access parking - within the boundaries of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay

270 m2

9.0 m

30.0 m

(g)  Single Detached Housing with Front attached Garage

312 m2

10.4 m

30.0 m

 

1. Note: Exceptions may apply to Bare Land Condominium Units as part of a Multi-unit Project Development.  See Section 160.4(17).

 

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

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

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. The maximum total Site Coverage shall be:

Bylaw 16945

September 22, 2014

  1. for Multi-unit Project Developments 40% with a maximum of 28% for a principal building and a maximum of 12% for Accessory Buildings. Where parking is provided underground or Garages are attached to or designed as an integral part of Dwellings, the maximum for principal buildings shall be 40%; or

Bylaw 16945

September 22, 2014

  1. for lots not part of a Multi-unit Project Development, maximum Site Coverage shall be in accordance with Table 160.4.(5):

Table 160.4(5) Maximum Site Coverage - Individual Lots

 

 

Principal Dwelling/building

Accessory building

Principal building with attached Garage or where parking is provided underground

(a) Row Housing - internal Dwelling

35%

20%

55%

(b) Row Housing - end Dwelling

28%

17%

45%

(c) Row Housing or Semi-detached Housing, or Single Detached Housing - corner Dwelling

28%

15%

40%

(d) Semi-detached Housing - internal (non Corner) Dwelling

30%

17%

45%

(e) Stacked Row Housing Development

28%

15%

40%

(f)  Single Detached Housing - not a corner Dwelling

28%

15%

43%

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. Notwithstanding Table 160.4(5), 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 15735

June 20, 2011

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.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. The minimum Rear Setback shall be 7.5 m, except the Rear Yard may be reduced to 5.5 m where an attached Garage is provided.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. Minimum Side Setbacks shall be provided, on the following basis:

  1. 1.2 m excepting a Side Yard abutting a flanking roadway;

  2. 4.5 m where the Side Yard abuts a flanking public roadway other than a Lane, except that this may be reduced to 3.0 m where:

  1. there is a treed landscaped boulevard along the flanking roadway;

  2. the depth of the Side Setback would be consistent with other development on the flanking block face; and

  3. the flanking side of the building is not a Blank Wall, and is articulated through architectural elements such as recesses or projections, including but not limited to, windows, a side entrance, a porch, or other architectural element that would be compatible with adjacent development; or

Bylaw 16945

September 22, 2014

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. in the case of Multi-unit Project Developments, as prescribed in 160.4(15).

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

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 16945

September 22, 2014

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;

  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.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

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

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Principal Dwellings shall be Family Oriented, in accordance with the requirements of this Bylaw.

  2. Maintenance and/or drainage and utility easement(s) may be required between abutting buildings and/or through private yards of one or more Dwellings to ensure adequate access for property, drainage and utility maintenance.

Charter Bylaw 18381

May 7, 2018

  1. Where detached rear parking Garages are developed, the maximum width of the building containing the Garage(s) shall not exceed:

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. 25 m, provided that the building does not contain more than four separate Garages, outside of the boundaries of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO), unless exempted under subsection 160.4(16)(b) of this Zone; or

  2. 13 m, provided that the building does not contain more than two separate Garages, within the boundaries of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO).

  1. Notwithstanding the other regulations of this Zone, where a Multi-unit Project Development abuts a Site zoned to allow Single Detached Housing as a Permitted Use or the RF5 Row Housing Zone, the following regulations shall apply along the said property line:

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. a minimum Setback of 7.5 m shall be required. The Development Officer may reduce this Setback to a minimum of 3.0 m only where the proposed façade is a flanking wall and an acceptable landscaped buffer is provided;  

  2. no outdoor parking, garbage collection, outdoor amenity areas, or outdoor storage areas shall be developed within 3.0 m;

Bylaw 17062

July 9, 2015

Bylaw 17727

August 22, 2016

  1. a solid screen Fence, 1.83 m in Height, shall be installed, except along common flanking Front Yard boundaries;

  2. design techniques including, but not limited to, the use of sloped roofs, variations in building Setbacks and articulation of building façades, shall be employed in order to minimize the perception of massing of the building when viewed from adjacent residential areas and roadways;

  3. building finishes shall be compatible with the exterior finishing materials and colours typical of adjacent development; and

  4. the Development Officer may require information regarding the location of windows and Amenity Areas on adjacent properties, to ensure the windows or Amenity Areas of the proposed development are placed to minimize overlook into adjacent properties.

  1. No outdoor parking, trash collection or outdoor storage areas shall be developed within 3.0 m of any property line that abuts a Site zoned to allow Single Detached Housing as a Permitted Use.

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Notwithstanding the other regulations in this Zone, in the case of Multi-unit Project Developments:

  1. the minimum Site Area and Site Depth for individual Dwellings that are Bare Land Condominium Units may be reduced, provided that the density of the development does not exceed the density as prescribed in subsection 160.4(2) of this Zone;

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. a building containing a rear detached Garages may exceed the maximum width and total number of Garages allowed as specified under subsection 160.4(13)(a) of this Zone, outside the boundaries of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO).

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

Bylaw 16271

March 18, 2013

Charter Bylaw 18484

August 20, 2018

  1. Each principal Dwelling within Semi-detached Housing and Row Housing shall be individually defined through a combination of architectural features that may include variations in the rooflines, projection or recession of the façade, porches or entrance features, building materials, or other treatments.

  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.

  2. Row Housing shall not repeat the same architectural features more than six times on a block face. 

Bylaw 17727

August 22, 2016

  1. Site design for Row Housing developments of six or more attached Dwellings shall include entry transitions such as steps, decorative Fences, gates, hedges, low walls, and planting beds in the Front Yard.

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.

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date:  February 1, 2016

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

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