Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

170     (RF6) Medium Density Multiple Family Zone

170.1     General Purpose

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

 

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for medium density housing, where some units may not be at Grade.

170.2      Permitted Uses

  1. Limited Group Homes

  2. Minor Home Based Business

  3. Stacked Row Housing, including Row Housing, Semi-detached Housing and Duplex Housing, on a Site 1.4 ha  or less

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

170.3       Discretionary Uses

  1. Child Care Services

  2. Fraternity and Sorority Housing, where lawfully existing on a site within the Garneau Area Redevelopment Plan area at the effective date of Bylaw 6220

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

  1. Garden Suites

  2. Group Homes

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Lodging Houses

  2. Major Home Based Business

Bylaw 17831

November 28, 2016

  1. Personal Service Shops and Convenience Retail Stores,  when designed as an integral and secondary component of a residential development

  2. Religious Assembly

  3. Residential Sales Centre

  4. Secondary Suites, where developed within a Single Detached House

  5. Single Detached Housing

  6. Stacked Row Housing including Row Housing, Semi-detached Housing and Duplex Housing on a Site larger than 1.4 ha

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  3. Temporary On-premises Signs

170.4     Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Bylaw 18087

July 28, 2017

Bylaw 18083

August 28, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Notwithstanding the other regulations in this Zone, Single Detached Housing in this Zone shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the RF1 Zone, and Duplex and Semi-detached Housing, Secondary Suites, and Garden Suites in this Zone shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the RF4 Zone.

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. The maximum Density for Multi-unit Project Development shall be 80 Dwellings/ha; provided that:

  1. this shall be increased by one Dwelling/ha for every six required resident parking spaces and associated manoeuvring aisles which are provided underground, up to a maximum density of 105 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 Grade 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 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. The maximum Height shall not exceed 14.5 m for flat, mansard and gambrel roofs, or 16.0 m for a roof type with a pitch of 4/12 (18.4 degrees) or greater, in accordance with Section 52.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Bylaw 18303

February 26, 2018

  1. The maximum total Site Coverage shall be 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 or designed as an integral part of Dwellings, the maximum for principal buildings shall be 40%, except that:

  1. the maximum Site Coverage for the Principal Dwelling/building and the maximum total Site Coverage shall be increased by 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.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. Minimum Side Setbacks of 1.0 m for each Storey or partial Storey shall be provided, except that a total of at least 2.0 m shall be provided in all cases. A Side Setback shall be not less than 4.5 m where it abuts a flanking public roadway, other than a Lane.

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

Bylaw 18115

July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

  1. Separation Space shall be provided 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 in accordance with Section 46 of this Bylaw.

Bylaw 16126

June 18, 2012

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

Bylaw 15359

March 23, 2010

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

Bylaw 17062

July 9, 2015

  1. Notwithstanding the other regulations of this Zone, where any building exceeds 10.0 m in Height, or is a Multi-unit Project Development, and 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, common 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 along all shared property lines, 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. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59A.

Bylaw 15953

November 13, 2012

  1. Fraternity and Sorority Housing, 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.

170.5       Additional Development Regulations for Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 14750

December 12, 2007

Bylaw 15036

February 2, 2009

Bylaw 15359

March 23, 2010

  1. The following regulations shall apply to Personal Service Shops and Convenience Retail Stores developments:

  1. the total Floor Area of these Uses on any Site shall not exceed 275 m2; and

  2. these Uses shall not be permitted in any freestanding structure separate from a structure containing Residential Uses. Their principal entrance shall be a separate, outside entrance.