Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

551     (MA1) Municipal Airport Airfield Zone

551.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for the operation of the municipally owned airport (Edmonton City Centre Airport), which carries over the development rights of the former MA Zone and allows additional opportunity for airport related office development.

551.2      Permitted Uses

Bylaw 15847

August 29, 2011

  1. Aircraft Sales/Rentals

  2. General Industrial Uses;

  3. Government Services

  4. Non-accessory Parking

  5. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs  

  3. Freestanding On-premises Signs

  4. Projecting On-premises Signs  

  5. Temporary On-premises Signs   

551.3      Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 15847

August 29, 2011

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs

  2. Convenience Vehicle Rentals

  3. Fleet Services

  4. Hotels

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Restaurants

  3. Specialty Food Services

  4. Spectator Sports Establishments

  5. Freestanding Off-premises Signs

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892.

Bylaw 15892

October 11, 2011

  1. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs, in a location where such Signs lawfully existed as of the effective date of Bylaw 15892.

Bylaw 16313

January 21, 2013

  1. Temporary Off-premises Signs

551.4       Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. In considering any application for development, the Development Officer shall have regard for the Edmonton City Centre Airport Concept Plan, originally approved July 27, 1998, as it may be amended from time to time.

  2. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 2.0.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. A minimum Setback of 6.0 m shall be required where any lot line of a Site abuts a public roadway, other than a Lane.

Bylaw 15735

June 20, 2011

  1. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback.

Bylaw 16859

June 24, 2014

Bylaw 17832

November 28, 2016

Bylaw 18305

February 26, 2018

Effective Date: May 1, 2018

  1. The maximum building Height shall be 14.0 m, except that the Development Officer may, notwithstanding Section 11.4, grant a variance to permit a greater Height for General Industrial Uses used for the storage, maintenance and servicing of aircraft; Aircraft Sales or Rentals; and Hotels.

Bylaw 15847

August 29, 2011

  1. All General Industrial Uses shall:

  1. comply with the Industrial Performance Standards for the IB Zone shall:

  1. directly serve the operations or users of the Edmonton City Centre Airport; or

  2. be directly related to the maintenance or operation of private and commercial aircraft.

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

551.5      Additional Development Regulations for Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 15847

August 29, 2011

  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Bylaw, the following regulations shall apply to Spectator Sports Establishments:

  1. this Use Class shall be limited to Auto Racing;

  2. the location of the Use shall be generally contained to the northern half of the Site, within an area bound on the north by the Yellowhead Highway, bound on the east by 109 Street, bound on the south by the projection of 120 Avenue, and bound on the west by the projection of 120 Street;

  3. this Use Class shall be restricted to a single event per calendar year, of no greater duration than four (4) days, inclusive of set up and removal time, and a Development Permit must be obtained for each event;

  4. race vehicles shall only be allowed to operate between the hours of 10:00 and 18:00;

  5. the Development Officer may apply conditions that are necessary to ensure compatibility with airport operations, community interests and race requirements;

  6. in addition to the notification requirements of this Bylaw, notification of the issuance of a Development Permit for this Use Class shall also be sent to the Presidents of the following Community Leagues and Business Associations:

  7. Calder;

  8. Central McDougall;

  9. Inglewood;

  10. Lauderdale;

  11. Prince Charles;

  12. Prince Rupert;

  13. Queen Mary Park;

  14. Sherbrooke;

  15. Spruce Avenue;

  16. Westwood;

  17. Inglewood Business Association; and

  18. Kingsway Business Association;

  1. each applicant for a Development Permit shall monitor noise at distances set by the Development Officer, and shall submit the results of this monitoring to the Development Officer within two weeks of the event for the Development Permit has been issued.

  1. Convenience Vehicle Rentals, Fleet Services, Hotels, Specialty Foods Services, Restaurants, and Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs shall directly service the operations or users of the Edmonton City Centre Airport.

  2. Specialty Foods Services, Restaurants and Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs shall:

  1. have a capacity of not more than 100 occupants or 120 m2 of Public Space, and

  2. be integrated with another Permitted or Discretionary Use.

  1. Freestanding Off-premises Signs shall be located only where such Signs lawfully existed as of the Effective Date of this Bylaw 15847, and shall not be subject to the Setback provisions of this Zone.