Edmonton Zoning Bylaw 12800

Bylaw 16258

October 29, 2012

574.    (UI) Urban Institutional Zone

574.1      General Purpose

The purpose of this Zone is to provide for facilities of an educational or institutional nature, within mature areas of the city, that could include additional Uses that would complement the institutional development.

574.2      Permitted Uses

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

  1. Apartment Hotels, for less than 100 units

  2. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for less than 140 m2 of Public Space   

  3. Business Support Services

  4. Child Care Services

  5. Convenience Retail Stores

Bylaw 16314

January 21, 2013

  1. Exhibition and Convention Facilities

  2. Extended Medical Treatment Services

  3. General Retail Stores, for less than 500 m2 of Public Space

  4. Government Services

  5. Indoor Participant Recreation Services

  6. Health Services

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Market

  2. Natural Science Exhibits

  3. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services

  4. Personal Service Shops

  5. Private Clubs

  6. Private Education Services

  7. Professional, Financial, and Office Support Services

  8. Public Education Services

  9. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits

  10. Restaurants, for less than 240 m2 of Public Space

Charter Bylaw 18613

November 26, 2018

  1. Special Event

  2. Specialty Food Services

  3. Spectator Entertainment Establishments

  4. Spectator Sports Establishments

Bylaw 17403

October 19, 2015

Effective date: February 1, 2016

  1. Urban Gardens

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Outdoor Farms

  2. Fascia On-premises Signs

  3. Minor Digital On-premises Signs

  4. Projecting On-premises Signs

  5. Roof On-premises Signs

Bylaw 16314

January 21, 2013

  1. Freestanding On-Premises Signs

  2. Temporary On-premises Signs

574.3     Discretionary Uses

Discretionary Uses are listed in the Appendices.

574.4      Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. Whenever this Zone is to be applied to a property not currently zoned UI, a new site-specific Appendix shall be amended to this Zone that provides Discretionary Uses and any additional development regulations to the satisfaction of the City of Edmonton.

Bylaw 16314

January 21, 2013

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, Media Studios, Business Support Services, Convenience Retail Stores, Extended Medical Treatment Services, General Retail Stores, Government Services, Health Services, Personal Service Shops, Professional Financial and Office Support Services, Restaurants and Specialty Food Services shall:

  1. not comprise more than 20% of the Gross Floor Area of an individual building;

  2. not comprise more than 10% of the Gross Floor Area of the Site; and 

  3. be separated by a minimum 10 m from a property line abutting a Residential Zone.

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

  1. Apartment Hotels shall be limited to no more than one establishment.

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs shall be limited to no more than one establishment.

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

  1. Freestanding On-Premises Signs shall be limited to institutional purposes

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

  1. Temporary On-Premises Signs shall not include portable signs.

  1. Vehicular-oriented or Drive-Through Uses are prohibited.

  2. buildings shall be built to the Front and Side Lot Lines. Where, in the opinion of the Development Officer, additional building setbacks are warranted due to characteristics fundamental to the nature of the Use, the Development Officer may relax this condition as required.

  3. Notwithstanding subsection 574.4.4, a minimum Setback of 7.5 m shall be required where the Rear or Side Lot Line of a Site abuts the lot line of a Site in a Residential Zone.

  4. Notwithstanding subsection 574.4.4, a minimum Setback of 1.5 m shall be required where the Rear or Side Lot Line is separated from a Site in a Residential Zone by a lane.

Bylaw 17062

July 9, 2015

  1. The maximum building Height shall be 55 m. Where, in the opinion of the Development Officer, additional Height is warranted due to characteristics fundamental to the nature of the Use, the Development Officer may relax this condition as required in consideration of the following:

  1. The visual, sun/shadowing, and other microclimatic impacts on adjacent residential development; and

  2. The recommendations, and mitigative measures specified in any required technical studies.

  1. The maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 10.0. 

  1. A minimum of 3% of Non-residential Floor Area shall be required to provide amenity area which may include courtyards, interior landscaped open space, arcades, plazas, atriums, gardens and seating areas.  Amenity areas shall be exempt from FAR calculations.

574.5      Urban Design Regulations

  1. All new development and major renovations shall create a pedestrian-friendly environment on public streets, which may include such things as entrance features, outdoor sitting areas, canopies, landscaping and other features that lend visual interest and a human scale to development along the street.

  2. Architectural treatment of new developments and substantial renovations shall ensure that each Storey has windows on the front façade of the building, and that the placement and type of windows shall allow viewing into the building to promote a positive pedestrian-oriented public street.

  3. Buildings shall be designed and oriented to face the Front Lot Line with entrances that are clearly visible, except on Corner Lots where the building shall be designed and oriented to front onto both public roadways with entrances that are clearly visible and the façade treatment shall wrap around the side of the building to provide a consistent profile facing both public roadways.

  4. The ground floor elevation shall not exceed the elevation of the abutting public sidewalk by more than 0.3 m, at the discretion of the Development Officer where the grade or other site conditions require greater grade separation.

  5. Buildings at corners shall provide courtyards, major entry ways or distinctive architectural features consistent with the style of the building or influences on the other corners of the intersection to enhance pedestrian circulation and, where applicable, enhance axial views.

  6. Building façades shall be articulated at regular increments to add variety, rhythm, and a human-scaled dimension along the block face. 

  7. Building materials shall be of high quality, durable, compatible with, and appropriate for the development within the context of site. The contextual fit, design, proportion, quality, texture and application of various finishing materials shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  8. All minor mechanical equipment on a roof of any building shall be concealed by incorporating it within the building to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  9. For all new development and expansions to existing structures of more than 500 m2, the development shall provide enhancements to improve rooftop aesthetics wherever roofs are visible from adjacent developments. Enhancements may include patios, gardens, green roofs, other Amenity Areas, architectural treatments or other measures that in the opinion of the Development Officer serve to enhance rooftop aesthetics.

  10. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Section 59 and Schedule 59H of the Zoning Bylaw.

Appendix I

Bylaw 16888

August 25, 2014

 

MacEwan University — Downtown Campus

1.          Area of Application

The lands legally described as:

generally bounded by 105 Street NW, 112 Street NW,104 Avenue NW and 105 Avenue NW, as illustrated on Map 1.

2.          Discretionary Uses

  1. Apartment Hotels, for 100 units or more

  2. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, for 100 occupants and 140 m2 of Public Space or more, or more than 1 establishment

  3. Lodging Houses

  4. Convenience Retail Stores

  5. General Retail Stores, for 500 m2 of Public Space or more

  6. Hotels

  7. Major Digital On-Premises Signs

  8. Media Studios

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. Multi-unit Housing

  1. Non-accessory parking

  2. Restaurants, for 200 occupants and 240 m2 of Public Space or more

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

  1. Temporary On-Premises Signs, where an application includes a trailer mounted sign and/or signs with changeable copy

3.          Site Specific Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. Site Specific Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs, Media Studios, Business Support Services, Convenience Retail Stores, Extended Medical Treatment Services, General Retail Stores, Government Services, Health Services, Personal Service Shops, Professional Financial and Office Support Services, Restaurants and Specialty Food Services:

  1. shall be permitted to comprise up to 100% of the gross Floor Area of any building existing prior to August 25, 2014; and

  2. if the Floor Area is greater than 10% of the gross Floor Area of the Site and/or 20% of the gross Floor Area of an individual building, such Floor Area shall be developed on a temporary basis only, with the validity of an approved Development Permit limited to a maximum period of 10 years.

  1. These requirements shall apply to the following titled parcels:

  1. Plan 5665CL, Block 10, Lots 157 and 158;

  2. Plan 4506HW, Block 8, Lot 158; and

  3. Plan 0421753, Block 8, Lots 1 and 2

  1. Notwithstanding section 574.4.4 of the Zoning Bylaw, the following building Setbacks shall apply:

  1. A minimum Setback of 10.0 m shall be required where the Site abuts 104 Avenue NW.

  2. A minimum Setback of 3.0 m shall be required where the Site abuts 105 Avenue NW. The Development Officer may increase this Setback to a maximum of 9.0 m where an active-Use space is provided in front of the building (i.e., plaza, café seating, etc.) within the Setback area, or in locations where a main building entrance is provided. The portion of the building which is set back more than 3.0 from the property line shall be a maximum of 30% of the building Façade.

  3. A minimum Setback of 3.0 m shall be required where the Site abuts 105 Street NW, 109 Street NW and 112 Street NW. If required to maintain adequate sightlines through the 112 Street NW shared use path corridor, an additional 3.0 m setback may be required along the west property line of Plan 2656HW, Block 11, Lots A & B, at the discretion of the Development Officer.

  4. Notwithstanding the above, the Development Officer shall have regard for the architectural expression of individual buildings in determination of the block face Setback.  The Owner shall enter into appropriate encroachment agreements with the City of Edmonton, where applicable.

  1. Off-street Vehicular parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

  1. Vehicular parking shall be provided to a minimum of 1,500 and a maximum of 3,000 spaces.

  2. Any Development Permit for a Non-accessory Parking Use shall be for a temporary period of ten (10) years from the date of third reading of this Bylaw amendment.  For greater clarity, after August 25, 2024, Non-accessory Parking shall no longer be an allowable Use. Where Non-accessory Parking is developed, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. A minimum 3 m landscaped Setback shall be required from any property line Abutting a public roadway, other than a Lane;

  2. Every off-street parking space and access provided or required, including the area contained within City-owned land from which access or egress is obtained, shall be Hardsurfaced;

  3. All parking facilities shall be clearly demarcated, have adequate storm water drainage and storage facilities;

  4. Every off-street Parking Area shall incorporate landscaped open space within the Parking Area, calculated on the basis of 2.0 m2 of landscaped island area per parking space provided. This shall be landscaped in accordance with the Zoning Bylaw. Landscaped islands shall be placed to provide visual relief, to assist vehicular circulation and to organize large areas of parking into smaller cells. The number of islands provided shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  5. The storage of materials inclusive of accumulated snow on non-accessory parking surface lots shall be in a location away from the public roadway to improve safety and visibility; and

  6. Lighting of off-street parking facilities shall be provided, and the lighting shall be arranged, installed and maintained to deflect, shade and focus light away from any adjacent land Uses as well as provide a safely lit pedestrian environment.

  1. Access to vehicular Parking Garages or Parking Areas from 105 Avenue NW shall be in accordance with the 105 Avenue Corridor Study and to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with Transportation Services.

  2. No portion of an above Grade Parking Garage on the ground floor shall be allowed for a minimum depth of 10.0 m from any building Façade facing 105 Avenue NW.

  3. No portion of an above Grade Parking Garage above the ground floor of the podium portion of a building shall be allowed for a minimum depth of 6.0 m from any building Façade facing 105 Avenue NW.

  1. Bicycle Parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54.3 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

  1. Bicycle Parking spaces shall be provided to a minimum of 10% of the number of vehicular parking spaces provided on Site, or 200 Bicycle Parking spaces, whichever is greater.

  2. A minimum of 25% of the total number of Bicycle Parking spaces shall be provided as secure parking within a building or accessory parking areas. Secure parking may include any of the following: bicycle storage rooms, bike lockers, bike cages, or other similar bicycle storage areas that provide limited access.

  1. Off-street Vehicular Loading Facilities shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

  1. A centralized loading facility shall be provided with a minimum of 4 off-street loading spaces.

  2. For new building construction, or the expansion of existing structures, vehicular loading requirements may be assessed at the Development Permit stage at the request of the Development Officer. Where the applicant for a Development Permit can demonstrate through a vehicular loading demand study prepared and submitted with respect to the proposed development, that by virtue of the Use and capacity of existing loading facilities, the vehicular loading requirement for the proposed development is less than any minimum set out in Section 54.4, the Development Officer may allow a reduction from the minimum number of loading spaces. The Development Officer shall submit the demand study to Transportation Services for analysis, and the proposed reduction may be approved by the Development Officer in consultation with Transportation Services.

  1. Landscaping shall be provided in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

  1. Within the required Setback along 104 Avenue NW, a minimum 2.5 m sidewalk with flanking rows of deciduous boulevard trees shall be provided. These shall be coordinated with sidewalk and tree planting within the adjacent public right-of-way. The overall intent is to develop and maintain the tree-lined esplanade as a continuous pedestrian open space between 105 Street NW and 112 Street NW.

  2. The proportion of deciduous to coniferous trees and shrubs shall be approximately 3:1.

  3. One tree for each 25 m2 shall be required in a Yard or Setback at Grade.

  1. Where the street vista of 106 Street NW, 107 Street NW, 108 Street NW or 111 Street NW terminates on a building, special architectural design of the building shall be provided on axis to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

  2. Direct, major north-south pedestrian connections shall be provided through the site at 106 Street NW, 107 Street NW, 108 Street NW and 111 Street NW to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.  The Owner shall enter into appropriate public access agreements with the City of Edmonton, where applicable.

  3. A north-south shared use path connection shall be provided through the site from 104 Avenue NW to 105 Avenue NW between 109 Street NW and 112 Street NW, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer and Transportation Services. The specific route of this connection shall be determined with consideration for the ability of pedestrians and cyclists to cross 104 Avenue NW.

  4. Where applicable, the Site Plan submitted with a Development Permit application shall indicate the coordination between development on the subject Site and the adjacent 105 Avenue NW corridor, in accordance with the 105 Avenue Corridor Study.

  5. A minimum of 30% of the building Façade abutting 105 Avenue NW shall step back a minimum of 3.0 m above the fourth storey. Such Stepback space may be utilized to create outdoor above-grade Amenity Area.

  6. Where a Commercial Use is provided at ground level Abutting 105 Avenue NW, the principal entrance to the unit shall have direct external access to the adjacent public sidewalk.

  7. A minimum of 50% of the ground floor level portion of the Façade abutting 105 Avenue NW shall be comprised of clear, non-reflective glazing to promote pedestrian interaction and safety.

  8. All new buildings located along 105 Avenue NW shall be designed to strengthen the pedestrian character of the street through Uses and spaces at the ground floor that allow viewing into the building, passive surveillance of the street and/or direct pedestrian access to the street. This shall be achieved by a combination of any or all of the following:

  1. Retail uses that open to the street rather than an internal atrium;

  2. Building entrances and atria;

  3. Hallways and circulation spaces;

  4. Administrative offices;

  5. Teaching spaces; and

  6. Any other suitable design strategies or Uses, at the discretion of the Development Officer.

  1. Development abutting 105 Avenue NW shall incorporate functional and decorative lighting to enhance the appearance of the building during the winter months, and to provide additional lighting for the 105 Avenue NW Corridor. Main building entrances for any Use shall be designed for universal accessibility. Level changes from the sidewalk to entrances of buildings shall be minimized. Sidewalk furniture and other elements shall be located out of the travel path to ensure they are not obstacles to building access.

4.          Environmental Site Assessment and Risk Management Regulations

  1. For Sub-Area 1, as depicted on Maps 2a and 2b, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. A Risk Management Plan for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons shall be submitted, reviewed and approved to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any Development Permit within the sub-area.

Bylaw 16733

July 6, 2015

  1. Required remediation work, as described in the Thurber January 13, 2011 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, and further described in the August 29, 2012 Addendum No. 1 to that report, shall be undertaken and verified to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any building Permit within the sub-area, excepting any excavation building Permit.  The Development Officer shall not release the Development Permit for the purposes of a building Permit other than an excavation building Permit until this regulation has been adequately satisfied.

  1. For Sub-Area 2, as depicted on Maps 2a and 2b, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. Required remediation work, as described in the Thurber Engineering January 13, 2011 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, and further described in the August 29, 2012 Addendum No. 1 to that report, shall be undertaken and verified to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any building Permit within the sub-area, excepting any excavation building Permit.  The Development Officer shall not release the Development Permit for the purposes of a building Permit other than an excavation building Permit until this regulation has been adequately satisfied.

  1. For Sub-Area 3, as depicted on Maps 2a and 2b, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. A Phase II Environmental Site Assessment shall be submitted, reviewed and approved to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit for any development within this sub-area that creates a new building footprint or expands an existing building footprint by more than 250 m2, prior to the issuance of any building Permit within the sub-area, excepting any excavation building Permit.  The Development Officer shall not release the Development Permit for the purposes of a building Permit other than an excavation building Permit until this regulation has been adequately satisfied.  The Phase II Environmental Site Assessment shall encompass the area of the proposed building footprint or building footprint expansion plus an additional 5 m from the edge of the proposed building footprint or building footprint expansion.

  1. For Sub-Area 4, as depicted on Maps 2a and 2b and legally described in Section 4.4(c) of this Appendix, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. A Risk Management Plan to address those substances that do not meet Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development remediation requirements shall be submitted, reviewed and approved to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any Development Permit for Non-accessory Parking on any titled parcel within the sub-area.

  2. Required remediation work, as described in the Thurber May 5, 2014 Master Environmental Document, and further described in the July 7, 2014 Addendum No. 1 to that report, shall be undertaken and verified to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any building Permit within the sub-area, excepting any excavation building Permit or any Non-accessory Parking building Permit. The Development Officer shall not release the Development Permit for the purposes of a building Permit other than an excavation building Permit or Non-accessory Parking building Permit until this regulation has been adequately satisfied.

  3. These requirements shall apply to the following titled parcels within the sub-area: 

  1. Plan 0828645, Block 9C, Lot 2 (Thurber Parcel 5);

  2. Plan 2656HW, Block 11, Lot C (Thurber Parcel 7);

  3. Plan 2656HW, Block 11, Lots A & B (Thurber Parcel 8);

  4. 111 Street NW segment south of 105 Avenue NW (Thurber Parcel 9); and

  5. Lane segment between 108 Street NW and 109 Street NW south of 105 Avenue NW (Thurber Parcel 10).

  1. For Sub-Area 5, as depicted on Maps 2a and 2b and legally described in Section 4.5(c) of this Appendix, the following regulations shall apply:

  1. A Risk Management Plan to address those substances that do not meet Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development remediation requirements shall be submitted, reviewed and approved to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any Development Permit for Non-accessory Parking on any titled parcel within the sub-area.

  2. Required remediation work, as described in the Thurber May 5, 2014 Master Environmental Document, and further described in the July 7, 2014 Addendum No. 1 to that report, shall be undertaken and verified to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planning Unit prior to the issuance of any building Permit within the sub-area, excepting any excavation building Permit, any Non-accessory Parking building Permit or any building Permit for uses contained within the footprint of a building existing on the site prior to January 1, 2014. The Development Officer shall not release the Development Permit for the purposes of a building Permit other than an excavation building Permit, Non-accessory Parking building Permit or building Permit for Uses contained within the footprint of a building existing on the site prior to January 1, 2014 until this regulation has been adequately satisfied.

  3. These requirements shall apply to the following titled parcels within the sub-area: 

  1. Plan 0421753, Block 8, Lot 1 (Thurber Parcel 3);

  2. Plan 4506HW, Block 8, Lot 158 (Thurber Parcel 4); and

  3. Plan 5665CL, Block 10, Lots 157 & 158 (Thurber Parcel 6).

  1. For the purposes of this Appendix, building footprint shall mean the surface space occupied by a building at or below grade.

Bylaw 16958

October 6, 2014

 

Map 1

 

Map 2a

 

Map 2b

 

Appendix II

Bylaw 16573

September 3, 2013

Concordia University College

1.          Area of Application

The lands legally described as Plan 7196ET, Block 3, Lots 11, 12, and 13, located southwest of 112 Avenue NW and 73 Street NW, as illustrated on Map 3.

2.          Discretionary Uses

  1. Lodging Houses

Charter Bylaw 18967

August 26, 2019

  1. Multi-unit Housing

  1. Religious Assembly

Bylaw 17901

March 6, 2017

  1. Urban Indoor Farms

3.          Site Specific Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. Notwithstanding section 574.4.5 of the Zoning Bylaw, a minimum side setback of 4.5 m shall be required where the site abuts a residential zone and landscaped screening is provided to the discretion of the Development Officer.

  2. Notwithstanding section 574.5.3 of the Zoning Bylaw, only one entrance shall be required where a building fronts onto two public roadways.  If a building fronts onto a public roadway and has no entrance the following features shall be provided:

  1. ground floor windows that are clearly visible from the adjacent public sidewalk; and

  2. façade articulation at a minimum of every 10 m to break up the massing.

  3. Vehicle and Bicycle parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw except that:

  1. A minimum of 12 off-street vehicular parking spaces shall be provided; and

  2. A minimum of 1 bicycle parking space per unit shall be provided.  A minimum of 75% of the spaces shall be provided in a secure bicycle storage room within the building.

  1. Notwithstanding section 574.4.7 of the Zoning Bylaw, the maximum Height shall not exceed 14.0 m nor 4 Storeys.

Bylaw 17727

August 22, 2016

  1. Screening, such as a Fence or landscaping, shall be provided along the west side of the property.

  2. Landscaping shall be provided in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw.

  3. Non-Residential Uses shall only be permitted in buildings that also contain Residential or Residential-Related Uses.

  4. Only Residential or Residential-Related Uses shall be permitted above the first Storey of any building.

Map 3

 

Appendix III

Bylaw 16573

August 28, 2017

MacEwan  University - West Jasper Place Campus

1.          Area of Application

The lands legally described as Plan 7921194, Block 2, Lot 11, located east of 156 Street NW and north of 100 Avenue NW, as illustrated on Map 4.

2.          Discretionary Uses

  1. Commercial Schools

  2. Community Recreation Services

  3. Creation and Production Establishments

  4. Flea Markets

  5. General Retail Stores, for 500 m2 of Public Space or more

  6. Media Studios

  7. Non-accessory Parking

  8. Public Park

  9. Urban Indoor Farms

  10. Temporary On-Premises Signs, where an application includes a trailer mounted sign and/or signs with changeable copy

3.            Site Specific Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

  1. Notwithstanding section 574.4.2, the combined total floor area of Media Studios, Business Support Services, Convenience Retail Stores, General Retail Stores, Government Services, Health Services, Personal Service Shops, and Professional Financial and Office Support Services shall not comprise more than 60% of the Gross Floor Area of the Site.

  2. Notwithstanding section 574.4.2, Health Services shall not comprise more than 200 m2, and Extended Medical Treatment Services shall not comprise more than than 50 m2.

  3. Notwithstanding section 574.4.7, the maximum Height shall be 25 m.

  4. Notwithstanding section 574.4.8, the maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 2.0.

  5. Notwithstanding section 574.4.4, 574.5.1, and 574.5.3, the frontage on 100 Avenue NW, and on 155 Street NW, is not required to provide active street frontage.

  6. Notwithstanding section 574.4.4, 574.5.1, and 574.5.3, a minimum setback of 5 m is required where the site abuts 100 Avenue NW, and a minimum setback of 5 m is required where the site abuts 155 Street NW.

  7. Notwithstanding section 91.1, Flea Markets may be developed within 50.0 m of a Residential Zone.

  8. Off-street Vehicular parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

  1.                                Vehicular parking shall be provided to a maximum of 200 spaces.

Map 4

 

Charter Bylaw 18721

February 25, 2019

Appendix IV

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology - Main Campus

  1. Area of Application

The lands legally described as:

       Lot 5, Block 3C, Plan 162 1813

       Lot 3, Block 3C, Plan 122 1513

       Lot C, Plan 002 0707

       Lot 3 and 3A, Block 7, Plan 5518NY

       Lot 15A, Block 5C, Plan 812 2142

       Lot 15B, Block C, Plan 812 2142

       Lot 14, Block 5C, Plan 5426KS

     as illustrated on Map 5.

  1. Discretionary Uses:

    1. Apartment Housing

    2. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs greater than 140 m2 of Public Space

    3. General Retail Stores for 500 m2 of Public Space or more

    4. Lodging Houses

    5. Commercial Schools

    6. Community Recreation Services

    7. Minor Impact Utility Services

    8. Media Studios

    9. Non-Accessory Parking

    10. Religious Assembly

    11. Restaurants for 240 m2 of Public Space or more

    12. Urban Indoor Farms

    13. Major Digital On-premise Signs

    14. Temporary On-Premise Signs

3. Site Specific Development Regulations for Permitted and Discretionary Uses

1.      All uses shall be designed as integral component of the NAIT Campus and, as such, shall be primarily oriented to serve the educational or residential needs of NAIT students.

2.      Notwithstanding subsection 574.4(4) a minimum Setback of 3.0 m shall be required where the Site abuts 106 Street, Princess Elizabeth Avenue, 118 Avenue, 106 Street and 109 Street.

3.      Bicycle Parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54.3 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that Bicycle Parking spaces shall be provided to a minimum of 40% of the number of vehicular parking spaces provided on site and may be provided within common bicycle parking facilities located within 400 metres of the proposed development.

4.      Vehicle parking shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

a.     off-street vehicular parking spaces shall be provided at a rate of 1 stall per 200 m2 of floor area;

b.     A minimum of 3000 and maximum of 6300 off-street vehicular parking spaces shall be provided for the area shown on Map 5;

c.      Required off-street parking may be provided within common parking facilities located on-site or off-Site within the area shown Map 5; and

d.     A variance of the parking rate, minimum, or the maximum number of parking spaces may be granted by the Development Officer in consultation with Subdivision and Development Coordination with the submission, review and approval of a parking study.

5.      Off-street Loading Facilities shall be provided in accordance with Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw, except that:

a.    A centralized loading facility serving development within the areas of Map 5 may be used to satisfy the required off-street loading spaces.

b.    For new building construction, or the expansion of existing structures, vehicular loading requirements may be varied upon the submission of vehicular loading demand study to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in Consultation with Subdivision and Development Coordination.

6.      Notwithstanding subsection 574.4(4), two Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs shall be permitted within the areas shown on Map 5.

7.      For Sub-Area 4, as depicted on Map 5, the following regulations shall apply:

a.    The maximum Height shall not exceed 23.0.

b.    The maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 2.5.

c.    A minimum 3.0 m stepback shall be provided from the rear property line at a maximum height of 10.0 m. Projections or balconies shall not be permitted within the stepback area.

d.    Design techniques including, but not limited to, the use of sloped roofs, variations in building setbacks and materials or colors 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.

e.    Vehicle access to the Site shall be from the abutting Lanes.

f.     Parking shall be located underground or at the rear of the building and shall be accessed from the abutting lane. 

g.    All mechanical equipment shall be screened in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or concealed by incorporating it within the building.

4. Environmental Site Assessment and Risk Management Regulations

1.    For Sub-Areas 2 and 3 as depicted on Map 5, the following shall apply:

a.    Prior to the issuance of a Development Permit, excluding a development permit for demolition, excavation or signs, a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment and any subsequent work may be required, at the discretion of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planner, to be submitted, reviewed and approved to the satisfaction of the Development Officer for any development that creates a new building footprint or expands an existing building footprint by more than 250 m2.

Map 5: