DC2 1110

Edmonton Research and Development Park - 23 Avenue, east of the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line and west of Parsons Road

Charter Bylaw 19037 (April 28, 2020)

To accommodate a range of highway commercial and general commercial uses, with site development regulations that will ensure a high standard of appearance appropriate to the site’s location at the intersection of a major entrance route to the City and a major arterial (23 Avenue).

The DC2 Provision shall apply to

Lot 3, Block 7, Plan 9823278; Lot 11, Block 8, Plan 1422338; Lot 2, Block 9, Plan 1722300; Lot 1, Block 9, Plan 9823278; located south of 23 Avenue, east of the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line and west of Parsons Road, Edmonton Research and Development Park, as shown on Appendix 1 attached to the Schedule.

a. Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops
b. Bars and Neighborhood Pubs
c. Business Support Services
d. Cannabis Retail Sales
e. Commercial Schools
f. Convenience Retail Stores
g. Convenience Vehicle Rentals
h. Funeral, Cremation and Internment Services
i. Custom Manufacturing
j. Drive-in Food Services
k. Equipment Rentals
l. Gas Bars
m. General Retail Stores
n. Government Services
o. Green Houses, Plant Nurseries and Market Gardens
p. Health Services
q. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
r. Limited Contractor Services
s. Liquor Stores
t. Major Amusement Establishments
u. Major Service Stations
v. Minor Amusement Establishments
w. Minor Service Stations
x. Minor Veterinary Services
y. Media Studios
z. Non-Accessory parking
aa. Personal Service Shops
bb. Private Clubs
cc. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
dd. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
ee. Recycled Materials Drop-off Centers
ff. Religious Assembly
gg. Restaurants
hh. Specialty Food Services
ii. Spectator Entertainment Establishments
jj. Warehouse Sales
kk. Fascia On-premises Signs
ll. Freestanding On-premises Signs
mm. Projecting On-premises Signs
nn. Temporary On-premises Signs
oo. Major Digital Signs
pp. Minor Digital On-premises Signs
qq. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs
a. Notwithstanding Section 720.3 (2) of the Zoning Bylaw, no Site Plan is appended to this Provision however the overall site development shall be generally in accordance with Appendix 2, the Overall site Plan.
b. Prior to the submission of the first Development Permit application for any development, documentation shall be submitted to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, in consultation with the Environmental Planning Group (Sustainable Development), and, if necessary, Alberta Environmental and Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Health Services, indicating that all lands within this Provision are suitable for all Uses listed under this Provision.
c. The maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 1.0 except that the maximum FAR for Professional, Financial and Office Support Services shall be 1.5.
d. The maximum building Height shall be 15 m.
e. A minimum building Setback of 14 m shall be provided from property lines adjacent to 23 Avenue, the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line, and Parsons Road.
f. A minimum building Setback of 15 m shall be provided from all pipeline right-of-ways. This Setback may be reduced by the Development Officer to a minimum of 10 m in consultation with the Emergency Response Department.
g. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 7.5 m in width shall be provided from the property line adjacent to the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line (where it parallels Calgary Trail Northbound), 23 Avenue and Parsons Road. Landscaping shall consist of a discontinuous undulating berm a maximum of 1.0 m in Height, and planting of four deciduous trees (a minimum of 8 cm caliper), four coniferous trees (a minimum of 3.0 m in height) and a twenty shrubs for every 35 m of lineal yard frontage, with the plant material being grouped within modules not greater than 25 m in length or 4.5 m in width.
h. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 4.5 m in width shall be provided adjacent to all internal public roadways. Landscaping within this Yard shall be in accordance with Section 55.
i. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 3.0 m in width shall be provided adjacent to the Canadian Pacific Main Line (where it does not parallel Calgary Trail). Landscaping within this Yard shall be in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw.
j. Development shall be in accordance with Section 813.
k. No Parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a required Yard. Loading, storage and trash collection areas shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal buildings and shall be screened from view from any adjacent Sites or public roadways. Waste collection siting shall provide opportunities for recycling initiatives.
l. Signs shall be in accordance with Section 59.2 and Schedule 59F, with the following exceptions:
i. The maximum Height of a Freestanding Sign shall be 8.0 m. The Development Officer may allow a Freestanding Sign up to 10.0 m in Height if a Residential Zone is not within 60.0 m, measured from the Sign location to the nearest Site zoned Residential.
ii. One (1) Free-standing On-premises sign shall be permitted to a maximum Height of 12 m measured from the crown of the 23 Avenue overpass at an elevation of 689 m above sea level.
iii. Digital Signs, and Digital Sign panels that are part of the same Freestanding Sign structure shall not exceed a maximum Height of 8.0 m.
iv. The maximum area for Minor Digital Signs shall be 20 sq.m.
v. The maximum area for Major Digital Signs shall be 12 sq.m.
vi. Digital Signs shall not be permitted directly facing the Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard corridor or Anthony Henday Drive.
vii. At the discretion of the Development Officer, a Comprehensive Sign Design Plan shall be required, in accordance with Section 59.3.
viii. All Digital Signs shall be processed as a Class B development.
m. Developments shall be in accordance with Sections 40 through 98.
a. The following regulations shall apply to Convenience Vehicle Rentals:
i. Servicing and repair operation shall be permitted only as an Accessory Use;
ii. All storage, display or parking areas shall be hard surfaced in accordance with Section 57; and
iii. Lighting for the display areas shall be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights shall be used.
b. Indoor Participant Recreation Services shall be limited to athletic and health fitness centers.
c.  All activities associated with Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops, Equipment Rentals, and Minor Veterinary Services shall be contained within an enclosed building.

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