DC2 1112

South Edmonton Common - east of Gateway Boulevard and west of the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line

Charter Bylaw 19037 (April 28, 2020)

To establish a Site Specific Development Control Provision 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 on a major entrance route to the City.

This DC2 Provision shall apply to Lot 1, Block 18, Plan 0224371 situated east of Gateway Boulevard and west of the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line, as shown on the Appendix 1 attached to the Schedule.

a. Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops
b. Bars and Neighborhood Pubs
c. Business Support Services
d. Commercial Schools
e. Convenience Retail Stores
f. Convenience Vehicle Rentals
g. Creation and Production Establishments
h. Funeral, Cremation and Internment Services
i. Drive-in Food Services
j. Equipment Rentals
k. Gas Bars
l. General Retail Stores
m. Government Services
n. Green Houses, Plant Nurseries and Market Gardens
o. Health Services
p. Hotels
q. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
r. Liquor Sales
s. Major Amusement Establishments
t. Major Service Stations
u. Media Studios
v. Minor Amusement Establishments
w. Minor Service Stations
x. Minor Veterinary Services
y. Motels
z. Non-accessory Parking
aa. Personal Services Shops
bb. Private Clubs
cc. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
dd. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
ee. Religious Assembly
ff. Restaurants
gg. Specialty Food Services
hh. Spectator Entertainment Establishments.
ii. Warehouse Sales
jj. Fascia On-premises Signs
kk. Freestanding On-premises Signs
ll. Projecting On-premises Signs
mm. Temporary On-premises Sign
nn. Major Digital Signs
oo. Minor Digital On-premises Signs
pp. Minor Digital Off-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. 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.
c. The maximum building Height shall be 15 m except that the maximum Height for a Hotel shall be 30 m.
d. A minimum building Setback of 14 m shall be provided from property lines adjacent to Gateway Boulevard, the Transportation Utility Corridor, and the Canadian Pacific Rail Main Line.
e. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 7.5 m in width shall be provided adjacent to Calgary Trail Northbound and the Transportation Utility Corridor. 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 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.
f. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 4.5m in width shall be provided adjacent to internal public roadways. Landscaping within this Yard shall be in accordance with Section 55.
g. A landscaped Yard a minimum of 3.0 m in width shall be provided adjacent to the Canadian Pacific Main Line. Landscaping within this Yard shall be in accordance with Section 55.
h. Development shall comply with the regulations of Section 813 of the Zoning Bylaw, the Major Commercial Corridors Overlay.
i. 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.
j. Developments shall be in accordance with Sections 40 through 98.
k. Signs shall be in accordance with Section 59.2 and Schedule 59F of the Zoning Bylaw, 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. Freestanding On-premises Signs along Gateway Boulevard may be increased to a maximum Height of 12m and a maximum copy area of 40 m2.
iii. There shall be a maximum of eleven (11) Free-standing On-Premises Signs permitted along Calgary Trail/Gateway Boulevard with a maximum number of four (4) Free-standing On-premises Digital Signs.
iv. 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.
v. The maximum copy area for Minor Digital Signs shall be 20 m2.
vi. The maximum copy area for Major Digital Signs shall be 12 m2.
vii. At the discretion of the Development Officer, a Comprehensive Sign Design Plan shall be required, in accordance with Section 59.3.
l. All Digital Signs shall be processed as a Class B development.
m. Placement of Digital Signs shall be subject to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with Transportation Services.
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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