DC2 1118

Dechene - east of 184 Street NW, north of Lessard Road

Charter Bylaw 19285 (June 9, 2020)

To establish a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate a range of commercial Uses with the application of sensitive site development regulations designed to ensure an effective transition to the surrounding residential development and result in appropriate development for the Site.

This provision shall apply to Lot 1, Block 21, Plan 9722753, within the Dechene Neighbourhood as shown on Schedule “A” of this Bylaw.

a. Bars and Neighborhood Pubs
b. Business Support Services
c. Commercial Schools
d. Convenience Retail
e. Child Care Services
f. Drive-in Food Services
g. Gas Bars
h. General Retail Stores
i. Government Services
j. Health Services
k. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
l. Liquor Stores
m. Major Amusement Establishments
n. Minor Amusement Stores
o. Minor Service Stations
p. Personal Service Shops
q. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
r. Public Libraries and Cultural Exhibits
s. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
t. Residential Sales Centre
u. Restaurants
v. Secondhand Stores
w. Specialty Food Services
x. Spectator Entertain
y. Fascia On-premises Signs
z. Freestanding On-premises Signs
aa. Projecting On-premises Signs
bb. Temporary On-premises Signs
a. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 1.0.
b. The maximum Height shall not exceed 10.0 m.
c. A minimum Setback of 6.0 m shall be provided along the north and east Lot lines.
d. A minimum Setback of 6.0 m shall be required where the Site Abuts a public roadway.
e. Landscaping within the required Setbacks shall be developed in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw.
f. Development shall comply with the following architectural guidelines:
i. All exterior finishing materials must be of good quality, durable and attractive in appearance with consistent treatment on all faces of a building. No painted and/or scored concrete block construction will be permitted on any building Facade;
ii. A harmonious architectural and landscaping theme shall be created through the exterior treatment of buildings (i.e., materials, colours and designs) on the Site and through the use of landscaping techniques and planting materials which are compatible with the residential context of the development.
iii. Buildings shall be designed and finished in a manner that minimizes the perceived massing of the development when viewed from adjacent residential development through the consideration of such factors as the choice and colour and texture of finishing materials, and the articulation of roof and building Facade details. Structures shall incorporate a sloping roof treatment to reflect the character of surrounding residential development;
iv. Design details such as dormers, gables, accent trim boards, etc. will be used together with variations in roof and/or elevation details so as to create variety within the project. Building features may project up to 4.0 m above the maximum Height; and
v. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, shall be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or concealed by incorporating it within the building.
g. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a required Setback. Storage, loading and trash collection areas shall be screened from view from any adjacent sites and public roadways. Waste collection siting shall provide opportunities for recycling initiatives.
h. Outdoor lighting is required to provide a well-lit environment for pedestrians and to illuminate the property. The Development Officer shall require the applicant to provide a plan showing the location and details of perimeter lighting to ensure adequate lighting.
i. Illumination of canopies shall be directed downward and their design and finishing shall be consistent with the design and finishing of the relevant associated building.
j. Signs shall be in accordance with Schedule 59E.
a. For the areas and buffers depicted in Appendix I, prior to the issuance of a Development Permit, excluding a development permit for demolition, excavation or signage, Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) work such as, but not limited to, additional Phase II ESAs, Remedial Action Plan(s), and/or Risk Management Plan(s), may be required at the discretion of the Development Officer in consultation with the Environmental Planner, to be submitted and reviewed to the satisfaction of the Development Officer. The Development Officer shall impose any Development Permit conditions necessary, prior to the release of the drawings for Building Permit review, to ensure that the Site is suitable for the full range of uses contemplated in the Development Permit application.


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