DC2 1245

Weir Industrial - North of 76 Avenue NW and approximately 200 metres west of 34 Street NW

Charter Bylaw 20609 (September 11, 2023)

To provide for industrial businesses that carry out their operations such that no nuisance is created or apparent outside an enclosed building and such that development is compatible with any adjacent non-industrial Zone, and can accommodate limited, compatible non-industrial businesses including Public Education Services and Private Education Services located adjacent to a collector roadway.

This Provision shall apply to Block 28, Plan 565AN, located on the North of 76 Avenue NW and approximately 200 metres west of 34 Street NW, as shown in Schedule “A” of the Charter Bylaw adopting this Provision, Weir Industrial.

1. Animal Hospitals and Shelters
2. Auctioneering Establishments
3. Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops
4. Automotive and Minor Recreation Vehicle Sales/Rentals
5. Bars and Neighbourhood Pubs
6. Business Support Services
7. Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries
8. Cannabis Retail Sales
9. Child Care Services
10. Commercial Schools
11. Convenience Retail Stores
12. Convenience Vehicle Rentals
13. Creation and Production Establishments
14. Drive-in Food Services
15. Equipment Rentals
16. Fleet Services
17. Funeral, Cremation and Interment Services
18. Gas Bars
19. General Industrial Uses
20. Greenhouses, Plant Nurseries and Garden Centres
21. Health Services
22. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
23. Limited Contractor Services
24. Liquor Stores
25. Major Service Stations
26. Market
27. Media Studios
28. Minor Amusement Establishments
29. Minor Service Stations
30. Mobile Catering Food Services
31. Nightclubs
32. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services
33. Personal Service Shops
34. Private Clubs
35. Private Education Services
36. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
37. Public Education Services
38. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
39. Recycling Depots
40. Recycled Materials Drop-off Centres
41. Religious Assembly
42. Residential Sales Centre
43. Restaurants
44. Special Event
45. Specialty Food Services
46. Truck and Mobile Home Sales/Rentals
47. Urban Gardens
48. Urban Indoor Farms
49. Urban Outdoor Farms
50. Warehouse Sales
51. Vehicle and Equipment Sales/Rentals
52. Veterinary Services
53. Fascia Off-premises Signs
54. Fascia On-premises Signs
55. Freestanding Off-premises Signs
56. Freestanding On-premises Signs
57. Major Digital Signs
58. Minor Digital Off-premises Signs
59. Minor Digital On-premises Signs
60. Minor Digital On-premises Off-premises Signs
61. Projecting On-premises Signs
62. Roof On-premises Signs
63. Temporary Off-premises Signs
64. Temporary On-premises Signs
1. Private Education Services and Public Education Services:
  a. Shall not be allowed on site where any of the following Uses exist at the time of Development Permit application:
    i. an Industrial Use that may have environmental nuisance or health impacts; or
    ii. any Use that involves the use, manufacturing, or storage of hazardous substances. This includes but is not limited to: Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops, Automotive and Minor Recreation Vehicle Sales/Rentals, Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services and Recycling Depots.
2. Notwithstanding Sections 12.4 and 20.3 of this Bylaw,  to exterior alterations associated with parking lot reconfiguration and drop-off for a Private Education Services or Public Education Services use shall not be required to go on notices. This criteria under section 4(2) shall expire on August 1, 2024.
3. Industrial Uses that involve materials or processing operations that require separation from other developments, due to risk of toxic emissions or explosion hazards shall not be located on the site.
4. A risk assessment may be required to demonstrate if a proposed Industrial Use meets the criteria in section 4(3) above. The risk assessment must be submitted in compliance with the following:
  a. be prepared by a qualified professional who specializes in and can demonstrate extensive experience in risk assessment;
  b. be prepared to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, in consultation with the appropriate City department; and
  c. include mitigation recommendations.
5. The Development Officer:
  a. must consider the recommendations of the risk assessment before making a decision on a Development Permit application; and
  b. in consultation with the appropriate City department, may impose any conditions on the Development Permit necessary to implement any of the mitigation recommendations identified in the risk assessment.
6. For Auctioneering Establishment Uses all goods and equipment to be auctioned must be stored and displayed within an enclosed building.
7. For Equipment Rental Uses all equipment and goods for rent must be contained within the enclosed building.
8. Religious Assembly shall not include rectories, manses, dormitories, convents, monasteries and other residential buildings.
9. The following regulations shall apply to Automotive and Minor Recreation Vehicle Sales/Rentals, Vehicle and Equipment Sales/Rentals and Convenience Vehicle Rentals Uses:
  a. all storage, display or parking areas shall be Hard surfaced in accordance with subsection 54.4.6 of this Bylaw;
  b. lighting for the display areas shall be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights shall be used; and
  c. the Development Officer may attach conditions to these Uses regarding the size, location, screening, and landscaping of the outdoor vehicular display areas, to ensure that development is compatible with the appearance of surrounding developments.
10. The minimum Floor Area for a Warehouse Sales establishment shall not be less than 1,000 m2 unless at least 50% of the Floor Area of the establishment is used for warehousing or storage of the goods sold or distributed from the establishment.
11. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59F, including the regulations for Discretionary signs.
1. The development shall be in general conformance with Appendix 1.
2. The maximum building Height shall not exceed 12.0 m, in accordance with Section 52 of this Bylaw except that the Development Officer may, notwithstanding Section 11.4, grant a variance to permit a greater Height for a building housing a General Industrial Use up to a maximum of 14.0 m, where this is required to facilitate the industrial development of the Use involved.
3. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 1.2.
4. 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.
1. No loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a Setback.
2. For a Private Education Services Use or Public Education Services Use, the applicant shall provide a site plan that demonstrates pick-up and drop-off locations, site circulation, pedestrian connection(s), and traffic control signage to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with Subdivision and Development Coordination.
1. General Performance Standards for Industrial Developments:
a. All Uses and activities, except for Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals, Convenience Vehicle Rentals, Child Care Services, and those noted in clauses (b) and (c) below, shall be located and carried on within an enclosed building and there shall be no outdoor display areas.
b. All loading, service trash collection and Accessory storage areas, and trucking yards shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal building, and shall be screened from view from any public roadway other than a Lane, and from adjacent Sites, by building walls, freestanding walls, landscape materials, berms, wood fences or a combination of these, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
c. Any Temporary Storage Use shall be screened from view from any public roadway other than a Lane, and from adjacent Sites, by building walls, freestanding walls, landscape materials, berms, wood Fences or a combination of these.
d. Except for landscape materials, screening shall be a maximum height of 3.7 m.
e. The Development Officer may require that exposed projections outside the building such as mechanical and electrical equipment, transformer ducts, cooling towers and materials handling equipment be screened from view from any public roadway other than a Lane, and from adjacent Sites if such projections are inconsistent with the character and appearance of surrounding development or the intended visual qualities of this Provision.
f. All buildings shall be constructed and finished with durable materials designed to maintain the initial appearance of the development throughout the life of the project. The Development Officer may require that the appearance of metal, or
g. concrete block walls exposed to public view from beyond the Site be made consistent with the finishing materials or appearance characteristic of surrounding development.
2. General Performance Standards for non-Industrial Developments:
a. In all non-industrial developments, the design and use of exterior finishing materials shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer who shall ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, proposed buildings and structures shall use materials similar to, or better than, the standard of surrounding development.
b. For Child Care Services Uses, the applicant shall provide a Site plan that mitigates the risk of interference between pedestrian and vehicular traffic, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

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