DC2 132

Ormsby Place - located at approximately 188 Street and Callingwood Road

Bylaw 8781 (March 22, 1988)

To provide a site specific development control district in compliance with the Ormsby Place Neighbourhood Structure Plan Bylaw No. 8177 (As Amended), to accommodate a limited range of commercial uses intended to serve primarily the local residents. The site development regulations will reduce negative impacts on the surrounding residential development.

This district shall apply to portions of Lots C and D, Plan 832 2068 of the N.E. ¼ Section 17-52-25-W4M, Ormsby Place, located at approximately 188 Street and Callingwood Road, Ormsby Place.

a. Convenience Retail Stores
b. Daytime Child Care Services
c. Gas Bars
d. General Retail Stores
e. Health Services
f. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
g. Minor Eating and Drinking Establishments
h. Personal Service Shops
i. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
j. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
k. Household Repair Services
l. Custom Manufacturing
m. Business Support Services
n. Commercial Schools
a. The maximum gross floor area of any individual business premise shall not exceed 275 square metres (2,960.07 square feet), except that the Development Officer may allow an individual business premise to have a gross floor area up to 465 square metres (5,005 square feet) provided that in his opinion the increase in gross floor area for any use in this District would not adversely affect traffic circulation on the site or the functioning of the adjacent roadways, that it would not have a negative impact on the surrounding residential land uses, and that the proposed development would be of a scale primarily intended to serve the adjacent neighbourhood.
b. The maximum building height shall not exceed 5.5 metres (18.0 feet) or one storey.
c. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 0.35.
d. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 3 metres shall be required where the site abuts Callingwood Road, and 4.5 metres where the site abuts 188 Street.
e. A minimum building setback of 6 metres shall be required from the north and east property lines of the site. A landscaped yard a minimum of 4.5 metres from the property line shall be provided within the 6 metre building setback. Such landscaped yard shall be planted with mature evergreen and deciduous trees.
f. A 1 metre high berm shall be provided along the north and east property lines such that the apex of the berm is centered on the property line.
g. Continuous cedar screen fencing of a solid design, a minimum of 1.8 metres (6.0 feet) in height shall be provided on top of the berm along the entire length of the north and east property lines.
h. 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 away from the north or east sides of the building such that their impact on the adjacent residential development are minimized, and shall be screened from view from adjacent sites and public roadways.
i. Development shall comply with the following architectural guidelines:
i. exterior building finishes shall be of a consistent treatment on all building faces and shall consist of brick, cedar, split stone textured concrete or precast concrete materials, used either separately or in combination;
ii. building roofs shall be sloped and of a residential design character. Roofs shall be finished with cedar shakes, cedar siding, asphalt shingles or clay tiles, unless the roof is concealed from view by other building details, such as a parapet wall, when viewed at normal eye level;
iii. exterior finishing materials shall be limited to muted earth tones, with strong colours limited to use as accents; and
iv. all mechanical equipment on the roof of any building shall be completely screened or incorporated within the building roof.
j. Signs shall be allowed in this District as provided for in Schedule 79 D of the Land Use Bylaw and in accordance with the general conditions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
k. Development in this District shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulation of Sections 5079 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
l. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to Sections 5079 of the Land Use Bylaw and the provisions of this District, if in his opinion such a variance would be in keeping with the general purpose of this District and would not affect the amenities, use and enjoyment of the neighbouring properties.
m. Lighting for this site shall be designed such that all illumination is directed downwards and is of an intensity that will prevent illumination into the adjacent residential lots.
a. Daytime Child Care Services shall be developed in accordance with Section 93 of the Land Use Bylaw and shall be located such that direct access at grade can be provided to an outdoor play area. The outdoor play area shall be located away from vehicular-oriented uses and from parking and loading areas on the site, and shall be enclosed by building walls or a screen fence a minimum of 1.8 metres high.
b. The siting, access and traffic impact of Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Officer in consultation with the City Engineer, who shall ensure that such developments do not prejudice the safety and transportation function of the adjacent roadways and that they minimize impacts on the adjacent residential land use to the north and east of the site.
c. Gas Bars and Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services shall be developed in accordance with Section 82 of the Land Use Bylaw, shall be located a minimum of 30 metres from the east and north property lines, and shall be oriented toward Callingwood Road or 188 Street. A canopy shall be constructed over the gas pump stands to ensure that illumination is directed downwards and away from direct view by adjacent residential uses. Such canopy shall be designed and finished in a manner consistent with the design and finish of the principal building.
d. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services for this site shall be limited to a single bay rollover type of car wash. The Development Application shall contain information regarding anticipated noise impacts of the development and shall also be accompanied by a statement from a qualified professional engineer indicating what noise attenuation measures, if any, are required to ensure that the proposed development will comply with the City of Edmonton Noise Bylaw No. 7255, as amended. The Development Officer may require as conditions of Development Permit approval that the applicant provide the noise attenuation measures recommended in the noise impact statement, or any other measures recommended by the City Engineer based on the noise impact statement.
e. All mechanical equipment associated with a Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Service shall be housed within an enclosed building.
f. Residential Sales Centres shall be developed in accordance with Section 95 of the Land Use Bylaw.
g. Indoor Participant Recreation Services shall be limited to health and fitness facilities.

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