DC2 148

Satoo - east of 81 Street and south of Knottwood Road North

Bylaw 8923 (June 14, 1988)

To provide a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate low to medium density residential development consisting of row housing and to establish sensitive site development criteria to ensure that development will be compatible with the surrounding residential development.

This District shall apply to Lot 49, Block 1, Plan 4997 TR, located east of 81 Street and south of Knottwood Road North, Satoo, Knottwood, Mill Woods.

a. Row Housing, including Linked Housing and Semi-detached Housing
b. Offices-in-the-Home
c. Homecrafts
a. The maximum total site density shall not exceed 22.0 units per hectare.
b. The maximum building height shall not exceed 8.6 m (28.0 ft.) nor one and a half storeys. Notwithstanding the maximum height provisions, all units located adjacent to 81 Street and south of the lane north of 19 Avenue shall be limited to one storey.
c. Single Detached Housing
d. The maximum total site coverage shall not exceed 40%. Garages shall be designed as an integral part of the principal building.
e. The following yard, fencing and landscaping provisions shall be required adjacent to Knottwood Road North and 81 Street:
i. a landscaped yard with an average of 7.0 m (22.9 ft.) in width with no portion less than 6 m in width, shall be provided;
ii. the yard and portion of the adjacent boulevard shall contain a 0.61 m high berm and a 1.52 m high uniform screen fence located on the center of the berm. The design and finishing of the fence shall be compatible with the design of the principal buildings;
iii. landscaping shall consist of groupings of four deciduous trees a minimum caliper of 5.5 cm (2.2 in.) and four coniferous trees a minimum height of 2.5 m (8.2 ft.), together with a mixture of deciduous and coniferous shrubs. These groupings shall be provided for every 30.0 m of frontage and shall be located between the property line and the fence to the satisfaction of the Development Officer; and
iv. variation in setbacks for both buildings and the fence shall be provided and include articulation of the fence from the property line shall not be less than 1.8 m, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, in order to break up long sections of the fence and minimize the perceived massing of the fence and the massing of buildings when viewed from adjacent residential development.
f. No vehicular access shall be allowed to the site from 81 Street.
g. A landscaped yard a minimum of 5.5 m (18.0 ft.) in width shall be provided for all developments adjacent to an internal roadway and not more than 50% of the yard shall be used for parking or loading.
h. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 4.5 m (14.76 ft.) in width shall be provided adjacent to the south boundary of the site, together with solid screen fencing, 1.82 m (6.0 ft.) in height along the south property line.
i. A building setback a minimum of 4.5 m (14.76 ft.) in width shall be provided adjacent to the eastern boundary of the site. If screen fencing is provided, it should be of a height and design consistent with the screen fencing provided on the balance of the site.
j. A Private Outdoor Amenity Area, at grade, a minimum of 30 m2 (322.9 sq. ft.) per dwelling unit shall be provided, in accordance with Section 57 of the Land Use Bylaw, except that the Private Outdoor Amenity Area may be allowed to extend into a required front yard to a maximum of 4.0 m.
k. Separation Space shall be provided between two or more dwellings in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Use Bylaw.
l. A Row Housing or Linked Housing building shall not contain more than four dwelling units.
m. No parking, loading, storage, or trash collection shall be permitted within a required yard except as provided for in Section 4.e) of this District. Storage and trash collection shall be located in such a manner as to be screened from view from adjacent residential sites and public roadways in accordance with the provisions of Section 69.3 of the Land Use Bylaw.
n. Development in this District shall comply with the following architectural guidelines:
i. exterior finishing materials shall consist of brick, other textured masonry materials or other appropriate siding materials of good quality, durable and attractive in appearance and used either separately or in combination;
ii. roofs shall be sloped and of a residential character and finished with cedar shakes, asphalt shingles or clay tiles; and
iii. exterior finishing materials shall be limited to muted earth tones with strong colours limited to use as accents only.
o. Signs may be allowed in this District as provided for in accordance with Schedule 79B and in accordance with the general provisions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
p. Development in this District shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 50 - 79 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw, except that in addition to the requirements of Section 55 of the Land Use Bylaw restricting parking in residential areas, no recreational vehicles shall be stored on the site except in an area designated for such vehicles which is properly screened and landscaped.
q. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to Sections 50 - 79 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 neighbouring properties.
r. The Development Officer shall require, as a condition of approval, that the applicant provide an irrevocable letter of credit or a performance bond, in the amount of 100% of the established landscaping cost, the conditions of the security being that:
i. if the landscaping is not completed in accordance with the provisions of this District and the landscaping plan, within one growing season after the completion of the development, than the amount fixed shall be paid to the City, for its use absolutely;
ii. the Development Officer shall not release the Landscaping Bond until an inspection of the site has demonstrated that the landscaping has been well maintained and is in a healthy condition, two growing seasons after completion of the landscaping.
a. Single Detached Housing in this District shall be developed in accordance with the provisions of the RF1 district of the Land Use Bylaw.
b. Offices-in-the-Home shall be developed in accordance with Section 84 of the Land Use Bylaw.
c. Homecrafts shall be developed in accordance with Section 85 of the Land Use Bylaw.

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