DC2 152

Oliver - north of Jasper Avenue, east of 113 Street

Bylaw 8934 (July 19, 1988)

To provide a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate Apartment Housing and Veterinary Services with associated offices in a four storey mixed-use building and establish development criteria to ensure the development will be compatible with the existing residential apartments and future commercial developments in the surrounding area.

This DC5 District shall apply to Lot 107, Block 12, Plan B4, located north of Jasper Avenue, east of 113 Street, Oliver, Hudson's Bay Reserve.

a. Apartment Housing
b. Minor Veterinary Services
a. The maximum total floor area ratio shall be 1.5:0.
b. The maximum height of the building shall not exceed four storeys nor 14 m (45.9 ft.).
c. The maximum number of residential units shall not exceed eight (8).
d. Veterinary Services and associated offices shall be restricted to the first and second floors of the development and shall not exceed a maximum of 464.5 m2 (5,000 sq. ft.) in area.
e. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6 m (19.7 ft.) shall be provided adjacent to 113 Street.
f. The minimum east yard shall be 7.5 m (24.6 ft.)
g. A minimum building setback of 1.2 m (3.94 ft.) shall be provided from the south property line.
h. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 2 m (6.6 ft.) shall be provided adjacent to the north property line, and solid screen fencing of 1.85 m (6.1 ft.) in height shall be provided along the north property line extending from the east property line to the west face of the building.
i. Notwithstanding 4 (h) above, the minimum side yard may be reduced to 1.2 m (3.94 ft.) at the discretion of the Development Officer, where separation space is provided in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Use Bylaw and where it can be determined that windows and private amenity areas on the north elevation have been located, designed or screened to prevent overlooking by occupants of the site to the adjacent property.
j. The building location on this site and its design and exterior treatment shall reflect a residential character to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, having regard to the objective of minimizing any negative impact on adjacent residential sites. The north elevation of the building at the first and ground floors shall have no direct access or openings and the treatment/finish of such blank wall shall be compatible with the treatment and finish of the rest of the building, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
k. Separation Space shall be provided in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Use Bylaw.
l. A minimum amenity area of 7.5 m2 (80.7 sq. ft.) per dwelling shall be provided.
m. Access and egress to the parking area shall be from the adjacent east/west lane, to the satisfaction of the Transportation Department.
n. Animal holding rooms, air conditioning and other mechanical equipment, including light standards for the site, shall be located and oriented away from adjacent residential development, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, in order to minimize the negative impact upon the adjacent apartment area.
o. Signs shall be allowed in this district in accordance with Sign Schedule 79.B and the general provisions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
i. Extensive landscaping shall be provided in the front yard, compatible with the mature landscaping existing north along 113 Street,
ii. hard and soft landscaping shall also be provided along the north and south yards to provide a substantial interruption of view from the adjacent developments to the north and south; and
iii. a detailed landscaping plan for the front, north and south side yards is to be submitted to, and approved by the Development Officer, prior to the start of the above grade construction.
p. 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 a 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, then the amount fixed shall be paid to the City, for its use absolutely; and
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.
q. Development in this district shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Section 50-79 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
r. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to the regulations contained in Section 50 through 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 the District and would not adversely affect the amenities, use, and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.

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