DC2 175

Twin Brooks - west of 111 Street between 12 Avenue and 18 Avenue.

Bylaw 9161 (June 6, 1989)

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

This area shall apply to a 2.95 ha portion of the SE 1/4 Section 31-51-24-W4M as illustrated on the sketch plan attached to Bylaw No. 9161, adopting this DC5 District, Twin Brooks.

a. Semi-detached Housing, Row Housing and Linked Housing
b. Offices-in-the-Home
c. Homecrafts
d. Residential Sales Centre
a. The maximum total site density shall not exceed 37.0 units per hectare.
b. The maximum height shall not exceed 10 m (32.8 ft.) nor 2 1/2 storeys with the exception that buildings along the northwest portion of the site located opposite the proposed RF1 District shall not exceed 1 storey.
c. The minimum site area shall be 300 sq. m (3,230.0 sq. ft.) for each Dwelling Unit.
d. The minimum site width shall be 10 m (32.8 ft.) for each Dwelling Unit.
e. The minimum site depth shall be 30 m (82.0 ft.).
f. The maximum total site coverage shall not exceed 40% with a maximum of 12% for garages or car ports. Garages or car ports shall be designed as an integral part of the principal building.
g. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 7.5 m (24.6 ft.) in width, shall be provided adjacent to the south and east property lines. A 1.8 m (5.9 ft.) high solid screen fence consistent with the design and finishing of screen fencing on the south side of the entrance road (12 Avenue), shall be installed on private property adjacent to the south and east property lines.
h. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width, shall be provided adjacent to the western property line. Any screen fence located in this yard shall be articulated or contain brick or other masonry pilasters to add visual interest and be set back a minimum of 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) from the property line, and will be of a design complementary to the design of the principal buildings.
i. A landscaped yard a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width shall be provided along the northwest property line where the site abuts the RF1 District. This yard shall be landscaped with mature coniferous trees, a minimum of 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) in height for every 4.0 m (13.1 ft.) of lineal yard.
j. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width, shall be provided for any dwellings located adjacent to the 7.5 m (24.6 ft.) top-of-bank set back line along the northern portion of the site.
k. Landscaping in the boulevard adjacent to the east, west and south property lines will consist of boulevard planting consisting of a mature deciduous tree for every 5.0 m (16.4 ft.) of street frontage. A mature deciduous tree shall be a minimum of 7 cm (2.75 in.) caliper.
l. A minimum landscaped yard of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) shall be provided for all dwelling units fronting on an internal roadway and not more than 50 percent of the yard shall be used for parking or loading.
m. Landscaping for the balance of the site shall consist of a mixture of deciduous and coniferous trees. Two trees per dwelling unit will be provided together with a mixture of deciduous trees and shrubs.
n. There shall be no vehicular access to the site along 111 Street or to 12 Avenue.
o. Development on the site will comply with the recommendations of the Hardy BBT Report entitled "Slope Stability Study Blackmud Creek Edmonton, EG-06613", dated July 4, 1988.
p. A Private Outdoor Amenity Area, at grade, a minimum of 30 sq. m (322.9 sq. ft.) per dwelling unit shall be provided.
q. Separation Space shall be provided between two or more dwellings in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Use Bylaw.
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, then the amount fixed shall be paid to the City, for its use absolutely;
ii. the Development Officer shall not release the Letter of Credit or 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.
s. To ensure that a high standard appearance and a sensitive transition to the surrounding land uses are achieved, detailed landscaping plans shall be submitted with the initial development permit application for approval by the Development Officer which, in the opinion of the Development Officer, comply with the landscaping requirements specified by Clauses g, h, i, j, k, l and m of this district.
t. No parking, loading, storage or trash collection shall be permitted with the required yard. 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.
u. Signs may be allowed in this District as provided for in accordance with Schedule 79A and in accordance with the general provisions of Section 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
v. 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.
w. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to Section 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 general purpose of this District and would not affect the amenities, use and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.
a. Offices-in-the-Home shall be developed in accordance with Section 84 of the Land Use Bylaw.
b. Homecrafts shall be developed in accordance with Section 85 of the Land Use Bylaw.
c. Residential Sales Centres shall be developed in accordance with Section 85 of the Land Use Bylaw.

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