DC2 180

Morin Industrial - east of 184 Street and north of 102 Avenue.

Bylaw 9242 (August 8, 1989)

To establish a Site Specific Development Control District for a mixed industrial business district and compatible hotel facilities such that by limiting the range of uses and establishing specific site development criteria, a compatible relationship with surrounding land uses will be achieved.

This DC5 District shall apply to the whole of Block (Z), Plan 4761 AE, located at the north east corner of 184 Street and 102 Avenue, Morin Industrial, Northwest Industrial Area.

a. Auctioneering Establishments, provided that all goods and equipment to be auctioned are stored and displayed within an enclosed building
b. Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops
c. Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals
d. Broadcasting and Motion Picture Studios
e. Business Support Services
f. Commercial Schools
g. Convenience Retail Stores
h. Convenience Vehicle Rentals
i. Drive-in Food Services
j. Equipment Rentals, provided that all equipment and goods for rent are contained within an enclosed building
k. Gas Bars
l. General Industrial Uses
m. General Retail Stores
n. Government Services
o. Health Services
p. Hotels
q. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
r. Limited Contractor Services
s. Major and Minor Amusement Establishments
t. Minor and Major Eating and Drinking Establishments
u. Minor and Major Service Stations
v. Mobile Catering Food Services
w. Motels
x. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services
y. Personal Service Shops
z. Private Clubs
aa. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
bb. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services
cc. Veterinary Clinics
dd. Warehouse Sales

The following regulations shall apply to all uses:

a. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 1.0.
b. The maximum building height shall not exceed 15 m nor four storeys for the most westerly 180 m of the site. The maximum building height for the remaining area of the site shall not exceed 12.0 m nor 3 storeys.
c. A landscaped yard a minimum of 6.0 m wide shall be required adjacent to the south and east property lines. These landscaped yards shall consist of 3 deciduous trees (a minimum of 8 cm in calliper), 2 coniferous trees (a minimum of 3.0 m in height), and 10 shrubs for a maximum of every 35 m of frontage, with the plant materials being grouped within modules not greater than 25 m in length or 4.5 m in width.
d. A landscaped yard a minimum of 6 m wide shall be provided adjacent to 184 Street. Such landscaped yard shall be setback a minimum of 10 m from the existing right-of-way for 184 Street at the north end of the property and shall run the length of the property to a 12 m setback from the 184 Street right-of-way at the south end of the property to accommodate the future widening of 184 Street as shown on Facility Plan 3069074. Landscaping shall consist of four deciduous trees (a minimum of 8 cm in calliper) four coniferous trees (a minimum of 3.0 m in height) and twenty shrubs for a maximum of every 35 m of frontage, with the plant materials being grouped within modules not greater than 25 m in length or 4.5 m in width. Landscaping west of this required yard and east of the existing 184 Street right-of-way shall consist of a graded and seeded yard to provide a grassed area in the 10-12 m setback area for the future 184 Street right-of-way road widening.
e. The landscaping adjacent to the southerly 64 m of the west property line adjacent to 184 Street and the most westerly 61 m of the south property line adjacent to 102 Avenue may consist of an alternate form of landscaping comprised of a feature garden primarily composed of a rock garden or "rockery" style of landscaping, consistent with the overall architectural theme of the hotel complex. Such landscaped areas shall be subject to review and approval of the Development Officer.
f. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection, outdoor service or display area shall be permitted within a required yard. Loading, storage and trash collection shall be located to the rear or sides of the principal building and shall be screened from view from any adjacent sites and public roadways in accordance with the provisions of Section 69.3 of the Land Use Bylaw.
g. Development in this district shall comply with the following architectural guidelines:
i. exterior building finishes shall consist of brick, cedar, split stone concrete or pre-cast concrete materials used either separately or in combination;
ii. building roofs shall be finished in 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. all mechanical equipment on the roof of any building shall be completely screened or incorporated within the building roof; and
iv. the finishing treatment of exterior walls and roofs shall be consistent on all building faces.
h. 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, must comply with the planting and berming requirements specified by Clauses 4c to 4e of this District.
i. 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 provision 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.
j. Development in this district shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Section 5079 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
k. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to the regulations contained in Sections 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 affect the amenities, use and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.
l. Signs shall be allowed in this District as provided for in Schedule 79D and in accordance with the general provisions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
a. General Retail Stores, Major and Minor Amusement Establishments, Personal Services Shops, Indoor and Outdoor Participant Recreation Services and Major Eating and Drinking Establishments shall be developed as part of a hotel or motel development.
b. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services shall be limited to tennis courts, swimming pools, driving ranges and miniature golf.
c. Indoor Participant Recreation Services shall be limited to athletic clubs, health and fitness clubs, swimming pools and racquet clubs.
d. General Retail Stores shall not include establishments selling a broad range of consumer goods typical of a department store and shall be limited to a maximum gross floor area of 275 m2 per individual establishment, with a maximum potential being limited to 1000 m2. General Retail Stores shall be oriented internally to the hotel such that they have no direct public access from the exterior of the hotel complex and shall not be in a building separate from the hotel.
e. A Hotel or Motel Development shall be located on the most westerly 180 m of the site adjacent to 184 Street.
f. The site, access and traffic impact of the following developments shall be to the satisfaction of the City Engineer, who shall ensure that such developments do not prejudice the safety and transportation function of the highway entrance and limited access public roadways:
i. Drive-in Food Services
ii. General Retail Stores
iii. Hotels
iv. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
v. Major Amusement Establishments
vi. Major Eating and Drinking Establishments
vii. (vii) Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
viii. Private Clubs
ix. Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services; and
x. Warehouse Sales
g. The Development Officer, based upon the advice of the City Engineer, may as a condition of approval limit the gross floor area or seating capacity for any of the above noted uses and require that the developer enter into an agreement to pay for the costs of additional roadway improvements including auxiliary lanes or slip ramps, to provide access to the development.
h. The following regulations shall apply to Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals and Convenience Vehicle Rental developments:
i. the size, location, screening and landscaping of the outdoor vehicular display areas for Automotive and Minor Recreational Vehicle Sales/Rentals and Convenience Vehicle Rentals shall be subject to the approval of the Development Office, who shall ensure that development of the site achieves a high standard of appearance appropriate to the location of this DC5 District, adjacent to a major City arterial road;
ii. all storage display or parking areas shall be hard surfaced in accordance with Section 67.3 of the Land Use Bylaw; and
iii. lighting for the display areas shall be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights shall be used.
i. Gas Bars, Drive-in Food Services, Minor and Major Service Stations and Rapid Drive-through Vehicle Services, shall be developed in accordance with Section 82 of the Land Use Bylaw.
j. The minimum gross floor area for a Warehouse Sales establishment shall not be less than 1,000 m2 unless at least fifty percent of the gross floor area of the establishment is used for warehousing or storage of the goods sold or distributed from the establishment.
k. The seating capacity for any eating, drinking or assembly areas associated with a Private Club shall be limited to 400 seats.

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