DC2 181

McQueen - east of 144 Street NW, north of 107 Ave WB NW

Bylaw 9238 (August 8, 1989)

To establish a site specific development control district to accommodate specified commercial and general business uses such that by limiting the range of specific land uses, the development of the site will be compatible with the adjacent properties and sensitive to neighbouring communities.

Lot 1, Block 12, Plan 2599 KS, located at 10720 - 142 Street and containing approximately 1.24 ha., McQueen, West Glenora.

a. Business Support Services
b. Commercial Schools
c. Convenience Retail Stores
d. Equipment Rentals - provided that all equipment and goods for rent are contained within an enclosed building.
e. Gas Bars
f. General Retail Stores
g. Health Services
h. Household Repair Services
i. Major and Minor Eating and Drinking Establishments
j. Minor Service Stations
k. Personal Service Shops
l. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
m. Daytime Child Care Services
n. Minor Secondhand Stores
o. Custom Manufacturing
p. Drive-in Food Service
q. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
r. Minor Veterinary Services
s. Spectator Entertainment Establishments
a. The maximum gross floor area of any individual business premise shall not exceed 275 sq. meters, except that:
i. where a development application is made for the existing building "A" as outlined in Appendix "A" and otherwise complies with this bylaw, the maximum gross floor area of any individual business premise shall not exceed 2,000 m2 in addition to the existing 465 m2 mezzanine level;
ii. notwithstanding Clause 4(a)(i) and subject to Clause 5(i) the Development Officer may allow an increase in gross floor area up to a maximum of 1 000 m2 of gross floor area for any individual business premise in this district where, in his opinion, the increase in floor area would not adversely affect traffic circulation on the site or the function of the adjacent roadways and would not have a negative effect on the adjacent land uses; and
iii. Occupation of Building "A" as outlined in Appendix "A" for a use which exceeds 1 000 m2 shall be restricted to Major and Minor Eating and Drinking Establishments, General Retail Stores, Health Services, Professional Financial and Office Support Services, Commercial Schools, Indoor Participant Recreation Services and Spectator Entertainment Establishments.
b. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 1.0.
c. The maximum building height hall not exceed 10 m nor 2 1/2 storeys.
d. A landscaped yard a minimum of 3.0 m in width shall be provided adjacent to the east and south property lines adjacent to 142 Street and 107 Avenue. Such landscaping shall consist of a planting of 3 deciduous trees a minimum calliper of 8 cm, 3 coniferous trees a minimum of 3 m in height, and 10 shrubs for a maximum of every 35 meters of frontage, with the plant materials grouped in modules not greater than 25 meters in length. These requirements shall be subject to review and revision by the General Manager of the Transportation Department with respect to sight lines adjacent to access and egress points to the site. No landscaped yard shall be required adjacent to the existing gas bar on the southwest portion of the site.
e. 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 4d of this District.
f. The Development Officer shall require, as a condition of development 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; 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.
g. In the event that the site is redeveloped with new buildings in the future the portion of the site which has street frontage continuous with that of a residential district, the minimum building setback shall be equal to that required for the residential district.
h. Signs shall be allowed in this district as provided for in Section 79D of the Land Use Bylaw and in accordance with the general provisions of Sections 79.1 79.9 inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
i. Development in this district shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with General Development Regulations of Sections 5079 inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
j. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to the regulations contained in 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 adversely affect the amenities, use, and enjoyment of the neighbouring properties.
k. In the event this site is redeveloped with new buildings, all exterior finishing materials shall consist of brick, precast concrete, textured concrete, stone, glazing or stucco, with prefinished metal or wood limited to use as accents. The finishing treatment of exterior walls shall be consistent on all building faces.
l. 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 and sides of principal buildings and shall be screened from view from any adjacent sites or public roadways.
a. Major Eating and Drinking Establishments shall be limited to a dinner theatre, including a dance floor which is ancillary to the dinner theatre, restaurants and banquet facilities up to a maximum of 500 seats. Major Eating and Drinking Establishments may also include a dance floor up to a maximum of 70 m2. Any lounge area associated with a major eating and drinking establishment may not exceed 100 seats.
b. 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, which shall be approved by the Development Officer in consultation with the General Manager of Community and Family Services, 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 m in height.
c. The Gas Bar and Minor Service Station uses shall be developed in accordance with Section 82 of the Land Use Bylaw and, in addition, a canopy shall be designed and finished in a manner consistent with the design and finishing of the principal building.
d. The total number of bays for a Minor Service Station use shall not exceed four bays for the site as a whole.
e. A Gas Bar and Minor Service Station uses shall be located on the most southerly 18 m of the site and most easterly 22 m of the site.
f. Indoor Participant Recreation Services shall be limited to health and fitness facilities.
g. Business Support Services and Custom Manufacturing shall not include any outdoor storage of goods or materials and shall carry out their operations such that no nuisance factor is created or apparent outside an enclosed building. Fleet storage for a Business Support Service premise use shall not exceed two vehicles.
h. A Custom Manufacturing premise, Household Repair Service premise use and Minor Secondhand Store premise shall have a gross floor area not greater than 275 m2.
i. The siting, access, and resolution of traffic impacts for the following developments shall be to the satisfaction of the General Manager of the Transportation Department, 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. Major Eating and Drinking Establishments;
iii. Indoor Participant Recreation Services; and
iv. Professional Financial and Office Support Services.
j. The Development Officer, based upon the advice of the General Manager of the Transportation Department, may as a condition of approval limit the gross floor area or seating capacity for any of the uses listed in Clause 5(i) and require the developer to enter into an agreement to pay for the costs of additional roadway improvements to provide access to the development.
k. Spectator Entertainment establishments shall be limited to a live theatre not exceeding 500 seats or a cinema not exceeding 250 seats.

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