DC2 184 (Area 2)

Blackburne - north of 9 Avenue SW (Ellerslie Road SW) between Calgary Trail/101 Street SW and  111 Street SW

Bylaw 9155 (September 12, 1989)

To establish a Site Specific 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 District shall apply to a 3.03 ha portion of the SE 1/4 Section 29-51-24-W4M as illustrated on the sketch plan attached to Bylaw No. 9155 adopting this DC5 District, Blackburne.

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 30.0 units per hectare.
b. The maximum height shall not exceed 10 m (32.8 ft.) nor 2 1/2 storeys.
c. The minimum site area shall be 240 sq. m (2,583 sq. ft.) for each Dwelling Unit.
d. The minimum site width shall be 8 m (26.2 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 percent with a maximum of 12 percent for garages or car ports. Garages or car ports shall be designed as an integral part of the principal building.
g. Landscaped yards will be provided as follows:
i. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 7.5 m (24.6 ft.) in width shall be provided where the site abuts the adjacent neighbourhood convenience commercial site and along the south property line;
ii. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width, shall be provided adjacent to the Blackmud Creek Ravine;
iii. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) width, shall be provided along the west property line;
iv. A landscaped yard a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width shall be provided along the north property line. 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.
h. Screen fencing shall be provided as follows:
i. A 1.8 m (5.89 ft.) high solid screen fence shall be installed on the west property line where the site abuts 111 Street, and along the property line abutting the neighbourhood convenience commercial site;
ii. Any screen fence located in the yard adjacent to the public roadway along the southern portion of the site shall be set back a minimum of 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) and will be of a design complementary to the design of the principal buildings.
i. Landscaping in the 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) setback adjacent to the public roadway along the south property line and adjacent to the neighbourhood convenience commercial site, will consist of a mature deciduous tree for every 5.0 m (16.4 ft.) of lineal yard. A mature deciduous tree shall be a minimum of 7 cm (2.75 in.) in calliper.
j. 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.
k. Landscaping for the balance of the site shall consist of a mixture of deciduous and coniferous trees. Two trees per dwelling unit shall be provided together with a mixture of deciduous trees and shrubs to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
l. A Private Outdoor Amenity Area, at grade, a minimum of 30 sq. m (322.9 sq. ft.) per dwelling unit shall be provided.
m. Separation Space shall be provided between two or more dwellings in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Use bylaw.
n. The Development Officer shall require, as a condition of approval, that the application provide an irrevocable letter of credit or a performance bond, in the amount of 100 percent 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.
o. 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, comply with the landscaping requirements specified by Clauses g, h, i, and j of this district.
p. There shall be no vehicular access to the site along 111 Street.
q. Development on the site will comply with the recommendations of the EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. Geotechnical Report on Blackburne (Amendment No. 1).
r. 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.
s. 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.
t. Development in this District shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 59 to 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.
u. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to Section 50 to 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.

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