DC2 256 (Area 2)

Strathcona - generally located between 102 and 103 Streets, from 83 Avenue in the south to approximately the lane south of 86 Avenue in the north

Bylaw 9704 (October 8, 1991)

To implement amendments to the Old Strathcona A.R.P. by providing public parking for the developments within the existing Bus Barns Building and other patrons of the area in general.

The portion of Block K, Plan I, generally located between 102 and 103 Streets, from 83 Avenue in the south to approximately the lane south of 86 Avenue in the north; excluding the Yardbird Suite Jazz Club building, the wedge of land containing the Canadian Pacific Rail right-of-way in the southwest corner of this parcel, and the 9.9 metre (32.5 ft.) buffer strip located north of 85 Avenue, immediately east of 103 Street, Strathcona.

a. Non-accessory parking
a. The minimum site size for development of this parking lot shall be 0.84 ha (2.09 ac.) and the maximum site size shall be 0.95 ha (2.36 ac.).
b. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 1.5 m (5 ft.) in width shall be provided adjacent to all property lines. Landscaping shall consist of mature deciduous trees, a minimum caliper of 8 cm (3.2 in.), mature coniferous trees, a minimum of 3 m in height (9.8 ft.), and shrubs, to be provided based upon the requirements of 4 deciduous, 4 coniferous and 20 shrubs for every 28 m of linear frontage, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
c. Internal site landscaping will be provided in accordance with the requirements of Section 69.3(2) of the Edmonton Land Use Bylaw.
d. A detailed Site Plan, including landscaping, shall be submitted with the initial development permit application for approval by the Development Officer.
e. The parking lot shall be developed at grade.
f. The parking lot shall be developed, in accordance with Section 67.3 of the Land Use Bylaw and to the satisfaction of the City Engineer. All parking spaces shall be clearly marked.
g. Access and egress for the parking facility shall be restricted to 103 Street and designed to the satisfaction of the Transportation Department.
h. The Development Officer shall require, as a condition of approval, the applicant provide an irrevocable letter of credit or a performance bond in the amount of 100% of the established landscaping costs, the conditions of security being that:
i. if the landscaping is not completed in accordance with the provisions of the District and the landscaping plans 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 healthy condition two growing seasons after completion of the landscaping.
i. Lighting of this site shall be designed so that lighting is directed away from the adjacent residential development to the east and that the intensity of illumination shall not extend beyond the boundaries of the site, but will provide a safe, lit environment for patrons utilizing this parking lot.
j. Signs shall be allowed in this District as provided for in Schedule 79A and in accordance with the Sign Regulations of Section 79 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
k. 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.
l. 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 adversely affect the amenities, use, and enjoyment of neighboring properties.

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