DC2 339

Blackburne - 211 Blackburn Drive East SW

Bylaw 10571 (January 17, 1994)

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 land uses.

This District shall apply to a 1.22 ha portion of SE 29-51-24-W4 as shown on the map entitled "Schedule D Map", which map is attached to and forms part of this Bylaw, Blackburne.

a. Semi-detached Housing, Row Housing and Linked Housing
b. Minor Home Occupations
c. Major Home Occupations
d. Residential Sales Centre
a. The maximum total site density shall not exceed 22 units/hectare.
b. The maximum height shall not exceed 10 m (32.8 ft.) nor 2½ storeys.
c. The minimum site area shall be 240 m2 (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 (98.4 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. A minimum building setback of 15.0 m in width shall be provided from the Imperial Oil pipeline right-of-way Plan 1316 TR, or any Public Utility Lot created to accommodate this pipeline. Any relaxation of this minimum setback must be confirmed in writing by the pipeline operator. In no case shall the reduction be less than 7.5 m.
h. Landscaped yards will be provided as follows:
i. a landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m (19.7 ft.) in width, shall be provided 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 east property line, abutting Calgary Trail Southbound; and
iii. a landscape yard of 4.5 m (14.8 ft.) shall be provided adjacent to the north and west property lines. Where a development sides on the north or west property line with no Habitable Room Window oriented to the north or west, respectively, this minimum yard may be reduced to 3.0 m (9.8 ft).
i. A 1.8 m (5.9 ft.) high solid screen fence shall be installed on private property adjacent to the east property line where the site abuts Calgary Trail Southbound.
j. A 1.2 m (4 ft) high demarcation fence shall be installed on private property adjacent to the south property line.
k. 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 five shrubs to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
l. A Private Outdoor Amenity Area, at grade, a minimum of 30 m2 (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 applicant provide an irrevocable letter of credit, in the amount of 100% of the estimated landscaping costs, the conditions of security being that:
i. if the landscaping is not completed in accordance with the approved landscape plan within one (1) growing season after 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 letter of credit until an inspection of the site has determined that the landscaping has been installed, well maintained and is in a healthy condition one (1) growing season 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, which in the opinion of the Development Officer, comply with the landscaping requirements specified by Clauses h,i,j, k and l of this District.
p. Development on the site will comply with the recommendations of the EBA Engineering Report on Blackburne (Amendment No. 1).
q. 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 screened from view from adjacent public roadways in accordance with Section 69.3 of the Land Use Bylaw. Trash collection facilities shall make provisions for recycling initiatives.
r. The development of this site shall dedicate a permanent emergency access right-of-way and construct a permanent emergency vehicle access to the Special Study Area Lands to the south, as well as public pedestrian access to the walkway located south of this site.
s. Signs may be allowed in this District in accordance with Schedule 79A and the general provisions of Sections 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 50 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 the general purpose of this District and would not affect the amenities, use and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.
a. Minor Home Occupations shall be developed in accordance with Section 84 of the Land Use Bylaw.
b. Major Home Occupations shall be developed in accordance with Section 85 of the Land Use Bylaw.
c. Residential Sales Centres shall be developed in accordance with Section 95 of the Land Use Bylaw.

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