DC2 342

Armstrong Industrial - 11151 - 178 Street NW

Bylaw 10666 (April 18, 1994)

To establish a Site Specific Development Control District for a range of institutional uses, to accommodate a prison facility for Federally Sentenced Women, having specific development regulations which will ensure compatibility with the existing and future surrounding industrial land uses.

This DC5 District shall apply to a 7.12 ha. portion of Lot A, Plan 762 0381 as shown on the sketch plan appended to the Bylaw adopting this DC5 District, Armstrong Industrial.

a. Detention and Correction Services
b. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
c. Outdoor Participant Recreation Services
d. Public Education Services
e. Daytime Child Care Services
a. The maximum height of any development shall not exceed 12 m nor three storeys.
b. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 7.5 m in width, shall be required adjacent to all boundaries of the site. The landscaping of this yard shall include eight trees, of deciduous and coniferous variety,and a minimum of 20 shrubs for each 35 m of lineal boundary.
c. The required landscaping for the interior portion of the site shall be in accordance with the following: (i) a minimum of two trees consisting of coniferous and deciduous varieties planted in proximity to each dwelling unit; and (ii), a minimum of two trees consisting of coniferous and deciduous varieties planted for each 200 m2 of developed floor area (excluding dwelling units).
d. Where off-street parking for 25 or more vehicles is required, and is being provided at-grade, dispersed landscaped areas shall be provided within the interior of the parking area(s) for the purpose of providing visual relief and to break up large areas of parking into smaller cells. This landscaping treatment shall be in the form of (i) landscaped islands, particularly at the termini of long rows of parking; (ii) tree lines separating facing rows of parking stalls; or (iii) some other form or combination of landscaping treatments, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer. A minimum of 1.0 sq.m. of landscaping in the interior of the parking area(s) shall be required for each parking space provided and shall consist of deciduous trees, coniferous trees, and shrubs.
e. Detailed landscaping plans shall be submitted with the initial Development Permit Application, for approval by the Development Officer, generally in compliance with the landscaping requirements specified in the Landscaping Performance Clauses 4(b), (c), and (d) of this District. All required landscaping shall be completed in accordance with the approved landscaping plans within two growing seasons after completion of the development.
f. A minimum development setback of 25 m shall be provided from 178 Street, and a minimum development setback of 15 m shall be provided from all other property lines.
g. No parking, loading, storage, trash collection or outdoor service area shall be permitted in a required yard. Loading, storage and trash collection areas 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, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
h. All on-site services for power, telephone and C.A.T.V. shall be underground.
i. A comprehensive sign plan shall be submitted with the Development Permit Application.
j. Any outdoor lighting for the any development shall be located and arranged so that no direct rays of light are directed at any adjoining properties, or interfere with the effectiveness of any traffic control devices.
k. Development in the District shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 50 to 79, inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw.
l. The Development Officer may grant relaxations to Sections 50 to 79, inclusive, of the Land Use Bylaw, 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. 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 be provided to an outdoor play area. The outdoor play area, which shall be approved by the Development Officer in consultation with 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 high.

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