DC2 37

Westmount - southeast corner of 102 Avenue and 125 Street

Bylaw 7635 (September 18, 1984)

** Amended by Bylaw 10691 May 24, 1994 re: Alcohol Sales **

To provide a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate low intensity commercial development which will be compatible with the adjacent residential and commercial area.

Lots 13 and 14, Block 34, Plan XXII-B, located on the southeast corner of 102 Avenue and 125 Street, Westmount.

a. Business Support Services
b. Commercial Schools
c. Health Services
d. Personal Service Shops
e. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
f. Private Art Gallery
g. Equipment Rentals, provided that all equipment and goods for rent are contained within an enclosed building
h. Gas Bars
i. General Retail Stores
j. Household Repair Services
k. Major and Minor Alcohol Sales
l. Minor Eating and Drinking Establishments
a. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 1.0.
b. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 3 m (9.8 ft.) in width shall be provided along the southern portion of the site, extending from 125 Street to the eastern portion of the site, and solid screen fencing 1.84 m (6.1 ft.) in height be provided abutting the residential district to the south.
c. A minimum yard of 3 m (9.8 ft.) shall be provided adjacent to 125 Street.
d. The maximum building shall not exceed 5.5 m (18.0 ft.), nor 1 storey.
e. Urban design techniques shall be utilized to minimize the perceived impact and massing of the development and those techniques may include, among others, the following:
i. setback variation to the facade;
ii. roof treatment such as sloping and terracing;
iii. choice of exterior materials and colours; and
iv. landscaping.
f. 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 or sides of the principal building and shall be screened from view from adjacent sites and public roadways in accordance with the provisions of Section 69.3. If the rear or sides of the site are used for parking, an outdoor service or display area, or both and abut a residential district or a lane servicing a residential district, they shall be screened in accordance with the provisions of Section 69.3.
g. The loading area should be located to the rear of any structure, abutting the lane and away from the adjacent residential development, with size and location of the loading area provided to be in accordance with the provisions of Section 65 of the Land Use Bylaw.
h. Air conditioning and other mechanical equipment shall be located away from adjacent residential development, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer, in order to minimize the negative impact (i.e., noise) upon the adjacent residential area.
i. Gas bars shall be developed in accordance with the Vehicular-oriented Uses regulations of Section 82 of the Land Use Bylaw. Furthermore, any gas bar development shall:
i. be located within the northeast corner of the site and not exceed 3,000 sq. ft. coverage;
ii. shall contain a maximum of 1 pump island not exceeding 2 individual pumps;
iii. shall not be developed independently, but rather as a part of a comprehensive commercial redevelopment of the whole site.
j. Development in this district shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 50-79 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
k. Signs shall be allowed in this district as provided for in Schedule 79C and in accordance with the general provisions of the Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive to the Land Use Bylaw.
l. Major and Minor Alcohol Sales shall be developed in accordance with Section 98 of the Land Use Bylaw.

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