DC2 43

Spruce Avenue - north of 111 Avenue between 105 and 106 Streets

Bylaw 7817 (April 23, 1985)

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

To provide a Site Specific Development Control District to accommodate general business uses such that development in this district is compatible with adjacent commercial, institutional and low density residential development.

Lots 295 to 300, Block 5, Plan 7540 A.H., located north of 111 Avenue between 105 and 106 Streets, Spruce Avenue, Hudson's Bay Reserve.

a. Business Support Services
b. Commercial Schools
c. Custom Manufacturing
d. General Retail Stores up to a maximum gross floor area of 2500 m2 (26,909.75 sq. ft.)
e. Warehouse Sales up to a maximum gross floor area of 2500 m2 (26,909.75 sq. ft.)
f. Health Services
g. Household Repair Services
h. Major and Minor Alcohol Sales
i. Minor Eating and Drinking Establishments
j. Minor Veterinary Services
k. Personal Service Shops
l. Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
m. Secondhand Stores
n. Apartment Housing
o. Auctioneering Establishments
p. Automotive and Equipment Repair Shops
q. Broadcasting and Motion Picture Studios
r. Daytime Child Care Services
s. Drive-in Food Services
t. Equipment Rentals
u. Funeral Services
v. Gas Bars
w. Greenhouses and Plant Nurseries
x. Hotels, except that such developments shall not contain major eating and drinking establishments
y. Indoor Amusement Establishments
z. Indoor Participant Recreation Services
aa. Limited Contractor Services
bb. bb. Motels, except that such development shall not contain major eating and drinking establishment
cc. cc. Minor Service Stations
dd. dd. Private Clubs
ee. ee. Spectator Entertainment Establishments
a. The maximum building height shall not exceed 14 m (45.93 ft.) nor four storeys.
b. The maximum floor area ratio shall be 3.0.
c. A minimum yard of 4.5 m (14.76 ft.) shall be required where a site abuts a public roadway other than a lane, except where there is no vehicular access to the site from the public roadway, the minimum yard shall be not less than 3 m (9.84 ft.).
d. A minimum yard of 4.5 m (14.76 ft.) shall be required where the rear or side lot line of the site abuts the lot line of a site in a Residential District.
e. 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 any 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 on outdoor storage or display area, or both, and abut a Residential District or a lane serving a Residential District, they shall be screened in accordance with the provisions of Section 69.3.
f. The design, siting, landscaping and access of any development to be constructed in this district, including parking and loading areas, shall be to the approval of the Development Officer, who shall have regard for the following:
i. the privacy of the occupants of adjacent development;
ii. the amenity of the adjacent development;
iii. the impact of the proposed development on traffic flow;
iv. the provision of uniform screen fencing of a solid design to prevent access from the proposed development to the east/west lane, north of the site; and
v. the general interrelationship with the adjacent development.
g. The following regulations shall apply to Apartment Housing developments:
i. Apartment Housing shall be permitted only in buildings where the first storey is used for commercial purposes;
ii. the housing component shall have access at grade which is separate from the access for the commercial premise; and
iii. where a development contains two or more dwelling units a minimum of 7.5 m2 (80.7  sq. ft.) of Amenity Area is required per unit, in accordance with the provisions of Section 56 of the Land Use Bylaw.
h. Urban design techniques shall be utilized to minimize the perceived height and massing of the development and that these techniques may include, but shall not be limited to the following:
i. setback variations in the facade of the building;
ii. choice of exterior materials and colours; and
iii. landscaping.
i. Development in this district shall be evaluated with respect to compliance with the General Development Regulations of Sections 50 to 79 inclusive to the Land Use Bylaw. In this evaluation, the Development Officer may grant relaxations to the regulations contained in Sections 50 through 79 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 privacy, amenities, use, and enjoyment of neighbouring properties.
j. Signs may be allowed in this district as provided for in Schedule 79E and in accordance with the general provisions of Sections 79.1 to 79.9 inclusive of the Land Use Bylaw.
k. Major and Minor Alcohol Sales shall be developed in accordance with Section 98 of the Land Use Bylaw.

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