DC2 577

MacEwan - north of Ellerslie Road (9 Ave SW), west of 111 Street

Bylaw 12933 (January 9, 2002)

The purpose of this provision is to accommodate medium to high density housing in the form of Row Housing, Stacked Row Housing and High Rise Apartment limited to eight storeys, with development regulations designed to minimize the impact on the adjacent woodlot, ensure compatibility with the surrounding residential land uses and ensure a high standard of appearance appropriate to the site's location adjacent to the commercial focal point.

This DC2 Provision shall apply to a 1.5 ha portion of Lot A, Plan 1548 MC, as shown on Schedule "A" - Map of this bylaw, adopting this provision, MacEwan.

a.Apartment Housing
b.Boarding and Lodging Houses
c.Child Care Services
d.Fascia On-premises Signs
e.Group Homes
f.Health Services
g.Limited Group Homes
h.Minor Home Based Business
i.Projecting On-Premises Signs
j.Residential Sales Centre
k.Stacked Row Housing including Row Housing
a. Site layout shall be in general accordance with Appendix 1 of this Bylaw.
b. The maximum number of residential units shall not exceed 278 units (185 Dwellings/ha).
c. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 3.0.
d. The maximum Building Height shall be 8 storeys or 30.0 m
e. The minimum Front Yard, abutting a public roadway, shall be 7.5 m.
f. The minimum Rear Yard shall be 7.5 m.
g. The minimum Side Yard shall be 1.0 m for each Storey or partial Storey, up to a maximum of 7.5 m, except that a total of at least 4.5 m shall be provided in all cases.
h. The Development Officer shall require detailed landscaping plans to be submitted at the time of application for the Development Permit, to achieve a high standard of appearance and a sensitive transition to the surrounding land uses.
i. The Development Officer shall require, as a condition of development approval, that the applicant provide an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of 100% of the established landscaping cost, with the conditions of the security being that:
i. if the landscaping is not completed in accordance with the provisions of this Provision and the landscaping plan, 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 letter of credit until an inspection of the site has demonstrated that the landscaping has been well maintained and is in a healthy condition one growing season after completion of the landscaping.
j. Access and egress shall be restricted to adjacent public roadways, to the satisfaction of the General Manager of the Transportation and Streets Department.
k. Separation Space shall be provided in accordance with Section 48 of this Bylaw.
l. A minimum Amenity Area of 7.5 m2 per Dwelling shall be provided.
m. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59B.
n. No outdoor parking, trash collection nor outdoor storage areas shall be permitted within a required front yard. Loading, trash collection and service areas shall be located, constructed and screened from the adjacent residential areas to the west, to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.
o. Any exterior lighting of the site shall be designed so that the lighting is directed away from the adjacent residential development to the west, and the intensity of illumination shall not extend beyond the boundaries of the site.
p. A Sun Shadow Impact Study, having particular regard for the integrity of the adjacent woodlot, shall be submitted at the development application stage to the satisfaction of the Development Officer. This study will determine the design and placement of the building to reduce its impact on the adjacent woodlot. This Study shall be prepared by a qualified, registered Professional Engineer or Architect, to professional standards.
q. The Development Officer may exercise his discretion in considering Apartment Housing or Boarding and Lodging Houses, which would isolate another Site within this Provision of less than 800 m2 having regard to the location, age and nature of the Use or Uses on the Site that would be isolated.

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