DC2 636

Kenilworth - East of 75 Street NW and North of 88 Avenue NW

Bylaw 13744 (June 7, 2004)

To establish a Site Specific Development Control Provision to accommodate the development of administrative space, an outpatient seniors health service facility and associated uses in an existing building while addressing the parking requirements of these uses by including the development of a parkade that is compatible with surrounding low and medium density residential land uses.

This DC2 Provision shall apply to Lot 21, Block 56, Plan 792 1395, Kenilworth, as shown on Schedule "A" appended to the Bylaw adopting this Provision.

a.Professional, Financial and Office Support Services
b.Health Services
c.General Retail store - when accessory to a health service
d.Fascia On-premises Signs
e.Freestanding On-premises Signs
a. All development shall be in accordance with the site plans and elevations contained in Appendix I.
b. The maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 1.5.
c. The maximum building Height shall not exceed 15.5 m
d. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 1.5 m in width shall be provided along 74 Street and 88 Avenue.
e. A landscaped yard, a minimum of 6.0 m in width shall be provided along 75 Street.
f. A 1.8m uniform screen fence shall be provided along the north property line. The fence must be reduced to 1.0m in height 6.0 metres back of the 74 Street property line.
g. The existing mature trees on the periphery of the site shall be preserved where reasonably practical.
h. Landscaping adjacent to the parkade visible from 88 Avenue and 74 Street shall be used to minimize the perceived mass of the building and to create visual interest. Specific details of the type of landscaping and the location will be subject to the discretion of the Development Officer.
i. A minimum of 157 parking stalls shall be provided through a combination of the north parking lot and the parkade.
j. A parking management plan must be submitted with any Development permit application and approved by the Transportation and Streets Department before development permit approval is granted.
k. To ensure a high standard of appearance and a sensitive transition to the surrounding single family residential lots, the following architectural requirements will be considered in the construction of the parkade and are subject to the discretion of the Development Officer:
i. The new parkade shall be designed in a similar motif as the existing building and shall include design elements and details that break up the walls and add architectural interest. This can include using the support structures as vertical elements to break up the horizontal mass of the parkade. The perceived mass of the parkade structure is reduced by adding elements of architectural interest;
ii. All exterior finishing materials must be of high quality, durable, and attractive in appearance. All faces of the parkade must be consistently treated and in keeping with the existing building;
iii. The gateway structure at the entrance to the parkade is to be constructed to reflect the design elements used in the existing building.
iv. The design of the parkade applies and adheres to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles.
v. Any exterior lighting of the site is designed so that the lighting is directed away from the adjacent residential lots to the south and east, and the intensity of illumination shall not extend beyond the boundaries of the site
l. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, shall be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or shall be concealed by incorporating it within the building.
m. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59D.

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