DC2 721

Bonnie Doon - west of 93 Street NW and north of 82 Avenue NW

Bylaw 14946 (June 16, 2008)

To provide for the sympathetic conversion of an existing five storey building on the site into a six storey apartment housing with development controls to ensure compatibility, with adjacent land uses and maintaining the pedestrian-friendly streetscape of the area.

This Provision shall apply to Lot 20, Block 8, Plan 062 0085, west of 93 Street and north of 82 Avenue, Bonnie Doon, as shown on Schedule A of this Bylaw, adopting this Provision.

a.Apartment Housing
b.Minor Home Based Business
c.Residential Sales Centre
d.Fascia On-premises Signs
e.Projecting On-premises Signs
a. Development shall be generally in accordance with the Site Plan and Elevation Plans as shown on Appendix I, II, III, IV and V of the Bylaw.
b. The maximum number of Dwellings shall be 37 units.
c. The maximum building Height shall be 19.5 m or six Storeys, one of which is a parking structure.
d. The building shall be set back a minimum of 2.5 m from the south property line, 7.5 m from the north property line, 1.0 m from the west property line and 3.0 m from the east property line.
e. The maximum Floor Area Ratio shall be 2.3, inclusive of the parkade.
f. A minimum Amenity Area of 7.5 m2 per Dwelling shall be provided.
g. A 1.82 m screen fence shall be constructed in the locations shown on the attached site plan.
h. The main entrance shall be on the south side of the building facing 82 Avenue with a secondary entrance on of the north side of the building.
i. Architectural treatment of all additions to the existing building shall create a unified exterior. The building shall include the following design elements to reduce the mass and add architectural interest:
i. Reuse and retain existing façade materials and introduce new materials to complement existing finishes and colors.
ii. Articulation in the building façade.
iii. The use of recessions and projections, such as balconies, canopies, glazing, entrance features, planters, and columns.
iv. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, shall be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or by incorporating it within the building.
j. A detailed landscape plan for the entire project shall be provided to the satisfaction of the Development Officer as part of the submission of a Development Permit to minimize perceived massing of existing building, and to ensure a high standard of appearance and compatibility with surrounding development.
k. Vehicular access and egress shall be provided in the lane west of 93 Street.
l. Vehicular and Bicycle Parking shall comply with the regulations of Section 54 of the Zoning Bylaw with no relaxations.
m. Garbage removal shall be from the lane. The garbage bins shall be located on-site on a concrete pad that is large enough to permit the front wheels of the garbage truck to be completely off the lane right-of-way when loading. Alternatively the owner shall reconstruct the abutting lane to a commercial standard in order to withstand the weight of the garbage truck.
n. The garbage enclosure doors shall not swing out onto the legal road right-of-way.
o. As a condition of development permit approval, the Development Officer shall require the owner to enter into a Municipal Improvement Agreement (MIA) with the City of Edmonton for off-site improvements necessary to serve the development. The MIA process includes an engineering drawing review and approval process. Improvements to be required in the MIA include but are not limited to the following:
i. The lane shall be constructed to a minimum residential standard and further to a commercial standard as per 4 m) above .
ii. Repair of any damage to surrounding public infrastructure such as abutting sidewalks and/11or boulevards to the satisfaction of the Transportation and Streets Department.  The site must be inspected by the Transportation and Streets Department prior to the start of construction and once again when construction is completed.
p. The underground driveway ramp accessed from legal road right-of-way must not exceed a slope of 6% on private property within 4.5m of the property line. Any underground parking access card devices must be located on site, a minimum of 5 m inside the property line. The underground ramp shall be at grade at the property line. Should retaining walls be constructed at this parkade entrance, the walls must not exceed a height of 0.3m at the property line and no portion of the wall may encroach onto road right-of-way. Should the owner wish to increase the height of this wall, adequate sight line data must be provided to ensure that backing up maneuvers can be made safely.
q. A retaining wall, maximum height of 1.0 m, may be accommodated along the north property line for development of the west parking ramp.
r. Security and lighting for the site and parking area shall be directed away from the adjacent residential development.
s. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles shall be employed to design of improvements to the building and site, focusing on surveillance and access control.
t. Signs shall comply with the regulations contained in Schedule 59B of the Zoning Bylaw.

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