DC2 915

Montrose -  east side of 66 Street south of 121 Avenue

Bylaw 17109 (January 25, 2016)

To allow for the development of a low-rise apartment building and long-term seniors care facility, with underground parking.

This DC2 Provision shall apply to a 0.542 hectare consolidated site, Lots 16 – 22, Block 17, Plan 5819AA, on the east side of 66 Street south of 121 Avenue, as shown on Schedule A adopting this Provision, Montrose.

a. Apartment Housing
b. Extended Medical Treatment Service, only in the form of long term care
c. Health Services
d. Personal Service Shops
e. Residential Sales Centre, for the sale/rental of on-site dwelling units
f. Minor Home Based Business
g. Fascia On-premises Signs
h. Freestanding On-premises Signs
i. Temporary On premises Signs
a. evelopment shall be generally in accordance with the following regulations and with the Site Plan shown in Appendix I.
b. The maximum number of Apartment Units shall not exceed 60.
c. The maximum number of long term care beds shall not exceed 88.
d. The maximum Building Height shall not exceed 4 storeys nor 14.6 m
e. The minimum required Building Setbacks shall be:
i. minimum of 6.0m on the west;
ii. minimum of 7.5m on the east;
iii. minimum of 4.5m on the north;
iv. minimum of 4.5m on the south.
f. The maximum Floor Area Ratio (FAR) shall be 2.25
g. A minimum Amenity Area of 7.5 m² shall be provided for each dwelling unit/bed and achieved through the use of balconies, grade level space, communal amenity and therapeutic spaces.
h. Signs shall comply with the regulations found in Schedule 59B of the Zoning Bylaw.
i. The total Floor Area of Personal Service Shops and Health Services shall not exceed 275m² each, and shall be located in the structure containing apartment units and/or long term beds.
j. Landscaping shall be in accordance with Section 55 of the Zoning Bylaw. In addition landscape treatment along 66 Street and 121 Avenue should integrate the new development into the existing neighbourhood by:
i. providing entry transitions such as the use of fences, gates, hedges, low walls and semi-private outdoor spaces that create a comfortable relationship between the public realm of the street and the private amenity spaces;
ii. providing individual, private front entries and landscaped yards for ground floor units, where possible;
iii. and providing a prominent front entrance into the building.
k. Additional landscaping and/or screening may be required at the discretion of the Development Officer.
l. Building and site design shall comply with Section 94 of the Edmonton Zoning Bylaw.
m. In accordance with Policy C582, prior to the issuance of any development permit, the development officer shall ensure that a signed agreement has been executed between the City and the owner, requiring the owner to provide the City, at the time of development permit approval, the option to purchase 5% of the proposed number of residential units at 85% of market value or the equivalent value as cash-in-lieu to the City.

4.1        Parking and Loading

a. Parking for Apartment Housing use shall be provided underground at the rate of one (1) stall per dwelling unit to a maximum of sixty (60) parking stalls.
b. Parking for all other uses shall comply with Section 54 of the Edmonton Zoning Bylaw.
c. Visitor parking for both Extended Medical Treatment Service and Apartment Housing shall comply with Section 54 of the Edmonton Zoning Bylaw.
d. The underground portion of the parking structure may project into setbacks provided that it is not visible above grade. Entry to the parkade shall be secure and controlled by means of an underground parking access card device which must be located on site, a minimum of 3m inside the property line.
e. Bicycle Parking spaces shall be provided in accordance with Section 54.3 of the Zoning Bylaw.
f. Garbage collection areas shall be screened from view from adjacent sites and the public.

4.2       Massing and Building Architecture

a. Building facades should be modulated in plan and elevation and articulated to reduce the appearance of building bulk and to create visual interest. The building façade shall be punctuated at a maximum of 8 metre intervals with a minimum indentation of 2 metres wide and 2 metres deep along 66th Street and 121 Avenue.
b. All exterior finishing materials must be of good quality, durable and attractive in appearance, with consistent treatment on all faces of the building, and be similar or complimentary to those found in the surrounding neighbourhood. Winter City Design Guidelines should be considered when selecting the exterior building materials and colours, light reflection onto adjacent streets and the use of dense materials, such as brick and stone to absorb and retain heat.
c. The principal entrance to the building shall be prominent and oriented toward the corner of 121 Avenue and 66 Street, with an articulation of no less than 2 metres wide and 2 metres deep.

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