3.41 BP - Blatchford Parks Zone

To allow for primarily active and passive recreation, the preservation of landmark structures, and other complementary uses of public and publicly accessible private land, including low impact development features. Where ownership is held privately, public access will be established via public access easements.

Commercial Uses
4.1. Food and Drink Services
4.1.1. The maximum Public Space is 120 m2 for each individual establishment.
4.1.2. The maximum capacity is 100 occupants for each individual establishment.
Community Uses
4.2. Child Care Services must comply with Section 6.40.
4.3. Special Events 
4.3.1. Must comply with Section 6.100, except that Special Events can occur for a maximum of 4 consecutive days.
Agriculture Uses
4.4. Urban Agriculture, where provided, must be developed in conjunction with, or on the same Site as, an existing Community Services or Parks Use.
Sign Uses
4.5. Sign Uses must comply with Subsections 3 and 8 of Section 6.90
Public Space and Capacity Exceptions
4.6. The Development Planner may consider a variance to the maximum Public Space or capacity of a Use if adequate mitigation measures are used to reduce negative impacts to on-Site or Abutting Uses, including:
4.6.1. measures specified in Subsection 2 of Section 5.120
4.6.2. modification of Site plans to locate Uses or activities in a location to minimize noise, lighting, odour or other similar Nuisances; or
4.6.3. other similar measures.


5.1. Development must comply with Table 5.1:
Table 5.1. Development Regulations
Subsection Regulation Value
5.1.1. Maximum Height

10.0 m

Unless the following applies:
5.1.2. Maximum Height for signature structures that act as landmarks, including the former airport control tower, lookout towers, or other similar structures 30.0 m
5.1.3 Minimum Setback  4.5 m 
Site Coverage
5.1.4 Maximum total Site Coverage, excluding buildings existing prior to January 1, 2015 15%
6.1 Blank walls or non-transparent surfaces must:
6.1.1. be less than or equal to 30% of any Facade; and
6.1.2. be less than or equal to 6.0 m in width. 
6.2. Despite Subsection 6.1.2, the blank walls or non-transparent surfaces may be less than or equal to 10.0 m in width when the surface is designed to accommodate public art or interpretive features.


Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
7.1. Parks must:
7.1.1. provide a public access easement to ensure public access to the Site; and
7.1.2. ensure owners are responsible for maintenance and liability unless otherwise agreed upon by the City of Edmonton. 
7.2. The requirements in Subsection 7.1 must be a condition of subdivision approval, or Development Permit approval, whichever occurs first.
7.3. Parking, loading, storage, and waste collection areas must:
7.3.1. not be located within a required Setback; and
7.3.2. be screened from view.