3.53 EETL - Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Logistics Zone

Commercial Uses
4.1 Commercial Uses must only be located:
4.1.1. On a Site Abutting a highway, Arterial, service or Collector Road;
4.1.2. On a Corner Site; or
4.1.3. On a Site where a minimum of 1 side Lot line Abuts an existing Commercial Use.
4.2. Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must comply with Section 6.110
Community Uses
4.3. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100.
Agricultural Uses
4.4. Urban Agriculture
4.4.1. With the exception of outdoor display areas of products for sale to the public, Urban Agriculture Uses must be located within or on a building.
4.4.2. The Development Planner may consider a variance to Subsection 4.4.1 based on the recommendations provided in an environmental and risk assessment report in compliance with Section 7.140.
4.5. Sign Uses must comply with Subsections 3 and 7 of Section 6.90


5.1. Development must comply with Table 5.1:
Table 5.1. Site and Building Regulations
Subsection Regulation Value
Floor Area Ratio
5.1.1. Maximum Floor Area Ratio 1.5
5.1.2. Maximum Height 14.0 m
5.1.3. Minimum Setback 0.0 m
Front Setback
5.1.4. Minimum Front Setback 6.0 m
Unless the following applies:
5.1.5. Minimum Front Setback where the Front Lot Line Abuts a Street other than an Arterial, service or Collector Road 3.0 m
5.2. Despite Subsection 6 of Section 7.100, a Development Planner may grant a variance to the Maximum Height, to a maximum of 18.0 m in Height, where it is required to facilitate the industrial development of a Use


6.1. Site Planning and Design
6.1.1. An on-Site system of Pathways must provide direct access and connections to: primary building entrances; Pathways from Abutting Sites and from perimeter Pathways; Parking Areas and structures; Site amenities and gathering places; transit facilities; and existing trail networks.
6.2. Building Design and Architectural Standards
6.2.1. Developments may incorporate visible green technology into Facades, such as: photovoltaic cells; and recycled materials.
6.2.2. High quality building materials must be used in buildings located along arterial and freeway Frontages, including where any building is adjacent to or facing any residential building.
6.2.3. Building walls adjacent to pedestrian routes must be articulated to provide visual interest using one or more of the following methods: changes to materials; textures; colours, and patterns; Facade modulation; substantial clustered landscape elements; fenestration, providing a sense of transparency; or any other similar methods. 
6.2.4. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, must be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or concealed by incorporating it within the building.
6.2.5. All mechanical, electrical, pollution control or waste handling equipment Accessory to a building must be screened from view from public rights of way. Such screening may be achieved through Landscaping or by using materials identical to, or structurally and visually compatible with, the principal building(s).
6.2.6. Equipment and facilities that are intended to provide educational or aesthetic benefit, such as alternative water treatment facilities, renewable energy devices, innovative recycling systems, etc. may be exempt from these requirements under a variance.
6.2.7. Blank walls facing Streets are not permitted.


Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
7.1. All loading, service, waste collection, Accessory storage areas, and trucking yards must be located to the rear or sides of the principal building, and must be screened from view from any Street.
7.2. The Development Planner may require that exposed projections outside the building, such as mechanical and electrical equipment, transformer ducts, cooling towers and materials handling equipment, be screened from view from any Street and from adjacent Sites if such projections are inconsistent with the character and appearance of surrounding development or the intended visual qualities of this Zone.
7.3. Any Site that Abuts a residential Zone shall be screened by a 6.0 m berm that must be Landscaped with a combination of trees and shrubs to provide additional screening, to the satisfaction of the Development Planner
Other Regulations
7.4. Rail and pipelines may be used where applicable to reduce roadway congestion, transportation costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.
7.5. All Uses and activities, except those noted in Subsections 7.1 and 7.4 of this Section, must be located and carried on within an enclosed building where possible.