3.65 IBES - Industrial Business Edmonton South Zone

To allow for Development of a wide array of business/corporate offices, retail/commercial operations, entertainment facilities/complexes, and high standard accommodations. All of the Uses found within the Industrial Business Zone will operate in such a way as to create no disturbances outside of the enclosed Buildings and to be compatible with all Adjacent Land Uses.

2.1. Accessory Building < 200 m2 (2,152.8 ft2)
2.2. Business Office
2.3. Broadcast Film Studio
2.4. Cannabis Accessory Store
2.5. Cannabis Production Facility
2.6. Cannabis Retail Store
2.7. Cannabis Storage & Distribution Facility
2.8. Commercial Retail Service
2.9. Cultural Facility
2.10. Drive-in Food Services
2.11. Financial Services
2.12. Hotel
2.13. Information Service
2.14. Institutional Use
2.15. Liquor Sales
2.16. Motel
2.17. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Service
2.18. Recreation, Indoor
2.19. Restaurant
2.20. Utility Service, Minor
3.1. Accessory Building > 200 m2 (2,152.8 ft2)
3.2. Amusement Entertainment Service, Indoor
3.3. Automotive Sales and Service
3.4. Animal Care Service
3.5. Casino/Gambling Establishment
3.6. Child Care Facility      
3.7. Commercial Greenhouse
3.8. Commercial Storage
3.9. Contractor Service, Indoor
3.10. Drinking Establishment
3.11. Frame and Fabric Structure       
3.12. Funeral Service
3.13. Gas Bar
3.14. Kennel
3.15. Manufacturing, Light
3.16. Manufacturing, Limited Indoor
3.17. Night Club
3.18. Park
3.19. Personal and Health Care Service
3.20. Protective and Emergency Services
3.21. Recreation, Outdoor
3.22. Recycling Depot, Indoor
3.23. Religious Assembly
3.24. School, Commercial
3.25. Security Suite
3.26. Service Station, Major
3.27. Sign
3.28. Warehousing and Storage, Indoor
3.29. Warehousing and Storage, Limited
3.30. Warehouse Sales
Sign Uses
4.1. The design, placement and scale of all Signs Shall be to the satisfaction of the Development Planner to ensure that signage does not detract from the overall appearance of the Development and is not obtrusive, having regard to the scale of the Buildings on the Site and the distance of the Building Setback.
4.2. A minimum Setback of 5.0 m (16.4 ft) must be maintained from a Highway right-of-way for Freestanding Permanent Signs.
4.3. Business identification Signs visible from Highway travel lanes, whether Freestanding or located on Building facades, should have similar proportion, construction material and placement as those located throughout the Corridor segment.
5.1. Minimum Building Setbacks Shall be in compliance with Table 5.1:
5.1. Minimum Building Setback Requirements
Subsection From the property line: Any Building or Structure
5.1.1. Road, Highway – Front/Side/Rear 7.5 m
5.1.2. Road, Arterial – Front/Side/Rear 7.5 m
5.1.3. Road, Internal/Service or Street – Front/Side/Rear 7.5 m
Other Lots
5.1.4. Side (abutting a non-residential district) -
5.1.5. Side (abutting a residential district) 15.0 m - for a single storey
or 30.0 m - for multi-storey
5.1.6. Rear 1.2 m
5.2. Building Height
5.2.1. The maximum height of any Building or structure located in the vicinity of an airport shall be determined by the limits as specified in the Edmonton International Airport Zoning Regulations (CRC, c81), and shall be subject to the approval of Transportation Canada and NAV Canada.
5.2.2. The maximum Height of any Building or structure not located in the vicinity of an airport Shall not exceed 6 storeys.
5.3. The combined Site Coverage by Principal and Accessory Buildings Shall not exceed 80% of the Site.
6.1. Architectural treatment of Building facade Shall include design elements that reduce the perceived mass of the Building and add architectural interest.
6.2. Blank walls (i.e. that have no opening) facing public streets are not permitted.
6.3. Principal Building entrances shall be clearly articulated and linked to any pedestrian walkway systems.
6.4. In multi-building complexes, a consistent architectural concept Shall be maintained through the use of complementary Building design, material and colours.
6.5. Pre-engineered Principal Buildings of non-permanent/not durable materials is not permitted.
6.6. Lot configuration and associated Buildings Shall have designs that consider the natural environment including, but not limited to:
6.6.1. Passive solar energy;
6.6.2. Wind protection for adjacent trails and public open spaces;
6.6.3. Use of captured rainwater for landscape maintenance; or
6.6.4. Landscaping for passive cooling.
7.1. All lands within the Industrial Business Zone shall have a Landscaped Area. A Landscaping plan Shall be provided for all Developments in compliance with Subsection 5.5 of Section 3.60.
7.2. Within this Zone, Landscaped area shall be defined as the following:
7.2.1. All Front Yards and Side Yards adjacent to a road to a minimum depth of 6.0 m.
7.2.2. All minimum required Side Yards between the front and rear of a Principal Building where they are not used for vehicle circulation.
7.3. Landscaping Shall comply with the following:
7.3.1. Xeriscaping Landscaping techniques are encouraged to reduce watering requirements.
7.3.2. Vegetation used for Landscaping Shall be hardy to the central Alberta climate, as determined by the Development Planner.
7.3.3. In Landscaped areas, trees must be planted in clusters, double rows or triangles instead of as a single tree row, and must be spaced in compliance with recognized horticultural practice.
7.3.4. In the vicinity of an airport, Landscaping is to minimize attractants to birds and wildlife that May affect safe airport operations.
7.3.5. In the vicinity of an airport, traffic/automobile lights, traffic control devices, street lighting and Building lighting shall not interfere with the operation of any airport function.
Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
7.4. No Outdoor Storage is permitted in an Industrial Business.
7.5. Parking is encouraged to be provided underground and/or at the side or rear of Principal Buildings.
7.6. On-site parking, loading and unloading areas Shall be hard-surfaced. Loading and unloading areas Shall be located only at the side or rear of the Principal Building, and screened from view from any public roadway.
7.7. Pedestrian circulation Shall be clearly marked through paving and lighting treatments.
7.8. All pedestrian pathways Shall link between Building entrances, street sidewalks, future transit stops/stations, trail systems, and parking areas.
7.9. Shared Lot access is encouraged in an Industrial Business Edmonton South (IBES) Zone and Shall be secured with access agreements.
7.10. Adjacent parking areas on adjacent Lots May connect to one another in order to facilitate off street vehicle movement from one Development to the next.
7.11. Any Applicant for a Development or Building permit shall submit evidence that proposed work involving outdoor lighting fixtures complies with the principles of dark sky lighting as specified by the International Dark Sky Association. The submission shall include, but May not be limited to:
7.11.1. Plans indicating the location on the premises, and the type of illuminating devices, fixtures, lamps, supports, reflectors, and other devices.
7.11.2. Description of the illuminating devices, fixtures, lamps, supports, reflectors, and other devices and the description May include, but is not limited to, catalogue cut sheets by manufacturers and drawings (including sections where required).
7.11.3. Photometric data, such as that furnished by manufacturers, or similar showing the angle of cutoff or light emissions. Submission of photometric data is not required where the full cutoff performance of the fixture is obvious to the reviewing official.
7.12. Where submittal includes a statement by a registered design professional that the design is in compliance with this bylaw, the requirements of Subsections 7.11.1 and 7.11.2 shall not apply.
7.13. Bottom mounted outdoor advertising Sign lighting shall be prohibited.
7.14. Bottom mounted outdoor accent lighting shall be prohibited.
7.15. Wherever possible, outdoor lighting shall be shielded or use full cutoff light fixtures. 
7.16. The total amount of outdoor illumination on any Site shall not exceed:
7.16.1. In commercial or industrial areas 200,000 total lumens per acre with 12,000 unshielded lumens;
7.16.2. In residential areas 55,000 total lumens per acre with 12,000 unshielded lumens.
Other Regulations
7.17. Page wire and barbed wire Fences are not permitted.
7.18. Trash enclosures, loading docks, mechanical equipment and other service elements Shall be located away and not visible from Street or perimeter walkway view.
7.19. A Development Shall carry out its operations such that no nuisance factor is created or apparent outside an enclosed Building. Nuisance factors include excessive noise, vibration, odour, unsightliness, liquid or gaseous emanations, reflection, dust, and the harbouring of restricted or noxious weeds.
7.20. Vacant, undeveloped, or unused portions of a Site Shall be maintained in grass, Landscaping materials or such other ground cover as deemed appropriate by the Development Planner.
7.21. All Developments Shall be serviced with the most up-to-date telecommunications technologies available at time of construction.
7.22. Within the vicinity of an airport, Developments that include characteristics which increase wildlife and bird hazards to the airport are prohibited.
7.23. Any Development within the defined AVPA boundary must comply with the AVPA regulations.
7.24. Performance based insulation required for commercial Developments are required in Developments located within the AVPA boundaries.
7.25. Roof-top mechanical equipment and mechanical penthouses Shall be screened from view.