3.66 ILES - Industrial-Light Edmonton South Zone

To allow for logistics and distribution land uses with opportunities for related and supporting land uses. This Zone will offer greater flexibility for Outdoor Storage, while being subject to a high standard of architectural design and Landscaping in order to maintain the aesthetic environment and contain the great majority of the nuisances created within the Building and/or the Site.

2.1. Accessory Building < 200 m2 (2,152.8 ft2)
2.2. Automotive and Equipment Body Repair
2.3. Automotive and Equipment Repair
2.4. Broadcast Film Studio
2.5. Bulk Oil Sales
2.6. Business Office
2.7. Casino/Gambling Establishment
2.8. Commercial Greenhouse
2.9. Contractor Service, Indoor
2.10. Convenience Retail Service
2.11. Cultural Facility
2.12. Distribution Facility
2.13. Drinking Establishment
2.14. Financial Services
2.15. Funeral Service
2.16. Gas Bar
2.17. Hotel
2.18. Industrial, Light
2.19. Information Service
2.20. Institutional Use
2.21. Liquor Sales
2.22. Manufacturing, Limited Indoor
2.23. Motel
2.24. Personal and Health Care Services
2.25. Recreation, Indoor
2.26. Religious Assembly
2.27. Restaurant
2.28. Schools, Commercial
2.29. Service Station, Major
2.30. Truck Terminal
2.31. Truck Weigh Scale
2.32. Utility Service, Minor
2.33. Warehousing and Storage, Indoor
2.34. Warehouse Sales
2.35. Wholesaling Facility


3.1. Accessory Building > 200 m2 (2,152.8 ft2)
3.2. Amusement Entertainment Service
3.3. Animal Care Service
3.4. Child Care Facility      
3.5. Commercial Retail Service
3.6. Contractor Service, General
3.7. Entertainment, Adult
3.8. Equipment Sales and Services
3.9. Frame and Fabric Structure       
3.10. Manufactured Home, Sales and Service
3.11. Manufacturing, Light
3.12. Park
3.13. Parking Facility
3.14. Protective and Emergency Services
3.15. Recreation, Outdoor
3.16. Recreational Vehicle Storage
3.17. Recycling Depot
3.18. Retail Store, Large format
3.19. Security Suite
3.20. Sign
3.21. Warehousing and Storage, Limited


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.


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 0.0 m
5.1.5. Rear 1.2 m
5.2. 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.
5.3. The maximum height of any Building or structure not located in the vicinity of an airport shall not exceed 6 storeys.
5.4. The combined Site coverage by Principal and Accessory Buildings shall not exceed 80% of the Site.


6.1. Principal Building entrances shall be clearly articulated and linked to any pedestrian walkway systems.
6.2. In multi-building complexes, a consistent architectural concept Shall be maintained through the use of complementary Building design, material and colours.
6.3. Pre-engineered Principal Buildings of non-permanent/not durable materials are not permitted.
6.4. Lot configuration and associated Buildings Shall have designs that consider the natural environment including, but not limited to:
6.4.1. Passive solar energy;
6.4.2. Wind protection for adjacent trails and public open spaces;
6.4.3. Use of captured rainwater for landscape maintenance; and
6.4.4. Landscaping for passive cooling.


Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
7.1. Parking is encouraged to be provided underground and/or at the side or rear of Principal Buildings.
7.2. 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.
7.3. Pedestrian circulation Shall be clearly marked through paving and lighting treatments.
7.4. All pedestrian pathways Shall link between Building entrances, street sidewalks, future transit stops/stations, trail systems, and parking areas.
7.5. Shared Lot access are encouraged in an Industrial-Light Edmonton South (ILES) Zone and Shall be secured with access agreements.
7.6. Outdoor Storage shall meet the following requirements:
7.6.1. Outdoor Storage must be visually screened from adjacent roadways and adjacent Zones through the use of Building orientation and design, Landscaping, berms and fencing.
7.6.2. Outdoor Storage Shall not be comprised of materials or equipment that are, or cause, runoff or airborne particulate pollutants (i.e. heavy metals, chemicals, oils, dust), safety hazards or interrupt airport function.
7.6.3. Recycling bins, garbage bins, parked fleet vehicles, parked trucks and outdoor display areas of new retail sales (i.e. automobiles, farm equipment, etc.) are not considered Outdoor Storage in this Zone.
7.6.4. Outdoor Storage shall not be the dominant or sole Use on any Lot.
7.6.5. Yard and storage areas may be surfaced with recycled asphalt, recycled concrete or other compacted, non-dust emitting materials. Areas surfaced with such materials shall be visually screened and not have direct access to public roads.
7.6.6. Within the vicinity of an airport, the Outdoor Storage of food sources and wildlife attractants is prohibited.
7.7. All lands within the Industrial Business Edmonton South 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.
7.8. Within this Zone, Landscaped Area shall be defined as the following:
7.8.1. All Front Yards and Side Yards adjacent to a road to a minimum depth of 6.0 m.
7.8.2. All minimum required Side Yards between the front and rear of a Principal Building where they are not used for vehicle circulation.
7.9. Landscaping Shall comply with the following:
7.9.1. Xeriscaping Landscaping techniques are encouraged to reduce watering requirements.
7.9.2. Vegetation used for Landscaping Shall be hardy to the central Alberta climate, as determined by the Development Planner.
7.9.3. 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.
7.9.4. In the vicinity of an airport, Landscaping is to minimize attractants to birds and wildlife that may affect safe airport operations.
7.9.5. 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.
7.10. 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:
7.10.1. Plans indicating the location on the premises, and the type of illuminating devices, fixtures, lamps, supports, reflectors, and other devices;
7.10.2. 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); and
7.10.3. 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.
7.11. Where submittal includes a statement by a registered design professional that the design is in compliance with this bylaw, the requirements of Subsections 7.10.1 and 7.10.2 shall not apply.
7.12. Bottom mounted outdoor advertising Sign lighting shall be prohibited.
7.13. Bottom mounted outdoor accent lighting shall be prohibited.
7.14. Wherever possible outdoor lighting shall be shielded or use full cutoff light fixtures. 
7.15. The total amount of outdoor illumination on any Site shall not exceed:
7.15.1. In commercial or industrial areas 200,000 total lumens per acre with 12,000 unshielded lumens; and
7.15.2. In residential areas 55,000 total lumens per acre with 12,000 unshielded lumens.
Other Regulations
7.16. Roof-top mechanical equipment and mechanical penthouses Shall be screened from view.
7.17. Trash enclosures, loading docks, mechanical equipment and other service elements Shall be located away and not visible from Street or perimeter walkway view.
7.18. 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.
7.19. All Developments Shall be serviced with the most up-to-date telecommunications technologies available at time of construction.