Amending Bylaws - 2018

 

Land Use Bylaw 1P2007 has been amended by the following bylaws. With the amending bylaw there is a summary, a link to the report and a link to the amending text. To search for Public Hearing minutes and video related to the item, please visit http://agendaminutes.calgary.ca, and enter the bylaw number in the search bar to the right.

 

Bylaw 13P2018

To view the signed bylaw and report, please search the City Clerks database for Bylaw 13P2018. Click here to view the search instructions.

 

Effective: April 2, 2018

Bylaw 13P2018 is to implement the “Downtown Parking Strategies” contained in the Calgary Parking Policies (TP017), recently approved by Council on May 29, 2017 through TT2017-0383 (Downtown Parking Strategy Policy Revisions). The new strategies require the existing cash-in-lieu program be concluded and replaced with a new program that instead involves relaxations and subsequent payment of a fee towards off-site transportation improvements. Replacing the cash-in-lieu program requires amending the LUB to delete the cash-in-lieu rules and policy references, and to insert rules and policy for the new program.

 

Bylaw 16P2018

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Effective: April 2, 2018, Sections 34(1)(b)(i) and 39(1)(b)(i) comes into effect immediately

Bylaw 16P2018 focuses on amendments for homeowners and small businesses by clarifying use definitions, removing redundancies, aligning portions of the Land Use Bylaw with the Alberta Building Code, and removing process requirements from the Land Use Bylaw. Some of the specific amendments include creating a new use, Recyclable Material Drop-Off Depot, allowing window wells and air-conditioning units in both side setback areas for single family and semi-detached homes, allowing limited storage for the Home Occupation – Class 1 use, and allowing Accessory Residential Buildings less than 10 square metres to be next to the home. Housekeeping amendments are also included.

 

Bylaw 17P2018

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Effective: April 10, 2018

Bylaw 17P2018 is to facilitate improvements in how citizens and communities will learn about an application in their community, by requiring an applicant to post a large format notice for select applications. Administration has heard from Council, citizens, communities and Administration that larger notices are needed for more significant developments that could impact a community. Requiring an applicant to post a large notice is in line with what other municipalities require, and increases citizen awareness of an application in their community. This amendment also includes wording changes to encourage citizens and communities to provide comments when there is support for a development, rather than only in the cases of opposition or concern.  

 

Bylaw 18P2018

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Effective: April 2, 2018

Bylaw 18P2018 is to support investment in existing restaurants and the local economy,  This amendment deletes the minimum motor vehicle parking stall requirement for Outdoor Cafes.  The amendment also exempts motor vehicle parking stalls that would otherwise be required as a result of interior alterations that increase the public area but not the gross floor area to any size of an existing approved Restaurant:  Food Service Only, Restaurant Licensed or Restaurant:  Neighbourhood.

 

Bylaw 24P2018

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Effective: March 13, 2018, with the exception of Subsections 1d), g) and j) - in reference to Backyards Suites - which comes into effect on the date of approval by council of restrictive standards relating to the design of backyard suites across all land use districts.

 

Bylaw 24P2018 is to add Secondary Suites and Backyard Suites as discretionary uses in the R-1, R-C1 and R-C1L districts.

 

Bylaw 25P2018

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Effective: April 24, 2018.

 

Bylaw 25P2018 amendments to the Land Use Bylaw to allow cannabis retailing through a new use called Cannabis Store, and to change the names and definitions of Medical Marihuana Counselling and Medical Marihuana Production Facility to Cannabis Counselling and Cannabis Facility respectively.