PART 11: CENTRE CITY DISTRICTS

Division 3: Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District (CC-MHX)

Purpose

1132    The Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District:

(a)        is intended to provide for Multi-Residential Development on sites within the Centre City area of the city;

(b)        has Multi-Residential Development that will provide intense development;

(c)       has Multi-Residential Development where intensity is measured by floor area ratio to provide flexibility in building form and Dwelling Unit size and number;

(d)        provides a building form that is street oriented at grade;

(e)        has a maximum base density with the opportunity for a density bonus over and above base density to achieve public benefit and amenities within the same community; and

(f)        is primarily residential with a limited range of uses in the Care and Health Group, the Culture and Leisure Group and a limited range of support commercial uses, restricted in size and location within the building.

Permitted Uses

1133    (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District:

(a)        Accessory Residential Building;

(a.1)     Home Based Child Care Class 1;

(b)        Home Occupation Class 1;

(c)        Park;

(d)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(e)        Sign Class A;

(f)         Sign Class B; and

(f.1)      deleted

(g)        Utilities.

(2)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District if they are within existing approved buildings:

(a)        Artist’s Studio;

(b)        Convenience Food Store;

(c)        Counselling Service;

(d)        Fitness Centre;

(e)        Instructional Facility;

(f)         Library;

(g)        Medical Clinic;

(h)        Office;

(i)         Power Generation Facility Small;

(j)         Print Centre;

(k)        Retail and Consumer Service;

(l)         Service Organization;

(m)       Specialty Food Store; and

(n)        Take Out Food Service.

(3)              The following uses are permitted uses on a parcel in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District that has a building used or previously used as a School Authority School:

(a)        School Authority School; and

(b)        School Authority Purpose Minor.

 10P2009, 17P2009, 39P2010, 4P2012

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Discretionary Uses

1134    (1)              Uses listed in subsection 1133(2) are discretionary uses if they are located in proposed buildings or proposed additions to buildings in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District.

(2)              Uses listed in subsection 1133(2) are discretionary uses if they are proposed in a buildings which, at the time the application is made, had a use not listed in this District.

(3)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District:

(a)        Addiction Treatment;

(b)        Assisted Living;

(c)        Child Care Service;

(d)        Community Entrance Feature;

(e)        Community Recreational Facility;

(f)         Custodial Care;

(g)        Drinking Establishment – Small;

(h)        Dwelling Unit;

(i)         Home Occupation – Class 2;

(j)         Hotel;

(k)        Live Work Unit;

(k.1)     Medical Marihuana Counselling;

(l)         Multi-Residential Development;

(m)      Outdoor Café;

(n)        Place of Worship – Small;

(o)        Place of Worship – Medium;

(p)        Residential Care;

(q)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(r)         Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(r.1)      Sign – Class C;

(s)        Sign – Class D;

(s.1)     Sign – Class E;

(t)         deleted 

(u)        Temporary Residential Sales Centre; and

(v)        Utility Building.

(4)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses if they are located in buildings used or previously used as a School Authority – School in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District:

(a)        Library;

(b)        Museum;

(c)        School – Private;

(d)        School Authority Purpose – Major; and

(e)        Service Organization.

(5)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses on a parcel in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District that has a building used or previously used as a School Authority – School:

(a)        Community Recreation Facility;

(b)        Food Kiosk;

(c)        Indoor Recreation Facility;

(d)        Outdoor Recreation Area;

(e)        Park Maintenance Facility - Large; and

(f)         Park Maintenance Facility – Small.

(6)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District if they are located on a parcel that is used or was previously used as Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling or Single Detached Dwelling:

(a)        Backyard Suite;

(a.1)     Duplex Dwelling;

(b)        Secondary Suite;

(c)        deleted

(d)        deleted

(c)        Semi-detached Dwelling; and

(d)        Single Detached Dwelling.

10P2009, 34P2010, 9P2012, 4P2013, 5P2013, 24P2014, 28P2016

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Rules

1135    In addition to the rules in this District, all uses in this District must comply with:

(a)        the General Rules for Centre City Multi-Residential Land Use Districts referenced in Part 11, Division 1;

(b)        the Rules Governing All Districts referenced in Part 3; and

(c)        the applicable Uses And Use Rules referenced in Part 4.

Maximum Floor Area Ratio

1136    (1)              The maximum floor area ratio is 5.0.

(2)              The maximum floor area ratio may be increased in accordance with the bonus provisions contained in Part 11, Division 7.

Setback Area

1137    The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in section 1138.

Building Setbacks

1138    (1)              The building setback from a property line shared with a street for the following streets is a minimum of 1.5 metres and a maximum of 3.0 metres:

(a)        1 Street SE;

(b)        11 Street SW;

(c)        12 Avenue SW; and

(d)        16 Avenue SW.

(2)              The building setback from a property line shared with all other streets is a minimum of 3.0 metres and a maximum of 6.0 metres.

(3)              The minimum building setback from a property line shared with a lane or another parcel is zero metres.

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Floor Plate Restrictions

1139    Each floor of a building located partially or wholly above 25.0 metres above grade has a maximum:

(a)        floor plate area of 650.0 square metres; and

(b)        horizontal dimension of 37.0 metres.

Building Height

1140    There is no maximum building height.

Landscaping

1141    A minimum of 30 per cent of the area of the parcel must be a landscaped area.

Use Area

1142    (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (3) and (4), the maximum use area for uses on the ground floor of buildings in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District is 300.0 square metres.

(2)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (3), there is no maximum use area requirement for uses located on upper floors in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District.

(3)              The total of all use areas for Medical Clinic and Counselling Service within a building must not exceed 600.0 square metres.

(4)              The following uses do not have a ground floor use area restriction:

(a)        Addiction Treatment;

(b)        Assisted Living;

(c)        Custodial Care;

(d)        Hotel;

(e)        Place of Worship – Medium;

(f)         Place of Worship – Small;

(g)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(h)        Residential Care; and

(i)         Utility Building.

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Location of Uses Within Buildings

1143    (1)              Counselling Service, Instructional Facility – Inside, Medical Clinic, Office, and Service Organization uses must not be located on the ground floor of buildings.

(2)              ”Commercial Uses” and Live Work Units:

(a)        must be located on the first 2 floors only, with the exception of Hotel uses;

(b)        may be located on the same floor as Addiction Treatment, Custodial Care, Dwelling Units, Hotel and Residential Care;

(c)        must not share an internal hallway with Addiction Treatment, Custodial Care, Dwelling Units, Hotel and Residential Care;

(d)        must have a separate exterior entrance from that of the Dwelling Units; and

(e)        must not be located above any Dwelling Unit.

(3)              Where this section refers to ”Commercial Uses”, it refers to the listed permitted and discretionary uses in section 1133 and 1134, other than Addiction Treatment, Assisted Living, Custodial Care, Dwelling Units, Home Occupation – Class 1, Home Occupation – Class 2, Multi-Residential Development, Hotel, Live Work Unit, Place of Worship – Small, Place of Worship – Medium, Protective and Emergency Service, Residential Care and Utility Building uses.

(4)              A minimum of 80 per cent of the gross floor area of buildings in the Centre City Multi-Residential High Rise Support Commercial District must contain Addiction Treatment, Assisted Living, Custodial Care, Dwelling Units, Hotel, Live Work Units, Place of Worship – Small, Place of Worship – Medium, Protective and Emergency Service, Residential Care or Utility Building uses.

(5)              Outdoor Café uses must:

(a)        only be located between a street and the use to which it is subordinate; and

(b)        not be located on the same block face where Dwelling Units or Live Work Units are located at grade.

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Hotel Uses

1144    Hotel uses must:

(a)        consist of guest rooms and the ancillary reception functions and restaurant uses only;

(b)        not provide convention, banquet and meeting room facilities;

(c)        provide only the reception and other ancillary functions and restaurant uses on the ground floor; and

(d)        locate guest rooms above the ground floor.

Parking

1144.1 The minimum number of required motor vehicle parking stalls, visitor parking stalls, bicycle parking stalls – class 1 and bicycle parking stalls – class 2 is the required specified in the General Rules for Centre City Multi- Residential Land Use Districts referenced in Part 11, Division 1.

38P2009

Use of Parking Areas

1145    (1)              Only those uses listed in the Residential Group of Schedule A to this Bylaw, with the exception of Hotel uses, may share an area of a parking structure with residential uses.

(2)              All uses may share an entrance to areas of a parking structure.

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