PART 4: USES AND USE RULES

Division 2: Defined Uses 

Defined Uses A to C

Defined Uses D to H

Defined Uses I to L

Defined Uses M to O

Defined Uses P to S

Defined Uses T to Z

Defined Terms

 

211      “Indoor Recreation Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         contained within a building that has been specifically built or adapted to provide athletic, recreation or leisure activities;

(ii)        where the specifically built facilities are things such as swimming pools, skating rinks, or gymnasia;

(iii)       that may have outdoor sports fields on the same parcel as the building; and

(iv)       that may provide a seating area for the occasional viewing of the sport or athletic activity associated with the use;

(b)        is a use within the Culture and Leisure Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum of 5.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area;

(d)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(e)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 based on 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

32P2009

212      deleted

32P2009

213      deleted

32P2009

214      deleted

32P2009

215      deleted

32P2009

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216      “Information and Service Provider”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where services, expertise or access to information, other than professional services, are provided to a broad spectrum of the public without appointment;

(ii)        that may have a counter where the clients may take a number or wait in a line to be served; and

(iii)       that does not have facilities for the storage, production or sale of goods directly to the public;

(b)        is a use within the Sales Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum of 2.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 1 per 1000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area; and

(e)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 1000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

39P2010

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217      “Instructional Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where instruction, training or certification in a specific trade, service or skill are provided;

(ii)        that includes, but is not limited to, instruction and training in building trades, dance, music, martial arts, cooking, computers, driving, climbing, gymnastics and other similar instruction;

(iii)       where the instruction, training or certification is provided to individuals engaged in a scheduled program of instruction and must not be available to a broad spectrum of the public on a drop-in basis; and

(iv)       that is not a School – Private, School Authority – School or a Post-secondary Learning Institution;

(b)        is a use within the Teaching and Learning Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        when located in the C-N1, C-N2, and C-COR1 Districts, must not exceed 30 people, including both students and teachers, at any given time;

(d)        may provide all, or part, of the instruction or training outside of a building when located in the I-G or S-CRI Districts;

(e)        may be located within a building containing a Post-secondary Learning Institution:

(i)         when the building is on a parcel designated as S-CI District; and

(ii)        when there are no signs of any type, related to the Instructional Facility, located outside of the building;

(f)        requires the following minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls:

(i)        1.0 stalls per five (5) students based on the maximum number of students at the use at any given time stated in the development permit when the use has 30 students or less; or

(ii)       1.0 stalls per three (3) students based on the maximum number of students at the use at any given time stated in the development permit when the use has more than 30 students;

(g)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(h)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 250.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

32P2009, 14P2010

217.1      “Intensive Agriculture”

(a)        means a use:

(i)        where livestock or other farmed animals are continuously confined in a building or outside;

(ii)       where concentrated feeding and rearing methods are used grow, maintain and bring animals and their products to market; and

(iii)      includes feedlots, hog and poultry farms, rabbitries, fur farms and other intensive methods of feeding and raising livestock;

(b)        is a use within the Direct Control Uses Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls based on a parking study required at the time of a land use redesignation application; and

(d)        does not require bicycle parking stalls class 1 or class 2.

49P2017

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218       deleted

14P2010

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218.1   “Inter-City Bus Terminal”

(a)        means a use:

 

(i)         that utilizes public or commercial transit vehicles for pick-up or drop-off of passengers;

(ii)        that may include loading and unloading areas, freight handling, shelters, restrooms, concessions, benches, information offices, other office uses, parking, ticket sales, and landscaping;

(iii)       where transit modes served may include, without limitation, bus services, taxi, commuter rail, and light rail;

(iv)       that may be designed for the parking of motor-driven buses; and

(v)        that may allow for the storing of goods and supplies or motor vehicles such as buses, and other transit vehicles;

(b)        is a use within the Direct Control Uses in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls based on a parking study required at the time of land use redesignation application;

(d)        requires a minimum of 8.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(e)        requires a minimum of 10.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 or 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls, whichever is greater.

14P2010

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219      “Jail”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people are confined in lawful detention; and

(ii)        that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Jail as a use;

(b)        is a use within the Direct Control Uses Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw; and

(c)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls, based on a parking study required at the time of land use redesignation application.

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220      “Kennel”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where domestic animals are boarded overnight or for periods greater than 24 hours;

(ii)        that does not include Pet Care Service, Veterinary Clinic or Veterinary Hospital;

(iii)       that may provide for the incidental sale of products relating to the services provided by the use; and

(iv)       that includes outside enclosures, pens, runs or exercise areas;

(b)        is a use within the Agriculture and Animal Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        must be a minimum distance of 150.0 metres from a residential district, which must be measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(d)        requires a minimum of 4.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area; and

(e)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1 or class 2.

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221      “Large Vehicle and Equipment Sales”

(a)        means a use where large vehicles and equipment used in road construction, building construction, agricultural operations, oil and gas operations or other similar industries are sold, rented or leased;

(b)        is a use within the Sales Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        must not have an outdoor speaker system;

(d)        may only store or display vehicles and equipment on portions of the parcel approved exclusively for storage or display;

(e)        must only accept deliveries and offloading of vehicles within a designated area on the parcel;

(f)        must provide a stall for every inventory vehicle on the parcel, which must be shown on the plan submitted for a development permit;

(g)        must provide a designated storage area for all equipment stored on the parcel, which must be shown on the plan submitted for a development permit;

(h)        requires a minimum of 3.5 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area for the exclusive use of the customers and employees of the use, and these motor vehicle parking stalls must be:

(i)         signed as being for the exclusive use of the customers and employees of the use; and

(ii)        shown on the plan submitted for a development permit;

(i)         does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(j)         requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 250.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

14P2010

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222      “Large Vehicle Service”

(a)        means a use where vehicles with a gross vehicle weight greater than 4536 kilograms undergo maintenance and repair;

(b)        is a use within the Automotive Service Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum of 2.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area; and

(d)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1 or class 2.

44P2013, 29P2016

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223      “Large Vehicle Wash”

(a)        means a use where vehicles with a gross vehicle weight greater than 4536 kilograms are washed;

(b)        is a use within the Automotive Service Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        must not have any vehicle exiting doors located within 23.0 metres of a residential district, when measured to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(d)        must provide at least two (2) vehicle stacking spaces when the use only has one wash bay door;

(e)        where located within 23.0 metres of a residential district, must have any vacuum cleaners situated:

(i)         within the building; or

(ii)        within a screened enclosure that:

(A)       must be shown on the plans required at the time of development permit application;

(B)       is located where, in the opinion of the Development Authority, it is least likely to adversely affect neighbouring properties;

(C)       is constructed of materials and to the standards required by the Development Authority; and

(D)       is maintained in a state of repair and tidiness such that it does not become an eyesore or a hazard;

(f)        requires 3.5 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area; and

(g)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1 or class 2.

47P2008, 9P2012, 44P2013,  29P2016

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224      “Library”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where collections of materials are maintained primarily for the purpose of lending to the public;

(ii)        that may provide lecture theatres, meeting rooms, study space and computers for users of the use; and

(iii)       that may have rooms for the administrative functions of the use;

(b)        is a use within the Culture and Leisure Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        requires a minimum of 1.5 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area and 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per four (4) person capacity of the largest assembly area in the building, which is calculated by one of the following methods:

(i)         one (1) person per 0.75 square metres for areas of non-fixed seating;

(ii)        one (1) person per individual fixed seat for areas where individual fixed seats are the primary method of accommodating people;

(iii)       one (1) person per 0.5 linear metres of bench seating; or

(iv)       the maximum capacity of the assembly area as stated in the development permit;

(d)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(e)        requires a minimum of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 based on 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

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225      “Liquor Store”

(a)        means a use where alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption off the retail outlet premises, that has been licensed by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission;

(b)        is a use within the Sales Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        in the C-N1 and C-N2 Districts, must only be located on a parcel with a front property line on a major street or a primary collector street;

(d)        in all Districts, not including the C-R2, C-R3 and CR20-C20/R20 Districts, must not be located within 300.0 metres of any other Liquor Store , when measured from the closest point of a Liquor Store to the closest point of another Liquor Store;

(e)        in all commercial, industrial and mixed use districts not including C-R2 and C-R3 and CR20-C20/R20 Districts, must not be located within 150.0 metres of a parcel that contains a School – Private or a School Authority – School, when measured from the closest point of a Liquor Store to the closest point of a parcel that contains a School Authority – School or a School – Private;

(e.1)     in all Centre City East Village Districts, Liquor Stores must not be located:

(i)         within 150.0 metres of a parcel that contains an Emergency Shelter, when measured from the closest point of a Liquor Store to the closest point of a parcel that contains an Emergency Shelter; and

(ii)        on parcels north of 5 Avenue SE and west of 4 Street SE;

(f)         requires a minimum of 5.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area;

(g)        does not require bicycle parking stalls – class 1; and

(h)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 250.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

13P2015, 13P2017, 20P2017

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226      “Live Work Unit”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where a business is operated from a Dwelling Unit, by the resident of the Dwelling Unit, but does not include a Home Occupation – Class 1 or Home Occupation – Class 2;

(ii)        that may incorporate only the following uses in a Dwelling Unit to create a Live Work Unit when located in the commercial districts, mixed use districts, CC-EMU, CC-ET,  CC-EIR, or CR20-C20/R20 District:

(A)       Artist’s Studio;

(B)       Counselling Service;

(C)       Instructional Facility;

(D)       Office; and

(E)       Retail and Consumer Service, provided any products sold are also made on the premises or directly related to the service provided;

(iii)       that may incorporate only the following uses in a Dwelling Unit to create a Live Work Unit when located in the multi residential districts or the CC-EPR District:

(A)       Artist’s Studio;

(B)       Counselling Service;

(C)       Office; and

(D)       Retail and Consumer Service, provided any products sold are also made on the premises or directly related to the service provided;

(iv)       that, in the multi residential districts, must be contained within a Multi- Residential Development;

(b)        is a use within the Residential Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw;

(c)        must not exceed 50.0 per cent of the gross floor area of the Dwelling Unit;

(d)        may have two persons, other than a resident of the Live Work Unit, working at the residence where the use is located; and

(e)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls and bicycle parking stalls – class 1 or class 2 in accordance with the District the use is listed in.

13P2008, 67P2008, 39P2010, 20P2017

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