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

227       “Manufactured Home”

(a)        means a residential building:

(i)         that is intended for year round occupancy, containing one Dwelling Unit;

(ii)        that is constructed on a permanent undercarriage or chassis;

(iii)       that is designed with the capability of being transported, from time to time, from one location to another without the necessity of being placed on a permanent foundation; and

(iv)       that is not a recreational vehicle;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per Dwelling Unit; and

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

15P2008

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228      “Manufactured Home Park”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         that provides sites for two or more Manufactured Homes on a parcel;

(ii)        that must provide on-site laundry and recreation facilities for the occupants of the use;

(iii)       that must provide administration facilities for the management of the use; and

(iv)       that may have buildings for the recreational activities of the use;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per Manufactured Home located on the parcel;

(d)        requires a minimum of 0.1 visitor parking stalls per Manufactured Homes located on the parcel; and

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

229       deleted

32P2009

230       deleted

32P2009

 

231       deleted

32P2009

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232      “Market”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where individual vendors provide goods for sale directly to the public;

(ii)        where the goods may be sold both inside and outside of a building;

(iii)       where the vendors may change on a frequent or seasonal basis;

(iv)       where the goods being sold are finished consumer goods, food products, produce, handcrafted articles, antiques or second hand goods;

(v)        where the items being sold are not live animals;

(vi)       that may include a limited seating area; and

(vii)      that does not include a Retail and Consumer Service or Supermarket;

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

(c)        requires 4.5 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 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 based on 5.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

39P2010, 9P2012

232.1      “Market – Minor”

 

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where individual vendors provide goods for sale directly to the public;

(ii)        that is entirely within a building;

(iii)       where the goods being sold are finished consumer goods, food products, produce, handcrafted articles, antiques or second hand goods;

(iv)       where the items being sold are not live animals or alcoholic beverages;

(v)        that may include a limited seating area; and

(vi)       that does not include a Retail and Consumer Service or Supermarket;

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

(c)        may display merchandise related to the use outside of a building, provided the merchandise:

(i)         is within 6.0 metres of a public entrance of the use; and

(ii)        is not located in a setback area, a parking area or on a sidewalk if it impedes pedestrian movement;                                        

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

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

(f)         requires bicycle parking stalls – class 2 based on 5.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

5P2013

 

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233      “Medical Clinic“

(a)        means a use where human health services that are preventative, diagnostic, therapeutic or rehabilitative are provided without overnight accommodation for patients;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 6.0 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 of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 250.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

32P2009

 

233.1      “Medical Marihuana Production Facility”

(a)       means a use:

(i)        where medical marihuana is grown, processed, packaged, tested, destroyed, stored or loaded for shipping;

(ii)        where a licence for all activities associated with medical marihuana production is issued by Health Canada;

(iii)       where all of the processes and functions are fully enclosed within a stand-alone building;

(iv)       that must not operate in conjunction with another approved use;

(v)      that must not include an outdoor area for storage of goods, materials or supplies;

(vi)      where all loading stalls and docks are inside a building; and

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

(c)            where an ancillary building or structure used for security purposes may be located on the parcel containing the use ;

(d)            must include equipment designed and intended to remove odours from the air where it is discharged from the building as part of a ventilation system;

(e)        where garbage containers and waste material must be contained within the building  containing the use.

(f)         must not be within 75.0 meres of a residential district, measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(g)       must not be located on a parcel that is adjacent to a major street or expressway;

(h)       where the Development Authority may require, as a condition of a development permit, a Public Utility and Waste Management Plan, completed by a qualified professional, that includes detail on:

(i)         the incineration of waste products and airborne emissions, including smell;

(ii)        the quantity and characteristics of liquid and waste material discharged by the facility; and

(iii)       the method and location of collection and disposal of liquid and waste material;

(i)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls based on a parking study required at the time of development permit, application;

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

(k)       requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 2000.0 square metres gross usable floor area.

  7P2014

 

233.2   Medical Marihuana Counselling

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where counselling on medical marihuana is provided by persons who are not medical professionals; and

(ii)         that may include the ancillary retail sale or rental of merchandise;

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

(c)        except in the C-R2 and C-R3 districts, must not be located within 300.0 metres of any other Medical Marihuana Counselling use when measured from the closest point of a Medical Marihuana Counselling use to the closest point of another Medical Marihuana Counselling use;

(d)        except in the C-R2 and C-R3 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 Medical Marihuana Counselling use to the closest point of a parcel that contains a School – Private or School Authority – School;

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

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

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

28P2016

234       deleted

235      deleted

 

46P2009

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236      “Motion Picture Filming Location”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where motion pictures are filmed, either within a building or outdoors; and

(ii)        that must be approved on a temporary basis for a period of time not greater than one year;

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

(c)        must not construct any permanent buildings, or make permanent exterior renovations or additions to an existing building or structure;

(d)        does not have a maximum use area in any District;

(e)        does not require motor vehicle parking stalls; and

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

32P2009

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237      “Motion Picture Production Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where motion pictures are filmed and produced;

(ii)        where part of the processes and functions associated with the use may be located outside of a building;

(iii)       that may have the functions of packaging or shipping the products made as part of the use; and

(iv)       that may have the administrative functions associated with the use;

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

(c)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls that is the greater of:

(i)         1.0 stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area for the first 2000.0 square metres, and then 1.0 stalls for each subsequent 500.0 square metres; or

(ii)        1.0 stalls per three (3) employees based on the maximum number of employees at the use at any given time;

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

(e)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 2000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

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238      “Motorized Recreation”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people participate in motorized sports and recreation activities outdoors;

(ii)        that may provide a building containing change rooms, washrooms, showers and rooms for the administrative and storage functions required to operate the use;

(iii)       that may provide seating areas for viewing the sport and recreation activities associated with the use; and

(iv)       that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Motorized Recreation 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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239      “Multi-Residential Development”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         that consists of one or more buildings, each containing one or more units;

(ii)        that has a minimum of three units;

(iii)       where all of the units in a development with only three units are provided within the same main residential building;

(iv)       where a minimum of 50.0 per cent of the units in a development with a minimum of four units and a maximum of nine units are provided in buildings containing two or more units; and

(v)        where a minimum of 90.0 per cent of the units in a development with 10 or more units are provided in buildings containing three or more units;

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

(c)        provides for all building forms referenced in subsection (a), including building forms similar to Townhouse and Rowhouse Building, unless otherwise referenced in a District;

(d)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls as referenced in Part 6, Division 1 or Part 11;

(e)        requires a minimum number of visitor parking stalls as referenced in Part 6, Division 1  or Part 11; and

(f)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 and class 2 as referenced in Part 6, Division 1 or Part 11.

67P2008, 51P2008, 24P2014

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240      “Multi-Residential Development – Minor”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         on a parcel 1.0 hectares or less in area;

(ii)        that consists of one or more buildings, each containing one or more units;

(iii)       that has a minimum of three units;

(iv)       where a minimum of 90.0 per cent of the units are provided in buildings containing three or more units; and

(v)        that complies with all of the rules specified for the use in the district;

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

(c)        provides for all building forms referenced in subsection (a), including building forms similar to Townhouse and Rowhouse Building, unless otherwise referenced in a District;

(d)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls as referenced in Part 6, Division 1;

(e)        requires a minimum number of visitor parking stalls as referenced in Part 6, Division 1;

(f)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 and class 2 as referenced in Part 6, Division 1.

24P2014

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241      “Municipal Works Depot”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where infrastructure maintenance services are provided by a level of government;

(ii)        where large areas of land are required for buildings and storage;

(iii)       that may store and service equipment, vehicles, LRT trains and other municipal vehicles;

(iv)       that may store sand, gravel and other goods that are capable of being stacked or piled;

(v)        that may have buildings to service the equipment, vehicles, and LRT trains;

(vi)       that may have a building for training staff in the operation of the vehicles, equipment or LRT trains; and

(vii)      that may have a building for administrative functions associated with the use;

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

(c)        must provide screening on the same parcel as the use where the parcel shares a property line with a residential district or special purpose district and where there are piles or stacks of loose materials stored on the parcel;

(d)        must provide screening equal to the height of the piles or stacks of materials stored on the parcel, as referenced in subsection (c).

(e)        must provide a berm with a 3:1 slope if the berm is used to satisfy the screening requirements referenced in subsections (3) and (4);

(f)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls that is the greater of:

(i)         1.0 stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area for the first 2000.0 square metres, and then 1.0 stalls for each subsequent 500.0 square metres; or

(ii)        1.0 stalls per three (3) employees based on the maximum number of employees at the use at any given time;

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

(h)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 2000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

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242      “Museum”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where artifacts and information are displayed for public viewing;

(ii)        where artifacts are investigated, restored and preserved for the public;

(iii)       that may be contained entirely within or partially outside of a building;

(iv)       that may have rooms for the provision of educational programs related to the use;

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

(vi)       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 for non-assembly areas, 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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243      “Natural Area”

(a)        means a use where open space is set aside:

(i)         to maintain existing natural or native plant or animal communities; or

(ii)        to allow disturbed lands to be naturalized;

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

(c)        may be improved by benches, interpretive displays, pathways, picnic shelters, trails, viewpoints and washrooms;

(d)        may have small buildings that do not exceed 75.0 square metres when required for maintenance facilities or for the study of the Natural Area;

(e)        may have a parking area, provided it is located a minimum of 3.0 metres from the nearest property line;

(f)        does not require motor vehicle parking stalls; and

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

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244      “Natural Resource Extraction”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where gases, liquids or minerals are extracted, but does not include gravel, sand or other forms of aggregate;

(ii)        that is not Refinery or Pits and Quarries; and

(iii)       that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Natural Resource Extraction 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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245      “Night Club”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where liquor is sold and consumed on the premises;

(ii)        where a licence for the sale of liquor, that prohibits minors on the premises at any time, is issued by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission;

(iii)       where entertainment is provided to patrons, in the forms of a dance floor, live music stage, live performances, or recorded music, in areas greater than 10.0 square metres; and

(iv)       where food may be prepared and sold for consumption on the premises;

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

(c)        must provide sufficient area adjacent to entry doors for patrons to queue prior to entering;

(d)        must be located more than 45.0 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;

(e)        must not have any openings, except emergency exits, loading bay doors or non-opening windows, on a façade that faces a residential district or abuts a lane separating the parcel from a residential district;

(f)         must not have an exterior entrance located on a façade that faces a residential district, unless that façade is separated from the residential district by a street;

(g)        requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public area;

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

(i)         requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 250.0 square metres of public area.

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246     “Office”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where business people, professional, clerical and administrative staff work in fields other than medical or counselling fields;

(ii)        that provides services to either a select clientele or no clients, and therefore has limited contact with the public at large;

(iii)       that may have a reception area;

(iv)       that may contain work stations, boardrooms, and meeting rooms; and

(v)        that does not have facilities for the production or sale of goods directly to the public inside the use;

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

(c)        deleted

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

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

(f)         requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 1000.0 square metres gross usable floor area for Offices greater than 1000.0 square metres.

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247     “Outdoor Café”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food or beverages are served or offered for sale for consumption on a portion of the premises which are not contained within a fully enclosed building; and

(ii)        that must be approved with another use listed within the Eating and Drinking Group in Schedule A, or with a Convenience Food Store, Brewery, Winery and Distillery, Specialty Food Store or Supermarket;

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

(c)        must not have a floor higher than 0.6 metres above the height of the first storey floor level when the use is located within 100.0 metres of a residential district;

(d)        must not have outdoor speakers;

(e)        must not be combined with a Drinking Establishment – Small when located in the M-H2 or M-H3 districts;

(f)         has a maximum area of 25.0 square metres in the C-N1, C-N2, C-C1, C-C2, C-COR1, C-COR2, C-O, C-R1, I-B, CC-MHX, CC-X, CC-COR, CC-ER, CC-ERR, CC-EMU, CC-EIR, CC-EPR, CC-ET, MU-1, MU-2, M-H1, M-H2, M-H3, M-X1 and M-X2 districts;

(g)        must be located more than 25.0 metres from a parcel designated M-CG, M-C1, M-C2, M-G, M-1, M-2, or any low density residential districts; unless the use is completely separated from these districts by a building or by an intervening street;

 (h)       requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of outdoor area if the area is greater than 25.0 square metres; and

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

22P2016, 20P2017

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248      “Outdoor Recreation Area”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people participate in sports and athletic activities outdoors;

(ii)        where the sport or athletic activity is not Motorized Recreation or Firing Range;

(iii)       that may include a building containing change rooms, washrooms or showers and rooms for the administrative functions required to operate the use; and

(iv)       that may provide a temporary seating area for the 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 number of motor vehicle parking stalls based on a parking study required at the time of development permit application when it is listed as a discretionary use in a District; and

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

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