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

249      “Park”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where open space is set aside for recreational, educational, cultural or aesthetic purposes; and

(ii)        that may be improved for the comfort of park users;

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

(c)        may have washroom facilities;

(c.1)     may have small sheds less than 10.0 square metres in gross floor area for park maintenance equipment and materials;

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

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

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

13P2008

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250     “Park Maintenance Facility – Large”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where equipment, vehicles or materials, that are for park maintenance, are stored;

(ii)        where all buildings related to the use have a total gross floor area greater than 300.0 square metres;

(iii)       that may have buildings for storage or servicing of equipment; and

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

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

(c)        must provide screening when piles or stacks of loose materials are stored on the parcel, and the screening must be equal in height to the stored materials;

(d)        must provide a berm with a maximum 3:1 slope, if the berm is used to satisfy the screening requirements referenced in subsection (c);

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

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

13P2008

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251      “Park Maintenance Facility – Small”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where equipment, vehicles or materials, for park maintenance, are stored;

(ii)        deleted

(iii)       where all buildings related to the use have a total gross floor area of 300.0 square metres or less;

(iv)       that may have buildings for storage or servicing of equipment;

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

(c)        must provide screening when piles or stacks of loose materials are stored on the parcel, and the screening must be equal in height to the stored materials;

(d)        must provide a berm with a maximum 3:1 slope, if the berm is used to satisfy the screening requirements referenced in subsection (c);

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

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

13P2008

 

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252      “Parking Lot – Grade”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where parking is provided for vehicles for a short duration, independent of the provision of any other use; and

(ii)        where vehicles are parked at grade;

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

(c)        must provide landscaping as referenced in Part 7, Division 1 when the total surface area of the use is equal to or greater than 5000.0 square metres; and

(d)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 and class 2 based on 2.5 per cent of the number of motor vehicle parking stalls provided.

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252.1    “Parking Lot - Grade (temporary)”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where parking is provided for vehicles for a short duration independent of the provision of any other use;

(ii)        where vehicles are parked at grade; and

(iii)       that must be approved on a temporary basis for a period of time not greater than three years;

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

(c)        may only have a development permit issued once on a parcel; and

(d)        must provide landscaping as referenced in Part 7, Division 1 when the total surface area of the use is equal to or greater than 5000.0 square metres.

51P2008, 75P2008

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253      “Parking Lot – Structure”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where parking is provided for vehicles for a short duration, independent of the provision of any other use; and

(ii)        where a parking lot is designed for the parking of vehicles in tiers of floors;

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

(c)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 and class 2 based on 2.5 per cent of the number of motor vehicle parking stalls provided.

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254      “Pawn Shop”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where money is lent in conjunction with the exchange of merchandise;

(ii)        where the merchandise may be sold to the public according to the agreement with the owner of the merchandise; and

(iii)       where merchandise other than motor vehicles is contained entirely within a building;

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

(c)        where the pawned merchandise includes motor vehicles:

(i)         may only be approved in a District where Vehicle Sales – Major or Vehicle Sales – Minor are listed uses; and

(ii)        must provide 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls for every inventory vehicle on the parcel which must be shown on the plan submitted for a development permit.

(c.1)    must not be located within 400.0 metres of any other Pawn Shop, measured from the closest point of a Pawn Shop to the closest point of another Pawn Shop;

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

254.1 “Payday Loan”

(a)       means a use where the advancement of money with a principal of $1,500 or less and term of 62 days or less is made in exchange for a post-dated cheque, a pre-authorized debit or a future payment of a similar nature, but not for any guarantee, suretyship, overdraft protection or security on property, and not through a margin loan, pawnbrokering, a line of credit or a credit card;

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

(c)       must not be located within 400.0 metres of any other Payday Loan or any other approved use for the activities described in subsection (a), when measured from the closest point of a Payday Loan to the closest point of another Payday Loan or any other approved use for the activities described in subsection (a);

(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 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area; and

(f)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

13P2008, 43P2015

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255      “Performing Arts Centre”

(a)        means a use where live performance of theatre, music, dance or other artistic activities are available to the public;

(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;

(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.

256      deleted

39P2010

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257      “Pet Care Service”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where small animals are washed, groomed, trained or boarded;

(ii)        where the animals must not be boarded overnight; and

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

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

(c)        must not have any outside enclosures, pens, runs or exercise areas;

(d)        deleted

(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.

39P2010, 14P2010

258           deleted

39P2010

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259      “Pits and Quarries”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where earth, clay, gravel, sand, stone or other forms of aggregate are extracted from the parcel;

(ii)        where material that is extracted may be stockpiled on the parcel; and

(iii)       that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Pits and Quarries 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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260      “Place of Worship – Large”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people assemble for religious or spiritual purposes;

(ii)        where the largest assembly area of the use is equal to or greater than 500.0 square metres;

(iii)       that may provide occasional refuge for people;

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

(v)        that may have a Child Care Service within the building;

(vi)       that may have a food preparation area, kitchen and seating area available for the users of the use; and

(vii)      that may have a maximum of three Dwelling Units;

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

(c)       when it contains a Child Care Service must also ensure that the Child Care Service complies with the rules for that use;

(c.1)   when located in an industrial district:

(i)         must not include Dwelling Units; and

(ii)        must be located in a building at least 250.0 metres from the property line of any parcel designated Industrial – Heavy District;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per four (4) person capacity of the area of the largest assembly area for the use, 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;

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

(f)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

41P1009, 36P2011

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261      “Place of Worship – Medium”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people assemble for religious or spiritual purposes;

(ii)        where the largest assembly area of the use is greater than 300.0 square metres and less than 500.0 square metres;

(iii)       that may provide occasional refuge for people;

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

(v)        that may have a Child Care Service within the building;

(vi)       that may have a food preparation area, kitchen and seating area available for the users of the use; and

(vii)      that may have a maximum of three Dwelling Units;

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

(c)        when it contains a Child Care Service must also ensure that the Child Care Service complies with the rules for that use;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per four (4) person capacity of the area of the largest assembly area for the use, 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;

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

(f)         requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

41P1009

 

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262      “Place of Worship – Small”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where people assemble for religious or spiritual purposes;

(ii)        where the largest assembly area of the use is equal to or less than 300.0 square metres;

(iii)       that may provide occasional refuge for people;

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

(v)        that may have a Child Care Service within the building;

 (vi)      that may have a food preparation area, kitchen and seating area available for the users of the use; and

(vii)      that may have a maximum of three Dwelling Units;

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

(c)        when it contains a Child Care Service must also ensure that the Child Care Service complies with the rules for that use;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per four (4) person capacity of the area of the largest assembly area for the use, 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;

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

(f)         requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

41P1009

 

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263      “Post-secondary Learning Institution”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where post-secondary educational programs of study are offered to enrolled students by an authorized agent, pursuant to the Post-secondary Learning Act;

(ii)        where dormitories, food and other services may be offered to enrolled students, faculty members and staff;

(iii)       that may have facilities for the advancement or support of educational and research needs of the students, faculty and staff; and

(iv)       that may provide education programs for the general public;

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

(c)        may be provided as a cluster of buildings or facilities when located in the Special Purpose – Community Institution District;

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

(e)        requires a minimum of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 based on 3.0 per cent of the maximum projected enrolment of the use; and

(f)        requires a minimum of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 based on 3.0 per cent of the maximum projected enrolment of the use.

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264      “Power Generation Facility – Large”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where electrical power is generated;

(ii)        where the total power generation capacity is 12.5 megawatts or greater; and

(iii)       that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Power Generation Facility – Large as a use;

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

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

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265      “Power Generation Facility – Medium”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where electrical power is generated; and

(ii)        where the total power generation capacity is between 1.0 and 12.5 megawatts;

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

(c)        must not be located within 50.0 metres of a residential district, measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(d)        must be located within a building, with the exception of solar collectors;

(e)        must be shielded and insulated so as to limit noise generation as much as possible;

(f)        must not:

(i)         exceed the height of the District it is located in, excluding ancillary structures; and

(ii)        be located in a required setback area, excluding solar collectors;

(g)        must be screened, with the exception of solar collectors;

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

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

68P2008

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266      “Power Generation Facility – Small”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where electrical power is generated;

(ii)        where the total power generation capacity is between 10 watts and 1.0 megawatts; and

(iii)       that does not include a Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 1 or a Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 2 when listed as a use in a commercial, industrial or special purpose district;

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

(c)        must not:

(i)         exceed the height of the District it is located in, excluding ancillary structures; and

(ii)        be located in a required setback area, excluding solar collectors;

(d)        must be screened, with the exception of solar collectors;

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

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

68P2008, 38P2013

 

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267      “Print Centre”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where graphic and printed materials are printed or duplicated on a custom order basis for individuals or businesses;

(ii)        that may include self-service photocopiers;

(iii)       where film or digital images may be processed and finished;

(iv)       that may include the binding of printed materials; and

(v)        that may have the incidental sale of products relating to the services provided by the use;

(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)        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, 39P2010

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268      “Printing, Publishing and Distributing”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where graphic and printed materials are printed or duplicated on a large scale primarily for distribution from the parcel;

(ii)        that may include the binding of printed materials;

(iii)       deleted

(iv)       that may have an area for supplies required to make the product as part of the use;

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

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

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

(c)        may have supplies and products located outside of a building, provided such items are screened from view of a street;

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

13P2008, 32P2009

269      deleted

39P2010

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270      “Protective and Emergency Service”

(a)        means a use where police, fire and publicly operated emergency medical services are provided;

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

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

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

1P2009

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270.1   “Public Transit System”

(a)        means a use where public facilities are provided for the operation of a municipal public transit system including bus shelters, LRT platforms, LRT stations, pedestrian bridges, City-owned at grade motor vehicle and bicycle parking facilities provided solely for users of the system, and linear rail tracks and associated equipment;

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

(c)        is not required to meet the rules of any land use district;

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

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

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271      “Race Track”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where animals and non-motorized vehicles are entered in competition against one another or against time;

(ii)        that has tiers of seating or viewing areas for spectators;

(iii)       that may involve gambling associated with the racing activity;

(iv)       that may occur within or entirely outside of a building; and

(v)        that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Race Track as a use;

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

(c)        when combined with other uses, must also have those uses included as a use in the Direct Control District; and

(d)        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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272      “Radio and Television Studio”

(a)        means a use where radio, television, motion pictures, or audio performances are produced or recorded, and broadcast;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 4.0 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 2000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area.

9P2012

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273      “Recreational Vehicle Sales”

(a)        means a use where recreational vehicles are sold, leased or rented;

(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 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)        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;

(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 gross usable floor area.

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274      “Recreational Vehicle Service”

(a)        means a use where recreational vehicles 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.

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274.1   “Recyclable Construction Material Collection Depot (temporary)”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where recyclable waste materials from the construction of buildings on other parcels are stored temporarily prior to their removal and processing on a different parcel;

(ii)        where the materials may be dimensional lumber, drywall, woody vegetation and shrubs, asphalt shingles, asphalt and concrete, scrap metal, plastics, wire, and cardboard, but must not include adhesives or sealants, aerosols, food, vegetable matter, motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, tires, or petroleum and petroleum-based products;

(iii)       that is not a landfill, waste disposal facility, or recycling plant for any materials or components of these materials;

(iv)       where storage activities may occur either within or outside of a building;

(v)        that may have limited equipment used for crushing, dismantling or moving the materials;

(vi)       that does not involve the manufacture or assembly of any goods; and

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

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

(c)        may be approved for a period no greater than five (5) years;

(d)        must provide screening for any materials located outside of a building, that are within view of a street;

(e)        may store materials outside of a building provided that piles have a maximum height of 5.0 metres including any pallets, supports or other things the materials are stacked on;

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

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

275      deleted

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276      “Refinery”

(a)        means a use where crude oil, used motor oil or natural gas are processed;

(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.

277      “Residential Care”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where social, physical or mental care is provided to five or more persons who live full time in the facility; and

(ii)        that has at least one staff person at the facility at all times when at least one resident is within the facility;

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

(c)        may have a maximum of 10 residents when located in a low density residential district;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per three (3) residents; and

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

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278        “Restaurant: Food Service Only – Large”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

(ii)        that is not licensed for the sale of liquor by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission;

(iii)       that has a public area of 300.0 square metres or greater; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

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

(d.1)     must not be within 45.0 metres of a residential district when the use is located within the C-C2 and S-R Districts, which must be measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(e)        requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public 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 the public area.

9P2012

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279      “Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

(ii)        that is not licensed for the sale of liquor by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission;

(iii)       that has a public area greater than 75.0 square metres but less than 300.0 square metres; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

(d.1)     must not be within 45.0 metres of a residential district when the use is located within the C-C1, C-C2, C-COR1, C-COR2, CC-COR, CC-X, MU-1, MU-2 and S-R Districts, which must be measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(e)        requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public 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 the public area.

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280      “Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

(ii)        that is not licensed for the sale of liquor by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission;

(iii)       that has a public area of 75.0 square metres or less; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

(e)        requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public 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 the public area.

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281      “Restaurant: Licensed – Large“

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

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

(iii)       that has a public area of 300.0 square metres or greater; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

(d.1)     must not be within 45.0 metres of a residential district when the use is located within the C-C2 and S-R Districts, which must be measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

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

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

(g)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls - class per 250.0 square metres of the public area.

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282      “Restaurant: Licensed – Medium”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

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

(iii)       that has a public area greater than 75.0 square metres but less than 300.0 square metres; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

(d.1)     must not be within 45.0 metres of a residential district when the use is located within the C-C1, C-C2, C-COR1, C-COR2, CC-COR, CC-X, MU-1, MU-2 and S-R Districts, which must be measured from the building containing the use to the nearest property line of a parcel designated as a residential district;

(e)        requires a minimum of 2.85 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public 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 the public area.

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283      “Restaurant: Licensed – Small”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

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

(iii)       that has a public area of 75.0 square metres or less; and

(iv)       that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purpose of providing entertainment;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

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

 

283.1 “Restaurant: Neighbourhood”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food is prepared and sold for consumption on the premises and may include the sale of prepared food for consumption off the premises;

(ii)        that may be licensed for the sale of liquor by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission; and

(iii)        that has a public area of 150.0 square metres or less; and

(b)        where the following neighbourhood sensitive rules are met:

(i)         that may have a maximum of 10.0 square metres of public area used for the purposes of providing entertainment for patrons which is ancillary to the service of food;

(ii)        minors are never prohibited;

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

(d)        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;

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

(f)        requires a minimum of 1.7 motor vehicle parking stalls per 10.0 square metres of public area;

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

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284      “Restored Building Products Sales Yard”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where products that have been recovered from demolished buildings are stored, displayed or sold either entirely within a building or outside of a building;

(ii)        that does not accommodate the wrecking, dismantling, manufacturing, servicing or repairing of anything on the same parcel as the use;

(iii)       that does not accommodate the display, wrecking or sale of any motor vehicles or auto parts;

(iv)       that does not accommodate waste disposal or landfilling of any product; and

(v)        that does not accommodate a drop off site for products related to the use;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 4.0 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.

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285      “Retail Garden Centre”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where gardening products, plants, seeds, shrubbery, trees and other gardening related products are sold to the public from a permanent building;

(ii)        that may accommodate temporary structures such as greenhouses and pole barns for the planting and growing of plants;

(iii)       that may accommodate temporary structures and specifically identified outdoor areas for the storage, display and sale of plants and products; and

(iv)       that may not accommodate the sale of produce or other food stuff;

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

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

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

286          deleted

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286.1  “Retail and Consumer Service”

(a)        means a use where any of the following activities occur:

(i)         the general retail sale or rental of goods, materials products or supplies including merchandise that may also be sold at a Building Supply Centre;

(ii)        services related to the care and appearance of the human body or hair;

(iii)       services intended for relaxation and rejuvenation through massage, aromatherapy and similar nonmedical therapies;

(iv)       the care, cleaning, alteration or repair of clothing, jewelry, or shoes;

(v)        portrait and professional photography services; or

(vi)       the repair, service or refurbishment of furniture, electronic equipment and appliances that are used in the home;

(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)        may only stock merchandise on the premises in quantities sufficient only to supply the premises;

(e)        may contain laundering services provided it:

(i)         does not include a Dry-cleaning and Fabric Care Plant; and

(ii)        is not located within a Live Work Unit;

(f)        when located in the C-R1 District, may incorporate the following uses within a Retail and Consumer Service, provided the requirements referenced in subsection (g) are satisfied:

(i)         Amusement Arcade;

(ii)        Computer Games Facility;

(iii)       Counselling Service;

(iv)       Financial Institution;

(v)        Fitness Centre;

(vi)       Health Services Laboratory – Without Clients;

(vii)      Medical Clinic;

(viii)     Office;

(ix)       Pet Care Service;

(x)        Print Centre;

(xi)       Radio and Television Studio;

(xii)      Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(xiii)     Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium;

(xiv)     Take Out Food Service; and

(xv)      Veterinary Clinic;

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(g)        must only incorporate the uses referenced in section (f) when those uses:

(i)         are located in an existing approved building;

(ii)        are located in a use area that is a minimum of 3600.0 square metres;

(iii)       are located within a use area that contains a Retail and Consumer Service;

(iv)       do not exceed 10.0 per cent of the use area of the Retail and Consumer Service within which they are located; and

(v)        do not have direct customer access outside of the Retail and Consumer Service within which they are located;

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

(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.

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287      “Rowhouse Building”

(a)       means a use where a building:

(i)         contains three or more Dwelling Units, located side by side and separated by common party walls extending from foundation to roof;

(ii)        where one façade of each Dwelling Unit directly faces a public street;

(iii)       where no intervening building is located between the street facing façade of each Dwelling Unit and the adjacent public street;

(iv)       where each Dwelling Unit has a separate direct entry from grade to an adjacent public sidewalk or an adjacent public street;

(v)        where no Dwelling Unit is located wholly or partially above another Dwelling Unit; and

(vi)       may contain a Secondary Suite within a Dwelling Unit in a district where a Secondary Suite is a listed use and conforms with the rules of the district;

(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.

39P2010, 24P2014

 

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288      “Salvage Processing – Heat and Chemicals”

(a)        means a use:

(i)        where any of the following are stored, dismantled or crushed:

(A)       dilapidated vehicles; and

(B)       damaged, inoperable or obsolete goods, machinery or equipment, building materials, or other scrap material;

(ii)        that is not a landfill or waste disposal facility for any goods;

(iii)       that does not involve the disassembly of any goods;

(iv)       where activities may occur entirely within a building, or partially outside of a building, or entirely outdoors;

(v)        that does not involve the manufacture or assembly of any goods;

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

(vii)      that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Salvage Processing – Heat and Chemicals 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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288.1   “Salvage Yard“

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where any of the following are stored, dismantled or crushed:

(A)       dilapidated vehicles; and

(B)       damaged, inoperable or obsolete goods, machinery or equipment, building materials, or other scrap material;

(ii)        where motor vehicles in their complete and operable state are not displayed or sold;

(iii)       where part or all of the use takes place outside of a building;

(iv)       that may have equipment located outdoors to assist in the processes and functions of the use;

(v)        that may have the incidental sale of parts and materials that are recovered from the dilapidated vehicles, goods, machinery or equipment, building materials, or other scrap material;

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

(vii)      that does not involve the manufacture or assembly of any goods; and

(viii)     that does not involve the servicing or repair of anything;

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

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

(i)         for a building, the greater of:

(A)       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

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

(ii)        for outdoor storage:

(A)       0.25 stalls for 100.0 square metres of outdoor storage area for areas up to 4000.0 square metres; and

(B)       0.1 stalls per 100.0 square metres thereafter;

(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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289      “Sawmill”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where timber is cut, sawed, planed or milled to finished lumber or an intermediary step;

(ii)        that may include facilities for the kiln drying of lumber;

(iii)       that may include areas for the outdoor storage of raw or finished lumber products;

(iv)       that may include the distribution or sale of lumber products; and

(v)        that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Sawmill 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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290      “School – Private“

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where an operator other than the following teaches students the education curriculum from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the School Act:

(A)       a school district;

(B)       a school division; or

(C)       a society or company named within a charter approved by the Minister of Education operating a charter school;

(ii)        that may have before and after school care programs that are defined in this Bylaw as Child Care Service;

(iii)       where other educational programs pursuant to the School Act may be offered to students; and

(iv)       that may provide food service for students and staff;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 8.5 students, and 1.0 pick-up and drop-off stalls per 100 students, based upon the maximum number of students stated in the development permit,

(d)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 equal to 3.0 per cent of the number of employees; and

(e)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the maximum number of students as stated in the development permit.

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291      “School Authority – School”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where any of the following teaches students the education curriculum from kindergarten to grade 12 pursuant to the School Act:

(A)       a school district;

(B)       a school division; or

(C)       a society or company named within a charter approved by the Minister of Education operating a charter school;

(ii)        that may have before and after school care programs that are defined in this Bylaw as Child Care Service;

(iii)       that will include any building and related playing fields;

(iv)       that may provide food service to the students and staff; and

(v)        that may provide programs for parental and community involvement;

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

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

(i)         for the maximum number of students that may be enrolled in kindergarten to grade 6, a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 15 students and 2.5 pick-up and drop-off stalls per 100 students, with a minimum of 5.0 pick-up and drop-off stalls; and

(ii)        for the maximum number of students that may be enrolled in grades 7 to 9, a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 18 students and 2.5 pick-up and drop-off stalls per 100 students, with a minimum of 5.0 pick-up and drop-off stalls; and

(iii)       for the maximum number of students that may be enrolled in grades 10 to 12, a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 8 students and 1.5 pick-up and drop-off stalls per 100 students, with a minimum of 5.0 pick-up and drop-off stalls;

(d)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 equal to 3.0 per cent of the maximum number of employees; and

(e)        requires a minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the maximum number of students as stated in the development permit.

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292      “School Authority Purpose – Major”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where a school division or school district may:

(A)       provide the administration of the school division or school district;

(B)       provide training for teachers, school administrators or other employees;

(C)       provide programs to the public to further parental and community involvement in the schools;

(D)       provide a Child Care Service that is limited to preschool programs or before and after school care; and

(E)       store surplus equipment and materials used by that school division or school district; and

(ii)        where the activities associated with the use occur either within a building or outside of a building;

(b)        is a use within the Teaching and Learning 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 where the area for the administrative function of the use is greater than 1000.0 square metres;

(e)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 1000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area where the area for the administrative function of the use is greater than 1000.0 square metres.

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293      “School Authority Purpose – Minor”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where a school division or school district may:

(A)       provide the administration of the school division or school district;

(B)       provide training for teachers, school administrators or other employees;

(C)       provide programs to the public to further parental and community involvement in the schools;

(D)       provide a Child Care Service that is limited to preschool programs or before and after school care; and

(E)       store surplus equipment and materials used by that school division or school district;

(ii)        where the storage of surplus equipment and materials associated with the use occur entirely within a building;

(iii)       where another approved use is located within the building;

(iv)       where the gross floor area of the use is a maximum of 25.0 per cent of the gross floor area of the entire building;

(b)        is a use within the Teaching and Learning 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 where the area for the administrative function of the use is greater than 1000.0 square metres or greater;

(e)        requires a minimum of 1.0 bicycle parking stalls – class 2 per 1000.0 square metres of gross usable floor area where the area for the administrative function of the use is greater than 1000.0 square metres.

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294      “Seasonal Sales Area”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where goods are displayed and offered for sale;

(ii)        where those goods are not fully contained within an enclosed building; and

(iii)       that must always be approved with another use;

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

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

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

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295        “Secondary Suite”

(a)       means a use:

(i)         that contains two or more rooms used or designed to be used as a residence by one or more persons;

(ii)        that contains a kitchen, living, sleeping and sanitary facilities;

(iii)       that is self-contained and located within a Dwelling Unit;

(iv)       is considered part of and secondary to a Dwelling Unit;

(v)        except as otherwise indicated in subsection (vi) and (vii), must be located on the same parcel as a Contextual Single Detached Dwelling or a Single Detached Dwelling;

(vi)       in the R-CG District must be located on the same parcel or bare land unit as a Dwelling Unit contained in a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling, Contextual Single Detached Dwelling, Rowhouse Building, Semi-detached Dwelling, or a Single Detached Dwelling; and

(vii)      in the R-G and R-Gm Districts must be located on the same parcel as a Dwelling Unit in a Rowhouse Building, Semi-Detached Dwelling or a Single Detached Dwelling;

(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; and

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

12P2010, 24P2014, 15P2016, 4P2017

295.1     deleted

 

12P2010, 24P2014

 

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295.2  deleted

 

12P2010, 24P2014

296      “Self Storage Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where goods are stored in a building;

(ii)        where the building is made up of separate compartments and each compartment has separate access;

(iii)       that may be available to the general public for the storage of personal items;

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

(v)        that may incorporate Custodial Quarters for the custodian of the facility;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 4.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area for the administrative portion of the use; and

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

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297      “Semi-detached Dwelling”

(a)       means a use where a building contains two Dwelling Units located side by side and separated by a common party wall extending from foundation to roof;

(b)       may contain a Secondary Suite within a Dwelling Unit in a district where a Secondary Suite is a listed use and conforms with the rules of the district;

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

(d)       requires a minimum of 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per Dwelling Units; and

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

24P2014, 15P2016

298      “Service Organization”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where health or educational programs and services are offered to the public;

(ii)        that does not include a Health Services Laboratory – With Clients or Medical Clinic;

(iii)       that does not provide a food preparation kitchen or eating area for the public;

(iv)       where there are rooms for the administrative functions of the use; and

(v)        where there may be a meeting room or auditorium available for programs related to the use;

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

(c)        requires a minimum of 4.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area for the office area of the use;

(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.

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299      “Sign – Class A”

(a)         means only the following sign types:

(i)          ”Address Sign” which means a sign that identifies:

(A)       the municipal address of a building;

(B)       the name of a building;

(C)       the name of a business or organization operating a building; or

(D)       the name of any individuals occupying a building;

(ii)         ”Art Sign” which means a sign that is primarily an artistic rendering applied to or affixed to any exterior of a building and where less than 10.0 per cent of the area of the sign contains written copy;

(iii)        ”Banner Sign” which means a sign that is constructed of non-rigid material capable of being displayed without the use of a flag pole;

(iv)        ”Construction Sign” which means a sign that is displayed on a parcel undergoing construction, which identifies the party responsible for the management of parcel, a person who is furnishing labour, services, materials or financing, or the future use of the parcel;  

(v)        ”Directional Sign” which means a sign that guides, warns or restrains people or motor vehicles and may be freestanding on a permanent structure or attached to a building;

(vi)        ”Election Sign” which means a sign that:

(A)        indicates support for a candidate in a Federal, Provincial or local election;

(B)        sets out a position or information relating to an issue in an election; or

(C)        provides information respecting an election;

(vii)       ”Flag Sign” which means a sign that is made of fabric or flexible material attached to or designed to be flown from a permanently constructed flagpole or light standard;

(viii)      ”Gas Bar Sign” which means a sign that is accessory to a Gas Bar, and which may advertise services or products stored outside of a building such as, but not limited to, windshield wiper fluid, motor vehicle oils, firewood, ice, air and propane;  

(ix)       ”Pedestrian Sign” which means a type of Temporary Sign with no external supporting structure that is intended to be placed near a sidewalk to attract attention from passing pedestrians;

(x)       ”Real Estate Sign” which means a sign that contains information regarding the management, sale, leasing or rental of a parcel or building;

(xi)       ”Show Home Sign” which means a sign that identifies a newly constructed residential building as a sample of the type of building a builder is providing, and where prospective purchasers may acquire information regarding the community and the purchase of homes from that builder;

(xii)       ”Special Event Sign” which means a sign that promotes a charitable, educational, community, civic, cultural, public health, recreational, religious or sporting event;  

(xiii)      ”Temporary Sign” which means a sign that is not permanently affixed to a structure or is displayed on a structure that is designed to be moved from place to place or is easily movable;

(xiv)     Window Sign” which means a sign that is attached to, painted on or displayed on the interior or exterior of a window of a building so that its content is visible to a viewer outside of the building and:

(A)       in the Stephen Avenue Mall heritage area, includes signs that are erected 1.8 metres or less behind a window;

(B)       in all other areas,  includes signs that are erected 0.90 metres or less behind a window; and

(C)       does not include any type of product or window display that is intended to be visible to a viewer outside of the building, and” ”Window Sign” which means a sign that is attached to, painted on or displayed on the interior or exterior of a window of a building so that its content is visible to a viewer outside of the building and

(xv)      any type of sign located in a building not intended to be viewed from outside; and

(b)          is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

35P2011

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300      “Sign – Class B”

(a)          means only the following sign type:

(i)      ”Fascia Sign” which means a sign that:

(A)       is attached to, marked or ascribed on and is parallel to an exterior wall of a building;  and

(B)       does not project more than 0.40 metres from the wall of a building; and

(b)          is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

35P2011

301      “Sign – Class C”

(a)        means only the following sign type:

(i)      ”Freestanding Sign” which means a sign that:

(A)       is displayed on a permanent, non-moveable structure other than a building;

(B)       may incorporate a Message Sign; and

(C)       may incorporate a Digital Message Sign that has an approved development permit for a Sign – Class E; and

(b)        is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

35P2011, 4P2013

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302      “Sign – Class D”

(a)       means only the following sign types:

(i)        ”Canopy Sign” which means a sign that displayed on, under or attached to a canopy, awning or marquee that is attached to an exterior wall of a building;

(ii)        ”Projecting Sign” which means a sign that is attached to an exterior wall of a building and is perpendicular to the building; and

(b)        is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

35P2011

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303      “Sign – Class E”

(a)       means only the following sign types:

(i)         ”Digital Message Sign” which means a ”Message Sign”, referenced in subsection (iv) that:

(A)       displays copy by means of a digital display; but does not contain copy that is full motion video or otherwise gives the appearance of full animation or movement; and

(B)       does not display third party advertising;

(ii)        ”Flashing or Animated Sign” which means a sign with copy that flashes or is animated;

(iii)       ”Inflatable Sign” which means a sign consisting of, or incorporating, a display that is expanded by air or other gas to create a three-dimensional feature;

(iv)       ”Message Sign” which means a sign that is either permanently attached to a building or that has its own permanent structure and is designed so that copy can be changed on a frequent basis;

(v)       ”Painted Wall Sign” which means a sign that is painted directly onto an exterior wall of a building, but does not include an Art Sign;

(vi)       ”Roof Sign” which means a sign installed on the roof of a building or that projects above the eaveline or the parapet of a building;

(vii)      ”Rotating Sign” which means a sign that rotates or has features that rotate;

(viii)      ”Temporary Sign Marker”  which means an area of a parcel that has been approved and demarked as a location for ”Temporary Signs”, which for the purposes of the rules regulating signs, is deemed to be a sign; and

(ix)       any type of sign that:

(A)       does not fit within any of the sign types listed in Sign – Class A, Sign – Class B, Sign – Class C, Sign – Class D, Sign – Class F or Sign – Class G; and

(B)       does not contain a digital display; and

(b)       is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

35P2011, 4P2013

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304     “Sign – Class F”

(a)        means only the following sign types:

(i)         “Third Party Advertising Sign” which means a sign that displays copy directing attention to a business, commodity, service or entertainment that is conducted, sold or offered elsewhere than on the site where the sign is located and does not contain a digital display; and

(b)        is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

30P2011, 35P2011

304.1     “Sign – Class G”

(a)       means only the following sign types:

(i)        "Digital Third Party Advertising Sign”  which means a sign that:

(A)       displays copy directing attention to a business, commodity, service or entertainment that is conducted, sold or offered elsewhere than on the site where the sign is located; and

(B)       displays copy by means of a digital display but does not contain copy that is full motion video or otherwise gives the appearance of animation or movement; and

(b)        is a use within the Signs Group in Schedule A to this Bylaw.

30P2011, 35P2011, 4P2013

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305      “Single Detached Dwelling”

(a)        means a use where a building contains only one Dwelling Unit and may include a Secondary Suite in a district where a Secondary Suite is a listed use and conforms with the rules of the district, but does not include a Manufactured Home;

(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.

12P2010, 24P2014, 15P2016

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306      “Slaughter House”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where live animals are processed into food for human consumption;

(ii)        that may have an area for supplies required to make the food products as part of the use;

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

(iv)       that may have the function of using trailer units to keep the product on the parcel prior to shipping;

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

(vi)       that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Slaughter House as a use;

(b)        is a use within the Direct Control Use 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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307      “Social Organization”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where members of a club or group assemble to participate in recreation, social or cultural activities;

(ii)        where there are sports, recreation, cultural, or social events for the members of the group;

(iii)       where there may be an area for the preparation or consumption of food; and

(iv)       that may have meeting rooms for the administration of the group;

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

(c)        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, or a C-N1, C-N2, C-COR1 District;

(d)        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 an intervening street;

(e)        must not have a public area greater than 75.0 square metres where the use shares a property line with, or is only separated by an intervening lane from a residential district, or a C-N1, C-N2, C-COR1 District;

(f)        requires 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;

(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.

9P2012

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308      "Special Function – Class 1"

(a)        means a use where temporary structures are erected on a parcel:

 (i)        that allow for an educational, recreational, sporting, social, and worship event that includes, but is not limited to a wedding, circus, birthday, trade show and ceremony; or

(ii)        that allow an existing approved use to expand within the parcel that includes, but is not limited to a grand opening, customer appreciation event, staff appreciation event and sale;

(b)        means a use that may allow for the provision of entertainment or the sale and consumption of liquor but does not include a Special Function – Class 2;

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

(d)        may only be located on a parcel, excluding the time used to erect and dismantle the temporary structures, for a maximum of:

(i)         15 consecutive days; and

(ii)         30 cumulative days in a calendar year;

(e)        has a maximum height for covered temporary structures of one storey;

(f)        may be temporarily located on any part of the parcel, other than a corner visibility triangle;

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

(h)        does not require bicycles parking stalls – class 1 or class 2.

4P2012, 9P2012

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309      "Special Function – Class 2"

(a)        means a use where temporary structures are erected on a parcel which operate as a:

(i.)      Brewery, Winery and Distillery;

(i.1)    Conference and Event Facility;

(ii)       that may include any of the following uses:

(A)       Food Production; and

(B)       Health Services Laboratory – Without Clients;

(iii)      Drinking Establishment – Medium;

(iv)      Drinking Establishment – Small;

(v)       Restaurant: Licensed – Large;

(vi)      Restaurant: Licensed – Medium;

(vii)      Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(viii)      Restaurant: Neighbourhood; or

(ix)        Night Club;

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

(c)        may only be located on a parcel for 15 cumulative days  in a calendar year, excluding the time used to erect or dismantle the temporary structures;

(d)        has a maximum height for covered temporary structures of one storey;

(e)        must not have any openings, except emergency exits, loading bay doors or non-opening windows, on a façade that faces a residential district unless that façade is separated from the residential district by a street;

(f)        must not exceed a cumulative area for covered temporary structures of 75.0 square metres when located on a parcel designated C-N1, C-N2, I-E, I-R, CC-ER and CC-EPR;

(g)        may be temporarily located on any part of the parcel, other than a corner visibility triangle;

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

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

4P2012, 49P2017

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309.1   “Specialized Industrial”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where any of the following activities occur:

(A)       research and development;

(B)       the analysis or testing of materials or substances in a laboratory; or

(C)       the manufacturing, fabricating, processing, assembly or disassembly of materials, semi-finished goods, finished goods, products or equipment, provided live animals are not involved in any aspect of the operation;

(ii)        that may include a Health Services Laboratory – Without Clients;

(iii)       where all of the processes and functions associated with the use are contained within a fully enclosed building; and

(iv)       where no dust or vibration is seen or felt outside of the building containing the use; this Bylaw;

(b)       is a use within the General Industrial 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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310      “Specialty Food Store”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where food and non-alcoholic beverages for human consumption are made;

(ii)        where live animals are not involved in the processing of the food;

(iii)       where the food products associated with the use may be sold within the premises;

(iv)       with a maximum gross floor area of 465.0 square metres;

(v)        that has the functions of packaging, bottling or shipping the products made as part of the use;

(vi)       where the only mechanical systems that are not completely contained within the building are those systems and equipment required for air conditioning, heating or ventilation; and

(vii)      that may include a limited seating area no greater than 25.0 square metres within the total gross floor area of the use;

(b)        is a use within the Industrial Support 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)        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.

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311      “Spectator Sports Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where sporting or other events are held primarily for public entertainment;

(ii)        that has tiers of seating or viewing areas for spectators; and

(iii)       that does not include Motorized Recreation and Race Track;

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

(c)        requires 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 number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 equal to 10.0 per cent of the minimum required motor vehicle parking stalls.

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312      “Stock Yard”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where animals are temporarily penned or housed before being sold or transported elsewhere; and

(ii)        that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Stock Yard 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.

313      “Storage Yard”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where goods, materials and supplies are stored outside;

(ii)        where goods, materials and supplies being stored are capable of being stacked or piled;

(iii)       where the goods, materials and supplies stored are not motor vehicles, equipment or waste;

(iv)       where the goods, materials and supplies are not stored in a building, shipping container, trailer, tent or any enclosed structure with a roof;

(v)        where the piles or stacks of goods, materials and supplies may be packaged into smaller quantities for transportation off the parcel; and

 (vi)       deleted

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

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

(c)        may cover piles or stacks of goods, materials and supplies associated with the use, with tarps or a structure with a roof but it must be open on the sides;

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

(i)         for a building, the greater of:

(A)       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

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

(ii)        for outdoor storage areas:

(A)       0.25 stalls per 100.0 square metres of outdoor storage area for areas up to 4000.0 square metres; and

(B)       0.1 stalls per 100.0 square metres thereafter; and

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

9P2012

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314      “Supermarket”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where fresh and packaged food is sold;

(ii)        where daily household necessities may be sold;

(iii)       that will be contained entirely within a building;

(iv)       that has a minimum gross floor area greater than 465.0 square metres;

(v)        that may include a limited seating area no greater than 15.0 square metres for the consumption of food prepared on the premises; and

(vi)       that may include the preparation of food and non alcoholic beverages for human consumption;

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

(c)        that is located in the C-R1 District may incorporate the following uses within a Supermarket, provided the requirements referenced in subsection (d) are satisfied:

(i)         Amusement Arcade;

(ii)        Computer Games Facility;

(iii)       Counselling Service;

(iv)       Financial Institution;

(v)        Fitness Centre;

(vi)       Health Services Laboratory – With Clients;

(vii)      Medical Clinic;

(ix)       Office;

(x)        Pet Care Service;

(xi)       Print Centre;

(xii)      Power Generation Facility – Small;

(xiii)     Radio and Television Studio;

(xiv)     Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium;

(xv)      Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(xvi)     Retail and Consumer Service;

(xvii)    Take Out Food Service; and

(xviii)   Veterinary Clinic;

(d)        must only incorporate the uses referenced in subsection (c) when those uses:

(i)         are located in an existing approved building;

(ii)        are located in a use area that is a minimum of 3600.0 square metres;

(iii)       are located within a use area that contains a Supermarket;

(iv)       do not exceed 10.0 per cent of the use area of the Supermarket within which they are located; and

(v)        do not have direct customer access outside of the Supermarket within which they are located;

(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.

5P2013

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