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

315      “Take Out Food Service”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where prepared food is sold for consumption off the premises;

(ii)        where customers order and pick-up their food; and

(iii)       that may have a delivery service;

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

(c)        must not provide any dine-in opportunity for customers;

(d)        may provide a customer service waiting area, provided that area is not more than 15.0 square metres and is clearly demised and separate from the kitchen area;

(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 public area.

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316      “Temporary Residential Sales Centre”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where units are offered for sale to the public;

(ii)        that is located in a residential district;

(iii)       that may include sales offices and displays of materials used in the construction of the units that are offered for sale; and

(iv)       that must only occur:

(A)       in a unit, which may be temporarily modified to accommodate the use; or

(B)       in a temporary building;

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

(c)        must not operate for longer than:

(i)         two (2) years when located in a low density residential districts; or

(ii)        four (4) years when located in a multi residential 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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317      “Temporary Shelter”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where an existing building is used to provide temporary sleeping accommodation for persons in need of short term accommodation;

(ii)        that has staff providing supervision of the people being accommodated at all times the facility is being operated;

(iii)       that only provides limited additional services such as shower or laundry facilities; and

(iv)       that restricts the provision of meals to persons staying at the facility;

(b)        is a use within the Residential 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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318      “Tire Recycling”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where used automotive tires are stored, recycled and processed; and

(ii)        that must be approved only on a parcel designated as a Direct Control District that specifically includes Tire Recycling 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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319      “Townhouse”

(a)        means a building:

(i)         comprising three or more Dwelling Units;

(ii)        where each Dwelling Unit has a separate direct entry from grade;

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

(iv)       that does not include a Rowhouse Building;

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

(c)        requires a minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls based on:

(i)         1.0 stalls per Dwelling Unit where the Townhouse is located in Area 2 and 3 of the Parking Areas Map, as illustrated on Map 7; and

(ii)        1.25 stalls per Dwelling Unit where the Townhouse is located in Area 1 of the Parking Areas Map, as illustrated on Map 7;

(d)        requires a minimum of 0.15 visitor parking stalls per Dwelling Unit; and

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

24P2014

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320      “Tree Farm”

(a)        means a use where trees and shrubs are intensively grown but are not sold commercially;

(b)        is a use within the Agriculture and Animal 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.

321      “Utilities”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where facilities for water distribution, irrigation and drainage, waste water collection, gas, water heating and cooling for district energy, electricity, cable, telephone and telecommunications are provided; and

(ii)        that is not Utilities – Linear or Utility Building;

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

(c)        must not be located in a building with a gross floor area greater than 10.0 square metres;

(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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321.1   “Utilities – Linear”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where lines for water distribution, irrigation and drainage, waste water collection, water heating and cooling for the purpose of district energy, gas, electricity, cable, telephone and telecommunications transmission are provided;

(ii)        that is not located in a building; and

(iii)       that may be located above, below or at grade;

(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.

322      “Utility Building”

(a)        means a building greater than 10.0 square metres in gross floor area:

(i)         where water or steam, sewage treatment or disposal, irrigation, drainage, gas, electricity, heat, waste management, water heating and cooling for the purpose of district energy and telecommunications are located;

(ii)        where the use is partially or wholly above grade; and

(iii)        that does not include a Sewage Treatment Plant or a Water Treatment Plant;

(b)        is a use within the Infrastructure 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.

5P2013

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323      “Vehicle Rental – Major”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where passenger vehicles and light trucks are rented to the public;

(ii)        where the gross vehicle weight of the vehicles rented is less than 8200 kilograms; and

(iii)       where more than five (5) vehicles are available for rent;

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

(c)        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;

(d)        requires a minimum of 2.0 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, which 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; and

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

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324      “Vehicle Rental – Minor”

(a)       means a use:

(i)         where passenger vehicles and light trucks are rented to the public;

(ii)        where the gross vehicle weight of the vehicles rented is equal to or less than 4536 kilograms; and

(iii)       where no more than five (5) vehicles are available for rent;

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

(b.1)    must store rental vehicles within a building when the use is located in a mixed use district;

(c)       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;

(d)       requires a minimum of 2.0 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; and

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

44P2013, 22P2016, 29P2016, 20P2017

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325      “Vehicle Sales – Major”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where motor vehicles are sold or leased;

(ii)        where six (6) or more vehicles, each with a gross vehicle weight equal to or less than 4536 kilograms, are available for sale or lease; and

(iii)       that may be combined with an Auto Body and Paint Shop;

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

(c)        must not have more than 25.0 per cent of the gross floor area occupied by an Auto Body and Paint Shop;

(d)        must not have an outdoor speaker system;

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

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

(g)        must provide 1.0 motor vehicle parking stall for every inventory vehicle on the parcel, which must be shown on the plan submitted for a development permit;

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

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

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

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

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

44P2013, 29P2016

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326      “Vehicle Sales – Minor”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where motor vehicles are sold or leased; and

(ii)        where no more than five (5) vehicles, each with a gross vehicle weight equal to or less than 4536 kilograms, are available for sale or lease;

(iii)       deleted

(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;

(d.1)     must store or display vehicles within a building when the use is located in a mixed use district;

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

(f)         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;

(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.

44P2013, 29P2016, 20P2017

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327      “Vehicle Storage – Large”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight greater than 4536  kilograms are stored when they are not in use;

(ii)        where the vehicles stored are not serviced, cleaned or repaired either in a building or outdoors;

(iii)       that does not accommodate the storage of any equipment;

(iv)       that does not accommodate the storage of any dilapidated vehicles;

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

(vi)       that does not involve the production, display or sale of vehicles as part of the use;

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

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

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 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; and

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

44P2013, 29P2016

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328      “Vehicle Storage – Passenger”

(a)        means a use:

(i)        where motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 4536 kilograms or less are stored when they are not in use;

(ii)        where the vehicles stored are not serviced, cleaned or repaired either in a building or outdoors;

(iii)       that does not accommodate the storage of any equipment;

(iv)       that does not accommodate the storage of any dilapidated vehicles;

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

(vi)       that does not involve the production, display or sale of vehicles as part of the use;

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

(c)        must provide 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls for every vehicle stored on the parcel, which must be shown on the plan submitted for a development permit;

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 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; and

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

44P2013, 29P2019

 

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329      “Vehicle Storage – Recreational”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where recreational vehicles are stored when they are not in use;

(ii)        where the vehicles stored are not serviced, cleaned or repaired either in a building or outdoors;

(iii)       that does not accommodate the storage of any equipment;

(iv)       that does not accommodate the storage of any dilapidated vehicles;

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

(vi)       that does not involve the production, display or sale of vehicles as part of the use;

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

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

(d)        requires a minimum of 1.0 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; and

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

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330      “Veterinary Clinic”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where small animals or pets receive medical treatment; and

(ii)        that may provide for the incidental sale of products related to the use;

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

(c)        must only provide medical treatment to small animals or pets that have been bred and raised to live with, and are dependent on, people for care, food and shelter;

(d)        must not:

(i)         have outside enclosures, pens, runs or exercise areas; or

(ii)        store equipment, products or other things associated with the use outdoors;

(e)        must not allow animals to stay overnight, except for animals in the care of the use where overnight stays are necessary for medical observation or recovery of the animal;

(f)        requires a minimum of 3.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area;

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

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

331      deleted

39P2010

332      deleted

32P2009

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333      “Waste Disposal and Treatment Facility”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         where waste is collected or disposed and treated;

(ii)        where waste may be stored permanently in piles open to the air or in pits covered with earth;

(iii)       where waste may be stored temporarily in piles or inside structures before being transported to another location for treatment;

(iv)       where waste may be treated in buildings and structures or areas open to the air and

(v)        where there may be a building for the administrative functions of the use;

(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.

333.1     “Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 1”

(a)          means a use:

(i)         that includes a wind turbine, its supporting pole structure, and an associated mechanical control and conversion electronics;

(ii)             that may or may not be mounted to a building;

(iii)            that must have a rotor diameter less than or equal to 4.0 metres;

(iv)       that must have a total Wind Energy Conversion System height less than or equal to 15.0 metres; and

(v)        that has certification approval from, or equivalent to, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA);

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

(c)       must not be located in a required setback area;

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

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

333.2   “Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 2”

(a)        means a use:

(i)         that includes a wind turbine, a tower and foundation, and an associated mechanical control and conversion electronics; and

(ii)             that has certification approval from, or equivalent to, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA);

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

(c)            must have a rotor diameter greater than 4.0 metres or a total Wind Energy Conversion System height greater than 15.0 metres;

(d)       must not:

(i)            be located in a required setback area;

(ii)           be mounted to a building;

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

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

38P2013

 

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