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)        deleted

(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.

32P2009, 48P2020

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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.

67P2008, 71P2008

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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.

71P2008, 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.

320.1      “Urban Agriculture”

(a)        means a use where plants are grown outdoors for a commercial purpose;

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

(c)       may be accessory to another use;

(d)        may include raised beds, cold frames and temporary hoop enclosures that are 1.5 metres or less in height, and which are used only to extend the growing season;

(e)        may include the use of ancillary buildings;

(f)         may include local food sales of food grown on site;

(g)        must not include permanent outside storage of goods, materials or supplies;

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

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

33P2019

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.

1P2009

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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; and

(c)        deleted

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

1P2009, 5P2013, 48P2020

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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; and

(d)        deleted

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

16P2018, 48P2020

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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; and

(d)       deleted

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

71P2008, 44P2013, 29P2016, 20P2017, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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;

(h)        deleted

(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.

71P2008, 44P2013, 29P2016, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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;

(g)        deleted

(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.

71P2008, 44P2013, 29P2016, 20P2017, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls for every vehicle stored on the parcel; and

(d)        deleted

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

32P2009, 44P2013, 29P2016, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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; and

(d)        deleted

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

10P2009, 32P2009, 44P2013, 29P2016, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls  for every vehicle stored on the parcel; and

(d)        deleted

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

10P2009, 32P2009, 16P2018, 48P2020

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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)        deleted

(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.

48P2020

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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.

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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.

38P2013

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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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