PART 5: LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 5: Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling (R-C2) District

Purpose

424      The Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling District is intended to accommodate existing residential development and contextually sensitive redevelopment in the form of Duplex Dwellings, Semi-detached Dwellings, and Single Detached Dwellings in the Developed Area .

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Permitted Uses

425      (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling District:

(a)        Accessory Residential Building;

(a.1)     Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling;

(b)        Contextual Single Detached Dwelling;

(b.1)     Home Based Child Care – Class 1;

(c)        Home Occupation – Class 1;

(d)        deleted 

(e)        Park;

(f)         Protective and Emergency Service;

(f.1)      Secondary Suite;

(g)        Sign – Class A;and

(h)        deleted

(i)         Utilities.

(2)              The following uses are permitted uses on a parcel that has a building  used or previously used as a Community Recreation Facility or School Authority – School:

(a)        Community Recreation Facility;

(b)        School Authority – School; and

(c)        School Authority Purpose – Minor.

53P2008, 17P2009, 46P2009, 27P2011, 33P2011

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Discretionary Uses

426      (1)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling District:

(a)        Addiction Treatment;

(a.1)     Assisted Living;

(a.2)     Backyard Suite;

(b)        Bed and Breakfast;

(c)        Community Entrance Feature;

(d)        Custodial Care;

(d.1)     deleted

(e)        Duplex Dwelling;

(e.1)     Home Based Child Care – Class 2;

(f)         Home Occupation – Class 2;

(g)        Place of Worship – Small;

(h)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(i)         Residential Care;

(j)         deleted

(j.1)      deleted

(j.2)      deleted

(k)        Semi-detached Dwelling;

(l)         Sign – Class B;

(m)       Sign – Class C;

(n)        Sign – Class E;

(o)        Single Detached Dwelling;

(p)        Temporary Residential Sales Centre; and

(q)        Utility Building.

24P2014

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(2)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses  if they are located in buildings used or previously used as Community Recreation Facility or School Authority – School in the Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling District:

(a)        Child Care Service;

(b)        Library;

(c)        Museum;

(d)        School Authority Purpose – Major

(e)        School – Private; and

(f)         Service Organization.

(3)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses on a parcel in the Residential – Contextual One / Two Dwelling District that has a building used or previously used as School Authority – School:

(a)        Community Recreation Facility;

(b)        Food Kiosk;

(c)        Indoor Recreation Facility;

(d)        Outdoor Recreation Area;

(e)        Park Maintenance Facility – Large; and

(f)         Park Maintenance Facility – Small.

(4)             The following uses are additional discretionary uses on a parcel that has an existing building used as a Place of Worship – Large or Place of Worship Medium provided any new development proposed does not result in the increase of any assembly area:

(a)        Place of Worship – Large; and

(b)        Place of Worship – Medium.

53P2008, 17P2009, 46P2009, 33P2011, 9P2012, 22P2016

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Rules

427      In addition to the rules in this District, all uses in this District must comply with:

(a)        the General Rules for Low Density Residential Land Use Districts referenced in Part 5, Division 1;

(b)        the Rules Governing All Districts referenced in Part 3;

(c)        the applicable Uses And Use Rules referenced in Part 4; and

(d)        the applicable rules for the Special Purpose – Community Service District for those uses referenced in sections 425(2) and 426(2) and (3).

Number of Main Residential Buildings on a Parcel

428      The maximum number of main residential buildings on a parcel is one.

13P2008

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Parcel Width

429      The minimum parcel width is:

(a)        7.5 metres for a parcel containing a Contextual Single Detached Dwelling or Single Detached Dwelling;

(a.1)     9.0 metres for a parcel containing a Backyard Suite or Secondary Suite, unless otherwise referenced in subsection a.2;

(a.2)     7.5 metres for a parcel containing a Backyard Suite or Secondary Suite where:

(i)         it is located on a corner parcel or laned parcel; and

(ii)        3.0 or more motor vehicle parking stalls are provided on the parcel.

(b)        13.0 metres for a parcel containing a Duplex Dwelling; and

(c)        deleted

(d)        13.0 metres for a parcel containing a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling or a Semi-detached Dwelling, and if a parcel containing a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling or a Semi-detached Dwelling is subsequently subdivided, a minimum parcel width of 6.0 metres must be provided for each Dwelling Unit.

12P2010, 34P2010, 27P2011, 24P2014, 23P2016

Parcel Depth

430      The minimum parcel depth is 22.0 metres.

12P2010, 24P2014. 23P2016

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Parcel Area

431      The minimum area of a parcel is:

(a)        233.0 square metres for a parcel containing a Contextual Single Detached Dwelling or Single Detached Dwelling;

(b)        400.0 square metres for a parcel containing a Duplex Dwelling; and

(c)        deleted

(d)       400.0 square metres for a parcel containing a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling or a Semi-detached Dwelling, and if a parcel containing a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling or a Semi-detached Dwelling is subsequently subdivided, a minimum parcel area of 180.0 square metres must be provided for each Dwelling Unit.

12P2010, 34P2010, 24P2014, 23P2016

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Parcel Coverage

432      The maximum parcel coverage is 45.0 per cent of the area of a parcel, which must be reduced by 21.0 square metres for each required motor vehicle parking stall that is not provided in a private garage.

433      deleted 

3P2011

Building Setback Areas

434      The minimum depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in sections 435, 436 and 437.

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Building Setback from Front Property Line

435      (1)              For a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling, Contextual Single Detached Dwelling, Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling and a Single Detached Dwelling, the minimum building setback from a front property line is the greater of:

(a)        the contextual front setback less 1.5 metres; or

(b)        3.0 metres.

(2)              deleted 

(3)              For an addition or exterior alteration to a Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling, or Single Detached Dwelling which was legally existing or approved prior to the effective date of this Bylaw, the minimum building setback from a front property line is the lesser of:

(a)        the contextual front setback less 1.5 metres to a minimum of 3.0 metres; or

(b)        the existing building setback less 1.5 metres to a minimum of 3.0 metres.

(4)              deleted 

(5)              For all other uses, the minimum building setback from a front property line is 3.0 metres.

46P2009, 3P2010

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Building Setback from Side Property Line

436      (1)              For a laned parcel, the minimum building setback from any side property line  is 1.2 metres.

(2)              For a laneless parcel, the minimum building setback from any side property line  is:

(a)        1.2 metres; or

(b)        3.0 metres on one side of the parcel when no provision is made for a private garage on the front or side of a building.

(3)              For a parcel containing a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling or a Semi-detached Dwelling, there is no requirement for a building setback from the property line upon which the party wall is located.

(4)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (5), for a corner parcel, the minimum building setback from a side property line  shared with a street  is 1.2 metres, provided there is no portion of a building, except for a projection allowed in 337(3), located within 3.0 metres of:

(a)        the back of the public sidewalk; or

(b)        the curb where there is no public sidewalk.

(5)             Where a corner parcel  shares a side property line  with a street and the parcel forms part of a plan of subdivision approved by the Calgary Planning Commission prior to March 31, 1980, the minimum building setback from that side property line is 1.2 metres.

(6)             The building setback from a side property line  of 3.0 metres required in subsection 2(b) may be reduced where the owner of the parcel proposed for development and the owner of the adjacent parcel register, against both titles, an exclusive private access easement:

(a)        where the width of the easement, in combination with the reduced building setback, must be at least 3.0 metres; and

(b)        that provides unrestricted vehicle access to the rear of the parcel.

(7)             One building setback from a side property line  may be reduced to zero metres where:

(a)        the owner of the parcel proposed for development and the owner of the adjacent parcel register, against both titles, a 2.4 metre private maintenance easement that provides for a 0.60 metre eave and footing encroachment easement; and

(b)        all roof drainage from the building is discharged through eavestroughs and downspouts onto the parcel on which the building is located.

44P2013

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Building Setback from Rear Property Line

437      The minimum building setback from a rear property line is 7.5 metres.

Building Height

438      (1)              For a Contextual Semi-detached Dwelling, Contextual Single Detached Dwelling, Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling and a Single Detached Dwelling, the maximum building height is the greater of:

(a)        8.6 metres; or

(b)        the contextual height plus 1.5 metres, to a maximum of 10.0 metres.

(2)              deleted 

(3)              For all other uses, the maximum building height is 10.0 metres.

3P2010

439      deleted

3P2010 

440      deleted

3P2010 

 441      deleted 

3P2010 

442      deleted 

3P2010 

 

Motor Vehicle Parking Stalls

443      The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for each Contextual Single Detached Dwelling, Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling, and Single Detached Dwelling is 2.0 stalls per Dwelling Unit where:

(a)        the parcel width is less than 9.0 metres and the parcel is part of a plan of subdivision approved after September 7, 1982; or

(b)        the area of the parcel is less than 270.0 square metres and the parcel is part of a plan of subdivision approved after September 7, 1982.

13P2008, 28P2009

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