PART 5: LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 8: Residential – One / Two Dwelling (R-2) District

Purpose

474      The Residential – One / Two Dwelling District is intended to accommodate residential development in the form of Single Detached Dwellings, Semi-detached Dwellings and Duplex Dwellings in the Developing Area.

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Permitted Uses

475      The following uses are permitted uses in the Residential – One /Two Dwelling District:

(a)        Accessory Residential Building;

(b)        Duplex Dwelling;

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

(c)        Home Occupation – Class 1;

(d)        Park;

(e)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(e.1)     Secondary Suite;

(f)         Semi-detached Dwelling;

(g)        Sign – Class A;

(h)        Single Detached Dwelling; and

(i)        deleted

(j)         Utilities.

17P2009, 12P2010, 4P2012

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Discretionary Uses

476      The following uses are discretionary uses in the Residential – 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)     Home Based Child Care – Class 2;

(e)        Home Occupation – Class 2;

(f)         Place of Worship – Small;

(g)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(h)        Residential Care;

(i)         deleted 

(i.1)      deleted  

(i.2)      deleted 

(j)         Sign – Class B;

(k)        Sign – Class C;

(l)         Sign – Class E;

(m)      Temporary Residential Sales Centre; and

(n)        Utility Building.

17P2009, 12P2010, 24P2014

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Rules

477      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; and

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

Number of Main Residential Buildings on a Parcel

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

13P2008

 

Parcel Width

479      The minimum parcel width is:

(a)        7.5 metres for a parcel containing a 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 Semi-detached Dwelling, and if a parcel containing a Semi-detached Dwelling is subsequently subdivided, a minimum parcel width of 6.0 metres must be provided for each Dwelling Unit.

12P2010, 34P2010, 24P2014, 23P2016

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Parcel Depth

480      The minimum parcel depth is 22.0 metres.

12P2010, 34P2010, 24P2014, 23P2016

Parcel Area

481      The minimum area of a parcel is:

(a)        330.0 square metres for a parcel containing a 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 Semi-detached Dwelling, and if a parcel containing a Semi-detached Dwelling is subsequently subdivided, a minimum area of 180.0 square metres must be provided for each Dwelling Unit.

12P2010, 34P2010, 24P2014, 23P2016

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Parcel Coverage

482      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (3), the maximum parcel coverage for a Single Detached Dwelling is 45.0 per cent of the area of a parcel.

(2)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (3), the maximum parcel coverage for a Semi-detached Dwelling or Duplex Dwelling is 50.0 per cent of the area of a parcel.

(3)             The maximum parcel coverage referenced in subsections (1) and (2) must be reduced by 21.0 square metres for each required motor vehicle parking stall that is not located in a private garage.

(4)              For all other uses, the maximum parcel coverage is 45.0 per cent.

13P2008

Building Setback Areas

483      The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in sections 484, 485 and 486.

Building Setback from Front Property Line

484      The minimum building setback from a front property line is:

(a)        2.0 metres for a laned parcel; and

(b)        3.0 metres for a laneless parcel.

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Building Setback from Side Property Line

485      (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 Semi-detached Dwelling, there is no requirement for a building setback from the property line upon which the party wall is located.

(4)              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)              The building setback required in subsection 2(b) may be reduced where the owner of the parcel proposed for development and the owner of the adjacent parcel registers, 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)        provides unrestricted vehicle access to the rear of the parcel.

(6)              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.

71P2008

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Building Setback from Rear Property Line

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

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Building Height

487      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (2), the maximum building height is 10.0 metres for a Single Detached Dwelling.

(2)              The maximum building height is 11.0 metres for Single Detached Dwellings where:

(a)        the area of the parcel is equal to or greater than 400.0 square metres; and

(b)        the parcel width is equal to or greater than 10.0 metres.

(3)              The maximum building height for Duplex Dwellings and Semi-detached Dwellings is 11.0 metres.

(4)              The maximum building height for all other uses is 10.0 metres.

13P2008, 57P2008

Motor Vehicle Parking Stalls

488      The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for each 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; or

(b)        the area of the parcel is less than 270.0 square metres.

28P2009

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