PART 6: MULTI-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 11: Multi-Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial (M-X1) (M-X1d#) District

Purpose

668      The Multi-Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial District:

(a)        is intended to provide for Multi-Residential Development  with support commercial uses in the Developed Area and the Developing Area;

(b)        has Multi-Residential Developments that will typically provide higher numbers of Dwelling Units and traffic generation than low density residential dwellings, and the M-G and M-CG Districts;

(c)        provides for Multi-Residential Development in a variety of forms;

(d)        includes a limited range of support commercial multi-residential uses, restricted in size and location within the building;

(e)        has Multi-Residential Development of low height and medium density;

(f)         is in close proximity to low density residential development;

(g)        requires that Multi-Residential Development achieves a minimum density;

(h)        provides outdoor space for social interaction; and

(i)         provides landscaping to complement the design of the development and to help screen and buffer elements of the development that may have impacts on residents or nearby parcels.

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Permitted Uses

669      The following uses are permitted uses in the Multi-Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial District:

(a)        Accessory Residential Building;

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

(b)        Home Occupation – Class 1;

(c)        Park;

(d)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(d.1)     Secondary Suite;

(e)        Sign – Class A;and

(f)         deleted

(g)        Utilities.

17P2009, 33P2011, 4P2012

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Discretionary Uses

670      (1)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Multi-Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial District:

(a)        Addiction Treatment;

(b)        Assisted Living;

(c)        Child Care Service;

(d)        Community Entrance Feature;

(e)        Convenience Food Store;

(f)         Counselling Service;

(g)        Custodial Care;

(h)        Home Occupation – Class 2;

(i)         Information and Service Provider;

(j)         Live Work Unit;

(k)        Multi-Residential Development;

(l)         Office;

(m)       Outdoor Café;

(n)        Place of Worship – Medium;

(o)        Place of Worship – Small ;  

(p)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(q)        Print Centre;

(r)         Residential Care;      

(s)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(s.1)     Restaurant: Neighbourhood;

(t)         Retail and Consumer Service;

(u)        Service Organization;

(v)        Sign – Class B;

(w)       Sign – Class C;

(x)        Sign – Class D;

(y)        Sign – Class E;

(z)        Specialty Food Store;

(aa)      Take Out Food Service;

(bb)      Temporary Residential Sales Centre; and

(cc)      Utility Building.

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(2)              The following uses are additional discretionary uses in the Multi Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial District if they are located on a parcel in the developed area that is used or was previously used as Duplex Dwelling, Semi-detached Dwelling or Single Detached Dwelling:

(a)        Backyard Suite;

(a.1)      Duplex Dwelling;

(b)        deleted

(c)        deleted

(d)        deleted

(e)        Semi-detached Dwelling; and

(f)         Single Detached Dwelling.

34P2010, 39P2010, 7P2011, 33P2011, 24P2014, 5P2015

Rules

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

(a)        the General Rules for Multi-Residential Land Use Districts referenced in Part 6, Division 1;

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

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

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Density

672      (1)             The minimum density for parcels designated M-X1 District is 50 units per hectare.

(2)             The maximum density for parcels designated M-X1 District is 148 units per hectare.

(3)             The maximum density for parcels designated M-X1 District followed by the letter "d” and a number indicated on the Land Use District Maps:

(a)        is the number expressed in units per hectare; and

(b)        the number after the letter ”d” must not be less than the minimum density referenced in subsection (1) or exceed the maximum density referenced in subsection (2).

13P2008

Setback Area

673      The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in section 674.

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Building Setbacks

674      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (2), the minimum building setback from a property line shared with a street is 3.0 metres.

(2)              The minimum building setback from a property line shared with a street for a street-oriented multi-residential building is zero metres.

(3)              The minimum building setback from a property line shared with a lane is 1.2 metres.

(4)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (5), the minimum building setback from a property line shared with another parcel  is 1.2 metres.

(5)              The minimum building setback from a property line shared with another parcel for a street-oriented multi-residential building is zero metres when the adjoining parcel  is designated as a C-N1, C-COR1, CC-X or CC-COR District or a multi-residential district.

51P2008, 44P2013

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Landscaping

675      At least 80.0 per cent of the required landscaped area must be provided at grade.

Building Height

676      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsections (2) and (3), the maximum building height is 14.0 metres.

(2)              Where a parcel shares a property line  with a parcel  designated as a low density residential district or M-G District, the maximum building height:

(a)        is 9.0 metres measured from grade at the shared property line; and

(b)        increases proportionately to a maximum of 14.0 metres measured from grade at a distance of 5.0 metres from the shared property line.

(3)              Where a parcel shares a property line  with a street the maximum building height is:

(a)        10.0 metres measured from grade within 3.0 metres of that shared property line; and

(b)        14.0 metres measured from grade at a distance greater than 3.0 metres from that shared property line.

(4)              The following diagrams illustrate the rules of subsections (2) and (3):

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Illustration 8: Building Height in the Multi-Residential – Low Profile Support Commercial (M-X1) District

 

 

 

 

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Rules for Commercial Multi-Residential Uses

677      (1)              All Multi-Residential Development must have a minimum of 300.0 square metres to accommodate commercial multi-residential uses.

(2)              Commercial multi-residential use must:

(a)        be located on the floor closest to grade of a main residential building;

(b)        be contained completely within the building;

(c)        not be located above any Dwelling Units;

(d)        not share an internal hallway with Dwelling Unit; and

(e)       have a separate exterior entrance from that of the Dwelling Units.

(3)              deleted

(4)              The maximum use area for each commercial multi-residential use is 300.0 square metres.

(5)              Parking areas for commercial multi-residential uses must:

(a)        be separated from residential parking areas;

(b)        provide pedestrian access to the commercial multi-residential uses; and

(c)        be located a minimum distance of 5.0 metres from a parcel designated as a low density residential district in the case of a surface parking area.

7P2011

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