PART 6: MULTI-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 12: Multi-Residential – Medium Profile Support Commercial (M-X2) (M-X2f#d#) District

Purpose

678      The Multi-Residential – Medium Profile Support Commercial District:

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

(b)        has Multi-Residential Development that will have higher numbers of Dwelling Units and traffic generation than low density residential dwellings and low profile multi-residential 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 medium height and medium density;

(f)         has Multi-Residential Development where intensity is measured by floor area ratio to provide flexibility in building form and Dwelling Units size and number;

(g)        is typically located at community nodes or transit and transportation corridors and nodes;

(h)        is in close proximity or adjacent to, low density residential development;

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

(j)         provides outdoor space for social interaction; and

(k)        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

679      The following uses are permitted uses in the Multi-Residential – Medium 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

680      (1)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Multi-Residential – Medium 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 – Medium 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

681      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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Floor Area Ratio

682      (1)              The maximum floor area ratio is 3.0.

(2)              The maximum floor area ratio for all buildings on parcels designated M-X2 District is the number following the letter "f” when indicated on the Land Use District Maps, which must be less than 3.0.

7P2011

 

Density

683      (1)              The minimum density for building designated M-X2 District is 60 units per hectare.

(2)              There is no maximum density for parcels designated M-X2 District, unless established as referenced in subsection (3).

(3)              The maximum density for parcels designated M-X2 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).

13P2008

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Setback Areas

684      The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in section 685.

Building Setbacks

685      (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 any multi-residential district.

51P2008, 44P2013

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Landscaping

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

Building Height

687      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsections (2) and (3), the maximum building height is 16.0 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 11.0 metres measured from grade at the shared property line; and

(b)        increases proportionately to a maximum of 16.0 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)        16.0 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 9: Building Height in Multi-Residential – Medium Profile Support Commercial (M-X2) District

 

 

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Rules for Commercial Multi-Residential Uses

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

(2)              Commercial multi-residential uses must:

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

(b)        be contained completely within the building with the exception of Outdoor Café uses;

(c)        not be located above any Dwelling Unit;

(d)        not share an internal hallway with Dwelling Units; 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, 16P2018

 

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