PART 6: MULTI-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 6: Multi-Residential – Low Profile (M-1) (M-1d#) District

Purpose

616      The Multi-Residential – Low Profile District:

(a)        is intended to apply to the Developing Area;

(b)        has Multi-Residential Development that will have higher numbers of Dwelling Units and more traffic generation than both low density residential dwellings and the M-G District;

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

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

(e)        is intended to be in close proximity or adjacent to low density residential development;

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

(g)        provides for permitted use Multi-Residential Development on small parcels;

(h)        provides private and common 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

617      The following uses are permitted uses in the Multi-Residential – Low Profile District:

(a)        Accessory Residential Building;

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

(b)        Home Occupation – Class 1;

(c)        Multi-Residential Development – Minor;

(d)        Park;

(e)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(f)         Sign – Class A;and

(g)        deleted

(h)        Utilities.

17P2009, 4P2012

 

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Discretionary Uses

618      The following uses are discretionary uses in the Multi-Residential – Low Profile District:

(a)        Addiction Treatment;

(b)         Assisted Living;

(c)        Child Care Service;

(d)        Community Entrance Feature;

(e)        Custodial Care;

(f)         Home Occupation – Class 2;

(g)        Live Work Unit;

(h)        Multi-Residential Development;

(i)         Place of Worship – Medium;

(j)         Place of Worship – Small ;

(k)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(l)         Residential Care;

(m)      Sign – Class B;

(n)        Sign – Class C;

(o)        Sign – Class D;

(p)        Sign – Class E;

(q)        Temporary Residential Sales Centre; and

(r)        Utility Building.

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Rules

619      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

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

(2)             The maximum density for parcels designated M-1 District is 148 units per hectare.

(3)             The maximum density for parcels designated M-1 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).

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Setback Area

621      The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in section 622.

Building Setbacks

622      (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:

(a)        C-N1 or C-COR1 District; or

(b)        M-G, M-1, M-2, M-H1, M-H2, M-H3, M-X1, or M-X2 District.

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Landscaping

623      At least 90.0 per cent of the required landscaped area must be provided at grade.

Building Height

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

(2)              Where a parcel shares a property line with a parcel designated with 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 6: Building Height in the Multi-Residential Low Profile (M-1) District

 

 

 

 

 

 

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