PART 6: MULTI-RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

Division 7: Multi-Residential – Medium Profile (M-2) (M-2f#d#) District

Purpose

625      The Multi-Residential – Medium 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 traffic generation than low density residential districts and the M-G and M-1 Districts;

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

627      The following uses are discretionary uses in the Multi-Residential – Medium 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

628      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

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

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

7P2011

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Density

630      (1)              The minimum density for parcels designated M-2 District is 60 units per hectare.

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

(3)              The maximum density for parcels designated M-2 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

Setback Area

631      The depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in section 632.

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Building Setbacks

632      (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.

44P2013

Landscaping

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

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Building Height

634      (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 with 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 subsection (2) and (3):

 

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Illustration 7: Building Height in the Multi-Residential Medium Profile (M-2) District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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