Part 7: COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS

Division 8: Commercial – Corridor 3 f#h# (C-COR3 f#h#) District

Purpose

813      The Commercial – Corridor 3 District is intended to be characterized by:

(a)        sites of various sizes;

(b)        locations along major roads;

(c)        locations in industrial areas to accommodate mid-scale retail, and medium to large eating and drinking uses;

(d)        motor vehicles having direct access from the road to the development;

(e)        perimeter landscaping that separates commercial activities from the road and surrounding development;

(f)         uses of various sizes;

(g)        limited large retail uses and no residential uses;

(h)        varying building density established through maximum floor area ratio for individual parcels; and

(i)         varying building heights established through maximum building height for individual parcels.

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Permitted Uses

814      (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Commercial – Corridor 3 District:

(a)        Park;

(b)        Sign – Class A;

(c)        Sign – Class B;

(d)        Sign – Class D; and

(e)        Utilities.

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(2)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Commercial Corridor – 3 District if they are located within existing approved buildings:

(a)        Accessory Food Service;

(b)        Accessory Liquor Service;

(c)        Auction Market – Other Goods;

(c.1)     deleted

(c.2)     Beverage Container Quick Drop Facility;

(d)        Catering Service – Minor;

(e)        Convenience Food Store

(f)         Counselling Service;

(g)        Financial Institution;

(h)        Fitness Centre;

(i)         Health Services Laboratory – With Clients;

(j)         Health Services Laboratory – Without Clients;

(k)        Information and Service Provider;

(l)         Instructional Facility;

(m)       Library;

(n)        Medical Clinic;

(o)        Museum;

(p)        Office;

(q)        Pet Care Service;

(r)         Power Generation Facility – Small;

(s)        Print Centre;

(t)         Protective and Emergency Service;

(u)        Radio and Television Studio;

(u.1)     Recyclable Material Drop-Off Depot;

(v)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium;

(w)       Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(x)        Restaurant: Licensed – Medium;

(y)        Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(y.1)     Restaurant: Neighbourhood;

(z)        Retail and Consumer Service;

(aa)      Service Organization;

(bb)      Specialty Food Store;

(cc)      Supermarket;

(dd)      Take Out Food Service;

(ee)      Vehicle Rental – Minor;

(ff)        Vehicle Sales – Minor; and

(gg)      Veterinary Clinic.

39P2010, 37P2014, 5P2015, 16P2018

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Discretionary Uses

815      (1)              Uses listed in subsection 814(2) are discretionary uses if they are located in proposed buildings or proposed additions to existing buildings  in the Commercial – Corridor 3 District.

(2)              Uses listed in subsection 814(2) are discretionary uses if they are proposed in an existing building  that does not have at least one commercial use that has been approved after the parcel was designated as a commercial land use district.

(3)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Commercial – Corridor 3 District:

(a)        Amusement Arcade;

(b)        Auto Body and Paint Shop;

(c)        Auto Service – Major;

(d)        Auto Service – Minor;

(e)        deleted

(f)         Billiard Parlor;

(f.1)      Brewery, Winery and Distillery;

(f.2)      Cannabis Counselling;

(f.3)      Cannabis Store;

(g)        Car Wash – Multi Vehicle;

(h)        Car Wash – Single Vehicle;

(i)         Child Care Service;

(j)         Cinema;

(k)        Computer Games Facility;

(k.1)     Conference and Event Facility;

(l)         Dinner Theatre;

(m)       Drinking Establishment – Large;

(n)        Drinking Establishment – Medium;

(o)        Drinking Establishment – Small;

(p)        Drive Through;

(p.1)     Food Production;

(q)        Funeral Home;

(r)         Gaming Establishment – Bingo;

(s)        Gas Bar;

(t)         Hotel;

(u)        Indoor Recreation Facility;

(u.1)     Large Vehicle Sales;

(v)        Liquor Store;

(w)       Market;

(w.1)    deleted

(x)        Night Club;

(y)        Outdoor Café;

(z)        Parking Lot – Grade;

(aa)      Parking Lot – Structure;

(bb)      Pawn Shop;

(bb.1)   Payday Loan;

(cc)      Performing Arts Centre;

(dd)      Place of Worship – Small;

(ee)      Post-secondary Learning Institution;

(ff)        Power Generation Facility – Medium;

(gg)      Printing, Publishing and Distributing;

(hh)      Recreational Vehicle Sales;

(ii)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Large;

(jj)        Restaurant: Licensed – Large;

(kk)      Seasonal Sales Area;

(ll)        Sign – Class C;

(mm)   Sign – Class E;

(nn)      Sign – Class F;

(nn.1)   Sign – Class G;

(oo)      Social Organization;

(pp)      Special Function  – Class 2;

(pp.1)   deleted

(qq)      Utility Building;

(rr)       Vehicle Rental – Major;

(ss)      Vehicle Sales – Major;

(tt)        Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 1; and

(uu)      Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 2.

67P2008, 10P2009, 30P2011, 4P2012, 9P2012, 38P2013, 37P2014, 43P2015, 22P2016, 28P2016, 49P2017, 25P2018, 26P2018

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Rules

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

(a)        the General Rules for Commercial Land Use Districts referenced in Part 7, Division 1;

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

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

Parcel Area

817      The maximum area of a parcel is 3.2 hectares.

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Floor Area Ratio

818      The maximum floor area ratio for parcels designated Commercial – Corridor 3 District is the number following the letter "f” indicated on the Land Use District Maps.

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Building Height

819      The maximum building height for parcels designated Commercial – Corridor 3 District is the number following the letter "h” indicated on the Land Use District Maps, expressed in metres.

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Use Area

820      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsections (2) and (3), there is no use area restriction in the Commercial – Corridor 3 District.

(2)              The maximum use area of a Retail and Consumer Service, or a Retail and Consumer Service, combined with any other use, is 3600.0 square metres.

(3)              The maximum use area of a Supermarket, or a Supermarket, combined with any other use, is 3600.0 square metres.

39P2010

Front Setback Area

821      The front setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres.

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Rear Setback Area

822      (1)              Where the parcel shares a rear property line with a parcel designated as:

(a)        a commercial district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres;

(b)        an industrial district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;

(c)        a residential district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and

(d)        a special purpose district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres.

(2)              Where the parcel shares a rear property line with:

(a)        an LRT corridor or street, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres;

(b)        a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and

(c)        a lane, in all other cases, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres.

67P2008

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Side Setback Area

823      (1)              Where the parcel shares a side property line with a parcel designated as:

(a)        a commercial district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres;

(b)        an industrial district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;

(c)        a residential district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and

(d)        a special purpose district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres.

(2)              Where the parcel shares a side property line with:

(a)        an LRT corridor or street, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres;

(b)        a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and

(c)        a lane, in all other cases, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres.

67P2008

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Landscaping In Setback Areas

824      (1)              Where a setback area shares a property line with an LRT corridor or street, the setback area must:

(a)        be a soft surfaced landscaped area; and

(b)        provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs:

(i)         for every 35.0 square metres; or

(ii)        for every 50.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.

(2)              Where a setback area shares a property line with a parcel designated as a residential district or with a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the setback area must:

(a)        be a soft surfaced landscaped area;

(b)        provide a minimum of 1.0 trees:

(i)         for every 30.0 square metres; or

(ii)        for every 45.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system; and

(c)        provide trees planted in a linear arrangement along the length of the setback area.

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(3)              Where a setback area shares a property line with a lane and approved access to the parcel is from the lane, there is no requirement for soft surfaced landscaped area or hard surfaced landscaped area for that setback area.

(4)              Where a setback area shares a property line with a lane but there is no approved access to the parcel from the lane or with a parcel designated as a commercial, industrial or special purpose district, the setback area:

(a)        must be a soft surfaced landscaped area;

(b)        may have a sidewalk along the length of the building; and

(c)        must provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs:

(i)         for every 35.0 square metres; or

(ii)        for every 50.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.

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Minimum Required Motor Vehicle Parking Stalls

825      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (2), the minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for all uses is the requirement referenced in Part 4.

(2)              On parcels 0.4 hectares or less, the minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for an Information and Service Provider, Pet Care Service, Print Centre and Retail and Consumer Service is:

(a)        2.0 per 100.0 square metres of gross usable floor area when those uses are located in a building that was legally existing or approved prior to the effective date of this Bylaw; or

(b)        the minimum requirement for the uses as referenced in Part 4 when those uses are located in a building approved after the effective date of this Bylaw.

39P2010

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Reductions of Minimum Motor Vehicle Parking Requirement

826      (1)              The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls is reduced by 10.0 per cent where:

(a)        a building that generates the parking requirement is located within 400.0 metres of an existing or approved Capital funded LRT platform; and

(b)        the number of stalls required was determined by using the provisions referenced in subsections 825(1) and 825(2)(b).

(2)              The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for an Office or Information and Service Provider is reduced by 5.0 per cent where:

(a)        a building is located within 150.0 metres of a street where a frequent bus service operates,

(b)        the number of stalls required was determined by using the provisions referenced in subsections 825(1) or 825(2)(b); and

(c)        the reduction for stalls referenced in subsection (1) was not applied.

(3)              The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls required for an Office or Information and Service Provider is reduced:

(a)        by 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per six (6) bicycle parking stalls – class 1 provided in excess of the minimum number of bicycle parking stalls required; and

(b)        by 1.0 motor vehicle parking stalls per two (2) lockers provided in a shower and change room facility.

13P2008

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Required Bicycle Parking Stalls

827      (1)             The minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 1 for an "Enclosed Mall” is 2.0 per cent of the minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls.

(2)             The minimum number of bicycle parking stalls – class 2 for an "Enclosed Mall” is 3.0 per cent of the minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls.

(3)              The minimum required number of bicycle parking stalls for all other uses is the minimum requirement referenced in Part 4.

(4)              In this section, "Enclosed Mall” means a building containing two or more retail stores that are accessible by an enclosed common corridor.

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