PART 8: INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS

Division 3: Industrial – Business f#h# (I-B f#h#) District

 

Purpose

922      The Industrial – Business District is intended to be characterized by:

(a)        prestige, high quality, manufacturing, research and office developments;

(b)        parcels in desirable locations that contribute to employment centres or locations that are visible from expressways and major streets;

(c)        activities contained within buildings;

(d)        a limited range of small uses that provide services to the office and industrial uses within the immediate area;

(e)        pedestrian pathway connections to and between buildings and to transit;

(f)        flexibility in building density established through floor area ratios for individual parcels; and

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

32P2009

Permitted Uses

923      (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Industrial – Business District:

(a)        Park;

(b)        Sign – Class A;

(c)        Sign – Class B;

(d)        Sign – Class D; and

(e)        Utilities.

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

(a)        Catering Service – Minor;

(b)        Computer Games Facility;

(c)        Convenience Food Store;

(d)        Counselling Service;

(e)        Financial Institution;

(f)        deleted

(g)        Information and Service Provider;

(h)        Library;

(i)         Instructional Facility;

(j)         Office;

(k)        deleted

(l)         Power Generation Facility – Small;

(m)       Print Centre;

(n)        Protective and Emergency Service;

(o)        Radio and Television Studio; and

(p)        Specialized Industrial.

32P2009, 39P2010

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Discretionary Uses

924      (1)              Uses listed in subsection 923(2) are discretionary uses if they are located in proposed buildings or proposed additions to existing building in the Industrial – Business District.

(2)              The following uses  are discretionary uses in the Industrial – Business District:

(a)        Child Care Service;

(b)        Conference and Event Facility;

(c)        Drinking Establishment – Small;

(d)        Drive Through;

(e)        Fitness Centre;

(f)         Gas Bar;

(g)        Health Services Laboratory – With Clients;

(h)        Hotel;

(i)         Indoor Recreation Facility;

(j)         Medical Clinic;

(j.1)      Medical Marihuana Counselling;

(k)        Motion Picture Production Facility;

(l)         Outdoor Café;

(m)       Parking Lot – Grade;

(n)        Parking Lot – Structure;

(n.1)     Payday Loan;

(o)        Post-secondary Learning Institution;

(p)        Power Generation Facility – Medium;

(q)        Printing, Publishing and Distributing;

(r)         Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(s)        Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(t)         Retail and Consumer Service;

(u)        Self Storage Facility;

(v)        Sign – Class C;

(w)       Sign – Class E;

(x)        Sign – Class F;

(x.1)     Sign – Class G;

(y)        Special Function  – Class 2;

(z)        deleted

(aa)      Specialty Food Store;

(bb)      Take Out Food Service;

(cc)      Utility Building;

(dd)      Vehicle Rental – Minor; and

(ee)      Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 1.

(3)              The following uses are discretionary uses in the Industrial – Business District if they are located within a building containing at least one use listed in subsection 923(2):

(a)        Brewery, Winery and Distillery;

(a.1)     Drinking Establishment – Medium;

(b)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium; and

(c)        Restaurant: Licensed – Medium.

32P2009, 39P2010, 30P2011, 4P2012, 38P2013, 43P2015, 22P2016, 28P2016

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Rules

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

(a)        the General Rules for Industrial Land Use Districts referenced in Part 8, Division 1;

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

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

Floor Area Ratio

926      The maximum floor area ratio for parcels designated Industrial – Business District is the number following the letter ”f” indicated on the Land Use District Maps.

Building Height

927      The maximum building height for parcels designated Industrial – Business District is:

(a)              12.0 metres; or

(b)              the number following the letter ”h" indicated on the Land Use District Maps, expressed in metres.

57P2008

Use Area

928      (1)              Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (2), there is no use area requirement for uses in the Industrial – Business District.

(2)              The maximum use area for a Retail and Consumer Service and any use combined with them is 465.0 square metres.

32P2009

39P2010

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Storage of Goods, Materials and Supplies

928.1   All goods, materials and supplies associated with a use must be contained within a building.

32P2009

Front Setback Area

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

Rear Setback Area

930      (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 1.2 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 3.0 metres; and

(c)        a lane, in all other cases, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres.

Side Setback Area

931      (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 1.2 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 3.0 metres; and

(c)        a lane, in all other cases, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres.

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Landscaping In Setback Areas

932      (1)              Where a setback area shares a property line with a 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 lane that does not separate the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, there is no requirement for a soft surfaced landscaped area or hard surfaced landscaped area.

(3)              Where a setback area shares a property line with a parcel designated as a residential district or 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 and 2.0 shrubs:

(i)         for every 30.0 square metres; or

(ii)        for every 35.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system; and

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

(4)              Where a setback area shares a property line with an LRT corridor or parcel designated as a commercial, industrial or special purpose district, the setback area:

(a)        must be a soft surfaced landscaped area;

(b)        may provide a sidewalk in the setback area 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)        or every 50.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.

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Additional Landscaping Requirements

933      1)               Unless otherwise referenced in this District, all setback areas on a parcel, not including those portions specifically required for motor vehicle access, sidewalks, or any other purpose allowed by the Development Authority, must be a soft surfaced landscaped area.

(2)              Every building on a parcel must have at least one sidewalk connecting the public entrance to a public sidewalk, or in the case here there is no public sidewalk, to the nearest street.

(3)              Where a building contains more than one use, every use that has an exterior public entrance must either:

(a)        have a sidewalk connecting the public entrance to the sidewalk required by subsection (2); or

(b)        have a sidewalk connecting that public entrance to a public sidewalk or to the nearest street.

(4)              Every building on a parcel must have at least one sidewalk connecting the parking area to the public entrances of the building.

(5)              Every sidewalk provided must:

(a)        be along the entire length of the front of a building, not including any portion of the building where loading occurs;

(b)        be a hard surfaced landscaped area;

(c)        be a minimum width of 2.0 metres;

(d)        have different surfacing than the surfacing of the parking areas in the parcel; and

(e)        be raised above the surface of the parking area, when located in a parking area.

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Landscaping for Large Parking Area

934      (1)              Landscaping is required in a parking area when the total surface area containing the required drive aisles, motor vehicle parking stalls and vehicular access for a development is equal to or greater than 5000.0 square metres.

(2)              Landscaped areas in the parking area:

(a)        must be provided at a ratio of 0.15 square metres for every 1.0 square metres of the total surface area referenced in subsection (1); and

(b)        must be provided as a combination of hard surfaced landscaped area and soft surfaced landscaped area in the form of islands and strips.

(3)              Islands provided in the parking area must:

(a)        be provided at the beginning and end of every row of motor vehicle parking stalls;

(b)        be provided for every 20 motor vehicle parking stalls in a row with no more than 20 stalls between islands;

(c)        be a minimum area of 12.0 square metres with at least one side of the island being a minimum length of 2.0 metres;

(d)        provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs; and

(e)        be surrounded by a concrete curb.

(4)              Strips provided in the parking area must:

(a)        be provided every four (4) rows of motor vehicle parking stalls with no more than four (4) rows between strips;

(b)        be perpendicular to the motor vehicle parking stalls for the full length of the parking stall row;

(c)        be a minimum depth of 2.0 metres;

(d)        provide a minimum of 1.0 trees every 15.0 metres of the length of the strip; and

(e)        be surrounded by a concrete curb.

(5)              If the application of these rules results in an island or a strip being contiguous with a setback area, that island or strip is not required at that location on the parcel.

(6)              Sidewalks connecting the public entrance to a public sidewalk and sidewalks connecting the parking area to the public entrance may be included in determining whether the development satisfies the requirements of this section.

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Employee Area

935      All developments must have an outdoor area, for use of employees, that is a minimum of 10.0 square metres.

Reductions to Minimum Motor Vehicle Parking Stalls

936      (1)              The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls is reduced by 10.0 per cent where the building that generates the parking requirement is located within 400.0 metres of an existing or approved Capital funded LRT platform.

(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; and

(b)        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 in accordance with Part 4; 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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