PART 8: INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS

Division 5: Industrial – Commercial (I-C) District

Purpose

953      The Industrial – Commercial District is intended to be characterized by:

(a)        locations on the perimeter of industrial areas, along  major streets or expressways;

(b)        light industrial uses that are unlimited in size;

(c)        small scale commercial uses that are compatible with and complement light industrial uses;

(d)       controls to ensure that developments provide a transition between other land use districts and the Industrial – General District or between highly visible industrial parcels and the Industrial – General District;

(e)        setbacks, screening, landscaping and building design that addresses aesthetic concerns associated with highly visible locations; and

(f)        parcels located within 200.0 metres of a  major street or expressway.

Permitted Uses

954      (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Industrial – Commercial District:

(a)        Park;

(b)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(c)        Sign – Class A;

(d)        Sign – Class B;

(e)        Sign – Class D; and

(f)         Utilities.

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

(a)        Artist’s Studio;

(b)        Beverage Container Drop-Off Depot;

(b.1)     Beverage Container Quick Drop Facility;

(c)        Building Supply Centre;

(d)        Counselling Service;

(e)        Dry-cleaning and Fabric Care Plant;

(f)         Financial Institution;

(g)        Fitness Centre;

(h)        General Industrial – Light;

(i)         Health Services Laboratory – With Clients;

(j)         Indoor Recreation Facility;

(k)        Information and Service Provider;

(l)         Instructional Facility;

(m)       Medical Clinic;

(n)        Office;

(o)        Pawn Shop;

(p)        Pet Care Service;

(q)        Print Centre;

(q.1)     Protective and Emergency Service;

(r)         Radio and Television Studio;

(s)        Restaurant: Food Service Only – Medium;

(t)         Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(u)        Retail and Consumer Service;

(v)        Service Organization;

(w)       Specialty Food Store;

(x)        Take Out Food Service;

(y)        Vehicle Rental – Minor;

(z)        Vehicle Sales – Minor; and

(aa)      Veterinary Clinic.

32P2009, 37P2014, 29P2016

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Discretionary Uses

955      (1)              Uses listed in subsection 954(2) are discretionary uses if they are located in new buildings or new additions to existing buildings in the Industrial – Commercial District.

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

(a)        Auction Market – Other Goods;

(b)        Auction Market – Vehicles and Equipment;

(c)        Auto Body and Paint Shop;

(d)        Auto Service – Major;

(e)        Auto Service – Minor;

(e.1)     Brewery, Winery and Distillery;

(f)         Car Wash – Multi-Vehicle;

(g)        Car Wash – Single Vehicle;

(h)        Child Care Service;

(i)         Convenience Food Store;

(j)         Custodial Quarters;

(k)        Drinking Establishment – Small;

(l)         Drive Through;

(m)       Gas Bar;

(n)        Large Vehicle and Equipment Sales;

(o)        Large Vehicle Service;

(p)        Large Vehicle Wash;

(q)        Liquor Store;

(q.1)     Medical Marihuana Counselling;

(r)         Outdoor Café;

(r.1)      Payday Loan;

(s)        Power Generation Facility – Medium;

(t)         Recreational Vehicle Sales;

(t.1)      Recreational Vehicle Service;

(u)        Restaurant: Licensed – Medium;

(v)        Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(w)       Restored Building Product Sales Yard;

(x)        Self Storage Facility;

(y)        Sign – Class C;

(z)        Sign – Class E;

(aa)      Sign – Class F;

(aa.1)   Sign – Class G;

(bb)      Special Function  – Class 2;

(cc)      deleted

(dd)      Utility Building;

(ee)      Vehicle Rental – Major;

(ff)        Vehicle Sales – Major; and

(gg)      Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 1.

32P2009, 30P2011, 4P2012, 9P2012, 38P2013, 43P2015, 22P2016, 28P2016

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Rules

956      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.

Parcel Location

957      deleted

32P2009

Floor Area Ratio

958      The maximum floor area ratio for buildings is 1.0.

Building Height

959      The maximum building height is 12.0 metres.

Use Area

960      (1)              Unless otherwise provided in subsection (2), there is no use area requirement in the Industrial – Commercial District.

(2)              The maximum use area for a Retail and Consumer Service is 930.0 square metres.

32P2009, 39P2010

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Front Setback Area

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

Rear Setback Area

962      (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)        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;

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

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

Side Setback Area

963      (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)       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;

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

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

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Landscaping In Setback Areas

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

32P2009

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Additional Landscaping Requirements

965      (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 where 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)              A sidewalk must be provided along the entire length of the front of a building, not including any portion of the building where loading docks are located.

(5)              Every sidewalk required must:

(a)        be a hard surfaced landscaped area;

(b)        be a minimum width of 2.0 metres;

(c)        have different surfacing than the surfacing of the parking area; and

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

Storage of Goods, Materials and Supplies

965.1   (1)              A use may have an outdoor area for the storage of goods, materials or supplies provided the storage area is:

(a)        not located in a setback area;

(b)        not located between a building and a street;

(c)        within a screened enclosure or screened from view of a street; and

(d)        shown on a plan approved as part of a development permit.

(2)              Goods, materials and supplies stored outside of a building within 5.0 metres of a property line have a maximum height of 5.0 metres.

(3)              Goods, materials and supplies stored outside of a building more than 5.0 metres from a property line may have a maximum height of 12.0 metres.

(4)              The height of goods, materials and supplies is measured from grade and includes any pallets, supports or other things on which the goods, materials or supplies are stacked.

32P2009

Employee Area

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

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