PART 9: SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS

Division 8: Special Purpose – University Research Park (S-URP) District

Purpose

1074    The Special Purpose – University Research Park District is intended to:

(a)        accommodate a limited range of uses engaged in scientific research, research and development, and technology commercialization in association with the University of Calgary, the Province of Alberta or the Government of Canada; and

(b)        accommodate a limited range of complementary support uses.

Permitted Uses

1075    (1)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Special Purpose – University Research Park District:

(a)        Natural Area;

(b)        Park;

(c)        Power Generation Facility – Small;

(d)        Sign – Class A; and

(e)        deleted

(f)         Utilities.

 

(2)              The following uses are permitted uses in the Special Purpose – University Research Park District if they are located within existing buildings:

(a)        Counselling Service; and

(b)        Office.

4P2012

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Discretionary Uses

1076    (1)              Uses listed in section 1075(2) are discretionary uses if they are located in new buildings or new additions to existing buildings in the Special Purpose – University Research Park District.

(2)              The following uses are always discretionary uses in the Special Purpose – University Research Park District:

(a)        Beverage Container Drop-Off Depot;

(b)        Child Care Service;

(c)        Convenience Food Store;

(d)        Fitness Centre;

(e)        deleted 

(f)         Indoor Recreation Facility;

(g)        deleted 

(h)        Information and Service Provider;

(i)         Instructional Facility;

(j)         Outdoor Café;

(k)        Power Generation Facility – Medium;

(l)         Protective and Emergency Service;

(m)       Restaurant: Food Service Only – Small;

(n)        Restaurant: Licensed – Small;

(o)        Sign – Class B;

(p)        Sign – Class C;

(q)        Sign – Class D;

(r)        Sign – Class E;

(r.1)     Specialized Industrial;

(s)       Utility Building;

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

(u)       Wind Energy Conversion System – Type 2.

32P2009, 38P2013

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Rules

1077    In addition to the rules in this District, all uses in this District must comply with:

(a)        the General Rules for Special Purpose Land Use Districts referenced in Part 9, Division 1;

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

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

Building Height

1078    The maximum building height is 25.0 metres.

Front Setback Area

1079    The front setback area must have a minimum depth of 15.0 metres.

Rear Setback Area

1080    (1)              Where the parcel shares a rear property line with a parcel designated as:

(a)        a residential district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 15.0 metres; and

(b)        any other 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 street, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 15.0 metres.

Side Setback Area

1081    (1)              Where the parcel shares a side property line with a parcel designated as:

(a)        a residential district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 15.0 metres; and

(b)        any other 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 street, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 15.0 metres.

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Landscaping In Setback Areas

1082    (1)              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)              All setback areas must provide a minimum of:

(a)        1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs for every 45.0 square metres; or

(b)        1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs for every 60.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.

Employee Area

1083    All developments must have an outdoor area, for the use of employees, that is a minimum of 10.0 square metres.

Reductions to Minimum Required Motor Vehicle Parking Stalls

1084    (1)              The minimum number of motor vehicle parking stalls for an Office or Information and Service Provider is reduced:

(a)        by 10.0 per cent if the building where the Office or Information and Service Provider is located is within 400.0 metres of an existing or approved Capital funded LRT platform; or

(b)        by 5.0 per cent if the building where the Office or Information and Service Provider is located is within 150.0 metres of a street where a frequent bus service operates.

(2)              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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