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10.0 RM3 Zone Regulations

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10.1 Lot Width, Area, Yards, Density, Floor Area Ratio, Height, Amenity Area, Privacy Area

Table 2.10.1


Stacked Townhouse
Apartment Building

Back to Back Townhouse

Community Institution
Lodge, Fraternity, Private Club

Lot Width

30 m

 45 m

18 m

Lot Area

.4 ha

 0.4 ha

.1 ha

Front Yard

7.5 m (a)

 7.5 m (a)

7.5 m (a)

Rear Yard

9 m

9 m

9 m

Side Yard

4.5 m

 4.5 m

4.5 m

Street Side Yard

6 m

 6 m

6 m

Yard abutting R1, R2, R3 zone

12 m

12 m 

12 m


25 units/ha minimum
50 units/ha maximum

50 units per hectare maximum 

* * *

Floor Area Ratio

* * *

 * * *

1.25:1 maximum

Amenity Area

25 m2 for each bedroom in a unit
15 m2 for each efficiency unit

 25 m2 / unit (b)

* * *

Privacy Area

10 m2 per unit


* * *

Footnotes to Table 2.10.1

a) Abutting a street having a deemed width of 30 m or greater: 9 m

b) As a component of the required amenity area per unit, each back to back townhouse development shall have a minimum of one common amenity area, with a minimum area of 100 m2, or a total common amenity area of 6m2 per back to back unit, whichever is greater, and may include decorative accessory structures such as a gazebo, arbor, pergola, as well as playground equipment, but may not include other accessory buildings or structures, unitary equipment, mailboxes or above ground utility boxes.

c) Each unit in a back to back townhouse development shall contain an individual balcony with an area of 5.5 m2, separated from adjoining units by a wall or privacy screen and with a maximum projection of 1.8 m from the front wall of the back to back townhouse building.

Table 2.10.2

Other Yards


Building setback abutting a creek block

7.5 m, 4.5 m if block includes a 3 m buffer

Yard abutting a pipeline easement

7 m

Yard abutting a railway right-of-way

30 m

10.2 Landscape Area and Buffer

Landscape Area

Abutting a street: 4.5 m abutting a street having a deemed width up to 26 m
6 m abutting a street having a deemed width greater than 26 m

Landscape Buffer

Abutting R1, R2, R3 zones: 6 m

10.3 Parking

Parking shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Subsection 2.25 "Off Street Parking and Loading Requirements".

10.4 Building Height

a) Maximum height: 3 storeys

b) Stacked townhouse dwellings shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Sub-Section 2.31 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING HEIGHT

This page last updated: December 11, 2015



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