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5.0 BC2 Zone Regulations (Business Corridor)

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5.1 Lot Width and Area

Table 3.5.1

LOCATION 

LOT WIDTH 

LOT AREA 

Areas 1 to 7, Diagram 3A

15 m; 65 m abutting King Road

 0.6 ha

Areas 8a to 9b, Diagram 3A

 14.5 m

 0.9 ha

Areas 10 to 16, Diagram 3A

 70 m

 0.7 ha

All Other Lots

 70 m

 1.0 ha

5.2 Yards

Table 3.5.2

YARD 

REQUIREMENT

Yard abutting North Service Road

 90 m

Yard abutting King Road

 45 m

Yard abutting all other roads

 9 m

Yard abutting an 02 or 03 zone

 7.5 m

Yard abutting a pipeline easement

 7 m

Yard abutting a railway right-of-way

 none required

Separation Distance from a railway right-of-way

30 m for land uses sensitive to Railway Rights of Way

Side yard

 4.5 m

Rear yard

 7.5 m

Yard abutting a PC or P zone

6 m

5.3 Building Height

a) The Maximum Building Height specified in Table 3.5.3 shall apply to lands within Areas 1 to 16 on Diagram 3A.

b) The Maximum Building Height for lands not within Areas 1 to 16 on Diagram 3A shall be as follows:

  • Office Buildings: Two storeys to a height of 10 m
  • Industrial Buildings: One storey to a height of 10 m

c) Within the BC2 Zone, Building Height shall be defined as the perpendicular distance from every point at grade around the perimeter of such building to the highest point of the building or structure and shall include any ornamental dome, chimney, tower, cupola, steeple, church spire, water storage tank, electric apparatus, sign, television antenna, structure work for mechanical equipment required for the operation of the building or structure, antennas, radio towers and satellite dishes.

d) Office use accessory to an industrial use is permitted on the second floor of an industrial building.

Table 3.5.3 - Maximum Building Height

 

Location

Maximum Building Height in a BC2 Zone 

Office Buildings 

Other Buildings 

Area 1

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 136 m of Area and 134 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 136 m of Area and 134 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Area 2

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 134 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 134 m geodetic datum

Area 3

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 140 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 140 m geodetic datum

Area 4

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum

Area 5

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 138 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 138 m geodetic datum

Area 6

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 142 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 142 m geodetic datum

Area 7

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 147 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 147 m geodetic datum

Area 8a

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 154 m of Area and 135 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 154 m of Area and 135 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Area 8b

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 142 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 142 m geodetic datum

Area 9a

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 152 m of Area and 132 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 130 m geodetic datum within southerly 140 m of Area and 132 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Area 9b

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum within northerly 87 m of Area and 140 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum within northerly 87 m of Area and 140 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Area 10

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 133 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 133 m geodetic datum

Area 11

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 136 m geodetic datum within southerly 70 m of Area, 141 m geodetic datum within northerly 80 m of Area and 138 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 136 m geodetic datum within southerly 70 m of Area, 141 m geodetic datum within northerly 80 m of Area and 138 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Area 12

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 141 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 141 m geodetic datum

Area 13

3 storeys, 14 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum within northerly 110 m of Area and 142 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 144 m geodetic datum within northerly 110 m of Area and 142 m geodetic datum for balance of Area

Areas 14, 15

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 136 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 136 m geodetic datum

Area 16

2 storeys, 10 m, shall not exceed 127 m geodetic datum

1 storey, 10 m, shall not exceed 127 m geodetic datum

DIAGRAM 3A

Specific Requirements for Lot Width, Lot Area, Building Height and Site Coverage apply to Areas 1 to 16.

5.4 Site Coverage

Site coverage shall include all areas of the site covered by hard surfaces such as driveways, parking lots and loading areas and areas covered by buildings, except, in Areas 8b and 9b on Diagram 3A a maximum 50% of total driveway area shall be included in the calculation of site coverage.

Maximum Site Coverage

Areas 1 on Diagram 3A: 60% of net lot area
Areas 2, 5, 6 on Diagram 3A: 50% of net lot area
Areas 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15 on Diagram 3A: 70% of net lot area
Areas 8a, 9a, 16 on Diagram 3A: 40% of net lot area
Areas 8b, 9b, 13 on Diagram 3A: 55% of net lot area
Other lands not within Diagram 3A: 40% of net lot area

5.5 Building Coverage

Maximum Building Coverage: 20 % of net lot area.  Shall not apply to lands within Diagram 3A.

5.6 Built Form

a) A decorative exterior finish shall be maintained on building elevations:

  • facing a street;
  • facing a residential zone;
  • within 7.5 m of a wall facing a street having a deemed width of 26 m or less;
  • within 15 m of a wall facing a street having a deemed width greater than 26m

b) Walls facing a residential zone shall have a maximum length of 35 m.

c) Mechanical equipment or machinery may not be installed or used within 20 m of a residential zone.

5.7 Landscape Area

Abutting North Service Road: 60 m

Abutting King Road: 30 m

Abutting King Forest Court and Yorkton Court: 6 m

Abutting other streets: 6 m

Abutting 02 and 03 Zones: 3 m

Abutting other lot lines: 3 m

5.8 Parking

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

b) Parking of trucks and vehicles is not permitted within 15 m of a residential zone when the truck or vehicle exceeds any one of the following:

  • a registered gross vehicle weight of 3000 kg
  • an overall length of 6 m;
  • an overall height of 2.6 m;

5.9 Outdoor Storage

Outdoor storage is prohibited. Waste and refuse containers are permitted provided they are screened from view.

Perishable waste must be kept in refrigerated storage within a building. Alternatively, perishable waste may be stored outside if a deep collection waste disposal system, comprised of a sealed container with a lockable lid located primarily below grade, is used.

5.10 Fencing

Occupancy of any building on lands abutting a residential zone is prohibited until fence having a minimum height of 1.8 m, which may be a solid screen fence or a chain link fence in combination with landscaping to create a solid year-round screen has been installed along the common boundary with the residential zone.

5.11 Loading and Unloading:

a) Loading/unloading docks are not permitted in building elevations facing a street, save and except Areas 2, 5, 6 in Diagram 3A.

b) Loading/unloading activities are not permitted in a yard abutting a street.

5.12 Outdoor Manufacturing

Outdoor manufacturing is prohibited in a yard abutting a street and on lands abutting a residential zone.

5.13 Restaurant Drive Through Facilities

a) Where drive through facilities are located in or adjacent to building elevations facing a street, landscaping shall be provided to screen the building elevation from the street.

b) External conveyor pick-up systems are not permitted in a yard abutting a street and shall be setback 15 m from a residential zone.

c) Intercom ordering stations shall be setback 15 m from a residential zone.

5.14 Retail Sales

  1. A maximum total floor area of 15% only in conjunction with manufacturing, fabricating, processing, assembling or warehousing uses.
  2. The maximum total floor area for accessory retail sales or showroom shall be the lesser of a maximum total floor area of 15% of the main use or 250 square metres.
  3. The accessory retail or showroom area shall be contained within the same premises as the associated permitted use.
  4. The area within the building used for accessory retail sales or showroom shall be separated from the remainder of the facility by a permanent, solid, floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall partition, including closed doors.

5.15 Accessory Use Regulations

a) There shall be no direct exterior access

b) There shall be no advertising signs visible from the building exterior

c) Accessory uses shall be for building occupants only

d) Total floor area for accessory uses: maximum 5% of floor area per building

e) Floor area per accessory use: maximum 200 m2

5.16 Dwelling Units

A Dwelling Unit for a Caretaker or Watchman shall be located within a principal building and shall not exceed 75 m2 in area.

5.17 Contiguous Lots

Where multiple contiguous lots are developed under a single comprehensive site plan all lots shall be deemed to be one lot for purposes of applying zoning regulations.  A lot shall be used in a manner that complies with all of the regulations and prohibitions of this by-law that govern the lot itself and all of the regulations and prohibitions of this by-law that govern the entire development.

 

 

 

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