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2.0 Permitted Uses (Part 4)

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The uses permitted in Commercial Zones shall be in accordance with Table 4.2.1:

Table 4.2.1










Department Store






Flea Market







Large Building Supplies/Garden Store






Large Furniture and Appliance Store






Large Home and Auto Supplies Store





Warehouse Club







Supermarket/Grocery Store


 √ (e)



 √   (e)


Convenience/Specialty Food Store


Farmers' Market





Other Retail Stores


√ (c)

Service Commercial

Standard Restaurant

√   (d)


Standard Restaurant with dance floor







Fast Food Restaurant

√   (d)


Convenience Restaurant

√   (d)

Terrace Patio





Elevated Parking Facility





Funeral Home




Veterinary Services

√   (a)

√   (a)

√   (a)

√   (a)

√   (a)

√   (a)

Other Service Commercial Uses

√ (h)

Banks, Trust Companies, Credit Unions

√ (h)


All Office Uses


Community Institution








Convention/Conference Centre





Banquet Centre










Car Wash per Part 1, Section 2.9


√ (i) 





Motor Vehicle Service Station per Part 1, Section 2.10

√ (i) 


Motor Vehicle Sales, Leasing, Rental and Service




Motor Vehicle Repair Garage

√ (i)




Motor Vehicle Parts & Accessories Sales


Retail Propane Facility per Part 1, Section 2.7

Entertainment & Recreation

Recreational Establishment


Entertainment Establishment


Video Game/Pinball Machine Arcade







Night Club

√ (b)

√   (b)








Dwelling Units on second & third floors


Apartment Building per RH4 zone



√ (f)








Industrial Uses permitted in a GE2 zone





Footnotes to Table 4.2.1

a) The keeping of animals outside is not permitted.

b) Maximum capacity shall not exceed 1000 persons

c) The only other retail uses permitted in a CE zone are the following:

  • Office supplies
  • Office furniture and equipment
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Electrical equipment supplies and services
  • Industrial equipment supplies and services
  • Heating and ventilation supplies and services
  • Tool sales and service
  • Automobile parts and upholsterer
  • Lumber yard and home improvement centre
  • Paint, glass and wallpaper
  • Kitchen and bathroom centre
  • Antique refinishing and sales
  • Floor coverings
  • Swimming pool sales and service
  • Hot tubs/whirlpools
  • Window and door sales and installation
  • Hardware
  • Blinds, draperies, curtains and wall coverings
  • Linens, bedding and sheets
  • Decorating centre
  • House wares
  • Lighting
  • Electronics
  • Art shop and gallery

d) A restaurant may occupy up to 100% of the total floor area of a single building on a lot where the total existing building floor area of all buildings on the lot is 3000 m2 or greater, and where the lot abuts an arterial, multi-purpose arterial or minor arterial road. Where the total building floor area of all buildings on the lot is less than 3000 m2, or where the lot does not abut an arterial, multi-purpose arterial or minor arterial road, the total floor area of all restaurants shall not exceed 15% of the floor area of each building within which the restaurant is located. Where contiguous lots are developed as one comprehensive development or under a single comprehensive site plan, all lots shall be deemed to be one lot for purposes of applying this zoning regulation.

e) Floor area maximum/unit or use shall not apply for a supermarket/grocery store.

f) Permitted only on the CC1-zoned lands on the south side of Plains Road East, east of Daryl Drive.   On these lands, retail and service commercial uses are permitted in the basement, ground and second floor of an apartment building.

g) Funeral home is a permitted use at 1010 and 1020 Botanical Drive only.

h) Permitted on a lot having a total building floor area of 3000 m2.  The total floor area of all service commercial uses shall not exceed 15% of the floor area of each building within which another use is located.

i) Not permitted abutting a residential zone.

j) Not permitted in a building containing residential dwelling units

This page last updated December 14, 2015


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