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2.0 Permitted Uses (Part 6)

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Subject to RM1 zone regulations 

2A. The uses permitted in the DC, DW and DL zones shall be in accordance with Table 6.2.1:

Table 6.2.1

USES (a)

ZONES

DC

DW

DL-A & DL-B

DL-C

Retail Commercial

Department Store

 

 

Flea Market

√(h)

√(h)

 

 

Large Furniture and Appliance Store

 

 

Supermarket/Grocery Store

 

 

 

Convenience/Specialty Food Store

Farmers Market

 

 

Other Retail Stores

Service Commercial

Standard Restaurant

√(a)

√(a)

√(a)

√(a)

Standard Restaurant with Dance Floor

 

 

√(a)(i)

 √(a)(i)

 

√(a)(i)

 

 

√(a)(i)

 

Fast Food Restaurant

√(a)

√(a)

√ (a)

√(a)

Convenience Restaurant

√(a)

√(a)

√(a)

√(a)

Terrace Patio

Funeral Home

√(b)

 

 

 

Elevated Parking Facility

√(d)

√(d)

 

 

Veterinary Services

√(c)

√(c)

√(c)

√(c)

Other Service Commercial Uses

Community

Community Institution

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

Office

All Office Uses

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

Hospitality

Hotel

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

Convention/Conference Centre

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

Banquet Centre

Caterer

Entertainment and Recreation

Recreational Establishment

Entertainment Establishment

Night Club

√(e)

√(e)

√(e)

√(e)

 

Residential

 

Dwelling units in a commercial/office building

Apartment Building

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

Retirement Home

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

√(g)

 

Footnotes to Table 6.2.1

a) Drive-through facilities are not permitted in conjunction with any permitted use.

b) Not permitted on lands abutting a residential zone and DRH, DRM, DRL zones.

c) The keeping of animals outside is not permitted.

d) Excluding a driveway entrance, the ground floor area of all parking structures within 15 metres of a public street shall be used for retail, service commercial, entertainment or recreation uses.

e) Not permitted in a building containing residential dwelling units.  Maximum capacity shall not exceed 500 persons.  Not permitted within 45m of R, DRL, DRM & DRH zones

f) Permitted only for a maximum period of 90 days and limited to one occasion in a 12-month period.

g) The ground floor of any building within 15 metres of a public street shall be used only for retail or service commercial uses, except when located on the following streets:

(i) West side of Brant Street, between Baldwin Street and Caroline Street;

(ii) West of Locust Street, between Caroline Street and a point 40 m north of Elgin Street;

(iii) East side of Pearl Street, between Pine Street and a point 60 m north;

(iv) West side of Martha Street, between Maria Street and James Street;

(v) West side of Emerald Crescent, north of Caroline Street;

(vi) South side of Victoria Avenue, from a point 30 m east of Brant Street to a point 110 m east of Brant Street

h) Flea markets are permitted as a temporary use only, for a period not to exceed 30 days and limited to one occasion in a 12-month period.

i) In buildings containing residential dwelling units, a Standard Restaurant, with Dance Floor is only permitted at grade where office uses or uses accessory to residential are located on the second storey.

j) Outdoor patios shall be permitted to have entertainment and/or recreational uses until July 15, 2022 in accordance with the temporary use by-law in effect subject to the following:

(i) Outdoor entertainment / recreational uses are permitted between the hours of 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm with the exception of Sundays and holidays when such uses are permitted between the hours of 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

(ii) Outdoor entertainers are limited to one entity (one group or performer) at a time.

(iii) The outdoor entertainment / recreational uses remain subject to all other City by-laws in effect, including the City's Nuisance and Noise By-law.

Upon expiry of this by-law, entertainment and/or recreational uses will no longer be permitted on outdoor patios.

2B. The uses permitted in the DRH, DRM and DRL zones shall be in accordance with Table 6.2.2:

Table 6.2.2

USES

ZONES

DRH

DRM

DRL

Residential (a)
Detached Dwelling
 
√(b)
√(c)
One Accessory Dwelling Unit
 
√(b)
√(c)
Semi-Detached Dwelling
 
√(d)
 
Duplex Dwelling
 
 
Triplex Dwelling
 
 
Fourplex Dwelling
 
 
Townhouse
 
 
Street Townhouses
 
 
Stacked Townhouses
 
 
Back to Back Townhouses  
 
Apartment Building
 
Retirement Home
 
Offices in an existing building
√(e)
Offices on the ground floor of a residential building
√(e)


Footnotes to Table 6.2.2

a) All Residential uses permitted in Table 6.2.2 shall be subject to Part 2, Subsection 2, "Prohibited Uses"

b) Subject to DRL zone regulations.

c) Subject to R3.2 zone regulations and footnote (a) of Part 2, Table 2.3.1.

d) Subject to RM1 zone regulations

e) Permitted only within an existing building on lots south of Ontario Street, and on lots abutting the north side of Ontario Street between Hager Avenue and Locust Street, and subject to the following regulations:

  • Parking shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Subsections 2.25 and 2.26 of this By-law.
  • Landscape buffer abutting lands zoned DRL or a residential zone: 3 m
  • 50% of the area of the front yard and street side yard shall be landscaped, including a 3 m landscape area abutting a street.
  • On lands abutting a residential or DRL zone fencing shall be installed along the common boundary with the residential or DRL zone and shall have a minimum height of 1.8 m, which may be a solid screen fence or a combination of chain link fence and landscape planting to form a dense screen.
  • The outdoor storage and display of merchandise, material or equipment is prohibited.

Last updated December 15, 2015

 

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