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6.0 DRH ZONE REGULATIONS (DOWNTOWN HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL)

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6.1 Lot Width, Area, Yards, Density, Height and Amenity Area

Table 6.6.1

Regulation

Apartment Building, Retirement Home

Lot Width30 m
Lot Area0.1 ha
Front Yard and Street Side Yard6 m;
7.5 m abutting a street having a deemed width of 26 m or more
Rear Yard7.5 m
Side Yard6 m
Yard abutting R1, R2, R3, DRL Zones15 m
Density50 units per hectare minimum, 185 units per hectare maximum
Height22 m maximum
Amenity Area20 m2 per unit
Building setback abutting a creek block7.5 m, 4.5 m if block includes a 3 m buffer
Yard abutting a pipeline easement7 metres rear yard;
3 metres side yard

6.2 Parking

a) Parking shall be provided in accordance with Part 1, Subsection 2.25 "Off Street Parking and Loading
Requirements
" except as amended by the following:

  • 1.00 occupant spaces per unit
  • 0.25 visitor parking spaces per unit

b) Enclosed Occupant Parking: 100% of occupant parking shall be enclosed

c) Parking Lots, Parking Spaces, Driveways

(i) Notwithstanding Part 2, Subsection 6.2, "Landscape Area and Buffer" a parking lot may be setback 1 m from a street line provided a decorative wall or fence having a height of 1m to 1.2 m screens the parking lot from the street.

(ii) Parking spaces and driveways shall be setback 3 m from a wall of a building containing windows of habitable rooms in dwellings units located on the ground floor or basement.

6.3 Landscape Area and Buffer

Landscape Area:

Abutting a street having a deemed width up to 26 m: 3 m
Abutting a street having a deemed width greater than 26 m: 4.5 m
Abutting a creek block or 03 zone: 3 m

Landscape Buffer:

Abutting R1, R2, R3, DRL Residential zones: 6 m
Abutting other Residential zones: 3 m

6.4 Outside Storage

Waste stored outside shall be kept within a solid screened enclosure.

6.5 Fencing

On lands abutting a residential, DRM or DRL zone, fencing shall be installed along the common boundary with the residential 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 year-round screen. 

This page last updated December 15, 2015 

 

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