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Land Use Bylaw1P2007

The City of Calgary Land Use Bylaw 1P2007

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Division 2: Residential – Contextual Large Parcel One Dwelling (R-C1L) (R-C1Ls) District


366 1 The Residential — Contextual Large Parcel One Dwelling District is intended to accommodate existing residential development and contextually sensitive redevelopment in the form of Single Detached Dwellings in the Developed Area on large parcels.
2 Parcels designated R-C1Ls are intended to accommodate a Secondary Suite as a permitted use on the same parcel as a Single Detached Dwelling.

Permitted Uses

367 The following uses are permitted uses in the Residential — Contextual Large Parcel One Dwelling District:
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e Park;
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Permitted and Discretionary Uses for Parcels Designated R-C1Ls

369 1 Parcels designated R-C1Ls have the same permitted uses referenced in section 367 with the additional permitted uses of:
2 Parcels designated R-C1Ls have the same discretionary uses referenced in section 368 with the additional discretionary uses of:


370 In addition to the rules in this District, all uses in this District must comply with:
a the General Rules for Low Density Residential Land Use Districts referenced in Part 5, Division 1;
b the Rules Governing All Districts referenced in Part 3; and
c the applicable Uses And Use Rules referenced in Part 4.

Number of Main Residential Buildings on a Parcel

371 The maximum number of main residential buildings on a parcel is one.

Parcel Width

372 The minimum parcel width is 24.0 metres.

Parcel Depth

373 The minimum parcel depth is 22.0 metres.

Parcel Area

374 The minimum area of a parcel is 1100.0 square metres.

Parcel Coverage

375 The maximum parcel coverage is 40.0 per cent of the area of a parcel, which must be reduced by 21.0 square metres for each required motor vehicle parking stall that is not provided in a private garage.
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Building Setback Areas

377 The minimum depth of all setback areas must be equal to the minimum building setback required in sections 378, 379 and 380.

Building Setback from Front Property Line

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4 For an addition or exterior alteration to a Single Detached Dwelling, which was legally existing or approved prior to the effective date of this Bylaw, the minimum building setback from a front property line is the lesser of:
a the contextual front setback less 1.5 metres to a minimum of 6.0 metres; or
b the existing building setback less 1.5 metres to a minimum of 6.0 metres.
5 For all other uses, the minimum building setback from a front property line is 6.0 metres.

Building Setback from Side Property Line

379 1 For a laned parcel, the minimum building setback from any side property line is 2.4 metres.
2 For a laneless parcel, the minimum building setback from any side property line is:
a 2.4 metres; or
b 3.0 metres on one side of the parcel when no provision has been made for a private garage on the front or side of a building.
3 For a corner parcel, the minimum building setback from a side property line shared with a street is 3.0 metres.

Building Setback from Rear Property Line

380 The minimum building setback from a rear property line is 7.5 metres.

Building Height

381 1 For a Contextual Single Detached Dwelling and a Single Detached Dwelling, the maximum building height is the greater of:
a 8.6 metres; or
b the contextual height plus 1.5 metres, to a maximum of 10.0 metres.
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3 For all other uses, the maximum building height is 10.0 metres.
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