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Land Use Bylaw1P2007

The City of Calgary Land Use Bylaw 1P2007

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PART 8: INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS

Division 4: Industrial – Edge (I-E) District

Purpose

937 The Industrial — Edge District is intended to be characterized by:
a locations on the perimeter of industrial areas where the industrial parcel shares a property line with a residential district, local street or lane abutting a residential district;
b a limited range and size of uses; and
c limitations on outside activities, vehicular access, and parking and loading, aimed at mitigating the impact of uses on nearby non — industrial parcels.

Rules

940 In addition to the rules in this District, all uses in this District must comply with:
a the General Rules for Industrial Land Use Districts referenced in Part 8, Division 1;
b the Rules Governing All Districts referenced in Part 3; and
c the applicable Uses And Use Rules referenced in Part 4.

Floor Area Ratio

941 The maximum floor area ratio for buildings is 1.0.

Building Height

942 The maximum building height is 12.0 metres.

Activities and Objects Prohibited

943 1 Where a parcel shares a street or lane with a residential district or Special Purpose — Community Institution District, the area between any buildings on that parcel and that street or lane must not contain:
a entrances to the parcel;
b garbage enclosures;
c loading areas; or
d outside activities.
2 Where a parcel shares a street or lane with a residential district or Special Purpose — Community Institution District, there must not be any vehicle entrance or overhead doors on the façade of the building facing those Districts, lanes or streets.

Use Area

944 1 Unless otherwise referenced in subsection (2), the maximum use area is 300.0 square metres.
2 The following uses do not have a use area restriction:

Storage of Goods, Materials and Supplies

945 All goods, materials and supplies associated with a use must be contained within a building.

Front Setback Area

946 The front setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres.

Rear Setback Area

947 1 Where the parcel shares a rear property line with a parcel designated as:
a a commercial district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;
b an industrial district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;
c a residential district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and
d a special purpose district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres.
2 Where the parcel shares a rear property line with:
a a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres;
b a lane, in all other cases, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres; and
c an LRT corridor or street, the rear setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres.

Side Setback Area

948 1 Where the parcel shares a side property line with a parcel designated as:
a a commercial district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;
b an industrial district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres;
c a residential district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres; and
d a special purpose district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 6.0 metres.
2 Where the parcel shares a side property line with:
a a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres;
b a lane, in all other cases, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 1.2 metres; and
c an LRT corridor or street, the side setback area must have a minimum depth of 3.0 metres.

Landscaping In Setback Areas

949 1 Where a setback area shares a property line with a street, the setback area must:
b provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs:
i for every 35.0 square metres; or
ii for every 50.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.
2 Where a setback area shares a property line with a lane that does not separate the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, there is no requirement for soft surfaced landscaped area or hard surfaced landscaped area.
3 Where a setback area shares a property line with a parcel designated as a residential district or a lane that separates the parcel from a parcel designated as a residential district, the setback area must:
b provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs:
i for every 30.0 square metres; or
ii for every 35.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system; and
c provide trees and shrubs planted in a linear arrangement along the length of the setback area.
4 Where a setback area shares a property line with an LRT corridor or a parcel designated as a commercial, industrial or special purpose district, the setback area:
b may have a sidewalk in the setback area along the length of the building; and
c must provide a minimum of 1.0 trees and 2.0 shrubs:
i for every 35.0 square metres; or
ii for every 50.0 square metres, where irrigation is provided by a low water irrigation system.

Additional Landscaping Requirements

950 1 Unless otherwise referenced in this District, all setback areas on a parcel, not including those portions specifically required for motor vehicle access, sidewalks, or any other purpose allowed by the Development Authority, must be a soft surfaced landscaped area.
2 Every building on a parcel must have at least one sidewalk connecting the public entrance to a public sidewalk, or in the case where there is no public sidewalk, to the nearest street.
3 Where a building contains more than one use, every use that has an exterior public entrance must either:
a have a sidewalk connecting the public entrance to the sidewalk required by subsection (2); or
b have a sidewalk connecting that public entrance to a public sidewalk or to the nearest street.
4 A sidewalk must be provided along the entire length of the front of a building, not including any portion of the building where loading docks are located.
5 Every sidewalk provided must:
b be a minimum width of 2.0 metres;
c have different surfacing than the surfacing of the parking area; and
d be raised above the surface of the parking area when located in a parking area.

Employee Area

951 All developments must have an outdoor area, for the use of employees, that is a minimum of 10.0 square metres.

Screening

952 Where activities or a truck and trailer parking area associated with a use are located outside of a building, they must be screened and not visible from a:
c street.

This information has no legal status and cannot be used as an official interpretation of the various bylaws, codes and regulations currently in effect. The City of Calgary accepts no responsibility to persons relying solely on this information. Web pages are updated periodically. ​

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