The City of Calgary Land Use Bylaw 1P2007
Amending Bylaws - 2016
Land Use Bylaw 1P2007 has been amended by the following bylaws. With the amending bylaw there is a summary, a link to the report and a link to the amending text. To search for Public Hearing minutes and video related to the item, please visit http://agendaminutes.calgary.ca, and enter the bylaw number in the search bar to the right.
Effective: April 22, 2016
Bylaw 15P2016 adds the Residential — Low Density Mixed Housing (R-G)(R-Gm) District. The Low Density Mixed Housing District accommodates development of a mix of low density residential uses, including Backyard Suites, Cottage Housing Clusters, Rowhouse Buildings, Secondary Suites, Semi-Detached Dwellings and Single Detached Dwellings, in master planned communities in suburban greenfield areas. This bylaw also amends the Residential — Grade-Oriented Infill (R-CG) District to delete the rules for Cottage Housing Clusters and move them to the General Rules for Low Density Residential Land Use Districts. The "rooftop terrace" definition is deleted and is replaced by specific balcony rules for the R-CG District.
Effective: May 2, 2016
Bylaw 22P2016 adds a new use called "Brewery, Winery and Distillery" to most commercial and industrial districts. It accommodates the manufacturing, retail sale and on-site consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Effective: May 16, 2016
Bylaw 23P2016 amends Land Use Bylaw 1P2007 to reduce the lot dimension requirements and increase the allowed floor area of Backyard Suites and
Effective: June 13, 2016
Bylaw 27P2016 allows the development authority to relax the minimum separation distance only between the existing and a proposed location of a liquor store for an existing liquor store that proposes to move, but not between the proposed location of a liquor store that wants to move and a different liquor store.
Effective: June 14, 2016
Effective: June 13, 2016
Bylaw 29P2016 lists "Protective and Emergency Service" as a permitted use in the Industrial — Commercial (I-C) District and amends the way large vehicles are regulated in the commercial districts by using a gross vehicle weight of 4,535 kilograms to regulate large vehicles instead of the more restrictive definition "large vehicle".
Effective: November 21, 2016
The amendments will facilitate skateboard and sport ramp structures in the Low Density Residential or Multi-Residential Districts without the need for a development permit, provided the ramps meet the new rules.