2.190 PU - Public Utility Zone

To allow for development and protection of infrastructure, systems and facilities that provide a public benefit. 

Basic Service Uses
3.1. Major Utilities  
3.1.1. The minimum Site Area is 1.0 ha.
3.2. Recycling Drop-off Centres  
3.2.1. The maximum area for a Recycling Drop-off Centre on a Site is 650 m2.
3.2.2. Perimeter screening using Fences, Landscaping or other similar measures must be provided to screen the view of drop-off areas and bins from Abutting Streets and Sites in non-industrial Zones.
3.3. Transit Facilities  
3.3.1. Despite Subsection 4.1.3, Transit Facilities may project into a Setback Abutting a Street to integrate with transit infrastructure in the road right-of-way.
Community Uses
3.4. Parks must be on a Site with at least 1 additional Use other than a Sign Use. a
3.5. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100.  
Agriculture Uses
3.6. Urban Agriculture  
3.6.1. With the exception of outdoor display areas of products for sale, Urban Agriculture Uses must be located within or on a building.
3.6.2. The Development Planner may consider a variance to Subsection 3.6.1 based on the recommendations provided in an environmental site assessment in compliance with Section 7.140
Sign Uses
3.7. Fascia Signs, Freestanding Signs, Portable Signs and Projecting Signs are limited to On-premises Advertising  
3.8. Signs must comply with Section 6.90.  


4.1. Development must comply with Table 4.1:
Table 4.1. Site and Building Regulations
Subsection Regulation Value
4.1.1. Maximum Height 12.0 m
Unless the following applies:
4.1.2. Maximum Height on Sites greater than 0.7 ha 18.0 m
Setbacks Abutting Streets
4.1.3. Minimum Setback 6.0 m
Setbacks Abutting Sites
4.1.4. Minimum Setback 4.5 m
Unless 1 or more of the following applies:
4.1.5. Minimum Setback from a Site in a residential Zone 7.5 m
4.1.6. Minimum Setback for Major Utilities from a Site in a non-industrial Zone 10.0 m
Setbacks Abutting Alleys
4.1.7. Minimum Setback 4.5 m
4.2. Despite Subsection 6 of Section 7.100, the Development Planner may consider a variance to any of the maximum Height regulations in this Zone where features essential to the Use make the regulation unreasonable to comply with.


Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
5.1. Surface Parking Lots and loading, storage, waste collection, service and display areas must not be located within a Setback.
5.2. Despite Subsection 5.1, Surface Parking Lots, and loading and waste collection areas may project into a Setback from an Alley.
5.3. Loading, waste collection, storage, and outdoor service areas must be located at the rear or sides of a principal building.
5.4. Subsection 5.3 does not apply where:
5.4.1. Abutting Streets are Local Roads that only serve Sites Zoned IH or IM; and
5.4.2. all Abutting Sites are Zoned IH or IM.
Additional Information Requirements
5.5. Where this Zone Abuts the A Zone or NA Zone, or is located within the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System Protection Overlay, the Development Planner, in consultation with the City department responsible for ecological planning:
5.5.1. must require an environmental review where specified in an applicable Statutory Plan; and
5.5.2. may apply conditions to the Development Permit to ensure that recommendations resulting from the environmental review are met.
Other Regulations
5.6. Landscaping must comply with Section 5.60, except:
5.6.1. Loading, waste collection, storage and outdoor service areas do not need to be screened from Local Roads that only serve Sites Zoned IH or IM.
5.7. Developments must comply with the Site Performance Standards in Section 5.120, except Major Utilities are exempt from Subsection 1 of Section 5.120.