3.51 EETB - Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Business Park Zone

To allow for the development of a business park to accommodate office, research and development, and other business activities that support and complement the development of a chemical cluster as defined in the Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Area Structure Plan. Development in this Zone must be designed and constructed with a high standard of appearance, urban design, and with regard to the environment through the use of Green Building technology and green design elements.

Industrial Uses
4.1. Crematoriums must comply with Section 6.50
Commercial Uses
4.2. Body Rub Centres must comply with Section 6.20.
4.3. Cannabis Retail Stores must comply with Section 6.30.
4.4. Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must comply with Section 6.110.
4.5. Commercial Uses must only be located on a:
4.5.1. Site Abutting a highway, Arterial, service or Collector Road;
4.5.2. Corner Site; or
4.5.3. Site where a minimum of one side Lot line Abuts an existing Commercial Use.
4.6. Food and Drink Services
4.6.1. The maximum Public Space is 240 m2 for each individual establishment.
4.6.2. The maximum capacity is 200 occupants for each individual establishment. 
Community Uses
4.7. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100
Agricultural Uses
4.8. Urban Agriculture
4.8.1. With the exception of outdoor display areas of products for sale, Urban Agriculture Uses must be located within or on a building.
4.8.2. The Development Planner may consider a variance to Subsection 4.8.1 based on the recommendations provided in an Environmental Site Assessment in compliance with Section 7.140.
4.9. Sign Uses must comply with Subsection 3 and 7 of Section 6.90


5.1. Development must comply with Table 5.1:
Table 5.1. Site and Building Regulations
Subsection Regulation Value
Floor Area Ratio
5.1.1. Maximum Floor Area Ratio 1.2
5.1.2. Maximum building Height 14.0 m
5.1.3. Minimum Setback where any Lot line of a Site Abuts a Street 6.0 m
6.1. Site Planning and Design
6.1.1. An on-Site system of Pathways must provide direct access and connections to: primary building entrances; Pathways from Abutting Sites and from perimeter Pathways; Parking Areas and structures; Site amenities and gathering places; transit facilities; and existing trail networks.
6.2. Building Design and Architectural Standards
6.2.1. Developments may incorporate visible green technology into Facades, such as: photovoltaic cells; and recycled materials.
6.2.2. High quality building materials must be used in buildings located along arterial and freeway Frontages, including where any building is adjacent to or facing any residential building.
6.2.3. Building walls adjacent to pedestrian routes must be articulated to provide visual interest using one or more of the following methods: changes to materials; textures; colours, and patterns; facade modulation; substantial clustered landscape elements; fenestration, providing a sense of transparency; or any other similar methods. 
6.2.4. All mechanical equipment, including roof mechanical units, must be concealed by screening in a manner compatible with the architectural character of the building or concealed by incorporating it within the building.
6.2.5. All mechanical, electrical, pollution control or waste handling equipment Accessory to a building must be screened from view from public rights of way. Such screening may be achieved through Landscaping or by using materials identical to, or structurally and visually compatible with, the principal building(s).
6.2.6. Equipment and facilities that are intended to provide educational or aesthetic benefit, such as alternative water treatment facilities, renewable energy devices, innovative recycling systems, etc. may be exempt from these requirements under a variance.
6.2.7. Blank walls facing Streets are not permitted.


Parking, Loading, Storage and Access
7.1. Outdoor storage of any kind is not permitted.
7.2. No parking, loading, waste collection, outdoor service or display area will be permitted within a required Setback. Loading and waste collection areas must be located to the rear or sides of the principal buildings and must be screened from view from any adjacent Sites, Streets, or Light Rail Transit lines, in compliance with the provisions of Section 5.60.
Other Regulations
7.3. Where Uses, that may in the opinion of the Development Planner, create Nuisances which may be noticeable on adjacent properties, and where the Site containing such Uses is directly adjacent to Sites used or Zoned for Religious Assembly, the Development Planner will require that these potential Nuisances be minimized or negated. This may be achieved through a variety of measures including:
7.3.1. Landscaping
7.3.2. berming or screening;
7.3.3. building Setback, which may exceed the requirements of Section 5.60
7.3.4. noise attenuation measures such as structural soundproofing; 
7.3.5. downward direction of all outdoor lighting on to the proposed development; and 
7.3.6. any other measures as the Development Planner may deem appropriate.