3.54 EETM - Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Manufacturing Zone

To allow for the development of manufacturing Uses and Industrial Uses that support and complement petrochemical cluster development as described 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. Commercial Uses are to be located along the periphery of the precinct as defined in the Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Area Structure Plan and adjacent to highways, Arterial or Collector Roads.

Commercial Uses
4.1. Commercial Uses must only be located:
4.1.1. On a Site Abutting a highway, Arterial, service or Collector Road;
4.1.2. On a Corner Site; or
4.1.3. On a Site where a minimum of 1 side Lot line Abuts an existing Commercial Use.
4.2. Despite Subsection 4.1, Outdoor Sales and Services and Mobile Catering Food Services must only be located on a Lot adjacent to Anthony Henday Drive.
4.3. Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must comply with Section 6.110.
Basic Service Use
4.4. Major Utilities
4.4.1. Does not include sanitary landfill Sites or nuclear power facilities.
4.4.2. Must be greater than or equal to 300.0 m from a municipal boundary. 
Agricultural Uses
4.5. Urban Agriculture
4.5.1. With the exception of outdoor display areas of products for sale to the public, Urban Agriculture Uses must be located within or on a building.
4.5.2. The Development Planner may consider a variance to Subsection 4.5.1 based on the recommendations provided in an environmental and risk assessment report in compliance with Section 7.140.
Community Uses
4.6. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100.
Sign Uses
4.7. Sign Uses must comply with Subsections 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 2.0
5.1.2. Maximum Height 18.0 m
5.1.3. Minimum Setback 0 m
5.1.4. Minimum Front Setback 6.0 m
5.1.5. Minimum Front Setback, where the Front Lot Line Abuts a Street other than Arterial, service or Collector Roads 3.0 m
Site Frontage
5.1.6. Minimum Site Frontage, where this Zone is applied along a major Collector or higher standard Street, unless access is provided from a service road 30.0 m
5.2. Despite Subsection 6 of Section 7.100, a Development Planner may grant a variance to the maximum Height, to a maximum of 22.0 m in Height, where it is required to facilitate the industrial development of a Use


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 must be located at the rear of the building and must not be permitted fronting onto Arterials or freeways within the Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Manufacturing Zone.
7.2. All loading, service, waste collection, Accessory storage areas, and trucking yards must be located to the rear or sides of the principal building, and must be screened from view from any Street.
7.3. Any Site that Abuts a residential Zone must be screened by a 6.0 m berm, which must be Landscaped with a combination of trees and shrubs to provide additional screening and interest, to the satisfaction of the Development Planner.
Other Regulations
7.4. Lighting for the display areas must be mounted on lamp standards and no exposed bulbs or strings of lights can be used.