3.11 A1 - Fort Edmonton Park Zone


To allow for development of Fort Edmonton Park, a unique, historical, recreational, educational, and cultural attraction located in the North Saskatchewan River Valley. The Park is divided into 2 sectors, as shown on Appendix I. The Environmental Protection Sector includes environmentally sensitive areas that will be preserved in their natural state. The Activity Sector allows for development that is consistent with Council approved Master Plans.

This Zone applies to Fort Edmonton Park, located at Block A, Plan 8521469, north of Brander Drive and 66 Avenue and west of Whitemud Drive, as shown on Appendix I.

Community Uses
5.1. Child Care Services must comply with Section 6.40.
5.2. Special Events must comply with Section 6.100.
Commercial Uses
5.3. Food and Drink Services and Hotels may only be permitted where:
5.3.1. contained in a building listed on the Register of Historic Resources in Edmonton; or
5.3.2. contained in a modern reproduction of a heritage building or attraction.
5.4. Food and Drink Services
5.4.1. The maximum Floor Area is 300 m2 per individual establishment.
5.5. Hotels
5.5.1. A maximum of 3 individual Hotels may be permitted.
5.5.2. A maximum of 85 guest rooms may be permitted per Hotel.
Sign Uses
5.6. Signs are limited to On-premises Advertising.
5.7. Signs must comply with Section 6.90.
Accessory Uses
5.8. In addition to the Accessory Uses listed below, Accessory Uses are limited to those required for the operation, administration, maintenance, customer information and service, temporary storage, and visitor amenities for the principal Use.
5.9. Bars
5.9.1. Bars may only be an Accessory Use to a Hotel.
5.9.2. A maximum of 3 individual establishments may be permitted.
5.9.3. The maximum Floor Area is 200 m2 per individual establishment.
5.10. Custom Manufacturing
5.10.1. Manufacturing activities must be located within an enclosed building. 
5.11. Indoor Sales and Services must only be an Accessory Use.
5.12. Vehicle Support Services are limited to servicing the vehicular and equipment repair and maintenance needs of other Uses on the Site.


6.1. No development, except essential drainage infrastructure, is permitted in the Environmental Protection Sector, as shown on Appendix I.
6.2. The maximum Height is 10.0 m.
6.3. Despite Subsection 6 of Section 7.100, the Development Planner may vary the maximum Height where:
6.3.1. features essential to the Use make the regulation unreasonable to comply with; and 
6.3.2. the design of the proposed development seeks to minimize the potential impact to the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System.
6.4. The Development Planner, in consultation with the City department responsible for ecological planning:
6.4.1. must require an environmental review where specified in an applicable statutory plan;
6.4.2. must, where applicable, apply conditions to the Development Permit to ensure that the recommendations resulting from the environmental review are met; and
6.4.3. may refuse a Discretionary Development Permit application if they conclude, through the information collected in Subsection 6.4.1, that the environmental impacts of the proposed development cannot be adequately mitigated to the satisfaction of the Development Planner.