6.110 Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services

 

Location Criteria and Minimum Site Dimensions
1. Where provided, Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must be located:
 
1.1. on a Corner Site Abutting a Collector Road or Arterial Road
1.2. on a Site equal to or greater than 1 ha; or
1.3. in conjunction with any other commercial development on a Site Abutting a Collector Road or Arterial Road, in compliance with Subsection 12.
2. Subsection 1 does not apply to Vehicle Support Services in an industrial Zone.
3. The minimum Site Width and Site Depth for Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services is 30.0 m.
4. Uses with Drive-through Services are not permitted in residential Zones
Fuel Pump Islands and Canopy Regulations
5. Fuel pump islands associated with Vehicle Support Services must: 
 
5.1. have a minimum Setback of 6.0 m from Abutting Sites, Streets, and Alleys
5.2. be located a minimum of 6.0 m from the outer edge of any Drive Aisle or lane intended to control traffic circulation on the Site; and
5.3. be located a minimum of 6.0 m from the outer edge of any Landscaped island in Surface Parking Lots.
6. Canopies over fuel pump islands must have a minimum Setback of 3.0 m, or the minimum identified in the underlying Zone, whichever is greater, from Abutting Sites, Streets, and Alleys.
Queuing Space Regulations
7. Each queuing space associated with Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must be a minimum of 6.5 m long and 3.0 m wide and queuing lanes must provide space for turning and vehicle movement.
8. Vehicle Support Services in the form of automated car washes and Uses with Drive-through Services must provide a minimum of 5 inbound queueing spaces per individual establishment and 1 outbound queueing space per service bay exit.
 
8.1. The 5 inbound queuing spaces for Food and Drink Services with Drive-through Services must be provided from where customers place their order.
Performance Standards and Minimizing On and Off-Site Impacts
9. Where Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services are Abutting, or directly across an Alley from, a residential Zone or a Site with a valid Development Permit for a Residential Use, the development must:
 
9.1. including queuing spaces, canopies, pump islands, Drive Aisles and other similar features, provide a minimum 7.5 m Setback from the Lot line that is facing the residential Zone or Residential Use
9.2. provide a solid wood screen Fence or equivalent, with a minimum height of 1.8 m to screen the view of vehicular traffic from the residential Zone or Residential Use; and
9.3. provide a Landscape Buffer within the minimum 7.5 m Setback area described in Subsection 9.1, to screen and enhance the visual appearance of the development, and to minimize Nuisances
10. Vehicle Support Services in the form of automated car washes that are located on Sites Abutting, or directly across an Alley from, a residential Zone or a Site with a valid Development Permit for a Residential Use must:
 
10.1. provide a minimum 15.0 m building Setback from the Lot line that is facing the residential Zone or Residential Use; and 
10.2. where the location and orientation of the automated car wash and associated mechanical components may create a Nuisance, provide mitigation measures, as identified in Subsection 11, necessary to ensure sounds associated with the automated car wash do not exceed 65 decibels between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m, or 50 decibels before 7 a.m. or after 10 p.m., as measured at the Lot line facing the residential Zone or Residential Use.
11. To determine appropriate mitigation measures, described in Subsection 10.2, which the Development Planner may impose as conditions on a Development Permit, applications for automated car washes specified in Subsection 10 must include a noise impact assessment with the following information:
 
11.1. the anticipated noise impacts of the development as identified in the manufacturer's specifications; and 
11.2. noise attenuation measures necessary to comply with Subsection 10.2.
12. Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must be designed to minimize traffic circulation conflicts with other vehicles and pedestrians, and on and off-Site impacts through the location and orientation of:
 
12.1. vehicle access;
12.2. Drive Aisles;
12.3. queuing spaces;
12.4. drive-through service windows and speakers; and
12.5. on-Site circulation,
  to the satisfaction of the Development Planner, in consultation with the City department responsible for transportation services. 
Additional Regulations for Mixed Use Zones and Main Street Developments
13. Where provided on a Site with a Main Street Development or on a Site Zoned mixed use, Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services must comply with the following:
 
13.1. Vehicle Support Services must not be the only Use on a Site.
13.2. Freestanding structures, fuel pump islands, Drive Aisles, Drive-through Services, and queueing lanes must:
 
13.2.1. except where specified in Subsection 5.1, provide a minimum 3.0 m Setback from an Abutting Street and not extend past the Facade of the principal building closest to the Abutting Street; and
 
Diagram for Subsection 13.2.1
Diagram for 6.110_13.2.1
13.2.2. unless otherwise specified, be located at the rear of the building on Interior Sites or on Corner Sites that Abut an Alley.
 
Diagram for Subsection 13.2.2
Diagram for 6.110_13.2.2

 

13.3. Fencing, Landscaping or other similar measures must be provided to screen and soften the impact of Vehicle Support Services and Uses with Drive-through Services on adjacent development, Pathways, sidewalks and Streets, to the satisfaction of the Development Planner.