Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Report

Land Use Bylaw – Home Business and Home Occupation Amendment

Information

Department:Planning & DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Agreement

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 1. Bylaw No. 18/004 (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Body

*Process Note: Debate and voting will occur on the following tabled amending motion first. A mover is not required for this motion. A seconder is required for this motion.    Please note there will be no delegations.

Motion:

1.     THAT Bylaw No. 18/004 be amended by:

·         Adding Pet grooming under definitions in section 2 to read as follows:  Pet Grooming refers to the hygienic care and cleaning of pets and does not include the retail sale of products, a place for breeding or overnight boarding of pets.

·         Amending section 4 so that the numbering 69.1 is replaced with 69.1(a) and the following is added as 69.1(b) no noise, vibration, smoke, odors, heat, glare, electrical or radio disturbance beyond the property boundary shall be produced by the home occupation.  The privacy and enjoyment of adjacent residences shall be preserved and the amenities of the neighbourhood maintained at all times.

·         Amending section 5 to add as the last sentence of 70.1(b) the following:  The privacy and enjoyment of adjacent residences shall be preserved and the amenities of the neighbourhood maintained at all times.

·         Amending 70.1(a) to read as follows:

a)     The area occupied by a Home Business shall not exceed:

i)        30% of the total interior floor area of a Dwelling or Dwelling Unit, or

ii)      30% of the total interior floor area of an Accessory building; or

iii)    Any combination of the above to a maximum of 30% of the floor area.

·         Amending Section 3 of the bylaw by adding Animal Services Facility Minor as a definition to be deleted and adding the following as the substitution therefore:

Animal Service Facility Minor means development for the purposes of outpatient care treatment of animals and includes retail sales of associated products.  Typical uses are small animal veterinary clinics.

 

*Process Note: Debate and voting will then occur on second reading of Bylaw No. 18/004. A mover and seconder for this motion is not required. Please note there will be no delegations.

Motion:

2.     THAT Bylaw No. 18/004, being a Land Use Bylaw Text Amendment, be read a second time as amended.

*Process Note: Debate and voting will then occur on third reading of Bylaw 18/004.  We will require a mover and seconder for this motion.  Please note there will be no delegations.

Motion:

3.     THAT Bylaw No. 18/004 be read a third and final time.

 

Meeting History

Feb 27, 2018 6:00 PM Video Council Meeting
RESULT:CARRIED AS FIRST READING [UNANIMOUS]Next: 3/27/2018 6:00 PM
MOVER:Phil Meagher, Councillor
SECONDER:Krista Balsom, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Krista Balsom, Bruce Inglis, Sheila Lalonde, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur
ABSENT:Mike Allen, Keith McGrath
Mar 27, 2018 6:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Councillor P. Meagher put the following motion on the floor for consideration:

THAT Bylaw No. 18/004, being a Land Use Bylaw Text Amendment, be read a second time.

Councillor S. Lalonde then put forward the following amending motion:

That Bylaw No. 18/004 be amended by:

1. Adding Pet grooming under definitions in section 2 to read as follows: Pet Grooming refers to the hygienic care and cleaning of pets and does not include the retail sale of products, a place for breeding or overnight boarding of pets.

2. Amending section 4 so that the numbering 69.1 is replaced with 69.1(a) and the following is added as 69.1(b) no noise, vibration, smoke, odors, heat, glare, electrical or radio disturbance beyond the property boundary shall be produced by the home occupation. The privacy and enjoyment of adjacent residences shall be preserved and the amenities of the neighbourhood maintained at all times.

3. Amending section 5 to add as the last sentence of 70.1(b) the following: The privacy and enjoyment of adjacent residences shall be preserved and the amenities of the neighbourhood maintained at all times.

4. Amending 70.1(a) to read as follows:

a) The area occupied by a Home Business shall not exceed:

I) 30% of the total interior floor area of a Dwelling or Dwelling Unit, or

ii) 30% of the total interior floor area of an Accessory building; or

iii) Any combination of the above to a maximum of 30% of the floor area.

5. Amending Section 3 of the bylaw by adding Animal Services Facility Minor as a definition to be deleted and adding the following as the substitution therefore:

Animal Service Facility Minor means development for the purposes of outpatient care treatment of animals and includes retail sales of associated products. Typical uses are small animal veterinary clinics.

Councillor M. Allen then put forward the following motion:

THAT the proposed amending motion, and second and third readings of Bylaw 18/004 be deferred until the next Council Meeting on April 10, 2018.

RESULT:DEFERRED [10 TO 1]Next: 4/10/2018 6:00 PM
MOVER:Mike Allen, Councillor
SECONDER:Jeff Peddle, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Bruce Inglis, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur
AGAINST:Sheila Lalonde
Apr 10, 2018 6:00 PM Video Council Meeting

Councillor S. Lalonde re-read the amending motion put forward and deferred at the March 27, 2018 Council Meeting:

Voting then occurred on the amending motion.

Friendly amendment from Councillor Allen:

Amending section 4 - first half of 69.1b already exists in section 69.3 (c)

that we amend 69.3C to add to the privacy and enjoyment.

So that it's not in the bylaw twice.

RESULT:CARRIED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Sheila Lalonde, Councillor
SECONDER:Mike Allen, Councillor
FOR:Don Scott, Mike Allen, Krista Balsom, Bruce Inglis, Sheila Lalonde, Keith McGrath, Phil Meagher, Verna Murphy, Jeff Peddle, Jane Stroud, Claris Voyageur