Zoning Bylaw No. 12375

Sections 14.1 - 14.8 Zone Categories, Purposes & Sub-Zone Categories

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September 26, 2022
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Sections 14.1 - 14.8 Zone Categories, Purposes & Sub-Zone Categories
14.1 Core Area & Other Zone Categories
Section 14.1 Core Area and Other Zone Categories
CategoryZones
Commercial ZonesC1 – Local & Neighbourhood Commercial
C2 – Vehicle Oriented Commercial
Cora Area ZonesCA1 – Core Area Mixed Use
Village Centre ZonesVC1- Village Centre
Urban Centre ZonesUC1 – Downtown Urban Centre
UC2 – Capri-Landmark Urban Centre
UC3 – Midtown Urban Centre
UC4 – Rutland Urban Centre
UC5 – Pandosy Urban Centre
Industrial ZonesI1 – Business Industrial
I2 – General Industrial
I3 – Heavy Industrial
I4 – Natural Resource Extraction
Institutional ZonesP1 – Major Institutional
P2 – Education and Minor Institutional
P3 – Parks and Open Space
P4 – Utilities
P5 – Municipal District Park
Health District ZonesHD1 – Kelowna General Hospital
HD2 - Residential and Health Support Services
Water ZonesW1 – Recreational Water Use
W2 – Intensive Water Use
14.2 Commercial, Core Area, & Village Centre Zone Purposes
Section 14.2 Commercial, Core Area, and Village Centre Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
C1 – Local & Neighbourhood CommercialThe purpose is to provide a zone for the commercial developments outside the Core Area to provide a range of services needed on a day-to-day basis by residents within their neighbourhoods. Generally, building scale includes 2 storey structures with primary commercial accessed at ground level. Residential can be considered on second floors above commercial services.
C2 – Vehicle Oriented CommercialThe purpose is to provide a commercial zone used to accommodate a mix of vehicle oriented commercial land uses along corridor routes and highways. Building scale generally includes two storey buildings with potential for office related uses on upper floors.
CA1 – Core Area Mixed UseThe purpose is to provide a mixed commercial and residential zone for developments within the Core Area and outside urban centres. Buildings up to 4 storeys will be generally permissible with Buildings up to 6 storeys in certain circumstances based on development policy guidance from the OCP. A further increase to 12 storeys will be acceptable on key Transit Supportive Corridors and within close proximity to transit and Urban Centres.
VC1- Village CentreThe purpose is to provide a zone with an integrated design for a comprehensive mixed-use area which can include a variety of uses as specified to each Village Centre (as identified with the OCP).
14.3 Urban Centre Zone Purposes
Section 14.3 Urban Centre Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
UC1 – Downtown Urban CentreThe purpose of this zone is to designate and to preserve land for developments of the financial, retail and entertainment, governmental, cultural and civic core of the downtown while also encouraging high density mixed-use buildings.
UC2 – Capri-Landmark Urban CentreThe purpose is to provide a mixed commercial and residential zone for developments within the Capri-Landmark Urban Centre that is consistent with and follows from the Capri-Landmark Urban Centre Plan.
UC3 – Midtown Urban CentreThe purpose is to provide a mixed commercial and residential zone for developments within the Midtown Urban Centre.
UC4 – Rutland Urban CentreThe purpose is to provide a mixed commercial and residential zone for developments within the Rutland Urban Centre.
UC5 –Pandosy Urban CentreThe purpose is to provide a mixed commercial and residential zone for developments within the South Pandosy Urban Centre.
14.4 Industrial Zone Purposes
Section 14.4 Industrial Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
I1 – Business IndustrialThe purpose is to provide a zone for developments of planned industrial business parks containing indoor industrial uses with limited outdoor storage and to provide a zone for transition from general / heavy industrial uses to other uses.
I2 – General IndustrialThe purpose is to provide for general industrial uses.
I3 – Heavy IndustrialThe purpose is to designate and preserve land for developments of industrial uses which, due to appearance, noise, odour, emission of toxic wastes, or fire or explosive hazards may have detrimental effects on other zones.
I4 – Natural Resource ExtractionThe purpose of this zone to provide a zone used for natural resource extraction such as gravel extraction and processing.
14.5 Institutional Zone Purposes
Section 14.5 Institutional Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
P1 – Major InstitutionalThe purpose is to provide a zone primarily for major governmental and publicly or privately funded institutional uses.
P2 – Education and Minor InstitutionalThe purpose is to provide a zone for private and public educational, residential, and recreational uses and religious assemblies.
P3 – Parks and Open SpaceThe purpose is to provide a zone for the preservation and enhancement of open space and limited public facilities.
P4 - UtilitiesThe purpose is to provide a zone for private and public utilities.
P5 – Municipal District ParkThe purpose is to provide a zone for developments of major Municipal parks and ancillary recreational uses. Park sites generate large numbers of participants and spectators attracted from all areas of the City plus tournament visitors and tourists. These sites serve a population of 45,000 residents within a five-kilometer radius and also serve specific recreation facility needs on a city-wide basis.
14.6 Health District Zone Purposes
Section 14.6 Health District Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
HD1 – Kelowna General HospitalTo provide a zone for the comprehensive development of buildings that provide health services associated with the Kelowna General Hospital, Interior Health Authority, and the University of British Columbia Clinical Academic Campus. This zone will provide for a range of institutional uses, as well as a limited amount of hospital-related supportive commercial uses.
HD2 – Residential and Health Support ServicesThe purpose is to provide a zone for the conversion and new development of buildings that provide services to the medical community associated with the Kelowna General Hospital, Interior Health Authority, and UBC Medical Programs including staff, clients, patients and their families. This zone will provide for a range of institutional, medical-related commercial and complimentary residential uses within the Official Community Plan Health District future land use designation.
14.7 Water Zone Purposes
Section 14.7 Water Zone Purposes
ZonesPurposes
W1 – Recreational Water UseThe purpose is to provide a zone that allows for the recreational enjoyment of upland property owners and foreshore public access while minimizing impacts on fish, wildlife, and vegetation communities.
W2 – Intensive Water UseThe purpose is to provide for a diverse and concentrated range of water activities consistent with the upland use, maintaining foreshore public access, and minimizing impacts on fish, wildlife, and vegetation communities.
14.8 Core Area & Other Sub-Zone Categories
Section 14.8 Core Area and Other Sub-Zones Categories
CategoryZones
Commercial, Core Area, and Village CentresC1 – Local & Neighbourhood Commercial
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
C2 – Vehicle Oriented Commercial
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • dt – Drive Through
CA1 – Core Area Mixed Use
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • dt – Drive Through
VC1 – Village Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
Urban CentreUC1 – Downtown Urban Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • gg – Gaming and Gambling
     • a – Arena
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
UC2 – Capri-Landmark Urban Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • gg – Gaming and Gambling
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
UC3 – Midtown Urban Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
UC4 – Rutland Urban Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
UC5 – Pandosy Urban Centre
     • r – Rental Only
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
     • fg – Fueling and Gas Stations
     • dt – Drive Through
IndustrialI1 – Business Industrial
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
I2 – General Industrial
     • rcs – Retail Cannabis Sales
I3 – Heavy Industrial
I4 – Natural Resource Extraction
InstitutionalP1 – Major Institutional
P2 – Education and Minor Institutional
P3 – Parks and Open Space
P4 – Utilities
P5 – Municipal District Park
Health DistrictHD1 – Kelowna General Hospital
HD2 - Residential and Health Support Services
     • r – Rental Only
WaterW1 – Recreational Water Use
W2 – Intensive Water Use