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Rezoning of the former Knox Metropolitan United Church site at 8307 109 Street NW in Garneau.

The Application Proposal

A planning application is being processed for land at 8307 109 Street NW, on the site of the former Knox Metropolitan United Church. This application includes a rezoning and amendments to the 109 Street Corridor Area Redevelopment Plan.

The proposal is for a building approximately eight to nine storeys in height, with townhouse style units facing 83 Avenue NW and Commercial Uses facing 109 Street NW.

Project Updates

The City of Edmonton accepted this application on June 2, 2017, and is reviewing it. There are public engagement activities associated with this application.

The Site

Knox Metropolitan United Church Rezoning Aerial View
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The proposed development would be on the northeast corner of 109 Street NW and 83 Avenue NW, on the site of the former Knox Metropolitan United Church.

Key Features of the Proposal

Knox Metropolitan United Church Rezoning Map
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This application proposes to rezone land at 8307 109 Street NW from Urban Services Zoning (US) to Site Specific Development Control Provision (DC2).

The proposed development would allow for a mixed use building, approximately eight to nine storeys in height, with townhouse style units facing 83 Avenue, and commercial uses facing 109 Street. Other features include:

  • Maximum height of 31.0 metres
  • Floor Area Ratio of 4.0
  • Maximum number of 172 dwellings
  • Parking accessed from the lane

The application also proposes to amend the 109 Street Area Redevelopment Plan to allow for an eight to nine-storey building. Currently, only four-storey buildings are permitted.

For a complete list of regulations and uses, please see the Draft Site Specific Development (DC2) Provision.

Technical Reports Under Review

Preliminary studies have been provided by the applicant to support this rezoning.

Report Name Purpose of Report Consultant
Environmental Overview Identify any areas of environmental concern in the plan area. Nichols Environmental (Canada) Ltd.
Sun Shadow Impact Study Evaluate the shadow on the surrounding area in 3D space in the plan area. Der and Associates Architecture
Transportation Impact Assessment (TIA) and Parking Impact Assessment (PIA) Identify expected traffic activity, parking impacts and traffic control required on the roads in the plan area. Bunt & Associates
Wind Impact Statement Identify the wind effects the proposed development will have on pedestrian comfort. Gradient Wind Engineering Inc.
 

City Council Public Hearing Date: 
To be determined.
Reference File Number:
LDA17-0313

For More Information

Mark Harrison

Title Planner
Telephone

780-944-0459

Email mark.harrison@edmonton.ca

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