Town of Jasper Zoning Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1111)

Regulations are current to 2016-11-21

Application

 These Regulations apply to all lands within the Town of Jasper.

  • SOR/92-61, s. 7.

Districts

  •  (1) For the purposes of these Regulations, the Town of Jasper is divided into districts the boundaries of which are shown on the map forming the schedule to these Regulations and designated as follows:

    DistrictShort Title
    1Public Open Space District “O”
    2One-Family Dwelling District “R1”
    3Two-Family Dwelling District “R2”
    4Multiple-Family Dwelling District “R3”
    5Mobile Home District “R4”
    6Central Business District “C1”
    7Tourist Commercial District “C2”
    8Storage and Services District “S”
  • (2) For the purpose of determining the boundaries of various districts shown on the schedule, the following rules apply:

    • (a) where a district boundary is indicated as approximately following the centre line of a street, lane or watercourse, the boundary is the centre line of that street, lane or water course;

    • (b) where a street or lane shown on the schedule is subsequently closed and that street or lane was a district boundary between two or more different districts, the new boundary is the former centre line of that street or lane, until otherwise indicated; and

    • (c) where a district boundary is indicated as approximately following lot lines, the boundary follows those lot lines.

  • SOR/92-61, s. 7.

Public Open Space District

Permitted Uses

 In a Public Open Space District, the following uses are permitted:

  • (a) cemeteries;

  • (b) churches;

  • (c) hospitals with or without dormitory facilities;

  • (d) parks, playgrounds, recreation areas;

  • (e) public buildings and public utilities installations;

  • (f) public libraries and public museums;

  • (g) club houses, pavilions and corrals, for golf, boating, sailing, horse riding and other recreational uses;

  • (h) public schools;

  • (i) public parking areas;

  • (j) public swimming pools, wading pools and tot lots;

  • (k) staff residences appurtenant to hospitals, churches, universities and police stations for the accommodation of staff who by virtue of their responsibilities must reside adjacent to their place of employment; and

  • (l) accessory buildings or uses when such buildings or uses are necessarily incidental to a use permitted in this district.

  • SOR/80-661, s. 1.

One-Family Dwelling District

Permitted Uses

 In a One-Family Dwelling District, the following uses are permitted:

  • (a) one-family dwellings;

  • (b) kindergartens and day nurseries;

  • (c) public schools;

  • (d) churches, church halls and Sunday schools;

  • (e) public libraries;

  • (f) public parks, playgrounds and tot lots;

  • (g) public utility installations excluding any uses that are primarily of a maintenance or storage nature;

  • (h) home occupations;

  • (i) accessory buildings or accessory uses when such buildings or uses are necessarily incidental to a use permitted in this district; and

  • (j) boarding and lodging if such boarding and lodging is provided for not more than three boarders or lodgers, none of whom are members of the transient public, in each dwelling.

Requirements

  •  (1) In a One-Family Dwelling District, no person shall erect more than one one-family dwelling on any lot and no person shall erect a one-family dwelling on any lot unless,

    • (a) the lot area is at least 5,000 square feet or, if the lot existed prior to March 28, 1968, the lot area is at least 4,000 square feet;

    • (b) the lot width is at least 50 feet or, if the lot existed prior to March 28, 1968, the lot width is at least 40 feet;

    • (c) the front yard depth is at least 20 feet;

    • (d) in the case of a corner lot the width of

      • (i) the side yard abutting a street is not less than 15 feet from the side lot line, and

      • (ii) the side yard not abutting the street is not less than four feet from the side lot line in the case of a one-storey dwelling and six feet from the side lot line in the case of a two-storey dwelling;

    • (e) in the case of an interior lot where

      • (i) a private garage or carport is to be included, or

      • (ii) a private garage or carport is not to be included but there is alternate access to the lot from the lane

      the width of each side yard is not less than the distance prescribed in subparagraph (d)(ii);

    • (f) in the case of an interior lot where a private garage or carport is not to be included and there is no alternate access from a lane to the lot, the width of one side yard is not less than 12 feet measured from the dwelling, clear of projections, and the width of the other side yard is not less than the distance prescribed in subparagraph (d)(ii);

    • (g) the rear yard depth is at least 25 feet or, if the rear face of the building contains a window to a living room, at least 35 feet;

    • (h) the height of the dwelling does not exceed two storeys or 30 feet, whichever is the lesser; and

    • (i) off-street parking is provided as required by section 42.

  • (2) In a One-Family Dwelling District, no person shall erect a non-residential building unless,

    • (a) the lot area is at least

      • (i) 7,500 square feet, in the case of a kindergarten, day nursery or a library, or

      • (ii) 20,000 square feet, in the case of a church, a church hall or a Sunday school;

    • (b) the lot width is at least

      • (i) 80 feet, in the case of a kindergarten, day nursery or a library, or

      • (ii) 100 feet, in the case of a church, a church hall or a Sunday school;

    • (c) the front yard depth is at least 30 feet;

    • (d) the width of each side yard is at least 15 feet;

    • (e) the rear yard depth is at least

      • (i) 25 feet, in the case of a church, a church hall or a Sunday school, where the lot abuts a residential use,

      • (ii) 10 feet, in the case of a church, a church hall or a Sunday school, where the lot does not abut a residential use, or

      • (iii) 25 feet, in the case of any other permitted use; and

    • (f) the height of the building or structure does not exceed 30 feet except in the case of a church or hospital.

  • (3) In a One-Family Dwelling District, no person shall erect a detached accessory building unless,

    • (a) the area of the building is less than 10 per cent of the lot area on which it is located;

    • (b) it is located not less than five feet measured from the main building, clear of all projections, or, if located directly opposite a wall containing a window of a habitable room other than a second storey or higher window, it is not closer than 20 feet from that wall;

    • (c) if it is located in a side or rear yard it is at least three feet from the lot lines; and

    • (d) the height of the building does not exceed 15 feet or one storey, whichever is the lesser.

 
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