The Land Use Bylaw regulates the acceptable land uses within the County. Uses can be either permitted or discretionary under a district.

  • Permitted Uses are
  • Discretionary Uses are

Land Uses

 Abandoned Farmsteads
 A farmyard which was once established and which contains some or all of the following: an abandoned residence, a developed potable water source, an established sewage collection system, an electrical service, an existing shelter belt or any other features which would indicate a previous developed farmstead.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  •  Agricultural (AG)
 Abattoir

The use of land or buildings as a facility for the slaughtering of animals and the processing of meat products. 

Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)

 

 Accessory Buildings 92 Square Metres or Greater
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
 Accessory Buildings less than 92 Square Metres
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
 Accessory Buildings, Structures, or Uses
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Confined Feeding Operations (CFO)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • RURAL HEAVY INDUSTRIAL (RM-3)
  • HIGHWAY INDUSTRIAL (RM-4)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC)
 Accessory Use
 

 Districts where listed as a permitted use

  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
 Aggregate Facility

Any pit or excavation made for the purpose of searching for, or the removal of any soil, earth, clay, marl, sand, gravel or rock for commercial purposes but shall not include an excavation incidental to the erection of a building or structure for which a building permit has been granted by the County (or its assigns), or an excavation incidental to the construction of any public works.

Includes “RESOURCE EXTRACTION OPERATION”, “AGGREGATE STOCKPILING”, and “AGGREGATE STORAGE AREA”.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use

  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Aggregate Facility, Temporary

Any temporary pit, borrow pit, or excavation opened and used solely for the purpose of a particular project or contract of road construction and not located on the road right-of-way.

It does not include a “Resource Extraction Operation”.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Aggregate Stockpiling
The use of land for the storage of processed aggregates or other raw materials for future sale.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Aggregate Stockpiling, Temporary
The temporary use of land for the storage of processed aggregates or other raw materials for a particular project or contract of road construction.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Aggregate Storage Area
The use of land for the temporary storage of aggregates for sale or use in the production of cement or asphalt.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Agricultural Industry

The use of land and buildings for a non-agricultural pursuit that is intended to provide off farm income for the farming family. The use is incidental or subordinate to the principal use of the land for agricultural purposes. Agricultural industries are larger than Home Occupations, Agricultural and may involve the employment of non-family members in the business to a maximum of 8 employees.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION". Also see “AGRICULTURAL PROCESSING” for more than 2 employees.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Agricultural Machinery/Equipment Sales and Service

The selling and service of agricultural machinery and equipment such as farm implements and supplies, and may include sales, repairs, storage, rentals, leasing, and service of such equipment, as well as offices, showrooms, and sales rooms.

This includes “Dairy Industry Equipment”, “Farmyard Maintenance Equipment”, “Farm Machinery or Implements Sales and Service”, “Farm Implement Dealerships”, “Grain Bins Sales and Storage”, Granaries Sales, Storage and Assembly”, and “Irrigation Equipment Sales and Storage”.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Agricultural Operations

An agricultural activity conducted on agricultural land for gain or reward or in the hope or expectation of gain or reward, and includes

(a) the cultivation of land

(b) the raising of livestock (but excluding ‘Confined Feeding Operations’), including game production animals with the meaning of the Livestock Industry Diversification Act and poultry, with the exception that the raising or keeping of wild boar is prohibited.

(c) the raising of fur bearing animals, pheasants and fish,

(d) the production of agricultural field crops,

(e) the production of fruit, vegetables, sod, trees, shrubs and other specialty horticultural crops,

(f) the production of milk and eggs,

(g) the production of honey,

(h) the operation of agricultural machinery and equipment including irrigation pumps and the application of fertilizers, manure, insecticides, pesticides, fungicides and herbicides including application by ground and aerial spraying for agricultural purposes.

This use is not a ‘Confined Feeding Operation’ but may include those small livestock operations that are not subject to Provincial approval. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

This use does not include the raising or keeping of wild boar.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Agricultural Processing

A facility, employing 3 or more people where agricultural produce – meats, grains, legumes, poultry, swine, honey, etc. – is collected, sorted, washed, cleaned, slaughtered, dusted, waxed, cooked, cured, smoked, or otherwise prepared or processed into finished or semi-finished products and from which such produce is shipped to a wholesale or retail outlet or for further processing.

This use includes “SEED CLEANING PLANT” but does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION “

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Agricultural Pursuit, Major

The use in association with a Country Residential District that consists of no more than 20 animal units and may be less than 20 animal units subject to the area of the lot where this use is proposed. Such use may include a pole shed, barn or other similar buildings or structures, provided that the total floor area of all such buildings does not exceed 1% of the total lot area.

This use is intended only for a Country Residential (CR5) District and is not needed in the Agricultural District. This use does not include "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION" or the raising or keeping of wild boar.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
 Agricultural Pursuit, Minor

The use in association with a Country Residential District that consists of no more than one horse and foal under 6 months of age per acre or part thereof, to a maximum of three horses. Such use may include a pole shed, barn or other similar buildings or structures, provided that the total floor area of all such buildings does not exceed 90 m2 .

This use does not include "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
 Agricultural Service and Supply Establishment

Premises used for the supply of goods, materials or services that support agricultural uses, including the sale and storage of seed, feed, fertilizer and chemical products and the rental, sale, repair or service of agricultural equipment or implements or any combination of the foregoing.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Agricultural Supply Depot

A facility that specializes in the bulk storage of agricultural products and farm supplies but does not include the sale or storage of solid and liquid fertilizers.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Airport

(a) any area of land or water, including the frozen surfaces thereof, or other supporting surface used or intended to be used either in whole or in part for the arrival and departure and servicing of aircraft, including helicopter; 11

(b) includes any building, installation or equipment in connection therewith, operated by the Department of National Defense or for which an airport license has been issued by Transport Canada.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC)
 All uses permitted with a single detached dwelling
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  •  Country Industrial (CM)
 Anhydrous Ammonia Storage
 A storage facility for liquid anhydrous ammonia.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Apartment Dwelling Unit and Apartment Building
A building with three or more dwelling units and which share a common entrance, and which does not conform to the definition of any other residential use.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Apiary
A collection of beehives, which are permanent structures related to the raising and keeping of bees for recreational or commercial purposes. No more than two (2) beehives can be located on a parcel of land less than 929 square meters (10,000 ft²) in size. No more than four (4) beehives can be located on a parcel of land over 929 square meters (10,000 ft²) in size. Approval of more than four (4) beehives on a parcel of land is at the discretion of the Development Authority. Beehives are restricted to locations to the rear of buildings.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
 Asphalt Plant, Portable
A temporary asphalt processing facility established for a Provincial or Municipal road project.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Asphalt Processing and Storage
An operation that produces asphalt, or asphalt products used in building or construction and includes facilities for the administration and management of the business, the stockpiling of bulk materials used in the production process or a finished product manufactured on the premises and the storage and maintenance of required equipment but does not include the retail sale of finished asphalt.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Auction Mart (Auctioneering Services)
A building or lands or portion thereof used predominantly for livestock auctions and may include the auction of agriculturally related chattels on an accessory basis.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Auction Room
A building or lands or portion thereof used for the storage of goods and materials which are to be sold on the premises by public auction, and for the sale of the said goods and materials by public auction on an occasional basis.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Auto Body and Repair Shop
A use where the primary activity is the repairing and maintaining of vehicles, including auto body repair.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
 Auto Wrecker
A use where the primary activity is the storage and wrecking of vehicles, usually for parts or scrap metal re-sale.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Automobile Repair Garage
An establishment for the repair or replacement of parts in a motor vehicle but does not offer vehicle fuels for retail sale. This definition does not include an auto body shop, an automobile service station, or a gas bar. For the purposes of this definition, vehicle may include motorized construction equipment, farm equipment or tractor trailers. This use includes “TIRE SHOP”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Automobile Service Station
A use, building or part of a building, where vehicle fuels, lubricants and accessories are offered for retail sale and which contains facilities for the repair and maintenance of vehicles excluding body and fender work.
Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Automobile Supply Store
A use, building, or part of a building where equipment and parts used to repair, service or customize motor vehicles are available for retail sale. This does not include any installations or repairs.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Automobile, Truck and Recreation Vehicle Storage
An outdoor storage area used specifically for seasonal or temporary storage of cars, trucks, and recreation vehicles. For permanent storage, see “AUTO WRECKER” and “SALVAGE YARD”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Automotive/Recreation Vehicle Sales and Rental

A development used for the retail sale or rental of new or used automobiles, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, snowmobiles, tent trailers, boats, travel trailers or similar light vehicles or crafts, together with incidental maintenance services and sale of parts.

It includes automobile dealerships, car and truck rental agencies, and motorcycle dealerships, but does not include dealerships for the sale of manufactured homes, trucks, or heavy equipment with a gross vehicle rating greater than 4,000 kg (8,818 lb.). 

Includes “HEAVY EQUIPMENT SALES, SERVICE, STORAGE, AND RENTALS” for dealerships of vehicles and equipment over 4,000 kg.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Bank/Financial Institution

A development, use, or building that is primarily for the banking or lending of money and other related services.

It includes a trust company, chartered bank, and credit union or Province of Alberta Treasury Branch.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Bar/Pub, Major

Development where the primary purpose of the facility is the sale of alcoholic beverages to the public, for consumption within the premises or off the site which also includes the patio footprint. This development typically has a menu and minors are prohibited from patronizing the establishment during at least some portion of the hours of operation. Size exceeding 278m².

This use does not include "CANNABIS LOUNGES".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
 Bar/Pub, Minor

 Development where the primary purpose of the facility is the sale of alcoholic beverages to the public, for consumption within the premises or off the site which also includes the patio footprint. This development typically has a menu and minors are prohibited from patronizing the establishment during at least some portion of the hours of operation. Size is limited to 278m².

This use does not include "CANNABIS LOUNGES".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
 Bed and Breakfast Facility

A dwelling unit in which the occupant 14 rents or leases a room or suite of rooms on a temporary basis to vacationers or tourists, and which may include the provision of meals as part of or in addition to the rental paid for the room or suite of rooms.

This does not include a hotel, motel, boarding or lodging house, or restaurant, as defined herein.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • GENERAL COMMERCIAL (GC)
 Big Box Store
A building with a total floor area greater than 3,700 square meters, whose primary purpose is for the sale of wholesale and/or retail goods and commodities.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
 Boarding or Lodging House
A building containing sleeping rooms without cooking facilities, where lodging and/or meals for three or more persons is provided for compensation but does not include a hotel.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Bottled Gas, Sales and Storage
A facility where butane and/or propane gas is stored in pressurized portable tanks.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Bulk Supply Outlet

An industrial premise used for storage, milling, and wholesale sales of a broad range of building materials and tools, and which may include a retail operation.

This use includes “CARPET FLOORING SHOPS”, “SUPPLY SHOPS” and “PLUMBING, HEATING, SHEET METAL, ELECTRICAL SUPPLY SHOPS”.

It may also include “FIRE AND SAFETY SUPPLIES”, “PAINT STORES”, and “HARDWARE AND TOOL ST

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
 Bulk Fuel and Chemical Storage

Development where refined or crude oil, fuel, or liquid or solid chemical is stored, and includes the storage of dangerous/hazardous substances, as defined by the Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act and the Major Industrial Accidents Council of Canada (MIACC).

The development may include facilities for cleaning, blending or packaging of bulk oil, fuel or chemicals, but does not include manufacture of any of these products. This includes “Bulk Oil Distributor”.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
 Bulk Sales Establishment
The use of land, structure, or building for the purposes of buying and selling lumber, wood, building materials, feed, seed, grain bins, fertilizer, beverages, ice, and allied commodities but does not include any manufacturing, assembling or processing.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Bus Station

A building for loading and unloading of foot passengers and small freight. Buses may be parked for a period not exceeding 12 hours.

This prohibits the storage or servicing of buses.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Business Support Service
A development for support services to business generally, which for example include: the use of minor mechanical equipment for batch printing; processing and binding; drafting; word and photographic processing services; office maintenance or security services; business related equipment sale, rental, service or repair.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Campground

Any land or part thereof which may levy fees for the locating of tents or recreational vehicles and shall include any facilities or amenities secondary to the primary use and may also include a “RECREATION VEHICLE 17 PARK” and “PUBLIC CAMPGROUND/CAMPSITE”.

Temporary or seasonal storage of recreation vehicles may be permitted as an accessory use, at the discretion of the Development Authority.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Campground (Temporary)
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC)
 Cannabis Production and/or Distribution (Section 3(28,30,31) of Land Use Bylaw)

Development used principally for one or more of the following activities as it relates to CANNABIS:

a) the production, cultivation, and growth of CANNABIS;

b) the processing of raw materials;

c) the making, testing, manufacturing, assembling or in any way altering the chemical or physical properties of semi-finished or finished goods and products;

d) the storage or transshipping of materials, goods and products; or

e) the distribution and sale of materials, goods and products to CANNABIS Retail Sales stores or to individual customers.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Cannabis Retail Sales (Section 3(29-31) of Land Use Bylaw)

The premises specified in a retail CANNABIS license where the retail sale of CANNABIS is authorized.

This Use does not include CANNABIS Production and Distribution or CANNABIS Lounges.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor

 Caretaker's Residence

A dwelling that is secondary or accessory to the principal industrial, commercial or recreational use on the same lot and is used for the purpose of providing living accommodation for the individual who is primarily responsible for the maintenance and security of the principal use on that lot.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC)
 Caterer

An establishment in which food and beverages are prepared for consumption off the premises and are not served to customers on the premises or for take-out.

This use is not a food and/or beverage service facility.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Cemetery
A parcel of land used as a burial ground and is licensed by the appropriate provincial government departments, and may include accessory facilities such as crematories, cinerarium, columbarium, mausoleums, memorial parks, and gardens of remembrance.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Clinic
A building or part of a building intended for use by any or all of the following: physicians, dentists, denturist, drugless practitioners, ophthalmologist, opticians, optometrists, chiropractors, medical imaging/lab and physiotherapist their staff and their patients, for the purpose of consultation, diagnosis and office treatment. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, waiting rooms, treatment rooms, laboratories and dispensaries, directly associated with the clinic are also 18 permitted.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
 Clustered Farm Dwellings
More than one dwelling unit located on farmland where the dwellings shall be occupied by persons who are employed full time (for at least six months of each year) in agriculture.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Commercial Entertainment Facility

A privately owned indoor facility or development operated for financial gain in which the public participates in and/or views an activity for entertainment/social purposes. Commercial Entertainment Facilities may offer food and beverages for sale to the patrons and may be licensed by the Province of Alberta for the on-site consumption of alcohol. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, they may include facilities for display of motion pictures, live theatres, dinner theatres, dancing and cabaret entertainment, amusement arcades with mechanical and/or electronic games, billiard or pool halls.

They do not include an adult entertainment facility, bingo hall, casino, or late-night club.

Districts where listed as a discretionary use  
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Commercial Fertilizer Supply
A facility that specializes in the bulk storage and sale of solid and liquid fertilizers and includes other agricultural chemicals.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Commercial Recreation Facility
See “RECREATION FACILITY, COMMERCIAL”
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC)
 Commercial Riding Stable

A facility that is used for horse riding activities on a commercial basis and may include buildings that are necessary for the storage of the horses or other functions related to this activity.

Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Common Storage, Indoor and Outdoor
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
 Communication Tower
A structure that is used to convey communication, radio or television signals and may include other structures necessary for the carrying out of this function
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
 Community Hall
The use of land and building for community activities and generally not used for commercial purposes, and the control of which is vested in the County of Grande Prairie, a local board or agent thereof. A community centre and Seniors’ Hall/Centre have the same definition.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
 Concrete Manufacturing/Concrete Plant

An operation that produces concrete or concrete products used in building or construction and includes facilities for the administration and management of the business, the stockpiling of bulk materials used in the production process or a finished product manufactured on the premises, and the storage of the materials and equipment required to manufacture concrete. It may also include the manufacture and storage of concrete products and supplies and maintenance of required equipment.

It does not include the retail sale of finished concrete.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Confined Feeding Operations (CFOs)

An activity on land that is fenced or enclosed or within buildings where livestock are confined for the purpose of growing, sustaining, finishing or breeding by means other than grazing, but does not include seasonal feeding and bedding sites.

For the purposes of this Bylaw, wild boar is not considered livestock.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Confined Feeding Operations (CFO)
 Construction Yard
The use of land or buildings for a construction operation such as building construction, oilfield construction or another similar type of construction operation.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Contracting Service, Major
A development used for commercial and industrial service support and construction. Typical uses include oilfield support services, laboratories, cleaning and maintenance contractors, building construction, surveying, landscaping, concrete, electrical, excavation, drilling, heating, plumbing, paving, road construction, sewer or similar services of a construction nature which require on-site storage space for materials, mobile equipment or vehicles normally associated with the contractor service. Any sales, display, office or technical support service areas shall be accessory to the principal general contractor use.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Contracting Service, Minor
A development used for the provision of electrical, plumbing, heating, painting, catering and other contractor services and the accessory sales of goods normally associated with the contractor 20 services where all materials are kept within an enclosed building, and no fleet storage of more than four vehicles or pieces of mobile equipment.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Convenience Food Store

A retail operation that specializes in convenience type items such as groceries, soft drinks and other similar goods.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Convenience Retail Store
A development with an operation that specializes in the convenient sales of consumer goods, except for the sale of liquor or CANNABIS.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
 Country Residential
In the case of a subdivision; a parcel of land utilized for residential purposes which is not otherwise described in this bylaw and in the case of dwelling unit; a single detached dwelling or manufactured home except a farmstead which is situated on the country residential subdivision.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
 Country Store

Use or structure, located along a municipal road in an Agricultural District, where goods, wares, merchandise, substances, articles or services are stored, offered or sold to the general public. It includes storage on or about the premises of limited quantities of such goods, wares, merchandise, substances or articles. The size of the retail area shall not exceed 150 m2 (1600 square feet).The store may include a dwelling unit for the owners.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Crushing Plant
An industrial establishment where aggregate is processed through a crushing and sorting operation into various grades of gravel.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
 Data Processing Establishment
A use, building, or part of a building used for the input, processing and printing of computerized data.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Day Care Facility
A development licensed by the Province to provide personal care, maintenance, supervision or education, without overnight accommodation, for seven or more children at one time for more than three but less than 24 consecutive hours in a day. This includes day care centres, nurseries, kindergartens, nursery schools and play schools and other similar uses.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Drive Through Banking
A development, use, or building that is primarily for the banking or lending of money and other related services. This includes the method of external banking and other related services. Is not limited to trust company, chartered bank, credit union or Province of Alberta Treasury Branch.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
 Drive Through Restaurant
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Dry Cleaning and Laundry Depot
A building used for the purpose of receiving articles of clothing to be subjected to the process of dry cleaning, dry dyeing or cleaning elsewhere and for the pressing and/or distribution of any such articles or goods which have been subjected to any such process.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Dry Cleaning and Laundry Plant
A building where dry cleaning, dry dyeing, cleaning or pressing of articles of clothing is carried on.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Dry Cleaning Establishment

A building where dry cleaning, dry dyeing, cleaning or pressing of articles or clothing is carried on, and

(a) in which only non-flammable solvents are or can be used which emit no odours or fumes; and

(b) in which no noise or vibration causes a nuisance or inconvenience within or without the premises.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Dugouts

The excavations of land results in manmade features that entraps water and includes excavations for a water supply and borrow pits. At its deepest point, a dugout shall have a depth of no less than one (1) metre.

Anything designed for a depth shallower than one metre may be considered an ornamental pond for landscaping purposes.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
 Duplex
A building containing two dwelling units, one above the other, each of which has an independent entrance, either directly from outside the building or through a common vestibule.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
 Duplicating Shop
A premises engaged in reproducing drawings, plans, maps or other copy, by computer graphics, blueprinting, photocopying or small offset process.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Dwelling Unit, Semi-detached
A building containing only one dwelling unit and occupied by not more than one family but does not include a manufactured home, modular home or mobile home.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Dwelling Unit, Single Detached (One/lot)
A building containing only one dwelling unit and occupied by not more than one family but does not include a manufactured home, modular home or mobile home.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Dwelling, Multi Attached

A residential building containing three or more dwelling units separated by common walls and located either on a single site or each unit on a separate individual lot, each dwelling unit having at least one separate entrance.

This definition applies to forms of housing that include, but are not limited to, townhouses, rowhouses, triplexes and fourplexes.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Dwelling, Row Housing (Condominium)
A residential use where a building or buildings on a lot consist of at least three dwelling units with each unit having direct access to the outside grade but shall not mean “apartment”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Dwelling, Row Housing (Stacked)
A residential unit within a group of three or more dwelling units arranged either vertically so that Dwellings are placed over others, or horizontally so that Dwellings are attached at the rear as well as at the side. Each Dwelling is required to have separate access. Individual access to grade may be shared, provided that no more than two Dwellings may share access to Grade.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Dwelling, Row Housing (Street Oriented)
A residential unit within a group of three or more dwelling units arranged either vertically so that Dwellings are placed over others, or horizontally so that Dwellings are attached at the rear as well as at the side. Each Dwelling is required to have separate access. Individual access to grade may be shared, provided that no more than two Dwellings may share access to Grade.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
 Eating Establishment

A building or part of a building where food is offered for sale or sold to the public for immediate consumption or take-out and includes such uses as a restaurant (not licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages), drive-through restaurant, take-out/ delivery restaurant, café, cafeteria, ice cream parlour, tea or lunch room, dairy bar, coffee shop, snack bar, or refreshment room or stand, but does not include a boarding house, lodging house, or bed and breakfast.

This use does not include facilities for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages or CANNABIS. See “RESTAURANT” and “FOOD AND/OR BEVERAGE SERVICE FACILITY” for licensed eating establishments or “CANNABIS LOUNGE".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Electrical and Electronic Products Industry
An industry involved in the production of appliances, lighting products, audio and video recording, receiving, sending and playing products, communications products, business machine products, electrical transformers and switches, energy, wire and cable products, but shall not include electrical generation equipment or battery products.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Electricity Production
The activity of producing electrical power 24 and may include such structures as a power generating station or a co- generation station.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
 Equipment Rental/Repair
A development, use, or building for the rental and/or repair of tools, appliances, recreational craft, office machines, furniture, home appliances, light construction equipment, or similar items, but does not include the rental or repair of motor vehicles or industrial equipment.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM) 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)

 

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Existing Agricultural Operations
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R) 
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Explosives Storage and Distribution
A development or use designed for the storage and/or distribution of “EXPLOSIVES” as defined in the federal government’s Explosives Act. This use is not a “WAREHOUSE”, 25 “STORAGE, OUTDOOR”, or “STORAGE, INDOOR” and is not intended to be a permitted use in any land use district but may be allowed if it is specifically rezoned as part of a Direct Control District.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Farm Buildings
Any improvement, other than a dwelling unit or manufactured home, used for agricultural operations. This includes all buildings used in connection with an agricultural operation. This use does not include "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R) 
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Farmers'/Flea Market
A development used for the sale of new or used goods and food products by multiple vendors renting tables and space in an enclosed building. Vendors may vary from day to day, although the general layout of space to be rented remains the same. Such operations are usually of a seasonal nature.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Farmsteads
Any dwelling unit associated with an agricultural operation or intensive livestock operation where the owner(s) of the operation normally reside. For the purposes of the bylaw, farmstead also includes the well, sewage disposal system, and shelterbelt and only applies to an un-subdivided quarter section.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R) 
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Feed Mills
A building wherein farm commodities are brought, stored, and sold, and also includes the drying, processing and elevation for storage of farm commodities such as grain.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Fitness Centre

A building where the primary activity is physical exercise. This use generally charges a fee to allow visitors to use the exercises equipment, attend fitness related courses and other provided services. Cardio training related equipment, free weights, exercise machines or a combination of all three may be utilized within this building.

These centres may offer group exercises that are conducted by an instructor. These building may also offer sauna and shower usage for their paid visitors.

Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use  
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
 Florist Shop
A retail store devoted to the sale of flowers, indoor plants and arrangements thereof.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
 Food and/or Beverage Service Facility

A building or portion thereof, in which food and/or beverages are prepared to be sold for consumption on the premises or for take-out, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may include such facilities as restaurants, drive-in food establishments, taverns, bars, cocktail lounges and catering services.

This use does not include "CANNABIS LOUNGES".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1) 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
 Food Processing Plant
A use, building or part of a building, other than a restaurant or catering establishment in which agricultural products are prepared, processed, preserved, graded or stored for eventual human consumption, and includes a flour mill, a dairy, a bakery, a grain elevator or an egg grading station, but does not include an abattoir or any premises used for the slaughtering of animals or the boiling of blood, tripe or bones, or the production/distribution of CANNABIS.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Funeral Home
A place where funerals are held and/or the deceased are kept until they are released for burial or cremation.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
 Gaming or Gambling Establishment
A building or structure, or any portion thereof, which is used or intended for use for the purpose of dealing, operating, maintaining or conducting any game played with cards, dice or any mechanical device or machine for money, property or any item of value.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
 Garage

An ancillary building or portion of a main building, including a carport, used or intended to be used in conjunction with a dwelling principally for the private parking or storage of motor vehicles for personal transportation. A garage shall not exceed 100 m2 in area with a maximum interior ceiling height of 3.7 metres and a maximum height of one storey.

A “GARAGE” is not a “DWELLING UNIT” and is not an “ACCESSORY BUILDING”.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Country Residential (CR-1) 
  • Country Residential (CR-2) 
  • Country Residential (CR-3) 
  • Country Residential (CR-4) 
  • Country Residential (CR-5) 
  • Rural Residential (RR-2) 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3) 
  • High Density Residential (HDR) 
Garage, Attached
A “GARAGE” attached to a main building.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Estate (RE) 
  • Rural Residential (RR-1) 
  • Residential Condominium (RC) 
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1) 
 Garage, Detached
A “GARAGE” that is not part of the main building.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Estate (RE) 
  • Rural Residential (RR-1) 
  • Residential Condominium (RC) 
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1) 
 Gas Bar
A retail outlet that is limited to the sale of gasoline and related automotive products, and, may include a “CONVENIENCE FOOD STORE” but does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES".
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1) 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 

 Golf Course

The golf playing area and accessory buildings and uses related to the playing of the game of golf and without restricting the generality of the foregoing includes pro shop, club house, restaurant, licensed dining area or lounge, driving range and picnic area.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Extractive Industrial (EX) 
  • Intensive Recreation (IR) 

 

 Government Office
A municipal office, court house, registry office, health and welfare centre, employment office, post office, or other office uses for purpose of local or other government administration.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Grain Elevator
A structure that is used for the storage of grain and is usually located in such a manner to take advantage of a rail or truck loading facility.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM) 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
 Grandstand (Temporary)
  
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
Greenhouse, Commercial
A building or structure used for the growing of flowers, fruits, vegetables, plants, shrubs, trees and similar vegetation which are not necessarily transplanted outdoors on the same lot containing such greenhouse and are sold directly from the lot either wholesale or retail. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
 Greenhouse, Farm

A building specially designed and used for the growing of vegetables, flowers, and other plants for transplanting outdoors on the same site containing such greenhouse.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
 Group Care Facility
A facility which provides residential accommodation for up to seven persons, most or all of which are handicapped, aged, disabled, or in need of adult assistance and who are provided service or supervision, excluding foster homes.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3) 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4) 
  • High Density Residential (HDR) 
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
 Guest Ranch
A working farm or ranch that offers tourists or visitors meals and temporary overnight accommodation for payment of a fee and may include programs that allow guests to participate in a range of farming activities. A guest ranch does not include a hotel, motel, or boarding house.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Intensive Recreation (IR) 
 Handicraft Business
 The production and selling of handicrafts on a commercial basis.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
 Hangar

A structure intended for the housing and/or repair of aircraft.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Health Service
 See “CLINIC”
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
 Heavy Equipment Sales, Service Storage and Rentals

A development used for the retail sale or rental of new or used heavy equipment and trucks exceeding 4,000 kg (18,000 lbs.), motor homes, and manufactured homes together with incidental maintenance services and the sale of parts and accessories.

Also see “TRUCK AND MANUFACTURED HOME SALES AND RENTALS”. See “AUTOMOTIVE/RECREATION VEHICLE SALES AND RENTAL” for all vehicles at or under 4,000 kg.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
 Home Occupation, Agriculture

A development in the Agricultural District consisting of the use of a dwelling unit or farm building by the resident of that dwelling unit, for a business that may generate business traffic. The business use must be secondary to the agricultural operation and shall not employ more than 2 persons not normally residing on site.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Agricultural (AG)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (cr3
  • UR-M)
 Home Occupation, Intermediate

A development in a Country Residential district consisting of the use of a dwelling unit and/or an accessory building or structure by a resident whom resides at the dwelling unit, for a business. The business may generate no more than eight (8) business related visits per day. The business use must be secondary to the residential use of the building and shall not change the residential character of the dwelling unit and/or accessory building.

This may include the storage of up to four (4) trucks up to one (1) ton, two (2) trailers, and related vehicles and minor equipment storage including a limited amount of construction equipment and other similar uses. A Home Occupation Intermediate may include up to four (4) employees.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Residential (CR-2) 
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
Home Occupation, Major
A development in a Country Residential district consisting of the use of a dwelling unit and/or an accessory building or structure by a resident whom resides at the dwelling unit, for a business. The business shall not require more than twenty (20) business related visits per day. The business use must be secondary to the residential use of the building and shall not change the residential character of the dwelling unit and/or accessory building. This may include the storage of up to four (4) trucks up to one (1) ton, two 30 (2) trailers, up to two (2) trucks larger than one (1) ton, and related vehicles and minor equipment storage including a limited amount of construction equipment and other similar uses. It may also include a limited amount of agricultural processing. A Home Occupation Major may include up to twelve (12) employees. The business should be located within ½ mile from a paved road. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Country Residential 
 Hotel
A building designed for the accommodation of the travelling or vacationing public containing guestrooms served by a common entrance as well as general kitchen and dining or other public rooms.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Hotel (Lobby and amenity uses only)
A building designed for the accommodation of the travelling or vacationing public containing guestrooms served by a common entrance as well as general kitchen and dining or other public rooms.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Industry, Forest Based
An industrial operation that manufactures or produces forest products and generally includes lumber manufacturing facilities, oriented strand board plants, pulp mills and sawmills.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Industry, Hazardous
An industry that by reason of emissions, noise or the manufacturing process or storage of goods and materials, create a situation which is offensive or hazardous to human health, safety and well-being. These industries must be located in isolation from concentrations of population.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Industry/Manufacturing, Large Scale

An industry engaged in any or all of the following activities; the assembly, processing, manufacture, cleaning, testing, repairing, storage or distribution of raw materials into a new product and which is not defined elsewhere in this bylaw. The industry may exhibit most or all of the following characteristics:

(a) requires a large parcel of land,

(b) involves the development of either large buildings or structures,

(c) requires large areas of open storage,

(d) emits noise which is audible beyond the boundary of the property, (e) involve the emission of smoke, dust, flying ash, or other particulate matter,

(f) may emit an odour or gas,

(g) involve the use of toxic gases or substances in the manufacturing process,

(h) produce heat beyond the boundaries of the parcel,

(i) store goods or products which may be hazardous or offensive,

(j) produce a waste material that may be hazardous or offensive,

(k) employ more than 50 persons.

This use does not include a “FOREST BASED INDUSTRY”, “HAZARDOUS INDUSTRY”, “PETRO CHEMICAL INDUSTRY”, “NATURAL RESOURCE EXTRACTION INDUSTRY”, OR “AGRICUTURAL PROCESSING”.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Industry/Manufacturing, Small Scale

An industry or “manufacturing firm” engaged in the assembly, processing, manufacture, cleaning, testing, repairing, storage, or distribution of various materials into a new product. The industry may exhibit most or all of the following characteristics:

(a) can be developed on smaller parcels of land,

(b) is suitable for rural industrial parks, 32

(c) most of the activities are confined to the building,

(d) does not require large areas of outdoor storage,

(e) does not produce emissions which are obnoxious or hazardous,

(f) employs 50 or fewer people on site.

This use does not include a Seed Cleaning Plant (see “AGRICULTURAL PROCESSING”).

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Country Industrial (CM) 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Industry/Petro Chemical
A facility or industry that processes or refines gas, oil, or any other petro-chemical product from its raw state into a more refined state suitable for transport to market. This use includes “GAS PROCESSING PLANT”, “OIL OR GAS REFINERY”, “PETRO-CHEMICAL PROCESSING PLANT”, “PETRO-CHEMICAL FACILITY”, but is not a “PETROLEUM FACILITY”, and not a “NATURAL RESOURCE EXTRACTION INDUSTRY”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Institutional Uses
A place of worship (church), hospital, public school, public park, playground, cemetery, community hall, government office or shop, or tourist information facility.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Kennel
A premises in which a number of dogs and/or cats are maintained, boarded, bred, trained or cared for in return for remuneration or kept for purposes of sale.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Laboratory

The use of a building, or part of a building, used for scientific, medical and/or dental testing, experimentation and/or research.

This includes a “SOD TESTING LAB”.

Districts where listed as a discretionary use

 

  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Landfill Operation
A sanitary landfill site and operation and for the purposes of this bylaw includes a waste sorting site, a waste sorting station, a waste transfer station, a modified sanitary landfill, hazardous waste management facility or dry waste site.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
 Laundromat 
A self-serve clothes washing establishment containing one or more washing and drying, ironing, finishing or other incidental equipment.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
 Live/Work Unit
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Maintenance Shop
 A structure intended for the repair and storage of equipment.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Manufactured Home

A transportable, single or multiple section residential dwelling suitable for permanent occupancy, built in a certified off-site manufacturing facility in accordance with the Alberta Building Code with or without longitudinal beams under the floor that become part of the surface foundation. It is transported on its own wheels and upon its arrival at the site, is ready for occupancy except for incidental building operations such as placement on foundation supports and connection to utilities.

This use is not a “MODULAR HOME” and for the purposes of this bylaw, is not a “MOBILE HOME”. (247) “MANUFACTURED HOME (SINGLE WIDE)” means a manufactured h

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Manufactured Home Community
A lot under single ownership which is managed by an operator and which has been designed for the placement of manufactured homes or manufactured home community lots for non-transient use.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC) 
 Manufacturing Firm
A plant or facility for uses such as machining, welding, fabricating, assembly, bottling.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM) 
 Market Garden
A parcel of land where plants, vegetables, flowers 37 and similar materials excluding CANNABIS, are grown for sale.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
 Mixed Use Apartment
Self-contained residential apartments sharing a building with a commercial, retail or institutional use shall not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" and the commercial, retail or institutional use should be located primarily on the ground floor facing the street; however, it may occupy other sections of the building. The apartment(s) may occupy any other part of the building. The apartments(s) may have shared or separate entrance facilities, however access to the apartment(s) should not be through the commercial space.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Modular Home

One or more finished sections of a complete residential dwelling built in a certified off-site factory for transport to the site for installation on a permanent foundation, all in accordance with the Alberta Building Code. For the purposes of this definition, finished means fully enclosed on the exterior and interior but need not include interior painting, taping, and installation of cabinets, floor coverings, fixtures, heating system, and exterior finishes.

This use is not a “MANUFACTURED HOME” or “MOBILE HOME”.

Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE) 
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
 Motels
A building or a group of buildings designed for the accommodation of the traveling or vacationing public containing guestrooms.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use

  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Museum
A use of a building, or part of a building for the preservation and presentation of works of art, or cultural or historical or scientific objects and information and open to the recreation and education of the public.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Natural Resource Extracting Industry
An industry engaged in the extraction of natural resources such as timber, clay, sand and gravel, limestone, shale, coal, and other minerals. This includes all petroleum and natural gas related activities and which may include primary treatment into a marketable form of the resource and includes such uses as “CONCRETE MANUFACTURING/CONCRETE PLANTS” and “RESOURCE EXTRACTION OPERATION”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Extractive Industrial (EX) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Nursery and Garden Store

The use of land, buildings or structures, or part of buildings or structures, where trees, shrubs or plants are grown or stored for the purpose of transplanting, for use as stock, for grafting, or for the purpose of retail or wholesale.

This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
 Office Accessory to the Principle Industrial Use of the Land or Building

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
 Office Medical/Dental
An office or offices in which the practice of 39 the professions of medicine, psychiatry, dentistry or optometry is carried on or in which the treatment by osteopathy or chiropractic is carried out.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 

  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Office or Office Building
A facility providing for the administration of business or government, or the provision of professional services.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Offices
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM) 
Office Accessory to the Principle Use of the Land or Building
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Extractive Industrial (EX) 
 Office Support Services
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
One Accessory Building or Structure (less than 100m2)
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  •  Rural Estate (RE) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2) 
 Outdoor Storage
See “STORAGE, INDOOR” and “STORAGE, OUTDOOR”
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM) 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Park
A development of public land specifically designed or reserved for the general public for active or passive recreational use and includes all natural and manmade landscaping, facilities, playing fields, buildings and other structures that are consistent with the general purposes of public parkland, whether or not such recreational facilities are publicly operated or operated by other organizations pursuant to arrangements with the public authority owning the park. Typical uses include tot lots, band shells, picnic grounds, pedestrian trails and paths, landscaped buffers, playgrounds and water features.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
Parkade
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
  • Downtown Mixed Use  (MU1) - Upper Floors 

 

Parking Lot (Temporary)
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
Personal Service Shop
A use of a building or part of a building in which services are provided and administered to the individual and personal needs of persons, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes a barber shop, hairdressing establishment, beautician, beauty parlour, shoe repair and shoe shining shop, formal rental shop, tailor shops, bake shops, depots for collection and delivery of dry cleaning and laundry, self-serve dry cleaning and laundry establishment and pet grooming facilities. The sale of merchandise shall be permitted only as an accessory use to the personal service provided.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors  
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
Petroleum Facility
A Petroleum infrastructure such as oil and gas pipelines, well battery, compressor station, and metering station and is not defined as a Natural Resource Extraction Industry.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Industry

A use of a building or part of a building for the manufacture, fabrication and processing of drugs in pharmaceutical preparations for human or veterinary use, and the manufacture of orthopedic, prosthetic and surgical appliances and supplies.

This use may include “ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PRODUCTS”. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES" or "CANNABIS PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
Pharmacy
A retail store that dispenses prescription drugs and sells, among other things, non-prescription medicines, health and beauty products, and associated sundry items.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
Printing Establishment
A use, building or part of a building, used for the primary purpose of printing, lithographing or publishing. It may include some of the same uses permitted in a duplicating shop but must include at least one of the above-listed primary functions.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  •  Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM) 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1) 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)  
Printing, Reproduction and Data Processing Industry
A use, building, or part of a building, used by printing industries (including sign printing); reproduction industries such as tape, film and records; data processing industries; and binding and related industries with similar impacts.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
Propane Transfer Facility
A facility at a fixed location having not more than one storage container and such container shall not have an aggregate propane storage capacity in excess of 50 000 litres (10,994 gallons) and from which no retail sale of propane fuel to the public is or may be affected.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
Public Use(s)
A building, structure or lot used for public services by the County except sanitary landfill sites and sewage lagoons, or by any local board or agency of the County, or by any department, commission or agency of the Province of Alberta or Government of Canada.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Confined Feeding Operations (CFO)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Public Utilities
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Confined Feeding Operations (CFO) 
 Railroad Yard
A facility used to store and maintain railroad related equipment and products and usually includes a number of buildings related to the operation of a railroad. This use includes a “Railway Station Grounds”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Rapid Drive Through Vehicle Service
A development tailored to provide a quick and convenient motor vehicle servicing (including vehicular oil change and minor tune ups).
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Recreation Facility, Indoor

A development that provides facilities within an enclosed building for sports and active recreation where patrons are predominantly participants and any spectators are incidental and attend on a nonrecurring basis. Typical facilities would include athletic clubs; health and fitness clubs; curling, roller skating and hockey rinks; swimming pools; rifle and pistol ranges; small bowling alleys; racquet clubs; and indoor soccer fields.

This use is generally intended to be smaller than a “RECREATION FACILITY, COMMERCIAL” and may be designed only for a limited amount of spectator use. Although this is intended for application primarily to public uses, it may also be applied to private facilities.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Intensive Recreation (IR) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recreation Facility, Outdoor
A development providing facilities that are available to the public for sports and active recreation conducted outdoors. Typical uses include campsites, golf courses, driving ranges, ski hills, ski jumps, sports fields, outdoor swimming pools, and outdoor tennis courts.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Intensive Recreation (IR) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recreational Amusement Park
A “COMMERCIAL RECREATION FACILITY” with or without permanent buildings or structures where rides, games of chance, entertainment, exhibitions, and the sale of food, beverages, toys and souvenirs constitute the main use.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Intensive Recreation (IR) 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recreational Facility, Commercial
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Recreational Flying
Aviation for non-commercial purposes, and may include a group and/or organization involved in aviation activities and flight training.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recreational Use, Extensive
A recreational land use, scattering users and development over a dispersed area of land. For purposes of clarification includes passive parks, or walking trails, or hunting, or trail riding, or snowmobiling, or hiking or back country campsites, or a combination of the above and other similar uses and recreational activities which do not typically involve buildings.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recreational Use, Intensive
A recreational land use and/or buildings where recreation activities are pursued in a more concentrated form and would likely involve buildings. For the purposes of clarification such activities would include beaches, indoor and outdoor riding stables, race tracks for motorized and non-motorized activities, sport fields, picnic areas, arenas, curling rinks, indoor pavilions, downhill or cross-country ski facilities, parks, cabins, and other similar uses. This use is intended to include facilities with a moderate to significant number of seats for spectators. It is larger and more intensive than “RECREATION FACILITY, COMMERCIAL”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Recycling Depot
A building or land in which used material is separated and processed prior to shipment for repeated use or to others who will use those materials to manufacture new products and may include the handling of hazardous materials.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Religious Assembly*
A development including any meeting halls used for spiritual worship and related religious, charitable, educational or social activities, but does not include a school. It may include a minister’s residence, manse, parsonage, or rectory, provided it is accessory to the principal use. It also means “CHURCH” or “PLACE OF WORSHIP”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
 Rental or Management Office
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC) 
 Research Facility
A building or portion thereof, or group of buildings in which facilities for scientific research, investigation, and testing are located.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
 Residential Care Facility
A private or publicly funded seniors lodge, nursing home, extended or congregate care facility.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
Residential Dwelling accessory to Principal Industrial Use
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM) 
Residential Dwelling Unit accessory to a Permitted or Discretionary Use
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
Residential Dwelling(s) Accessory to the principle commercial use
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
 General Commercial (GC) 
 Residential Sales Centre
A show home or building used for a limited period of time for the purpose of marketing residential land and buildings.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR) 
 Resource Extraction Operation
A development where gravel, rock, sand, earth, clay, fill, mineral or other material is being or has been removed by means of an open excavation to supply material for construction, industrial or manufacturing purposes and may include an “AGGREGATE STORAGE AREA”, “AGGREGATE STOCKPILING”, and “AGGREGATE FACILITY”, but does not include an “AGGREGATE FACILITY, TEMPORARY”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Extractive Industrial (EX) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Restaurant

A building or part of a building in which food is prepared 45 and offered for retail sale to the public for immediate consumption on the premises and may include a licensed dining room or similar facilities for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Also see “EATING ESTABLISHMENT” and “FOOD AND/OR BEVERAGE SERVICE FACILITY”. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES".

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
 Restaurant - Take Out/Delivery
An establishment primarily engaged in preparing specialty foods in bulk and in providing customers with a take-out and/or delivery service which may or may not be consumed on or off the premises.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Restaurant, Drive-Through
A place in which food is prepared and sold to the general public and consumed on the premises inside or outside of an automobile and includes an exterior method of ordering and picking up food.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
 Restaurant, Eating Establishment
A building or part of a building where food is offered for sale or sold to the public for immediate consumption or take-out and includes such uses as a restaurant (not licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages or CANNABIS), drive-through restaurant, take- out/ delivery restaurant, café, cafeteria, ice cream parlour, tea or lunch room, dairy bar, coffee shop, snack bar, or refreshment room or stand, but does not include a boarding house, lodging house, or bed and breakfast. This use does not include facilities for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages or CANNABIS. See “RESTAURANT GENERAL, BAR / PUB MINOR, & BAR / PUB MAJOR for licensed eating establishments or “CANNABIS LOUNGE".
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Restaurant, General
A building or part of a building that includes the patio. Where food is prepared and offered for retail sale to the public for immediate consumption on the premises and may include a licensed dining room or similar facilities for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages but does not include the consumption or retail sale of CANNABIS. Size exceeding 278m². Also see “RESTAURANT LIMITED” or “CANNABIS LOUNGE".
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
 Restaurant, Limited
A building or part of a building that includes the patio. Where food is prepared and offered for retail sale to the public for immediate consumption on the premises and may include a licensed dining room or similar facilities for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages but does not include the consumption or retail sale of CANNABIS. Size limited to 278m². Also see “RESTAURANT GENERAL” or “CANNABIS LOUNGE".
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor
 Restaurant, Major
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Restaurant, Minor
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Retail Store
A development used for the retail sale of consumer goods, from within an enclosed building, except for the sale of liquor or CANNABIS (also see “WAREHOUSE STORE”).
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Retail, Liquor
A retail store licensed to sell any alcoholic beverage to the public. Typical uses include wine and beer stores. This use does not include "CANNABIS RETAIL SALES".
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Row Housing Dwelling Units
 A residential use where a building or buildings on a lot consist of at least three dwelling units with each unit having direct access to the outside grade but shall not mean “apartment”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • High Density Residential (HDR) 
 Safety Training
An activity involved in the education and/or training of public organizations and private companies in the areas of industry and community safety, emergency services and rescue, and disaster training.
Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Salvage Yard
Land or buildings where motor vehicles, tires, and parts are disassembled, repaired, stored or resold.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Sanitary Landfill Site
A site that can be utilized by the public at large for the disposal of solid wastes. Also see “LANDFILL OPERATIONS”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Scheduled Racing Events
Any other similar or related activity that requires the temporary closure of the Airport to aviation traffic shall be preceded by the filing of a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) in accordance with Transport Canada regulations.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 School Programs

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 School, Elementary
A development that is publicly supported and involves public assembly for education, training or instruction of students receiving primary education.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR) 
 School, Secondary
A development that is publicly supported and involves public assembly for education, training or instruction of students receiving 47 a secondary education.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR) 
 Second Accessory Building
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
 Secondary Suite

A self-contained accessory dwelling unit located within a single detached dwelling. A Secondary Suite has cooking facilities, food preparation; sleeping and sanitary facilities which are physically separate from those of the principal Dwelling within the structure. A Secondary Suite also has an entrance separate from the entrance to the principal Dwelling, either from a common indoor landing or directly from the side or rear of the structure.

This land use does not include: Duplex; Dwelling Unit, Semi-detached; Dwelling Unit, Apartment; Boarding or Lodging House; Dwelling Unit, Row housing.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR) 
 Semi-Detached Dwelling
A building that is divided vertically into two dwelling units side by side and separated from each other by a common wall extending from foundation to roof and not attached to any other residential building.
Districts where listed as a permitted use  
  • Country Industrial (CM)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
 Senior Citizen's Complex

Any home for senior citizens sponsored and administered by any public agency or any service club, Religious Assembly, or other non-profit organization, either of which obtains its financing from Federal, Provincial, or Municipal Governments or agencies, or by public subscription or donation, or by any combination thereof, and may include accessory uses such as club and lounge facilities, usually associated with senior citizens developments.

Or, means a structure(s) providing residence for a group of senior citizens (60 years of age or more) with central or private kitchen, dining, recreational, etc. facilities with separate bedrooms and/or living quarters.

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Medium Density Residential (MDR)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
 Sewage / Wastewater Treatment Facilities
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
Sewage Lagoon and Sewage/Wastewater Treatment Facilities
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
 Shopping Centre
One or more buildings, or part thereof, containing a group of separate permitted (or approved discretionary) commercial uses which is maintained as a single comprehensive unit and located on a single lot, such lot being held and maintained under one ownership or under condominium ownership.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Sign(s)
 An object, structure or device used for the purpose of identification or advertising or to call attention to any person, matter, thing or event or to give direction.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Single Detached Dwelling Unit
A building containing only one dwelling unit and occupied by not more than one family but does not include a manufactured home, modular home or mobile home.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
 Social Care Facility

(a) places of care for persons who are aged or infirm or who require special care or a day care facility;

(b) a building or part of a building, other than a home maintained by a person to whom the children living in that home are related by blood or marriage, in which care, supervision or lodging is provided for four (4) or more children under the age of 18 years, but does not include a place of accommodation designated by the Minister of Family and Social Services as not constituting a child care institution; or 49

(c) a hostel or other establishment operated to prov

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Sod Farm
The commercial growing of sod through seeding and stripping of topsoil to sell the final product.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Storage, Indoor
The commercial growing of sod through seeding and stripping of topsoil to sell the final product.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Storage, Outdoor
A site or a portion of a site designed for the storage of goods, materials and/or equipment, or the display and sale of goods and materials, including vehicles for hire or sale, located outside permanent buildings or structures on the site. This use includes “LUMBER STORAGE” and “LUMBER YARD”. This use is not a “PARKING LOT”.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Stripping of Topsoil
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG) 
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Urban Reserve (UR) 
 Supermarket
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
 Supermarket, Major
A retail store devoted to the sale of food and associated household items. The development shall be greater than 1,300m².
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
 Supermarket, Minor
A retail store devoted to the sale of food and associated household items. The development shall be no more than 1,300m².
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Gateway Commercial (GWC)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Tanker Truck Washing Facility
A commercial building for cleaning the interior of the tanks of tanker trucks.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Tannery
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  •  Agricultural (AG) 
 Taxi Cab Establishment

 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
 Taxi Establishment
A use, site or building used as a dispatch office 50 or an area, site or location intended for the parking of taxis and/or limousines when not engaged in transporting persons or goods.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Temporary Work Camp (Bylaw no.: 2680-05-040)
A temporary residential complex to be used to house camp workers on a temporary basis of more than 28 days and less than one year. The camp is usually made up of a number of mobile units, clustered in such fashion as to provide sleeping, eating, recreation and other basic living faculties. Any approval of a temporary work camp shall not exceed one year but an approval may be renewed.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC) 
 Theatre
A building, or part thereof, used for the presentation of the performing arts.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Theatre, Drive-In
A facility used for the showing or viewing of motion pictures with a viewing area(s) designed for motor vehicles such that the audience can view the screen from each vehicle.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Theatre, Movie
A building, or part thereof, used for the showing or viewing of motion pictures for a fee.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN) 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • General Commercial (GC) 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Tourist Information Facility
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Trade/Commercial Schools
A building, structure or land that provides for technical instruction to students for profit.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Transport / Truck Operation
A development involving the storing, parking, servicing and dispatching of trucks. This use may also involve the transfer of goods primarily involving loading and unloading of freight-carrying trucks.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Truck and Manufactured Home Sales and Rental
A development used for the retail sale or rental of new or used trucks exceeding 4,000 kg (18,000 lbs.), motor homes, and manufactured homes together with incidental maintenance services and the sale of parts and accessories.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Truck Depot
Any building, or land or portion thereof, in which or upon which a business, service or industry involving the maintenance, servicing, storage or repair of commercial vehicles and/or transport trailers is conducted or rendered. This includes the dispensing of motor fuel or petroleum products directly into motor vehicles, the sale of accessories or equipment for trucks and similar commercial vehicles.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
 Truck Stop
A use that combines a CONVENIENCE FOOD STORE”, “EATING ESTABLISHMENT”, “GAS BAR”, “TRUCK DEPOT”, and “AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE STATION” in order to cater both to the travelling public and commercial truck traffic.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Utilities

The right of way and/or use of the land or buildings for one or more of the following:

(a) telecommunication systems,

(b) waterworks systems, (f) irrigation systems,

(c) systems for the distribution of gas, whether natural or artificial,

(d) systems for the distribution of artificial light or electric power,

(e) storm water management systems,

(f) heating systems, and

(g) sewage systems.

 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Country Residential (CR-1)
  • Country Residential (CR-2)
  • Country Residential (CR-3)
  • Country Residential (CR-4)
  • Country Residential (CR-5)
  • Rural Estate (RE)
  • Rural Residential (RR-1)
  • Rural Residential (RR-2)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-3)
  • Rural Residential Mixed (RR-4)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM) 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
  • General Commercial (GC)
  • Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR)
  • Intensive Recreation (IR)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Residential Condominium (RC)
  • Residential Condominium (RC-1)
  • High Density Residential (HDR)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC)
  • Urban Reserve Residential (UR-R)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • Urban Reserve Industrial (UR-M)
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ)
  • Urban Reserve (UR)
  • Rural Industrial-Direct Control (RM-DC)
  • Beaverlodge Airport Direct Control (BA-DC) 
 Vehicle Rentals
A development with an operation that provides rental opportunity for motor vehicles; this does not include the sales of vehicles.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Vehicle Wash
A use, building, or structure where facilities are specifically used or intended to be used for washing vehicles either by production line methods employing mechanical devices or by hand.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Extractive Industrial (EX)
  • General Commercial (GC)
 Veterinary Clinic
 
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3)
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Country Industrial (CM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC)
 Veterinary Clinic, Major
The use of land and building for the medical care and treatment of livestock and small domestic animals.
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Gateway Commercial (GWC) 
 Veterinary Clinic, Minor
The use of land and building for the medical care and treatment of small domestic animals.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Commercial Business Centre-Minor (CBMN)
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Upper Floors 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Downtown Mixed Use (MU1) - Ground Floor 
 Warehouse
A building or portion thereof used primarily for storage of goods and materials. It is larger in scale than “mini-storage”, private storage facilities, and “indoor storage”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Rural Heavy Industrial (RM-3) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Limited Rural Industrial (RM)
  • Rural Light Industrial (RM-1)
  • Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2)
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4)
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
 Warehouse Store
A building or portion thereof for the wholesale or retail sale of goods (also see “RETAIL STORE”). This use includes “CARPET FLOORING SHOP”.
 Districts where listed as a permitted use 
  • Comprehensive Commercial (CC) 
  • Commercial Business Centre Major (CBMJ) 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Highway Industrial (RM-4) 
 Water Treatment Facility
 
 Districts where listed as a discretionary use 
  • Agricultural (AG)
  • Manufactured Home Community (MHC) 
  • Urban Reserve (UR)