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Proposed rezoning and plan amendment for the St. John's School Site at 10231 120 Street NW.

The Application Proposal

A planning application is being processed for land at 10231 120 Street NW, on the site of the former St. John’s School. This application is comprised of a rezoning and an amendment to the Oliver Area Redevelopment Plan.

The proposal is for a building about 12 storeys in height, with townhouse style units located at ground level facing 120 Street NW.

Project Updates

The City of Edmonton accepted this application on March 30, 2017. Circulation to other city departments and utility agencies began on April 4, 2017.

The City sent out notices to residents and the Oliver Community League on April 10, 2017.

View the range of public engagement activities.

The Site

Aerial view of the stire of the proposed St. John's School redevelopment

The proposed development would be on the east side of 120 Street between 102 Avenue and 103 Avenue, on the site of the former St. John’s School.

Application Details

St. John's School Site Zoning Map

This application proposes to rezone land at 10231 120 Street NW from Urban Services Zoning (US) to Site Specific Development Control Provision (DC2).

The application also proposes to amend the Oliver Area Redevelopment Plan to allow High-Rise Buildings in this area. Currently, only Low-Rise Apartments are permitted according to the plan.

Key Features of the Proposal

The proposed development would allow for a high-rise residential building, approximately 12 storeys in height, with townhouse style units facing 120 Street. Other features include:

  • Floor Area Ratio of 5.5
  • Maximum height of 42m
  • Maximum number of 165 dwellings
  • Minimum of 175 parking spaces for residents
  • Parking accessed from the lane
  • Minimum of 40 bicycle parking spaces

For a complete list of regulations and uses, please see the Draft DC2 Provision.

Technical Reports Under Review

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

Report Name Purpose of Report Consultant
Environmental Overview Identify any areas of environmental concern in the plan area. Hemmera Envirochem Inc.
Sun Shadow Impact Study Evaluate the shadow on the surrounding area in 3D space in the plan area. Stantec Consulting
Transportation Impact Assessment (TIA) and Parking Impact Assessment (PIA)

Identify expected traffic activity and traffic control required on the roads and parking impacts in the plan area.

Stantec Consulting
Wind Impact Statement Identify impacts that proposed development will have on pedestrian comfort in terms of wind impact. Not yet submitted

City Council Public Hearing Date: To be determined.

Reference File Number: LDA17-0181

For More Information

Andrew Sherstone

Title Planner



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