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SCHEDULE A

Architectural Guidelines
January 2015

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1. Architectural Style
Meyrick Estates encourages the creation of individual estate-like building forms, with
picturesque roofscapes and a harmonious mixture of attractively designed elements such
as gables, bay windows, dormers and distinctive chimneys. Groups or clusters of builtform elements can wrap or enclose outdoor spaces such as courtyards and patios.
Breezeways, verandas, porches and loggia elements should be used to encourage outdoor
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overall impression should be one of a casual, elegant estate lifestyle. Materials should be
of high quality, authentic yet natural and relaxed. The use of natural earth tones or deep
rich colors is encouraged.
Four architectural styles will be preferred in Meyrick Estates: French Country, Prairie,
Craftsman and English Manor. These styles are intended as design guides only. Attractive
interpretations within these styles are strongly encouraged. Homes designed outside of
the four preferred styles may be approved based on the merits of the design at the
discretion of the Developers Architectural Consultant. Diversity, originality and
individual expression are encouraged, while still maintaining a sense of overall design
unity throughout Meyrick Estates.
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FRENCH COUNTRY
Historically, these dwellings were working rural buildings characterized by somewhat
informal massing and planning. Often clustered around substantial courtyards and stable
yards, they formed a picturesque %92/155%.'!.0!435+3$!1$1(3'41!3'-!/10%'1-!5,:$1)

Identifying Features
Steep pitched roofs
Multiple front gables
Windows often breaking the roof line
Asymmetrical elevations
Emphasis on front entry
Grouped casement windows

Stucco or masonry cladding


Substantial barge boards
Prominent chimneys
Extensive uncoursed stonework
Curved front entry roof
Copper roof elements

Hip roof forms were common, usually at a steeper pitch, as were multiple front gables,
roof dormers, distinctive chimneys and prominent entry porches. ;93$$!,.<1/!0./95!
<%,=!5+7,$:!0$3/1-!/..05 would often be used to add variety, emphasis and interest to the
massing. Embellishments included window shutters, roof brackets and more elaborate
post and beam supports. Wall materials were primarily masonry stone or brick,
sometimes with wood or stucco accents or %'0%$$)!>'!,=1!4351!.0!,=1!?/3-%,%.'3$!5,:$16!
23%',1- <..-!<35!.0,1'!,=1!-.9%'3',!93,1/%3$)!@..0%'( was often shingle or slate.
Windows tended to be vertically proportioned, multi-paned, and often included attractive
glazed bay windows and French doors. Colors were natural and subdued and dominated
by natural stone or brick.

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PRAIRIE
The Prairie style of residential design was developed by Frank Lloyd Wright, often in
somewhat more urban situations, but it is particularly appropriate for the estate setting of
Meyrick Estates.
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Identifying Features
Low pitched roofs (usually hipped)
Two-storey with one storey wings
Extensive wood trim
Veranda and porch elements
Wide overhanging eaves with widths
of at least 3 feet

Grouped casement windows


Masonry base
Broad flat chimneys
Massive square porch supports
Detail emphasizing horizontal
lines

Prairie dwellings evolved as working country homes characterized by low, grounded


built-forms and shallow pitched roofs. Smaller buildings were often grouped together in
clusters with additions built over the years, giving the house a relaxed, picturesque
quality. These buildings were characterized by their extensive use of wood for exterior
walls. Board and batten, horizontal siding and shingles were common wall surfaces.
Verandas and porches were major elements in the composition. Breezeways were also a
common feature, used ,.!4.''14,!-%001/1',!2./,%.'5!.0!,=1!7+%$-%'(!3'- provide
weather protection. Windows were typically casement type with substantial contrasting
wood trim, sometimes grouped together in bands to enhance the ground oriented built
form. Colors varied from the lighter shades of stained or painted wood siding through
weathered greys to rich earth tones.
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CRAFTSMAN
The predominant characteristics of Craftsman style are moderate pitched roofs with
second-storey dormers, covered front verandas, decorative beams or braces and the use of
traditional building materials in deep rich colors.
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Identifying Features
A variety of wall lines and roof lines
Thick elements such as fascia, trim
and columns
Use of stone or brick and natural
materials
A high level of architectural detailing
on doors and windows
Wood blocks and brackets

Pergolas and trellises


Tapered (sloped) stone base and
trims
Broad overhangs with exposed
rafters tails
Double hung or casement
windows

Siding and trim colors are often inspired by natural surroundings complementing the
natural materials used on the home. Masonry is essential for this style and is typically
used only on the base to ground the home to add a sense of stability. All columns are
usually clad in masonry and extend to ground level, squared or tapered in design. The
style of this design should conform to its surroundings so massing and materials must be
strongly considered. Elements like brackets, blocks, false trusses and exposed rafter tails
are used to give the impression of solidity.

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ENGLISH MANOR
The most distinctive characteristics of the English Manor style are steeply pitched hip
roofs and gable roofs with decorative elements.
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Identifying Features
Steep pitched roofs
Asymmetrical one and one-half storey
design
Open gables treated with decorative
louvers
Substantial stonework
Dominating stone-clad chimneys
Covered arched entries

Arched windows
Keystone and shutter detail
around windows
Dormers with living area
concealed within the roof trim
Small paned windows
Courtyards

The English Manor style has some resemblance to the French Country style; but without
the curved /..0$%'15!3'-!4+/&1-!-./91/5) A good portion of the elevation is typically
clad in stone. Open gables are often treated with decorative louvers and shadow boards.
Gable areas are often clad in full stone. Trims around windows and doors are simple in
design and often incorporate keystones on the headers and shutters on feature windows.
The front entry is a main feature of this architectural style, visible from the fronting
street. Covered arched entries are prevalent.
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2.0 General Principles


2.1 BUILDING FORM & SIZE
The primary massing of the home must be parallel to the fronting access street. Full twostorey box-on-box design will not be permitted under any circumstances. All four
elevations should be properly articulated, and massing should be 7/.E1'!+2!,=/.+(=!,=1!
+51!.0!/..0$%'15!3'-!-14E5) The maximum aggregate ratio of gross building 3/135!.0!
,=1!+221/!0$../!,.!,=1!93%'!0$../!5=.+$- be 85 percent. Relaxations may be permitted at
the discretion of the Architectural Consultant for living areas built entirely into the roof
form. Garages, whether attached or detached, will be treated as a separate structure for
the purpose of calculating this ratio. F':!+221/!0$../!3/13!,=3,!%5!.21'!,.!71$.<!7+,
5,%$$!=35!0+$$!=1%(=,!<3$$5!<%$$!4.+',!35!+221/!0$../ square footage. Three-storey
uninterrupted vertical elevations will not be permitted. ?=1!9%'%9+9!21/9%,,1-!
=37%,37$1!0$../!3/13!0./ each home, excluding the garage and basement level, is as
follows:
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G!?<.M5,./1:I!##8!5L+3/1!91,/15!(2,400 square feet), with a minimum!of 130 square
metres (1,400 square feet)!.'!,=1!93%'!0$../)!
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Long blank walls will not be permitted on any of the elevations. All elevations should be
-15%('1-!<%,=!7.NM.+,5!3'-!.0051,5!3'-!5=.+$- also incorporate windows and adequate
trim details. Long blank walls, as may be found on triple or larger garages, must be
detailed with windows and architectural trim to reduce the impression of length and
height, and by stepping the structure.
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2.2 BUILDING HEIGHT AND SETBACKS
The maximum building height is to be in accordance with the M.D. of Foothills No. 31
zoning bylaws and regulations. All setbacks are to be in accordance with the M.D. of
Foothills No. 31 Land Use Bylaw.
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2.3 PRIMARY ENTRY
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well-considered porch,!recessed alcove, bay, veranda or sloped roof so that it is!
distinctive and easily seen by day or night when viewed!from the fronting roadway. The
entry should provide!appropriate shelter from inclement weather. This!element should not
be over scaled or contain elements!that are visually out of place (such as two-storey!
columns). The primary entry foyer level should not be!located more than 1.2 metres (4
feet) above the average!0%'%5=1-!(/3-1!<%,=%'!8!91,/15!O"K!011,P!.0!,=1!1',/:!door. If a

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home is proposed with a foyer higher than!1.2 metres (4 feet) above the front grade, the
builder!will be required to break up the steps at the front entry!so that some steps will be
located in the walkway. A!maximum of six risers at the front entry is encouraged.!
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2.4 GARAGES
All homes in Meyrick Estates will require as a minimum a double garage. Garages may
71!-15%('1-!35!5%-1M-/%&16!0/.',M-/%&1!./!3!4.97%'3,%.'!.0!7.,=)!F'!100./,!5=.+$- be
made by the designer to reduce the visual impact of the garage by paying close attention
to the architectural design of the street-facing elevation and the design of the garage
doors. This can be accomplished for front-drive designs by bringing the front entryway of
the home as far forward as possible, adding a 514.'-M5,./1:!1$191',!.&1/!,=1!(3/3(1!
-../5!./!51,,%'(!,=1!(3/3(1!0$+5=!<%,=!./ set back from the front face of the home.
Front-drive garages should project no further than 4 metres (13 feet) past the front
veranda or front wall of the home. When this is not possible, extra treatment will be
required on the sides of the garage walls. Double-wide garage doors will be permitted.
Garage door openings should not exceed 2.75 metres (9 feet) in height and 5.8 metres (19
feet) in width. For =.915!<%,=!,/%2$1!(3/3(156!3,!$135,!.'1!73:!9+5,!71!.0051,!3,!$135,!
K)DB!91,/15 (2.5 feet) from the other bays. Four-car or larger garages may be permitted
provided they are designed to soften their massing and appearance.
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2.5 ROOF FORM
Simple primary /..0$%'15!3/1!/1L+%/1-6!7+,!(37$15!3'-!-./91/ windows are also
encouraged as major or minor -15%('!1$191',5)!R.'(!/..0$%'15!3/1!1'4.+/3(1- ,.!
10014,%&1$:!432!,=1!/15%-1',%3$!0./9!71$.<!3'- to work with the natural landforms
present in the western prairie setting. R%E1!,=1!9355%'(6!2/%93/:!/..0$%'15!5=.+$-!71
parallel to the fronting street. All roofs should be sloped. No roof should be sloped at
greater than 14 in 12 or less than 4 in 12. Flat roofs and mansard roofs will not be
permitted in Meyrick Estates. Large overhangs are encouraged for their visual qualities,
as well as to provide additional protection to the walls and windows from the elements.
Overhangs should suit the architectural style of the home, provided that the overhang at
any eave is not less than 0.30 metres (12 inches). S.-%0%1-!/..0!2%,4=15!93:!71!
4.'5%-1/1-!7351- on the merits of the overall design of the home.
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2.6 DRIVEWAY LAYOUT
Each home site should have only one driveway; however, a second driveway may be
approved at the discretion of the Architectural Consultant if it is warranted due to a
multiple (3/3(1 4.'0%(+/3,%.')!?=1!-/%&1<3:!5=.+$-!71 narrow until nearing the garage
itself. To promote a natural look, totally straight runs should be avoided and topography
should be utilized on sloped home sites to provide more interesting driveway alignments.
T/%&1<3:5!9+5,!71!.0051,!3!9%'%9+9!.0!"!91,/1 (3.3 feet) from the side property line

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to ensure drainage patterns are adequately maintained.


2.7 CHIMNEYS
Chimneys should be of substantial proportion and should appear strong and stable. They
and their 4325!93:!71!%''.&3,%&1$:!-1,3%$1-!3'-!5214%0%1-6 but should be designed to be
consistent with the overall composition. Where chimneys are attached to or are part of an
exterior wall, they should extend all the way to grade. U=%9'1:5!0./!0%/12$3415!./!91,3$!
&1',5!5=.+$- 71!0%'%5=1-!%'!5,.'16!7/%4E!./!52$%,M0341-!4.'4/1,1 block. Woodclad
chimneys are permitted provided that the design of the chimney enclosure, its detailing,
proportions, cladding material and colors are compatible with the architectural form 3'-!
,=1!1N,1/%./!<3$$!0%'%5=15!3'-!4.$./5!.0!,=1 7+%$-%'(!%,51$0)!!Chimney chases finished in
acrylic stucco are allowed. S1,3$6!&%':$!3'-!+'0%'%5=1-!4.'4/1,1 block chimneys are
not permitted. T%/14,!&1',!0%/12$3415!9+5,!'.,!71!&%5%7$1!,.!,=1 street, and they should
be screened to blend as imperceptibly as possible into the surrounding 1N,1/%./!<3$$!
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2.8 WINDOW PLACEMENT
Window styles and shapes should be consistent on all elevations. Windows should be
oriented vertically (that is, taller than they are wide). Large picture windows should be
0$3'E1-!7:!'3//.<1/!&1/,%43$!<%'-.<5)!V%'-.<!designs must be consistent with the
architectural style of the home. Window shutters are permitted when appropriate to the
style of architecture. They should appear to be functional and should be proportioned to
match the size of the windows.
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2.9 EXTERIOR DECKS & PORCHES
Carefully integrated decks and balconies can enhance the design of the home and provide
ideal conditions for casual walk-out space from upper 0$../5)!?=1!$.43,%.'!3'-!-15%('!.0!
,=151!1$191',5 should be carefully considered as part of the overall composition.
Supporting columns for decks and porches are to be architecturally detailed. Columns
must have a minimum dimension of 300 millimetres square O"#!%'4=15!7:!"#!%'4=15P!
3'-!9+5,!71!0%'%5=1-!%' brick or stone. Deck designs must be shown on the drawings
submitted to the Architectural Consultant and must be built at the time of construction.
Decks that are 0.9 metres (3 feet) or less above 0%'%5=1-!(/3-1!<%$$!'.,!/1L+%/1!4.$+9'5!
7+,!3/1 to be screened in with the use of crezone, smart panel or an equivalent. Lattice
will not be permitted.
2.10 PATIOS & ATTACHED CONSERVATORIES
Front and/or rear patios and loggias may be incorporated to give weather protection to the

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house and to act as outdoor social gathering spaces. An integrated conservatory,


attractively designed and detailed as part of the overall composition of the home, may
also be incorporated to provide an indoor/outdoor room for use in all but the most severe
weather. Proprietary kit sunrooms or aluminum and glass add-on structures, including
prefabricated greenhouses, are not permitted.
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2.11 INDOOR & OUTDOOR AREAS
Features that transition indoor living space to outside living space should be considered.
Courtyards, terraces, decks, planted pergolas, landscaped or carefully paved courts, and
stepped 23,%.5!.'!5$.2%'(!5%,15!.001/!3'-!1'=3'41!,=1 experience of outdoor living.
Trellised patios are 15214%3$$:!10014,%&1!<=1'!4$%97%'(!2$3',5!3/1 encouraged to grow
over the structure. Protected, landscaped or paved courtyards are also encouraged as
these provide private transitional outdoor room spaces. Careful massing can provide
wind protection for at-grade patios and courtyards.
2.12 RETAINING WALLS
All retaining walls should be designed to complement the character of the home as part of
the overall architectural composition. Retaining walls must be constructed of natural
stone, segmented block or concrete clad in masonry to match or complement the exterior
of the home. Wood timber or exposed unclad concrete retaining walls will not be
permitted. Retaining walls must be limited to a height of 1.2 metres (4 feet). Terracing of
walls will be required where more than 1.2 metres of retention is necessary. Terracing
and the use of retaining walls must be consistent with the nature slope and topography of
the home site. All retaining structures must be within the Owners home site and are the
responsibility of the Owner.
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3.0 Building Elements & Design Elements


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3.1 PRIMARY WALL MATERIALS
Primary wall materials in Meyrick Estates will consist of:
G!W3,+/3$!5,.'1!./!7/%4E!
G!F/,%0%4%3$!5,.'16!4.'5%5,1',!<%,=!,=1!.&1/3$$!4.92.5%,%.'!
G!U.92.5%,1!5%-%'(!O1()!X3915!Y3/-%1P!
G!U.92.5%,1!./!<..-!5=3E15!
G!U.92.5%,1!./!<..-!7.3/-!3'-!73,,1'!
G!F4/:$%4!5,+44.!<%,=!3!59..,=Z,1N,+/1-!0%'%5=)!
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[>W\R!;>T>W]!FWT!U*W[^W?>*WFR!_W*U_T*VW!STUCCO WILL NOT BE
PERMITTED!
V=1/1!5,+44.!%5!+51-!35!3'!1N,1/%./!0%'%5=6!horizontal control joints must be installed at
the!,/3'5%,%.'!71,<11'!0$../5!,.!375./7!5=/%'E3(1!3'-!movement of the building.
These joints should be!articulated by the use of reveals or trim boards.!!Vertical control
joints should conform to the!5214%0%43,%.'!5,3'-3/-5!93'+3$!.0!,=1!<3$$!3'-!ceiling
industry.!!Secondary wall materials and colors (accents) are!strongly encouraged and may
consist of horizontal!and vertical siding, board and batten, smart panel,!cedar or
composite shakes.!!The use of natural earth tones or deep rich colors!will add to the
ambience. Bright colors should!be avoided. ^N,1/%./!4$3--%'(!4.$./5!5=.+$-!71!13/,=6!
9+,1-!./!5+7-+1-!,.'15`!7/%(=,!7$+156!2%'E5!:1$$.<5!1,4)!<%$$!'.,!71!322/.&1-) Wall
colors and materials should!match the style of the home. !
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3.2 MASONRY
A masonry base is required on the front and rear elevations on all homes in Meyrick
Estates and must 71!+51-!%'!2./,%.'5!/10$14,%'(!5,/+4,+/3$!%',1(/%,: and the chosen
architectural style. There will be no minimum amount of stone or brick required, but the
placement of the material must ground the home and act as a structural element. The use
of natural stone or brick is highly encouraged although 3/,%0%4%3$!5,.'1!<%$$!71!
21/9%,,1-)!!Masonry colors must complement the cladding material and color. Masonry
is to be a minimum of 0.75 metres (2.5 feet) in height with a minimum return of 1.2
metres (4 feet). The face of the masonry base should extend a minimum of 75 millimetres
(3 inches) proud of the wall above. Stone caps are highly encouraged.!
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3.3 TRIM, FASCIA & SOFFITS
Modern trim materials used in a traditional manner will help the homes in Meyrick
Estates appear traditional and timeless. Designers should pay special attention to the

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detailing of the trim.


G!V%'-.<!3'-!-../!,/%9!5=.+$-!71!+,%$%a1-!.'!all elevations and should be a
minimum!of 100 millimetres (4 inches) in width. If!windows have a 90
millimetres (3.5 inch)!brick mould as a minimum, no further trim!will be required.!
G!?/%9!93,1/%3$!43'!71!<..-6!4.92.5%,1!./!.,=1/!synthetic materials designed,
constructed and!0%'%5=1-!,.!/13-%$:!32213/!0/.9!3!-%5,3'41!,.!71!wood or
masonry. Raised acrylic stucco battens!<%,=!3!59..,=!0%'%5=!<%$$!71!34412,37$1)!
G!?/%9!+51-!.'!3!5,.'1!<3$$!9+5,!5%,!3,!$135,!13 millimetres (0.5 inches) proud
of the stone.!
G!F$$!4./'1/!7.3/-5!3/1!,.!71!3!9%'%9+9!.0!"KK!millimetres (4 inches) in width
when using!composite siding. Corner boards are suggested,!but not required, when
using stucco as a!<3$$!0%'%5=)!
G!;=3-.<!7.3/-5!./!4./'%415!5=.+$-!71!+51-!%'!all open gable ends where the
wall meets the!5.00%,!.'!3$$!1$1&3,%.'5)!
G!b354%3!.'!.21'!(37$15!./!0354%3!'.,!4.&1/1-!by eaves is to be constructed
using wood or!a composite material. All other fascia may be!aluminum. All fascia
must be a minimum of!0.2 metres (8 inches) in height.!
G!;.00%,5!.&1/!=%(=M+51!3/135!3'-!.21'!(37$15!are encouraged to be constructed
of wood or!3!4.92.5%,1!93,1/%3$)!F$$!.,=1/!5.00%,5!93:!71!3$+9%'+9)!
Y./%a.',3$!5.00%,5!3/1!-%54.+/3(1-)!
G!;.00%,5!5=.+$-!93,4=!./!4.92$191',!,=1!approved trim color.!
G!@3%'<3/1!5=.+$-!71!$%9%,1-!.'!1N2.51-!elevations. Downspouts should be
located on!side and rear elevations of homes if reasonably!possible. Rainware
should match the color of!,=1!5.00%,5!3'-!0354%3!+51-!.'!,=1!=.91)!
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3.4 WINDOWS
G!U35191',6!-.+7$1M=+'(!3'-!5%'($1M=+'(!are appropriate window types and may be!
incorporated with nonfunctional windows to!create more elaborate window designs.!
G!S+$,%M23'1-!<%'-.<5!3/1!1'4.+/3(1-)!Where mullions are used, they should be!
simulated or true divided lights. !
G!R3/(1!<%'-.<5!5=.+$-!71!-15%('1-!,.!71!compatible with the form and character of!
smaller, multi-paned windows.!
G!V%'-.<5!3/1!,.!71!91,3$M4$3-6!<..-6!c[U!53'-$1<..-!./!1L+%&3$1',)!!Vinyl
windows will not be permitted. Color must be non-white, preferably an architectural
color.!
G!;E:$%(=,56!%0!+51-6!5=.+$-!93,4=!,=1!/..0%'(!4.$./!3'-!=3&1!3!0$3,!2/.0%$1)!;E:$%(=,5!
5=.+$-!be incorporated on the rear elevation of the!home and should not be visible from
the street.!
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3.5 ROOFING
Premium architectural asphalt shingles with at least a 40-year guarantee will be required
as a minimum. Composite products, concrete tile in ,=1!5$3,1!2/.0%$1!<%,=!3!-3/E!4.$./6!
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3'-!593$$ 39.+',5!.0!5,3'-%'(!5139!91,3$!/..0%'(!<%$$!3$5.!be permitted. ?=1!4.$./5!


5=.+$-!71!1L+%&3$1',!,.!>_*!U397/%-(1!Y3/&15,!;$3,16!?3+21!;$3,16!;=3-.<!;$3,16!
Y3/&3/-!;$3,16!V13,=1/1-!V..-6!T/%0,<..-6!T+3$!H$34E!./!U=3/4.3$!]/1:)!!Other
materials such as aluminum interlocking shingles may be approved at the Architectural
Consultants discretion. Wood shakes, 3-tab or interlocking asphalt shingles, large
portions of standing seam 91,3$!/..0%'(6!3'-!S1-%,1//3'13'!2/.0%$1!,%$15!<%$$ not be
permitted.
3.6 ROOF HARDWARE & SOLAR PANELS
F$$!/..0!=3/-<3/1!O&1',56!5,34E56!0$35=%'(6!/3%'<3,1/!$13-1/56!1,4)P!9+5,!71!0%'%5=1-!
,.!93,4=!the color of the backing roof or wall surface.!;,34E5!9+5,!71!1'4$.51-!3'-Z./!
0%'%5=1-!,.!complement the roof color and exterior!0%'%5=!-1,3%$)!Solar panels may be
approved for use in!Meyrick Estates provided they are sensitively!designed with regard to
their appearance!from neighbouring homes.
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3.7 ENTRY DOORS
b/.',!1',/:!-../56!%'!5%'($1!./!-.+7$1!5,:$16!are to complement the architectural style of!
the home and are to readily appear to be of!wood construction.!!^',/:!-../5!5=.+$-!=3&1!
($3a%'(!3'-Z./!sidelights and/or transom windows.!Full height sidelights and full width
transom!windows are strongly encouraged, so as to!provide daylight within the entry
foyers.!
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3.8 GARAGE DOORS
F$$!(3/3(1!-../5!9+5,!71!3!,/3-%,%.'3$!43//%3(1!or renaissance style with vertically
proportioned!panels and raised trim so that they readily appear to be of wood
construction.!!F--%,%.'3$!52341!37.&1!,=1!(3/3(1!-../!,.!the eave line that is greater
than 0.6 metres!O#!011,P!%5!,.!71!d+5,%0%1-!3'-!,/13,1-!<%,=!3'!architectural feature.!!
]$3a%'(!93:!71!3--1-!,.!,=1!+221/9.5,!0.6 metres (2 feet) of the garage door.!
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3.9 RAILINGS
Railings will be required as per the Alberta Building Code. Front porches and rear decks
should have railings in a style to match the architectural theme. Acceptable railing
materials include (depending on architectural theme):
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3.10 DRIVEWAYS
Asphalt driveways will be required as a minimum. ?=1!0%'%5=1-!-/%&1<3:!must be
completed 710./1!1%,=1/!,=1!*4,.71/!8"5,!-3,1!30,1/ an occupancy permit is granted for
the home or only if such occupancy permit is issued subsequent to August 15th by the
second!*4,.71/!8"5,!-3,1!30,1/ an occupancy permit is granted for the home.
3.11 ENTRANCE GATES
Entrance gates are strongly encouraged to emphasize the estate like qualities of
Meyrick Estates. The form and design of the pillars and gate material should
complement the architectural style of the home and consideration should be given to
being consistent with any existing adjacent entrance gates. Lighting should not
unreasonably illuminate any other Lot.
3.12 FENCING
The Developer will provide perimeter fencing around the driveway access. Frontage and
any driveway fencing must be a minimum standard of open style fencing with treated
posts and three wooden rails and shall reflect the exact size, material and texture as the
fencing installed by the Developer. Barbed wire or wire fencing is prohibited unless it is
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4.1 HOUSE PLACEMENT
Consideration of existing conditions as well as the permitted building envelope should
dictate the design, layout and siting of each home. Building forms on each home site
should take into consideration both existing and potential future development on adjacent
home sites, with respect to privacy, sunlight, views and relationship to such adjacent
homes.
4.2 HOME SITE GRADING
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=%(=1/!,=3'!,=1!(/3-1!3/.+'-!,=1!=.+516!5<3$15!5=.+$-!71!4.'5,/+4,1-!,.!-%/14,!,=1!
-/3%'3(1!3<3:!0/.9!,=1!=.+51)!!?=1:!5=.+$-!71!2$341-!322/.N%93,1$:!"K!011,!0/.9!
,=1!=.+51!3,!3!9%'%9+9!#e!5$.21!3<3:!0/.9!,=1!=.+51)! Each Owner should also pay
close attention to drainage patterns created on the home site to ensure surface water is
channeled away from the house on all sides and into adjacent drainage swales and
stormwater collection systems. Stormwater must not be directed into neighbouring home
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5.1 MAINTENANCE
The Owner will have the responsibility to fully maintain all other components of his or
her yard. All yard maintenance must be completed to a superior standard in keeping with
standards typically required in high-quality residential communities.
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5.2 PLANT MATERIAL
The landscaping for each home site should incorporate very generous plantings of trees
and shrubs, both coniferous and deciduous, in attractive groupings. Plantings designed in
less conventional ways incorporating large rocks, small brick or rock walls, water
features and exterior low-level lighting are encouraged. Large expanses of lawn
uninterrupted by plantings will not be acceptable. Shrub and tree species selected should
generally be native to this region of Alberta. All dying or dead plant materials must be
replaced on an ongoing and priority basis by the Owner with appropriately sized trees,
shrubs and groundcover.
5.3 LANDSCAPE COMPLETION
All pre-grading and rough loaming must be completed within 6 months of completion of
the exterior of the home. All landscaping must be completed within 18 months of
completion of the exterior of the home. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if an Owner does
not commence construction of a house within six months after the closing of the home
site purchase, he or she will be required to hydro seed all disturbed portions of the home
site and take appropriate weed control measures.
5.4 ENTRANCE / ADDRESS MONUMENTS
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-15%('!.0!1',/3'41!./!3--/155!9.'+91',5!5=.+$-!71!.0!3!&1/:!=%(=!L+3$%,:)!Such
monuments should be constructed of the same!or complementary materials as the home.
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6.0 Construction Regulations


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6.1 RESPONSIBILITY
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4.92$%3'41!with any rules and regulations contained within!these Architectural
Guidelines, or with!any municipal rules, regulations or bylaws, by!any tradespeople or
other persons working on!their home sites. Owners as well as all such!tradespeople and
other persons may collectively!be referred to in this Section as Builders.!
G!;+4=!*<'1/!/152.'5%7%$%,:!1N,1'-5!,.!,=1!repair of any damage to any neighbouring!
home site or common property (such as, but not!limited to, sidewalks, curbs, roadways,
asphalt!trails, lamp standards, services, landscaping or!any other items located on or in
close proximity!to the Owners home site), without any!requirement whatsoever by the
Developer to!prove fault by the Owner or his or!her Builders.!
G!@123%/!.0!-393(1!./!4.//14,%.'!.0!-10%4%1'4%15!by the Owner must be carried out in a!
timely manner.!
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-393(15!3,!,=1!expense of the Owner deemed responsible!by the Developer (and paid
for, if chosen by!the Developer, from the Owners Security!Deposit) should such Owner
not arrange!and pay for the cost of repairing damages that!have occurred on or in close
proximity to the!Owners home site. *<'1/f5!$%37%$%,:!5=3$$!'.,!71!$%9%,1-!,.!,=1!
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6.2 CONSTRUCTION RULES
G!H+%$-1/5!<%$$!71!3$$.<1-!,.!'13,$:!5,./1!,=1%/!materials and equipment on site in an
organized!manner during construction, but may not store!any items on any other home
sites or!common property.!
G!U.'5,/+4,%.'!-17/%5!3'-!<35,1!9+5,!71!contained on site each day in a large trash!
receptacle or disposal bin and removed from!site as required to prevent an unsightly
build-up!of waste materials. All waste and receptacles!must be removed promptly at the
completion!of construction.!
G!H+%$-1/5!3/1!,.!1'5+/1!,=3,!=.91!5%,15!3/1!not accessed except via the designated!
access roads.!
G!T17/%56!&1(1,3,%.'!93,1/%3$6!,.25.%$!./!5%9%$3/!materials may not be burned, dumped
or buried!anywhere on site at any time.!
G!H+%$-1/5!9+5,!1'5+/1!,=3,!,=1:!-.!'.,!,/152355!on or disturb any property other than
the!home site on which they have been hired!to work.!
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7.1 SECURITY DEPOSIT
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7.2 DISCRETION
The Developer and its Architectural Consultant have full discretion in their interpretation
of all aspects of the Architectural Guidelines. ?=1!T1&1$.21/!/151/&15!,=1!/%(=,!,.!
/10+51!3!4.$./!4.97%'3,%.'6!3'-Z./!,=1!5%,%'(6!3'-Z./!-1,3%$!3'-Z./!=.+51!5,:$16!%0!%,!
-.15!'.,!4.M./-%'3,1!<%,=%'!,=1!3/13!7:!,=1!T1&1$.21/f5!5,3'-3/-5. Moreover, the
Architectural Consultant reserves the right, in his or hers sole and unfettered discretion,
exercised in a manner satisfactory to the Developer, to grant relaxations concerning any
design item or any matter whatsoever that does not meet or varies in any respect from the
provisions of the Architectural Guidelines.
7.3 RESPONSIBILITY
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7.4 AMENDMENTS
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,.!,%916!<=%4=6!+2.'!/1&%5%.'6!<%$$!71!322$%437$1!,.!3$$!%92/.&191',5!3'-!3$,1/3,%.'5!
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7.5 CONSTRUCTION CHANGES
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