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Table 1. Commercial and Industry Designations

Commercial
CO

Historic District Business
HB

Business Park
BP

Industry
IND

Airport Industry
AI

Mixed Use
MU

Minimum Lot Size, in sq. ft.

5,000

none

20,000

none

25,000

5,000

Lot Width, in feet

50

none

none

none

none

50

Permitted maximum density, du/ac

18

18

18

na

1 per 10 acres

18

Front Yard Setback, in feet

a. From street

0

0

02

0

35

0

b. From property line

0

0

02

0

0

0

Side Yard Setback2, 3, in feet

0

0

0

0

0

0

Side Yard abuts residential designation

50

Rear Yard Setback, in feet

0

0

02

0

0

0

Rear Yard abuts residential designation2

50

Rear access from an alley

na

15

Open space (vegetated)4

15% 4

20%

15%

20%

15%

a. Percent landscaped (excl. screening)

5%

0%

5%

5%

5%

5%

Height limitation5 in feet6

35

40

45

40

40

35

1An alternative maximum density may be permitted by Chapter 14.285 SMC.

2Subject to compliance with landscape screening requirements of Chapter 14.240 SMC.

3Side yards abutting streets shall conform to one-half (1/2) the front yard setbacks.

4Twenty percent (20%) vegetated open space required for multi-family developments.

5Measured per SMC 14.210.170.

6Height limitation of fifty-five (55) feet for public schools and other public educational facilities such as aquatic centers, stadiums and gymnasiums.

Table 2. Residential and Other Misc. Designations

Open Space

Urban Horticulture

Single Family Residential

Low Density Residential

Medium Density Residential

High Density Residential

Public Park

OS

UH

SF

LD

MD

MD

MHP

HD

PP

Minimum Lot Size, in sq. ft.

none

10 acres

7,200

7,200

6,000

1 acre

5,000

none

Lot Width, in feet

none

none

60

60

50

50

50

none

Permitted density, du/ac1

na

1 per 10 acres

6

12

18

10

24

na

Front Yard Setback, in feet

2

2

a. From arterial

20

20

20

20

20

20

10

b. From all other streets

20

20

20

20

20

20

7

c. From prop. line (no street)

10

10

20

10

10

10

7

Side Yard Setback3, in feet

0

10

5

6

8

10

7

a. From residential

0

10

7

Rear Yard Setback, in feet

0

10

204

20

15

10

7

Lot coverage

20%

20%

80%

80%

80%

7

Open space

80%

70%

20%

20%

20%

7

a. Percent landscaped

na

na

5%

5%

5%

7

Height limitation5 in feet6

35

40

35

35

35

40

35

1An alternative maximum density may be permitted by Chapter 14.285 SMC.

2Different front setback regulations apply if a PRD. See Chapter 14.220 SMC.

3Side yards abutting streets shall conform to 1/2 the front yard setbacks.

4If the property has an alley, vehicle access is required to be from the alley. Garage setback facing the alley SMC 14.210.130.

5Measured per SMC 14.210.170.

6Height limitation of fifty-five (55) feet for public schools and other educational facilities such as aquatic centers, stadiums and gymnasiums.

7Dimensional requirements as provided by SMC 14.210.235.

(Ord. 2143, 2008; Ord. 2187, 2010; Ord. 2214, 2011; Ord. 2296, 2016)

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