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The Regulating Plan defines (4) four zones and one (1) building height overlay. Each zone is subject to a range of permitted uses and building standards as shown on the tables and illustrations in this chapter.

A. Pilchuck Single-Family. The intent of the Pilchuck Single-Family zone is to allow development that is complementary to the character of the existing small-lot single-family enclaves. New development should be consistent with surrounding development in its scale and placement.

B. Townhouse. The intent of the Townhouse zone is to allow development compatible with the scale and character of the adjacent small-lot single-family development while encouraging additional housing units and allowing street level commercial uses. The small-scale multifamily development and small-scale low-impact street-level commercial uses should employ single-family architectural techniques as to size, proportion, and scale in order to ensure their impacts are comparable to the impacts of the existing small-lot single-family houses.

C. Center. The intent of the Center zone is to enhance the vitality and pedestrian-orientation of the Pilchuck District by creating opportunities for a variety of both business and residential land uses. The standards for land use and building form applicable to this zone are intended to create continuity and compatibility between adjacent developments and to emphasize the relationship of development sites to the public sidewalk. Except for sites adjacent to Second Street, land uses shall be visually and functionally compatible with residential uses. A building height of three (3) stories is permitted by right with one (1) additional story permitted subject to purchase of transferred development rights (TDR), except in the Center with Height Overlay, where two (2) additional stories, for a total of five (5) stories, are permitted with TDR.

D. Civic. The intent of the Civic zone is to address the special requirements of properties owned and managed by public agencies where the public land use would require different standards from typical private development in the Pilchuck District. Typical public land uses are open space and recreational but may include other municipal and community uses. (Ord. 2347, 2018)

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