Skip to main content
20.00.210 York neighborhood table of zoning regulations.
This section is included in your selections.

YORK NEIGHBORHOOD ZONING MAP

Areas 1 – 11

Area

Zoning

Use Qualifier

Density

Special Conditions

Prerequisite Considerations

Special Regulations

1

Industrial

Light

N/A

Shoreline; flood

None

None

2

Repealed by Ord. 2014-09-049.

3

Public

Housing, public/governmental services

N/A

Shoreline; flood

None

None

4

Repealed by Ord. 2014-09-049.

5

Residential Single

Detached

3,000 sq. ft. minimum detached lot size

Historic; I-5 buffer; flood; shoreline

None

Curb cut restriction when alley access available per BMC 20.12.010(D); nonconforming uses and buildings that are damaged or destroyed by sudden accidental cause may be reconstructed to those configurations existing immediately prior to the time the development was damaged, provided a complete building permit application for repair and reconstruction is submitted within 12 months of the occurrence of the damage or destruction. The planning director may extend the application deadline upon finding that the applicant is experiencing undue hardship from unforeseen circumstances in meeting the deadline.

5A

Residential Multi

Multiple, mixed (offices allowed)

3,000 sq. ft. per unit for multiple, six-unit max. per structure

Historic; buffers adjacent to residential areas; access; setback; signage; landscaping; flood; shoreline; see Special Regulations*

*The development regulations of the residential multi zone shall apply together with the following additional restrictions: There shall be no vehicle access from this area to Franklin St. No portion of a parking facility shall be located within seven feet of a property line adjacent to the Area 5 residential multi zone (the east and south boundaries of Area 5A), and this area shall contain materials sufficient to screen the adjoining residential areas. Buildings shall not be located within 25 feet of the above-referenced property lines. Areas between the building and property lines that are not used for parking facilities shall be landscaped and may contain pedestrian walkways. Signs shall not exceed 16 square feet, nor shall they be internally lighted unless they are oriented only to York and Ellis Sts. To promote a street-front landscaping concept to impart a strong residential character to the street, street trees shall be required along York and Franklin Sts.

6

Residential Multi

Multiple, mixed (offices only, following planned commercial procedures)

1,000 sq. ft. per unit for residential

No curb cuts onto Lakeway

None

None

7

Public

Park

N/A

Parking

None

None

8

Urban Village

Samish Way

See BMC 20.37.100, Samish Way urban village

None

None

None

9

Residential Multi

Multiple, mixed*

3,000 sq. ft. per unit

Limited curb cuts on Ellis; historic; buffer between Area 5

None

See Attachment A.

10

Public

Park

N/A

N/A

Public safety

None

11

Urban Village

Downtown District

See BMC 20.37.500 through 20.37.560, downtown district urban village

Shoreline

None

None

Attachment A: Area 9 Special Regulations

*1. Allowed mixed uses are limited to the following:

a. Retail, when accessory to a mixed use listed below.

b. Eating establishments (limited to corner lots).

c. Artist studios.

d. Offices.

e. Personal service facilities such as barber and beauty shops.

f. Short-term rentals, per BMC 20.10.037.

g. Uses similar to the above; however, drive-through establishments and tattoo/body piercing establishments are prohibited.

2. Development and Design Standards for mixed uses:

a. Mixed uses may only occur in main buildings existing as of January 1, 2011.

b. Structural modifications and additions to the fronts of purpose-built residential buildings are only allowed at the discretion of the planning director when necessary to accommodate building and fire code requirements such as accessibility, egress, repair and replacement, or to achieve greater architectural compatibility with area pre-WWII buildings.

c. Properties may be consolidated for purposes of connecting buildings, provided the addition is architecturally compatible with the structures being linked. Such additions shall be at least 15 feet back from the front face of the structures being attached.

d. Parking shall be provided at a rate of one stall per 350 square feet of floor area.

[Ord. 2018-11-024 § 3; Ord. 2014-09-049 §§ 24, 25 (Exh. D); Ord. 2010-12-077; Ord. 2009-11-069; Ord. 2006-12-121; Ord. 2004-12-087].

(Ord. 2018-11-024 § 3, 2018; Ord. 2014-09-049 §§ 24, 25 (Exh. D), 2014; Ord. 2010-12-077 , 2010; Ord. 2009-11-069 , 2009; Ord. 2006-12-121 , 2006; Ord. 2004-12-087 , 2004.)
Loading…