Chapter 20.16
SF DISTRICT – SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL

Sections:

20.16.010    Purpose.

20.16.020    Principal uses permitted.

20.16.030    Accessory uses permitted.

20.16.040    Conditional uses.

20.16.050    Standards.

20.16.010 Purpose.

The single-family (SF) residential district is established to provide for medium density residential uses in areas having public vehicular access and major utilities available or where such access and major utilities are expected to become available within 10 years. This district is also established to help maintain the character and integrity of existing medium density residential neighborhoods. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 349 § 5, 1976; prior code §§ 95.30.010, 95.30.055.]

20.16.020 Principal uses permitted.

The following are principal permitted uses in this district:

A. One-family and two-family dwellings to include modular dwellings or manufactured housing;

B. Public parks and playgrounds. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 349 § 5, 1976; prior code § 95.30.020.]

20.16.030 Accessory uses permitted.

The following are permitted accessory uses in this district:

A. Private garages and required off-street parking;

B. Greenhouses and tool sheds;

C. Home occupations as defined in WMC 20.08.380;

D. Private docks, moorage, boat houses, and net houses;

E. Uses and structures which are customarily accessory and clearly subordinate to permitted uses. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 349 § 5, 1976; prior code § 95.30.030.]

20.16.040 Conditional uses.

The following are uses which may be permitted in this district by action of the commission under the conditions and procedure specified in Chapter 20.68 WMC:

A. Public and private elementary and secondary schools and colleges;

B. Nursery schools, private kindergartens, and child care centers;

C. Public buildings and structures;

D. Hospitals, sanitariums, homes for the aged, nursing homes, convalescent homes;

E. Churches and cemeteries;

F. Radio and television transmitters or towers;

G. Mobile homes and mobile home parks subject to the requirements of Chapter 18.20 WMC as well as the requirements of this title;

H. Residential planned unit developments;

I. Animal establishments other than establishments for livestock;

J. Cottage industry. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 6, 2006; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 349 § 5, 1976; prior code § 95.30.040.]

20.16.050 Standards.

The standards found in Chapter 20.52 WMC applicable to this district are:

A. Standards policies: WMC 20.52.005;

B. Principal structures per lot: WMC 20.52.010;

C. Traffic vision impediments: WMC 20.52.020;

D. Distances between buildings: WMC 20.52.030;

E. Air, land and water quality: WMC 20.52.040;

F. Volatile products storage: WMC 20.52.050;

G. Noise: WMC 20.52.060;

H. Airport interference: WMC 20.52.070;

I. Building height: WMC 20.52.080;

J. Density – Minimum lot size: WMC 20.52.090;

K. Coverage – Minimum open areas: WMC 20.52.100;

L. Setbacks – Yards: WMC 20.52.110;

M. Drainage: WMC 20.52.150;

N. Dredge and fill: WMC 20.52.160;

O. Home occupations: WMC 20.52.170;

P. Mobile homes and mobile home parks – Defined: WMC 20.52.180;

Q. Off-street parking: WMC 20.52.190;

R. Signs: WMC 20.52.210;

S. Traffic generation: WMC 20.52.230;

T. Recreation: WMC 20.52.250;

U. Firewood storage: WMC 20.52.260;

V. Animal establishments: WMC 20.52.270. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 7, 2006; Ord. 586 § 4, 1993; Ord. 486 § 5, 1985; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]