Chapter 20.30


20.30.010    Purpose.

20.30.020    Principal uses permitted.

20.30.030    Accessory uses permitted.

20.30.040    Conditional uses.

20.30.050    Standards.

20.30.010 Purpose.

The rural residential-2 (RR-2) district is intended to provide for neighborhood scale commercial/service centers in certain locations along with residential development. The clustering of such businesses is encouraged and strip commercial development is prohibited (for purposes of this program, “strip commercial development” is defined as commercial and other noncommercial development extending in either a contiguous or interrupted pattern along a public right-of-way for more than 1,200 feet). The permitted clusters of businesses shall not be located less than two miles from each other. Areas may be designated as RR-2 only if it can be demonstrated that significant public need can be served. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]

20.30.020 Principal uses permitted.

The following are the principal permitted uses in this district:

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

B. Neighborhood-oriented commercial development (e.g., neighborhood grocery);

C. Retail and wholesale businesses;

D. Laundries and consumer services;

E. Public parks and playgrounds. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]

20.30.030 Accessory uses permitted.

The following are permitted accessory uses in this district, provided they do not create a nuisance or hazard:

A. Private garages;

B. Greenhouses and tool sheds;

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

D. Animal establishments other than commercial animal establishments;

E. Uses and structures which are customarily accessory and clearly subordinate to permitted uses. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 13, 2006; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]

20.30.040 Conditional uses.

The following are uses which may be permitted in the rural residential-2 (RR-2) district by action of the commission under the conditions and procedures specified in Chapter 20.68 WMC:

A. Home occupations;

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

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

D. Public buildings and structures;

E. Hospitals, sanitariums, nursing homes and convalescent homes;

F. Churches and cemeteries;

G. Radio and television transmitters and towers;

H. Mobile home parks/subdivision;

I. Neighborhood-oriented commercial development (e.g., neighborhood grocery);

J. Quarry, material extraction and processing;

K. Energy-related facilities;

L. Commercial animal establishments;

M. Fisheries enhancement/aquaculture;

N. Recreational vehicle parks;

O. Marine ways;

P. Storage of equipment for private and/or commercial use;

Q. Cottage industry;

R. Licensed retail marijuana store facility, provided the facility must be located on one acre or more of land and meet setbacks;

S. Licensed marijuana testing facility, provided the facility must be located on one acre or more of land and meet setbacks;

T. Licensed marijuana product manufacturing facility, with the exception of solvent based manufacturing processes which are not allowed, and provided the facility must be located on one acre or more of land and meet setbacks;

U. Licensed standard cultivation marijuana facility (500 square feet or more under cultivation), provided the facility must be located on two acres or more of land and meet setbacks;

V. Licensed limited cultivation marijuana facility (fewer than 500 square feet under cultivation), provided the facility must be located on one acre or more of land and meet setbacks. [Ord. 926 § 4, 2016; Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 14, 2006; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]

20.30.050 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. Shoreline dependency: WMC 20.52.120;

N. Piers, docks, shoreline protection and other shoreline construction: WMC 20.52.130;

O. Drainage: WMC 20.52.150;

P. Dredge and fill: WMC 20.52.160;

Q. Home occupations: WMC 20.52.170;

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

S. Off-street parking: WMC 20.52.190;

T. Signs: WMC 20.52.210;

U. Traffic generation: WMC 20.52.230;

V. Recreational vehicle parks: WMC 20.52.240;

W. Recreation: WMC 20.52.250;

X. Firewood storage: WMC 20.52.260;

Y. Animal establishments: WMC 20.52.270. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 15, 2006; Ord. 586 § 7, 1993; Ord. 486 § 8, 1985; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984.]