Chapter 20.32
OS DISTRICT – OPEN SPACE/PUBLIC

Sections:

20.32.010    Purpose.

20.32.020    Conditional uses.

20.32.030    Standards.

20.32.010 Purpose.

The open space/public (OS) district is intended to provide for areas containing public facilities, existing and potential public recreation sites, areas subject to natural hazards, public watersheds and areas of critical wildlife habitat. The purpose of this district is to protect public safety, health and welfare, and to maintain the integrity of significant cultural, natural and recreational resources and provide for public uses consistent with the policies of the coastal management program. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 219 § 5, 1969; prior code § 95.34.010.]

20.32.020 Conditional uses.

The following conditional uses are allowed in this district by action of the planning and zoning commission in accordance with Chapter 20.68 WMC; provided, that the proposed use does not conflict with or degrade existing or designated recreational use areas, historic and cultural sites, or critical wildlife habitat:

A. Quarries, mineral extraction and processing;

B. Airport-related businesses, restaurants and support services;

C. Aviation-related repair services;

D. Aircraft hangars;

E. Commercial airlines terminals;

F. Air freight storage facilities;

G. Hospital and medical service facilities;

H. Schools;

I. Docks, piers, seawalls and shoreline protection devices;

J. Recreation facilities and sites;

K. Recreational vehicle parks;

L. Warehouses;

M. Uses and structures which are customarily accessory and subordinate to the above uses;

N. Animal establishments. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 16, 2006; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 349 § 5, 1976; prior code § 95.34.020.]

20.32.030 Standards.

The following standards shall apply within the open space/public (OS) district:

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. Airport interference: WMC 20.52.070;

H. Building height: WMC 20.52.080;

I. Setbacks – Yards: WMC 20.52.110;

J. Shoreline dependency: WMC 20.52.120;

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

L. Drainage: WMC 20.52.150;

M. Dredge and fill: WMC 20.52.160;

N. Off-street parking: WMC 20.52.190;

O. Signs: WMC 20.52.210;

P. Traffic generation: WMC 20.52.230;

Q. Recreational vehicle parks: WMC 20.52.240;

R. Animal establishments: WMC 20.52.270. [Ord. 867 § 1, 2013; Ord. 785 § 17, 2006; Ord. 586 § 8, 1993; Ord. 462 § 6, 1984; Ord. 219 § 5, 1969; prior code § 95.34.030.]