SUBAREA REGULATIONS

Chapter 12.42
QUEENSBOROUGH/BRENTWOOD/CRYSTAL SPRINGS SUBAREA REGULATIONS

Sections:

12.42.010    Purpose.

12.42.020    Repealed.

12.42.030    Repealed.

12.42.040    Coordination of access points on 9th Avenue SE.

12.42.010 Purpose.

Subarea zoning regulations implement subarea-specific policies in the Imagine Bothell... Comprehensive Plan. The subarea zoning regulations in this chapter apply specifically to land within the Queensborough/Brentwood/Crystal Springs Subarea. Subarea zoning regulations are in addition to city-wide zoning regulations or, where more restrictive, take the place of city-wide zoning regulations. (Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.42.020 Special regulations – R15, OP, CB zoning in southeast corner of subarea.

Repealed by Ord. 1946. (Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.42.030 Special regulations – R8a zoning in southeast portion of subarea.

Repealed by Ord. 1946. (Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.42.040 Coordination of access points on 9th Avenue SE.

The existing pattern of land division along 9th Avenue SE consists primarily of numerous separately owned properties of five acres or less, each having narrow frontage on 9th. Such a pattern lends itself to further subdivision as a series of residential cul-de-sac developments, each having its own access on 9th. Redevelopment of this area in a series of cul-de-sacs would contribute to traffic congestion, as a result of the number of individual access points on 9th, and a lack of a feeling of community, as a result of the disconnectedness of the individual developments. In order to minimize congestion and promote community character, applicants for subdivision approval shall incorporate internal local access street connections to adjacent properties, subject to compliance with BMC 12.14.180(A) concerning residential development access design, and unless, through the subdivision review process as set forth in BMC Title 15, such connections are found to be unfeasible due to the presence of critical areas as classified and regulated in accordance with Chapter 14.04 BMC. (Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1798 § 1, 2000).

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