Chapter 12.54
MAYWOOD/BECKSTROM HILL SUBAREA REGULATIONS

Sections:

12.54.010    Purpose.

12.54.020    Lower Maywood special district – R 8,400, R 4,000, R 2,800 and OP zoning in south end of subarea.

12.54.030    Green Acres mobile home park overlay – R 4,000 zoning along 15th Avenue SE.

12.54.040    Repealed.

12.54.010 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 Maywood/Beckstrom Hill 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. 2053 § 3 (Exh. C), 2010; Ord. 2025 § 2 (Exh. C), 2009; Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1817 § 3, 2000; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.54.020 Lower Maywood special district – R 8,400, R 4,000, R 2,800 and OP zoning in south end of subarea.

The regulations in this section shall apply to the Lower Maywood special district, which is defined as that area bounded by NE 190th Street on the north; the boundary with the downtown subarea on the south and west; and 104th Avenue NE on the east.

A.    Platted Lots Recognized. Notwithstanding the limitations imposed by other provisions of this title, a single-family dwelling or duplex may be erected on any platted lot or lot of record as of October 29, 1984, within the Lower Maywood special district, regardless of dimensional requirement, subject to meeting the minimum requirements of this section. No new lot shall be created within the special district which does not meet the minimum size requirements of the underlying zoning.

B.    Dimensional Standards. All single-family dwellings permitted under this section shall have a minimum floor area of 800 square feet of living area exclusive of garages, carports, decks and/or porches. The setback requirements shall be as follows:

1.    Front yard: 20 feet;

2.    Side yard: five feet;

3.    Rear yard: 15 feet.

For corner lots, front yard setbacks shall be 20 feet along the primary street and 15 feet along the secondary street, as designated by the community development director.

C.    Special Review. In order to protect property values, promote compatible design, and generally enhance the comfort and quality of the surrounding community, all multifamily developments shall be reviewed using the following special criteria in addition to any normal review processes:

1.    Building design utilizing peaked, hipped or gabled roofs shall be encouraged to promote compatibility with the existing development on adjacent lots.

2.    Parking design using under-building spaces is encouraged to enhance site layout and limit impervious surface.

3.    Building design will consider impact on existing single-family residential development including solar access, landscaping, screening and view of the adjacent properties.

4.    Building height shall be regulated in accordance with Chapter 12.14 BMC, except that where R 4,000 or R 2,800 zoning abuts lower density residential zoning, the following shall apply: The height of a proposed multifamily development adjacent to an existing single-family residence or residences located on R 9,600 zoning shall not exceed the bulk plan angle of 65 degrees as measured from the single-family residence property line (See Figure 12.54-1).

5.    Aggregation of recreation space requirements shall be encouraged when a multifamily development is adjacent to another multiple-family development.

 

Figure 12.54-1

(Ord. 2053 § 3 (Exh. C), 2010; Ord. 2025 § 2 (Exh. C), 2009; Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1817 § 3, 2000; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.54.030 Green Acres mobile home park overlay – R 4,000 zoning along 15th Avenue SE.

Any mobile home park (MHP) development within the area zoned R 4,000 shall be required to be buffered from adjacent single-family uses by a dense, evergreen, sight-obscuring landscape screen around the perimeter of the property. Redevelopment to uses other than a mobile home park shall require prior review and approval of an amendment to the Imagine Bothell... Comprehensive Plan. (Ord. 2053 § 3 (Exh. C), 2010; Ord. 1946 § 2, 2005; Ord. 1853 § 1, 2001; Ord. 1817 § 3, 2000; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

12.54.040 Special regulations – R8d zoning at north end of subarea.

Repealed by Ord. 1946. (Ord. 1817 § 3, 2000; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).

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