Chapter 19.06
DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TABLE

Sections:

19.06.010    Development standards table.

19.06.020    Special regulations or exceptions in development standards table.

19.06.030    Off-street parking requirements.

19.06.040    Additional regulations in specific zones.

19.06.050    Multiple-family development standards.

19.06.060    General provisions.

19.06.070    Additional restrictions—Review process II or III.

19.06.080    Review process and development standards for properties which are under the jurisdiction of the Everett shoreline master program.

19.06.090    Overlay zones.

19.06.100    “Park” zone and “watershed resource management” zone.

19.06.110    Small lot single-family dwelling and duplex development standards.

19.06.120    Accessory buildings for single-family residential uses.

19.06.130    Land division standards incorporated.

Table    6.1    Development standards.

19.06.010 Development standards table.

Table No. 6.1 contains a variety of development standards that apply in the use zones. The standards listed in the development standards table are either minimum or maximum dimensional standards, landscape category and sign category. For detailed regulations pertaining to a specific landscape category and landscaping requirements in general, see Chapter 19.35 of this title. For detailed regulations pertaining to a specific sign category and sign regulations in general, see Chapter 19.36 of this title. For exceptions to minimum setbacks, minimum lot area, and maximum building height, see general provisions in Chapter 19.39 of this title. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.020 Special regulations or exceptions in development standards table.

In some of the boxes or cells contained in the development standards table are numbers inside of parentheses. These numbers indicate that there are special regulations or exceptions that apply to the specific zone and/or the particular development standard corresponding with that box in the development standards table. The special regulations or exceptions are listed on the pages following the development standards table. The special regulation or exception that applies to the number in the development standards table is identified by the same number on the following pages. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.030 Off-street parking requirements.

The off-street parking requirements for specific land uses are contained in Chapter 19.34 of this title, except that the parking standards for the B-3, C-2ES, BMU and E-1 zones are contained in Chapters 19.22, 19.25, 19.31A and 19.31B, respectively, of this title. (Ord. 3269-12 § 8, 2012: Ord. 3099-08 § 8, 2008: Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.040 Additional regulations in specific zones.

In addition to the special regulations that accompany the use tables in Chapter 19.05 of this title and the development standards listed in Table No. 6.1, there are additional regulations that apply in the B-3, C-2ES, M-1, M-M, BMU, E-1 and MUO zones which are listed in Chapters 19.22, 19.25, 19.27, 19.28, 19.31A and 19.31B, respectively, of this title. If your property is located in one of these zones, you should check the regulations in these chapters to understand if additional regulations apply. (Ord. 3269-12 § 9, 2012: Ord. 3099-08 § 9, 2008: Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.050 Multiple-family development standards.

All multiple-family and single-family attached developments are subject to the development standards of Chapter 19.15 of this title, and the multiple-family design guidelines adopted by city council Resolution No. 4618. Plans for multiple-family and single-family attached developments must be designed to comply with these standards and guidelines. Section 15.010.D provides a process whereby certain development standards can be modified in multiple-family developments. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.060 General provisions.

Chapter 19.39 of this title contains general provisions that apply to a variety of uses and circumstances. You should also review the topics regulated in Chapter 19.39 to understand if any of the general provisions apply to a specific use or property. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.070 Additional restrictions—Review process II or III.

Uses being reviewed under review processes II or III may be subject to additional restrictions or development standards, as determined by the review authority for each individual application. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

 

19.06.080 Review process and development standards for properties which are under the jurisdiction of the Everett shoreline master program.

All uses and developments proposed on properties which are also under the jurisdiction of the Everett shoreline master program shall be subject to the review processes in Title 15, Local Project Review Procedures. All such uses and developments shall be subject to the review criteria for shoreline substantial development permits, variances, conditional use permits and revisions in Title 15, Local Project Review Procedures. In addition, all uses and developments in shoreline jurisdiction shall be subject to the development standards and other requirements of the shoreline master program and the regulations listed in the development standards table of this chapter. When in conflict with the regulations of the shoreline master program, the special regulations contained in Chapter 19.05 or other development standards listed in the development standards table of this chapter shall not apply. (Ord. 2538-01 § 5, 2001: Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.090 Overlay zones.

In addition to the use zones listed in the use tables of Chapter 19.05, there may be overlay zones affecting a particular property which contain specific regulations which are not listed in the use tables of Chapter 19.05 or in the development standards table of this chapter. To determine if overlay zone regulations affect your property, check a current copy of the Everett Zoning Map to see if the zoning symbol for the area on the map in which your property is located includes one of the following suffixes:

“C,” “O,” and “C-O” – Clinic, Office, and Clinic-Office Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.16.

“PD” – Planned Development Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.29.

“RFD,” “RFFD,” “UFFD,” – Floodplain Overlay Districts, see Chapter 19.30.

“D” – Design Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.31.

“PRD” – Planned Residential Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.32.

“H” – Historic Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.33.

“I” – Institutional Overlay Zone, see Chapter 19.33B.

If your property is in an overlay zone, refer to the applicable chapter listed above to see what additional regulations may apply to the property. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.100 “Park” zone and “watershed resource management” zone.

The following zones have been applied to certain properties owned by the city of Everett:

A.    Park Zone. The park zone applies to city-owned park lands. See Chapter 19.33A for the regulations which apply to properties in the park zone.

B.    Watershed Resource Management Zone. The watershed resource management zone applies to city-owned lands located in the city’s Chaplain watershed property. See Chapter 19.30A for the regulations which apply to properties in the watershed resource management zone. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.110 Small lot single-family dwelling and duplex development standards.

Additional standards apply to single-family dwellings on lots containing less than five thousand square feet, and to duplexes in any zone. These regulations are contained in Section 19.07.010 of this title. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.120 Accessory buildings for single-family residential uses.

Development standards which apply to buildings which are accessory to single-family uses in all zones are contained in Section 19.07.020. (Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)

19.06.130 Land division standards incorporated.

All divisions of land shall comply with the standards of this title and all applicable standards of Title 18 of this code (Land Division). (Ord. 2720-03 § 3, 2003.)

Table 6.1 Development standards.

ZONE

STANDARDS

A-1

R-S

R-1

R-2

R-1

(A)

R-2

(A)

R-3

(L) (49)

R-3

(39) (49)

R-4

(39) (49)

R-5

(39) (49)

B-1

(39)

B-2

(39) (49)

B-2

(B) (49)

B-3 (13)

BMU

E-1

(49)

MUO

(49)

C-1

C-1R

(39) (49)

C-2

C-2ES (14)

W-C

M-S

M-M (14)

M-1 (14)

M-2

Min. Lot Area

5 acres

9,000 sf (1)

6,000 sf (1)

5,000 sf (1)

5,000 sf (2)

5,000 sf (2)

5,000 sf

5,000 sf

5,000 sf

5,000 sf

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

20,000 sf

20,000 sf

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

5,000 sf (15)

1 acre (15)

5 acres (15)

1 acre (15)

Min. Required Setback:

 

12 ft from curb (44)

12 ft from curb (44)

 

Front (3)

25′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

10′

10′

None (16)

None (17)

10′

None (18)

None (40)

None (44)

None (44)

None (17)

None (19)

10′ (20)

10′ (20)

20′

30′

None (21)

Rear (3)

25′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

20′

10′ (22)

10′ (22)

10′ (22)

None

None

None (45)

None (45)

10′ (22)

None (23)

10′ (20)

10′ (20)

20′ (24)

15′ (26)

10′ (24)

Side, Street (3)

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

10′

None (16)

None (17)

10′

None (18)

None (40)

12 ft from curb (44)

12 ft from curb (44)

None (17)

None (19)

None (20)

None (20)

15′

30′

None (21)

Side, Interior (3)

10′

5′

5′

5′

5′(2)

5′(2)

5′(5)

5′(5)

5′(5)

5′(5)

None (25)

None (25)

5′(25)

None

None

None (44)

None (44)

None (25)

None (23)

None (20)

None (20)

10′ (24)

15′ (26)

None (24)

Lot Width, Min.

N/A

60′

50′

50′

50′(2)

50′(2)

50′

50′

50′

50′

50′

50′

50′

None

50′

100′

100′

50′

50′

50′ (20)

50′ (20)

100′

150′

100′

Lot Depth, Min.

N/A

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

80′

100′

100′

80′

80′

80′ (20)

80′ (20)

100′

150′

100′

Max. Lot Coverage by Building (37)

N/A

35%

35%

40%

40% (2)

40% (2)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

50%

N/A

Max. Building Height

35′ (6)

28′(7)

28′(7)

28′(7)

28′(7)

28′(7)

35′(8)

45′(8)

80′(8)

80′(8)

28′

35′ (27)

28′ (27)

(28)

(41)

75′ (46)

75′ (46)

50′ (27)

65′ (29)

35′ (20)

(38)

35′ (20)

65′ (30)

(31)

80′ (32)

Landscape Category

E

E(9)

E(9)

E(9)

A(10)

A(10)

A(10)

A(10)

A(10)

A(10)

B(33)

B(34)

B(34)

(35)

B(42)

B (47)

B (47)

B(34)

B

B(20)

B(20)

D

D(36)

C

Sign Category

E(11)

E(11)

E(11)

E(11)

E(11)

E(11)

D(12)

D(12)

D(12)

D(12)

C

A

B

C

A(43)

A(48)

A(48)

A

B(50)

B

B

C

C

C

 

sf = square feet

N/A = not applicable

SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR ZONING CODE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS TABLE NO. 6.1

(1)    See Section 19.39.130 for lot area averaging in plats and the cluster alternative for subdividing for single-family attached dwellings. In the R-2 zone, minimum lot area for single-family dwellings with alley access shall be four thousand five hundred square feet. The minimum required lot area for a duplex in the R-2 zone shall be seven thousand five hundred square feet.

(2)    The following standards apply to single-family attached developments of three or more dwellings on a lot in the R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones:

(a)    Minimum lot area in the R-1(A) zone shall be eleven thousand square feet. Minimum lot area in the R-2(A) zone shall be nine thousand square feet. There shall be no minimum lot area requirement for individual lots within a single-family attached subdivision.

(b)    Minimum interior side setback shall be ten feet, except that it shall be fifteen feet when abutting a lot in the R-S, R-1 or R-2 zone.

(c)    Minimum lot width shall be seventy-five feet. There shall be no minimum lot width requirement for individual lots within a single-family attached subdivision.

(d)    All developments shall comply with Chapter 19.15 of this title (multiple-family development standards) and the multiple-family design guidelines adopted by city council Resolution No. 4618.

(e)    Lot coverage requirements do not apply to single-family attached developments reviewed under the multiple-family development standards of Chapter 19.15 of this title and the multiple-family design guidelines.

(f)    There shall be no minimum interior side setback requirement for individual lots within a single-family attached subdivision.

(3)    See Section 19.39.150 for exceptions to required setback standards. See Section 19.07.020 for setback regulations for buildings which are accessory to residential uses.

(4)    Repealed by Ord. 3072-08.

(5)    Minimum setback for multiple-family dwellings shall be twenty-five feet when abutting R-S or R-1 zones, and fifteen feet when abutting R-2 zones. For unit lot subdivisions allowed under Chapter 19.15A, the minimum interior side setback from the exterior property boundary of the parent lot shall be twenty feet. Building setbacks for buildings which are permitted to exceed thirty-five feet in height shall be an additional five feet for each ten feet or fraction thereof by which the building exceeds thirty-five feet in height for only those portions of the building which exceed thirty-five feet in height.

(6)    Agricultural structures may have a maximum building height of fifty feet.

(7)    See Section 19.07.020 for maximum permitted height of accessory buildings.

(8)    Twenty-eight feet for any portion of building within fifty feet of lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A), or R-2(A) zones. In the R-4 and R-5 zones, forty-five feet when located at least fifty feet but less than two hundred feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) or R-2(A) zones.

(9)    Landscape Category E for single-family detached or two-family (duplex) dwellings. Landscape Category B for permitted nonresidential uses.

(10)    Landscape Category B for permitted nonresidential uses. Landscape Category E for single-family detached or two-family (duplex) dwellings.

(11)    Sign Category D for permitted nonresidential uses.

(12)    Sign Category E for single-family detached and two-family (duplex) dwellings.

(13)    See Chapter 19.22 of this title for additional regulations for the B-3 zone.

(14)    See Chapter 19.27 of this title for additional regulations for the M-1 zone. See Chapter 19.28 of this title for additional regulations for the M-M zone. See Chapter 19.25 of this title for additional regulations for the C-2ES zone.

(15)    No minimum lot area requirement in commercial and industrial zones for above ground utility and communications facilities.

(16)    Except for permitted residential uses, new buildings shall be constructed up to the front property line for a minimum of fifty percent of the length of all facades facing the front property line. Residential buildings shall have a minimum setback of ten feet, except when part of a mixed-use commercial-residential building, minimum setbacks for nonresidential use shall apply. Service stations shall have a setback of ten feet.

(17)    The following uses, where permitted, shall have a minimum setback of ten feet along any abutting street frontage, which shall be landscaped with Type III landscaping: vehicle service station; truck, boat and other vehicle sales or rental; vehicle washing facilities; commercial or commuter parking facilities; hotels and motels; residential uses; retail or wholesale uses involving outdoor display and storage areas; and self-service storage.

(18)    See Section 22.020.A for setback regulations in the B-3 zone.

(19)    Ten feet when abutting Pacific Avenue or East Marine View Drive.

(20)    See Section 19.06.080.

(21)    Twenty feet when abutting arterial streets.

(22)    No rear setback required when abutting an improved public alley.

(23)    Ten feet when abutting lots located in residential zones.

(24)    Twenty-five feet when abutting lots located in residential zones.

(25)    Ten feet when abutting lots located in residential zones. Five feet for single-family dwellings and duplexes. Ten feet for service stations.

(26)    Seventy-five feet when abutting lots located in residential zones.

(27)    In this zone, multiple-family dwellings or the residential portions of mixed-use buildings shall be allowed a height of:

(a)    Eighty feet when located at least three hundred feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones and at least one hundred fifty feet from lots located in the R-3(L) and R-3 zones.

(b)    Sixty feet when located at least one hundred fifty feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones and at least seventy-five feet from lots located in the R-3(L) and R-3 zones.

(c)    Forty-five feet when located at least one hundred feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones.

(d)    Twenty-eight feet when located less than fifty feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones.

(28)    See Section 22.020.B for building height regulations in the B-3 zone.

(29)    Forty feet when located within one hundred feet of lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-2(A), R-3(L) or R-3 zones. Multiple-family dwellings or the residential portions of mixed-use buildings, where permitted, shall be allowed a height of:

(a)    Eighty feet when located at least three hundred feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones and at least one hundred fifty feet from lots located in the R-3(L) and R-3 zones.

(b)    Sixty feet when located at least one hundred fifty feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones and at least seventy-five feet from lots located in the R-3(L) and R-3 zones.

(c)    Forty-five feet when located at least one hundred feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones.

(d)    Twenty-eight feet when located less than fifty feet from lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A) and R-2(A) zones.

(30)    Thirty-five feet when located within one hundred feet of lots located in the R-S, R-1, R-2, R-1(A), R-2(A), R-3(L) or R-3 zone.

(31)    Permitted building height is determined by the distance the building is separated from lots located within residential zones:

Less than 130 feet

=

25 feet

130 feet to 175 feet

=

35 feet

175 feet to 300 feet

=

50 feet

300 feet to 500 feet

=

80 feet

Over 500 feet

=

120 feet

(32)    Forty feet when located within one hundred feet of a residential zone. Aircraft manufacturing plants are permitted to have a building height of one hundred sixty feet.

(33)    Landscape Category E for single-family detached or duplex dwellings.

(34)    Landscape Category E for single-family detached or duplex dwellings. Landscape Category A for single-family attached or multiple-family dwellings.

(35)    Street trees and landscaping shall be provided as required by Section 22.020.D.

(36)    See Section 27.020.B for additional landscaping requirements in the M-1 zone.

(37)    In single-family zones, lots less than five thousand square feet in area shall be permitted to have a maximum lot coverage of fifty percent.

(38)    Except on the Mukilteo tank farm, in PDO zones the heights may be increased up to one hundred feet through the public review process.

(39)    For properties located within the core residential area, see the development standards in Chapter 19.33G of this title.

(40)    See Section 31A.030.C.2 for ground floor residential setback requirements.

(41)    See Section 31A.030.A for building height regulations in the BMU zone.

(42)    See Section 31A.040.F for additional street tree requirements.

(43)    See Section 31A.040.L for additional sign requirements in the BMU zone.

(44)    See also Section 31B.050.A for E-1 and MUO zone regulations.

(45)    See Section 31B.030.A for setbacks adjacent to residential zones.

(46)    The city may allow a maximum building height for residential buildings or the residential portion of mixed-use buildings to exceed seventy-five feet as provided by Section 31B.030.C.

(47)    See special provisions in Section 19.31B.060 as well as Chapter 19.35 of this title.

(48)    See special provisions in Section 19.31B.090 as well as Chapter 19.36 of this title.

(49)    See Chapter 19.15A for development standards for unit lot subdivisions for single-family attached dwelling unit development in this zone.

(50)    Sign category D for residential uses. (Ord. 3456-15 § 4, 2015; Ord. 3377-14 § 2, 2014: Ord. 3269-12 § 10, 2012: Ord. 3099-08 § 10, 2008: Ord. 3072-08 § 4, 2008: Ord. 3002-07 § 4, 2007: Ord. 2973-07 § 2, 2007; Ord. 2923-06 § 3, 2006; Ord. 2854-05 §§ 7, 8, 2005; Ord. 2720-03 § 2, 2003; Ord. 2657-02 § 49, 2002; Ord. 2547-01 § 19, 2001; Ord. 2525-01 § 1, 2001; Ord. 2397-99 § 37 (part), 1999: Ord. 1671-89 (part), 1989.)