Chapter 18.18
DESIGN STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES

Sections:

18.18.010    Applicability.

18.18.020    Promoting sustainable development.

18.18.030    Specific design regulations and guidelines.

18.18.010 Applicability.

All development, exterior renovation and redevelopment shall comply with the following regulations and guidelines, as applicable. In some cases, design standards in this chapter may be waived or modified through the housing design demonstration program in BIMC 2.16.020.S. (Ord. 2011-02 § 2 (Exh. A), 2011)

18.18.020 Promoting sustainable development.

The site designs of all new development and redevelopment should accommodate energy-conserving and water-conserving technology and design principles providing for solar or other renewable energy production where possible. Low impact development principles require such measures as minimizing the extent of land disturbing activities and hard surfaces; preserving native vegetation, topography, and natural drainage patterns; and using LID BMPs such as cisterns, bioretention/rain gardens, and permeable pavement where feasible. (Ord. 2016-28 § 21, 2016: Ord. 2011-02 § 2 (Exh. A), 2011)

18.18.030 Specific design regulations and guidelines.

All development subject to design review shall comply with the requirements of the Bainbridge Island design review regulations, “Design for Bainbridge.” In the event of a conflict between two or more design standards or regulations, the Bainbridge Island design review regulations, “Design for Bainbridge,” shall apply. (Ord. 2019-25 § 2, 2019: Ord. 2017-02 § 1, 2017; Ord. 2016-28 § 21, 2016; Ord. 2016-01 § 2, 2016: Ord. 2013-07 § 1, 2013; Ord. 2011-02 § 2 (Exh. A), 2011)