Chapter 20.25


20.25 Development Requirements in Overlay and Special Districts

Part 20.25A Downtown

20.25A.010    General

20.25A.015    Permitted uses

20.25A.020    Dimensional requirements – General

20.25A.025    Nonconforming uses, structures and sites

20.25A.030    FAR amenity incentive system

20.25A.040    Landscape development and fences

20.25A.045    Mechanical equipment screening and location

20.25A.050    Downtown parking, circulation and walkway requirements

20.25A.060    Walkways and sidewalks

20.25A.065    Civic Center Design District

20.25A.070    Downtown-Old Bellevue District

20.25A.090    Perimeter Design District

20.25A.100    Downtown Core Design District

20.25A.110    Design Review criteria

20.25A.115    Design Guidelines – Building/Sidewalk Relationships

20.25A.120    Project phasing plan required

20.25A.125    Vesting and expiration of vested status of land use permits and approvals – Downtown projects

20.25A.130    Downtown pedestrian bridges

Part 20.25B Transition Area Design District Amended Ord. 6366

20.25B.010    Purpose Amended Ord. 6366

20.25B.020    Applicability Amended Ord. 6366

20.25B.030    Design Review requirements Amended Ord. 6366

20.25B.040    Development standards Amended Ord. 6366

20.25B.050    Design guidelines Amended Ord. 6366

Part 20.25C Office and Limited Business (OLB) District Amended Ord. 6366

20.25C.010    Applicability of site development and design standards Amended Ord. 6366

20.25C.020    Area and dimensional requirements Amended Ord. 6366

20.25C.030    Minimum yard dimensions in OLB District Amended Ord. 6366

20.25C.040    Design standards in OLB Districts Amended Ord. 6366

Part 20.25D Bel-Red

20.25D.010    General

20.25D.020    Definitions Specific to Bel-Red

20.25D.030    Review Required

20.25D.035    Catalyst Projects

20.25D.040    BROTS Interlocal Agreement Limitation

20.25D.050    Permitted Uses

20.25D.060    Existing Conditions

20.25D.070    Land Use Charts

20.25D.080    Dimensional Requirements

20.25D.090    FAR Amenity Incentive System

20.25D.100    Automobile and Motorcycle Sales, Leasing, and Rental

20.25D.105    Operations and Maintenance Satellite Facility Development Requirements

20.25D.110    Landscape Development, Outdoor Storage, Retail Display, Fence Standards

20.25D.120    Parking, Circulation, and Internal Walkway Requirements

20.25D.130    Bel-Red Development Standards

20.25D.140    Bel-Red Street Development Standards

20.25D.150    Design Guidelines

Part 20.25E Shoreline Overlay District

20.25E.010    Definition of district

20.25E.017    Definitions specific to the Shoreline Overlay District

20.25E.020    Authority and purpose

20.25E.030    Interpretation – Administration by City

20.25E.040    Substantial Development Permit required

20.25E.050    Exemptions from Substantial Development Permit system – Letter of exemption required

20.25E.055    Nonconforming development

20.25E.060    Use regulations and policies governing permits

20.25E.070    Permits

20.25E.080    Shoreline performance standards

Part 20.25F Evergreen Highlands Design District

20.25F.010    Permitted land uses

20.25F.020    Master Development Plan required

20.25F.030    Development Design Review

20.25F.040    Site and design requirements

20.25F.050    Pollution and hazardous waste control standards

20.25F.060    Interjurisdictional review and cooperation

Part 20.25F1 Factoria 1

20.25F1.010    General

20.25F1.015    Street designations

20.25F1.020    Review required

20.25F1.030    Development intensity and phasing of required improvements

20.25F1.040    Dimensional requirements

20.25F1.050    Landscape requirements

20.25F1.060    Parking and circulation

20.25F1.070    Sidewalks and pedestrian paths

20.25F1.080    Gateways

20.25F1.090    Gathering places

20.25F1.110    Design Review criteria

20.25F1.115    Factoria TownSquare Building/Sidewalk Design Guidelines

Part 20.25G Evergreen Highlands Subarea Transportation Improvement Overlay District

20.25G.010    Purpose and creation

20.25G.020    Required improvements – General

20.25G.030    Improvement phasing option

20.25G.040    Exempt development

Part 20.25H Critical Areas Overlay District

I. Scope and Purpose

20.25H.005    Scope

20.25H.010    Purpose

20.25H.015    Applicable procedure

20.25H.020    Submittal requirements

II. Designation of Critical Areas and Dimensional Standards

20.25H.025    Designation of critical areas

20.25H.030    Identification of critical area

20.25H.035    Critical area buffers and structure setbacks

20.25H.040    Standards for modifying non-critical area setbacks

20.25H.045    Development density/intensity

III. Use and Development in the Critical Areas Overlay District

20.25H.050    Uses and development in the Critical Areas Overlay District

20.25H.055    Uses and development allowed within critical areas – Performance standards

20.25H.065    Uses and development within critical area buffer or critical area structure setback not allowed pursuant to LUC 20.25H.055

IV. Streams

20.25H.075    Designation of critical area and buffers

20.25H.080    Performance standards

20.25H.085    Mitigation and monitoring – Additional provisions

20.25H.090    Critical areas report – Additional provisions

V. Wetlands

20.25H.095    Designation of critical area and buffers

20.25H.100    Performance standards

20.25H.105    Mitigation and monitoring – Additional provisions

20.25H.110    Critical areas report – Additional provisions

VI. Shorelines

20.25H.115    Designation of critical area and buffers

20.25H.118    Mitigation and monitoring – Additional provisions

20.25H.119    Critical areas report – Additional provisions

VII. Geologic Hazard Areas

20.25H.120    Designation of critical area and buffers

20.25H.125    Performance standards – Landslide hazards and steep slopes

20.25H.130    Performance standards – Coal mine hazard area

20.25H.135    Mitigation and monitoring – Additional provisions for landslide hazards and steep slopes

20.25H.140    Critical areas report – Additional provisions for landslide hazards and steep slopes

20.25H.145    Critical areas report – Approval of modification

VIII. Habitat Associated with Species of Local Importance

20.25H.150    Designation of critical area

20.25H.155    Uses in habitat for species of local importance

20.25H.160    Performance standards

20.25H.165    Critical areas report – Additional provisions

20.25H.170    Process to identify additional species of local importance

IX. Areas of Special Flood Hazard

20.25H.175    Designation of critical area

20.25H.177    Definitions

20.25H.180    Development in the area of special flood hazard

X. Reasonable Use Exception

20.25H.190    Reasonable use exception – Purpose

20.25H.195    Reasonable use exception – Process

20.25H.200    Reasonable use exception – Applicability

20.25H.205    Reasonable use exception – Performance standards

XI. General Mitigation and Restoration Requirements

20.25H.210    Applicability

20.25H.215    Mitigation sequencing

20.25H.220    Mitigation and restoration plan requirements

20.25H.225    Innovative mitigation

XII. Critical Areas Report

20.25H.230    Critical areas report – Purpose

20.25H.235    Critical areas report – Review process

20.25H.240    Critical areas report – Limitation on modifications

20.25H.245    Incorporation of best available science

20.25H.250    Critical areas report – Submittal requirements

20.25H.255    Critical areas report – Decision criteria

20.25H.260    Critical areas report – Assurance devices

20.25H.265    Critical areas report – City technical review

20.25H.270    Critical areas report – Independent third-party review

Part 20.25I Community Retail Design District Amended Ord. 6366

20.25I.010    Purpose Amended Ord. 6366

20.25I.020    Community Retail Design District defined Amended Ord. 6366

20.25I.030    Design Review required Amended Ord. 6366

20.25I.040    Design guidelines Amended Ord. 6366

20.25I.050    Design standards Amended Ord. 6366

Part 20.25J Medical Institution District

20.25J.010    General

20.25J.015    Review required

20.25J.020    Permitted uses

20.25J.030    Dimensional requirements

20.25J.040    Development intensity

20.25J.050    Parking, transportation management and commute trip reduction requirements

20.25J.060    Landscape requirements

20.25J.070    Streetscape design requirements

20.25J.080    Design review guidelines

Part 20.25K Factoria

20.25K.010    General

20.25K.020    Parking

20.25K.040    F2 Land Use District

20.25K.050    F3 Land Use District

Part 20.25L Office and Limited Business-Open Space (OLB-OS) District

20.25L.010    Properties eligible for OLB-OS designation

20.25L.020    Permitted land uses

20.25L.030    Dimensional requirements

20.25L.040    Design standards in OLB-OS Districts

20.25L.050    Parking requirements

Part 20.25M Light Rail Overlay District

20.25M.010    General

20.25M.020    Definitions applicable to the Light Rail Overlay District

20.25M.030    Required permits

20.25M.035    Citizen Advisory Committee Review required

20.25M.040    RLRT system and facilities development standards

20.25M.050    Design guidelines

20.25M.060    Administrative modification process

Part 20.25N Camp and Conference Center District

20.25N.010    Applicability

20.25N.020    Master Development Plan Review required

20.25N.030    Design Review required

20.25N.040    Uses in the CCC District

20.25N.050    Dimensional requirements

20.25N.060    Landscape requirements

20.25N.070    Other development standards

20.25N.080    Design guidelines

Part 20.25O (Reserved)

Part 20.25P Eastgate Transit Oriented Development Land Use District Added Ord. 6366

20.25 Development Requirements in Overlay and Special Districts

This chapter is divided into discrete parts. Each part contains a body of regulations which in some way modify or supplement the general land use regulations of the Land Use Code. Where a conflict between the regulations of Chapter 20.20, 20.30, 20.40 or 20.50 LUC and this chapter exists, the regulations of this chapter control. The user should consult each chapter of this Code to determine all applicable regulations.