Chapter 16.44


16.44.010    Purpose.

16.44.020    Designation criteria.

16.44.030    Development standards.

16.44.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the park SED is to provide areas suitable for water-dependent and other water-enjoyment recreational uses while protecting and, where feasible, restoring ecological functions. (Ord. 1491 § 10, 2014).

16.44.020 Designation criteria.

The park SED shall be assigned to areas that are suitable for recreation uses, appropriate and planned as parks, and where shared access to the shoreline is provided. (Ord. 1633 § 21, 2020; Ord. 1491 § 10, 2014).

16.44.030 Development standards.

A. All uses, developments, and shoreline modifications allowed in this designation pursuant to BLMC 16.50.020 shall comply with the standards established by Chapters 16.52 through 16.56 BLMC.

B. The minimum lot size shall be 8,700 square feet.

C. Minimum Shoreline Setbacks.

1. Water-dependent uses shall not be required to be set back from the OHWM.

2. Water-enjoyment uses shall be set back a minimum of 20 feet from the OHWM unless allowed pursuant to BLMC 16.56.040.

3. Nonwater-oriented uses shall be set back a minimum of 80 feet from the OHWM.

4. Accessory use facilities such as restrooms and parking areas shall be located a minimum of 60 feet from the OHWM. These areas shall be linked to the shoreline by walkways.

5. No development is allowed within the setback areas established in this section, except as provided in BLMC 16.56.040 or 16.56.100.

D. Maximum building height: 35 feet from grade.

E. Maximum impervious surface coverage: 35 percent. (Ord. 1633 § 22, 2020; Ord. 1491 § 10, 2014).