Chapter 17.08


17.08.010    General requirements and covenants.

17.08.020    General requirements for plan preparation.

17.08.030    Repealed.

17.08.040    Completion statement and acceptance.

17.08.050    Land dedication and public improvements.

17.08.060    Repealed.

17.08.010 General requirements and covenants.

The general design and construction requirements for the city shall be those contained in the city “Development Guidelines and Public Works Standards, Rev. 5” prepared by the city and Gray and Osborne, Inc., dated December 19, 2016, attached to the ordinance codified in this section and incorporated therein as Exhibit A. (Ord. 02-17 § 1, 2017; Ord. 08-08 § 1, 2008; Ord. 07-00 § 1, 2000; Ord. 16-99 § 1, 1999; Ord. 20-95 § 4, 1995).

17.08.020 General requirements for plan preparation.

Detailed plans for construction of all improvements within the public right-of-way and/or public easements, all improvements required within the proposed public right-of-way of new subdivisions, all improvements intended for maintenance by the city and all improvements for which the city code requires approval from the city public works department shall be prepared on 24-inch by 36-inch drawings. The drawings shall be stamped by a current licensed professional engineer, registered in the state of Washington. The location of existing utilities shall be indicated on each drawing. Rights-of-way and easements shall be clearly identified in both plan and profile. (Ord. 20-95 § 4, 1995).

17.08.030 Alleys – Minimum requirements.

Repealed by Ord. 01-12. (Ord. 20-95 § 4, 1995).

17.08.040 Completion statement and acceptance.

After completion of all required improvements for all land use development applications and/or permits approved by the city:

(1) The city engineer shall submit a written notice to the planning director stating that the developer completed the required improvements in accordance with BMC Titles 12, 14, 16, 18 and 19 and the city’s public works standards.

(2) The planning director shall issue formal acceptance of the improvements upon a determination that they conform to the requirements of the application and/or permit.

(3) Prior to approval and final acceptance of the required improvements, the applicant shall provide the city with a maintenance and warranty bond for 25 percent of the value of the cost of the improvements for a period of at least two years from the date of final acceptance. (Ord. 05-23 § 1, 2023; Ord. 01-12 § 7, 2012).

17.08.050 Land dedication and public improvements.

The filing of any application for a building permit shall require the applicant to dedicate land and/or make public improvements reasonably necessary as a direct result of the proposed development. (Ord. 01-12 § 8, 2012; Ord. 47-98 § 1, 1998).

17.08.060 Modification of requirement for improvements.

Repealed by Ord. 01-12. (Ord. 47-98 § 2, 1998).