Chapter 17.50


17.50.010    Permitted uses.

17.50.020    Accessory uses.

17.50.030    Conditional uses.

17.50.040    Dimensional standards.

17.50.010 Permitted uses.

Permitted uses are as follows:

A. Public parks;

B. Public or private traditional nine or eighteen hole golf courses;

C. Public or private educational institutions or educational centers for advanced studies and research in an academic field of learning;

D. Public museums, art galleries, community center, or governmental buildings;

E. Churches, convents, or monasteries;

F. Public marinas and accessory uses necessary to the operation of a marina;

G. Commercial leases and concessions as authorized by the public entity that is the owner of the land;

H. Special event as defined in and pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 5.50, as the same exists now or may hereafter be amended. (Ord. 1533 § 6 (Exh. 48) (part), 2017: Ord. 1245 § 4, 2002; Ord. 1193 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1114 § 7 (part), 1998).

17.50.020 Accessory uses.

Accessory uses are as follows:

A. Restaurant;

B. Fences: Fences may be constructed in compliance with Section 17.20.020(G). (Ord. 1533 § 6 (Exh. 48) (part), 2017: Ord. 1114 § 7 (part), 1998).

17.50.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses are as follows:

A. Public utility structures that are not an accessory use to a permitted use;

B. Hospital;

C. Private recreational vehicle parks;

D. Recreational campgrounds;

E. Residential development directed to households with incomes less than one hundred ten percent of the area median income or directed to special needs, including but not limited to elderly or disabled. (Ord. 1533 § 6 (Exh. 49) (part), 2017: Ord. 1114 § 7 (part), 1998).

17.50.040 Dimensional standards.

Dimensional standards are as follows:

A. Building Height. The building height shall not exceed a height of thirty-five feet;

B. Lot Coverage. Buildings/structures shall not occupy more than thirty-five percent of the buildable lot area;

C. Setbacks – Abutting Residential. For a parcel zoned PLF Public Lands and Facilities District abutting any property zoned residential, including property zoned R-L Single-Family Residential District or R-M Multi-Family Residential District, the setbacks shall be:

1. Front yard: twenty-five feet;

2. Side yard: five feet;

3. Rear yard: twenty feet;

D. Setbacks – Other. For a parcel zoned PLF Public Lands and Facilities District abutting only property zoned commercial, property zoned PLF Public Lands and Facilities District, or city right-of-way, the setbacks shall be:

1. Front yard: zero feet;

2. Side yard: zero feet;

3. Rear yard: five feet;

E. Hillside developments: See Chapter 17.59, Hillside Development and Design Standards;

F. Residential development:

1. Shall be subject to height, coverage, setbacks, and other applicable development standards of the R-M zone, Chapter 17.24.

2. Shall be subject to deed restrictions to ensure long-term use by special needs populations households earning less than one hundred ten percent of the area median income. All deed restrictions are subject to review and approval by the administrator and city attorney and shall be recorded with the Chelan County auditor. Such deed restriction shall be recorded prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the subject property. If units are provided to meet affordable housing needs, the term of affordability shall be fifty years. Prior to the end of the fifty-year deed restriction period, the city may approve a removal of the deed restriction provided there is a payment in lieu of continuing affordability. (Ord. 1533 § 6 (Exh. 50) (part), 2017: Ord. 1193 § 2, 2000: Ord. 1114 § 7 (part), 1998).