Chapter 18.50


18.50.010    Title.

18.50.020    Application.

18.50.030    Purpose.

18.50.040    Authority.

18.50.050    Interpretation.

18.50.060    Provisions not affected by headings.

18.50.010 Title.

This chapter shall be entitled “Interpretation of Title 18 DMMC.” [Ord. 1591 § 125, 2014.]

18.50.020 Application.

This chapter shall apply to the interpretation of this Title. [Ord. 1591 § 126, 2014.]

18.50.030 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the interpretation of development code provisions in this Title. [Ord. 1591 § 127, 2014.]

18.50.040 Authority.

This chapter is adopted pursuant to the provisions of chapters 35.63, 35A.63 and 36.70A RCW and other applicable laws. [Ord. 1591 § 128, 2014.]

18.50.050 Interpretation.

(1) Interpretation of this Title shall be the responsibility of the Planning, Building and Public Works Director.

(2) Interpretations of this Title may be initiated by the submittal of a written request to the City Manager or the City Manager’s designee.

(3) Requests for interpretations of code shall be processed as a Type I land use action.

(4) The City Manager or the City Manager’s designee shall periodically submit to the City Council a summary of the interpretations requested and the corresponding interpretations made by the Planning, Building and Public Works Director. As needed, the summary shall include recommendations regarding the need for textual code amendments that would clarify DMMC provisions. [Ord. 1591 § 129, 2014.]

18.50.060 Provisions not affected by headings.

Chapter and section headings contained in this Title shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify, or in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of any section hereof. [Ord. 1591 § 130, 2014.]