Chapter 17.44


17.44.010    Purpose.

17.44.020    Permitted uses.

17.44.030    Conditional uses.

17.44.040    Density.

17.44.050    Lot coverage.

17.44.060    Yards.

17.44.070    Access requirements.

17.44.010 Purpose.

The purpose of the shoreline public accommodation zone is to provide specific areas where high intensity tourist and marine activities can be served within the shoreline, but without creating large scale commercial centers providing basic goods and services to the entire community. (Ord. 1172 § 54, 2001)

17.44.020 Permitted uses.

Permitted uses within a shoreline public accommodation zone shall be as follows:

A. Resorts, hotels, motels, inns, and bed and breakfast establishments; and

B. The following uses; provided, that they shall be permitted only if accessory to a shoreline public accommodation use set forth in subsection A of this section:

1. Specialty retail sales not requiring outside storage;

2. Indoor and outdoor public and private recreation facilities;

3. Meeting rooms;

4. Art galleries;

5. Boat moorage; and

6. Public and private marinas. (Ord. 1172 § 55, 2001)

17.44.030 Conditional uses.

Conditional uses within a shoreline public accommodation zone shall be as follows:

A. Single-family dwellings;

B. Multifamily dwellings;

C. Public and private marinas, boat moorage, and water-oriented indoor and outdoor public and private recreation facilities, not accessory to a public accommodation use;

D. Maritime museums; and

E. Public and private utility structures. (Ord. 1172 § 56, 2001)

17.44.040 Density.

Density limitations shall be as follows:

A. Public accommodation uses shall be limited only by the development standards that are applicable to the particular proposal set forth in an application;

B. For single-family uses, not more than four dwelling units per acre; and

C. For multifamily uses, not more than 14 dwelling units per acre. (Ord. 1372 § 12, 2008; Ord. 1257 § 4, 2004; Ord. 1172 § 57, 2001)

17.44.050 Lot coverage.

The maximum lot area covered by structures in the shoreline public accommodation zone shall not exceed 50 percent. (Ord. 1172 § 58, 2001)

17.44.060 Yards.

In shoreline public accommodation zone areas, rear and side yards shall total not less than 20 feet. Exterior walls of buildings shall be constructed in accordance with the fire resistive requirements of the most recently adopted edition of the Uniform Building Code. (Ord. 1172 § 59, 2001)

17.44.070 Access requirements.

Access requirements for the shoreline public accommodation zone shall be as defined in the street and storm drainage standards as defined in Chapter 12.02 FHMC. (Ord. 1172 § 60, 2001)