Chapter 17.26


17.26.010    Purpose.

17.26.020    Permitted uses.

17.26.030    Conditional uses.

17.26.040    Prohibited uses.

17.26.050    Density regulations.

17.26.060    General regulations.

17.26.010 Purpose.

This district is intended for low density, long-term mobile and manufactured home occupancy as single-family dwellings in order to assure adequate light, air, open space, privacy, and the protection of property values while providing opportunity for affordable housing. Other uses should only be allowed if they are compatible with these values and consistent with the overall public interest. (Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008: Ord. 759 § 9 (part), 2003: Ord. 327 § 2 (part), 1981: Ord. 136 § 3.11 (part), 1974)

17.26.020 Permitted uses.

Permitted uses shall be as follows:

A.    All uses permitted in the R-1 zone.

B.    Single-wide or double-wide single-family mobile homes and manufactured homes.

(Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008: Ord. 797 § 3, 2005; Ord. 759 § 9 (part), 2003: Ord. 327 § 2 (part), 1981: Ord. 136 § 3.11(a), 1974)

17.26.030 Conditional uses.

The following uses may be allowed in the R-6B zone upon approval of a conditional use permit in accordance with the provisions of Sections 17.52.040 through 17.52.080:

A.    Public and semi-public uses as provided in Section 17.50.040.

B.    Resource extraction as provided in Section 17.50.050.

(Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008)

17.26.040 Prohibited uses.

A.    All uses not specifically listed as permitted or conditional uses in this district are prohibited uses; provided, that the city planner may determine that a proposed use is substantially similar to a listed permitted use and authorizes the use in accordance with Section 17.06.050; provided further, that uses similar to listed conditional uses may be processed for consideration by the hearing examiner pursuant to Section 17.06.060.

B.    Homeless services uses are prohibited in the R-6B zone.

(Ord. 1076 § 2, 2021; Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008)

17.26.050 Density regulations.

A.    One single-family dwelling is allowed per established and recorded lot according to the plats existing as of August 1, 2003, or as legally created thereafter under the provisions of the city short plat and subdivision requirements.

B.    Subdivisions, short plats, replats and/or boundary line adjustments shall have a minimum lot size of seven thousand two hundred square feet.

(Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008)

17.26.060 General regulations.

The provisions of Section 17.16.060, General regulations, of the R-1 zone, shall also apply in the R-6B zone and the following:

A.    No home constructed before June 1976 (the effective date of the National Construction and Safety Standards Act) may be newly installed in this district;

B.    Skirting is required around the perimeter of the home within sixty days of occupancy. Skirting is not required if the home is sited on a conventional, wall-type perimeter foundation;

C.    No additions may be attached to mobile homes or manufactured homes less than thirty-five feet in length. Additions are allowed for mobile and manufactured homes thirty-five feet or longer with appropriate permits from Washington State Department of Labor and Industries;

D.    Metallic-appearing siding is allowed on primary structures, outbuildings, and accessory structures, as long as the exterior siding is protected with a manufacturer’s guarantee of at least twenty years.

(Ord. 837 § 1 (part), 2008)