Chapter 18A.17
PIERCE COUNTY (OUTSIDE OF COMMUNITY PLAN AREAS) USE TABLE Revised 12/18

Sections:

18A.17.005    Applicability.

18A.17.010    Urban Zone Classifications. Revised 12/18

18A.17.020    Rural and Resource Zone Classifications. Revised 12/18

18A.17.005 Applicability.

This Chapter provides the Use Tables and Density and Dimension Tables for all areas of unincorporated Pierce County that are not included in an adopted community plan area. A separate Chapter is included for the Use Tables and Density and Dimension Tables associated with each community plan area. (Ord. 2004-52s § 3 (part), 2004)

18A.17.010 Urban Zone Classifications. Revised 12/18

Use Categories and Use Types

PIERCE COUNTY (Outside of Community Plan Areas)

Urban Zone Classifications (Table 18A.17.010)

Urban Residential

Urban Districts

[Reserved]

MSF: Moderate Density Single- Family

[Reserved]

MUD: Mixed Use District

HRD: High Density Residential District

[Reserved]

[Reserved]

MSF

MUD

HRD

RESIDENTIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.210 for Description of Residential Use Categories

Group Home

C

C

C

Mobile Home

Mobile Home Park

C

P

P

Multi-Family Housing

C1,3

P

P

Nursing Homes

C

P

P

Senior Housing

A

P

P

Single-Family Detached Housing

P

A

P

Two-Family Housing (Duplex)

P

A

P

CIVIC USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.220 for Description of Civic Use Categories.

Administrative Government Svcs.

P

P

Community and Cultural Svcs.

P1,2

P1-4;C5

P2

Day-Care Centers

C

P

P

Education

A

P4-5;A1,2;C3

A1,2

Health Services

P1;C2

P1

Postal Services

P

P1

Public Park Facilities

P1,4;A2;C3

P

P1,2,4

Public Safety Services

C1

P1,2;C3

C1

Religious Assembly

P1;C2,3

P

P

Transportation

P1;C2,3

UTILITIES USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.230 for Description of Utilities Use Categories.

Electrical Facilities

P

P

P

Electrical Generation Facilities

Natural Gas Facilities

P1;C3

P1,2;C3

P1;C3

Organic Waste Processing Facilities

Pipelines

P

P

P

Sewage Collection Facilities

P

P

P

Sewage Treatment Facilities

C

C

C

Surface Water Management Activities

P

P

P

Telecommunication Towers or Wireless Facilities

P1;C2

P1;PL2;C3

P1;C2

Utility or Public Maintenance Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

Waste Disposal Facilities

C2

Waste Transfer Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

Water Supply Facilities

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

ESSENTIAL PUBLIC FACILITIES USE CATEGORY [Reserved]

OFFICE/BUSINESS USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.250 for Description of Office/Business Use Categories.

Administrative and Professional Offices

P

P

RESOURCE USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.260 for Description of Resource Use Categories.

Agritourism

P

P

Agricultural Services

P

Agricultural Supply Sales

P

Animal Production, Boarding and Slaughtering

Crop Production

P1

Fish Processing, Hatcheries and Aquaculture

C

Forestry

P1

P1

P1

Surface Mines

C

COMMERCIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.270 for Description of Commercial Use Categories.

Adult Business

Amusement and Recreation

C6

P

Billboards

P

Building Materials and Garden Supplies

P

Business Services

P

Commercial Centers

C

Eating and Drinking Establishments

P

P

Lodging

C1;P2

Mobile, Manufactured and Modular Home Sales

P

Motor Vehicles and Related Equipment Sales, Rental, Repair and Service

P

P1

Rental and Repair Services

P

Sales of Merchandise and Services

P4;C5

P1

Storage and Moving

P

C1-2

Wholesale Trade

P

INDUSTRIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.280 for Description of Industrial Use Categories.

Basic Manufacturing

Contractor Yards

P

Food and Related Products

C2

Industrial Services and Repair

Intermediate Manufacturing and Intermediate/Final Assembly

C

Off-site Hazardous Waste Treatment and Storage Facilities

Recycling Collection and Processing Facilities

Salvage Yards/Vehicle Storage

P1;C2-4

Warehousing, Distribution and Freight Movement

C1-3

 

 

OTHER URBAN ZONE CLASSIFICATIONS

NOTES

MPC    Master Planned Community, see PCC 18A.10.080 E.

EBPC    Employment Based Planned Community, see PCC 18A.10.080 E.

AIR    Airport Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100.

MRO    Mineral Resource Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100 E.

P    Permitted.

C    Requires Conditional Use Permit.

A    Requires Administrative Use Permit.

Number    Refers to level of Use Type allowed, see PCC 18A.33.200 to 18A.33.280. When no number is present, all levels of the Use Type are allowed.

PL    Priority Location Criteria, see PCC 18J.15.270.

Use Categories and

Use Types

PIERCE COUNTY (Outside of Community Plan Areas)

Urban Zone Classifications (Table 18A.17.010)

Urban Centers and Employment Centers

Other Zones

MUC:

Major Urban Center

CC:

Community Center

AC:

Activity Center

NC:

Neighborhood Center

EC:

Employment Center

CE:

Community Employment

PR:

Park and Recreation

PI:

Public Institution

MUC

CC

AC

NC

EC

CE

PR

PI

RESIDENTIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.210 for Description of Residential Use Categories.

Group Home

C

C

C

C

C

Mobile Home

Mobile Home Park

Multi-Family Housing

P

P

P

P

Nursing Homes

P

P

P

P

C

Senior Housing

P

P

P

P

Single-Family Detached Housing

A

A

A

A

Two-Family Housing (Duplex)

A

A

A

A

CIVIC USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.220 for Description of Civic Use Categories.

Administrative Government Svcs.

P

P

P

P

P

P

Community and Cultural Svcs.

P1-4;C5

P1-4

P1-4

P1,2

P2

Day-Care Centers

P

P

P

P

P

P

Education

P4;A1,2;C3

P4;A1,2;C3

P

A1,2;C3

P4,5

P1,2,4;C3

Health Services

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1

P1

P1;C2

P1;C2

C2

Postal Services

P

P1;C2

P1

P1

P

P2

P1

Public Park Facilities

P

P1,2,4

P1,2,4

P1,4

P1,4

P

P1,2,4;C3

P

Public Safety Services

P1

P1

P1

P1

P1,2;C3

P1;C2

P1

P1;C3

Religious Assembly

P

P

P

P

Transportation

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

C

UTILITIES USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.230 for Description of Utilities Use Categories.

Electrical Facilities

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Electrical Generation Facilities

C

Natural Gas Facilities

P1,2;C3

P1,2;C3

P1,2;C3

P1,2;C3

P

P1-3;C4

P1,2,3

Organic Waste Processing Facilities

P1,2;C3

P

Pipelines

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Sewage Collection Facilities

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Sewage Treatment Facilities

C

C

C

C

C

C

Stormwater Facilities*

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Telecommunication Towers or Wireless Facilities

P1;PL2,3;C4

P1;PL2;C3

P1;PL2;C3

P1;PL2

P1;PL2,3;

C4

P1;PL2,3;

C4

P1;C2

P1;C2,3

Utility or Public Maintenance Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

P

P

P

Waste Disposal Facilities

P1-4;C5

C

Waste Transfer Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2-4

P1

P1;C2-4

Water Supply Facilities

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

ESSENTIAL PUBLIC FACILITIES USE CATEGORY [RESERVED]

OFFICE/BUSINESS USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.250 for Description of Office/Business Use Categories.

Administrative and Professional Offices

P

P

P

P

P

P

RESOURCE USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.260 for Description of Resource Use Categories.

Agritourism

P

P

P

P

P

P1

Agricultural Services

P

P

Agricultural Supply Sales

P1-4

Animal Production, Boarding and Slaughtering

C2

P

Crop Production

P1,2

P2

P

Fish Processing, Hatcheries and Aquaculture

C

C

P

Forestry

P1

P1

P1

P1

P

P

P

Surface Mines

C

COMMERCIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.270 for Description of Commercial Use Categories.

Adult Business

C

Amusement and Recreation

P

P1-3;C4-6

P1-3;C4-6

P1-3

P1,2,4

Billboards

P

C

P

Building Materials and Garden Supplies

P

P1,2;C3,4

P1,2

P1,2

P1,2

Business Services

P

P

P

P

P

P

Commercial Centers

P

C

C

Eating and Drinking Establishments

P

P

P

P

P

P3;C1,2

Lodging

P2

P2

P2

Mobile, Manufactured and Modular Home Sales

P

Motor Vehicles and Related Equipment Sales, Rental, Repair and Service

P1-3

P1-3

P1-3

P1-3

P1,5

P2

P1

Rental and Repair Services

P

P

P1

P1

P

P1;C2

Sales of Merchandise and Services

P

P

P3;C4

P3

P1

P1

Storage and Moving

P

C

Wholesale Trade

P

P

P

P

INDUSTRIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.280 for Description of Industrial Use Categories.

Basic Manufacturing

P

Contractor Yards

C

P

Food and Related Products

C2

C2

P

P

Industrial Services and Repair

P

P

Intermediate Manufacturing and Intermediate/Final Assembly

C

P

P

Off-site Hazardous Waste Treatment and Storage Facilities

C

Recycling Collection and Processing Facilities

P1,2

P1,2

P1,2

P1,2

P

Salvage Yards/Vehicle Storage

P

Warehousing, Distribution and Freight Movement

C1-3

P1-3;C4

P1-3

 

 

OTHER URBAN ZONE CLASSIFICATIONS

NOTES

MPC    Master Planned Community, see PCC 18A.10.080 E.

EBPC    Employment Based Planned Community, see PCC 18A.10.080 E.

AIR    Airport Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100.

MRO    Mineral Resource Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100 E.

P    Permitted.

C    Requires Conditional Use Permit.

A    Requires Administrative Use Permit.

Number    Refers to level of Use Type allowed, see PCC 18A.33.200 to 18A.33.280. When no number is present, all levels of the Use Type are allowed.

PL    Priority Location Criteria, see PCC 18J.15.270.

* Code Revisor’s Note: The term “Stormwater Facilities” was changed to “Surface Water Management Activities” in Ordinance No. 2017-89s.

(Ord. 2017-89s § 2 (part), 2018; Ord. 2016-33 §§ 1 (part), 2 (part), 2016; Ord. 2016-24s2 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2016-14s § 2 (part), 2016; Ord. 2015-86 § 1 (part), 2015; Ord. 2015-40 § 4 (part), 2015; Ord. 2014-67 § 1 (part), 2014; Ord. 2014-42 § 2 (part), 2014; Ord. 2013-85 § 1 (part), 2013; Ord. 2013-30s2 § 5 (part), 2013; Ord. 2012-2s § 5 (part), 2012; Ord. 2012-10 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 2010-70s § 11 (part), 2010; Ord. 2010-13s § 2 (part), 2010; Ord. 2010-7 § 2 (part), 2010; Ord. 2009-18s3 § 2 (part), 2009; Ord. 2008-39 § 4 (part), 2008; Ord. 2007-6 § 2 (part), 2007; Ord. 2006-9s § 1 (part), 2006; Ord. 2005-84s § 2 (part), 2005; Ord. 2004-87s § 6 (part), 2004; Ord. 2004-52s § 3 (part), 2004)

18A.17.020 Rural and Resource Zone Classifications. Revised 12/18

Use Categories and Use Types

PIERCE COUNTY (Outside of Community Plan Areas)

Rural and Resource Zone Classifications (Table 18A.17.020)

Rural Centers

Resource Lands and Other Zones

RAC:

Rural Activity Center

FL:

Forest Lands

GC:

Gateway Community

ARL:

Agricultural Resource Lands

RNC:

Rural Neighborhood Center

PI:

Public Institution

PR:

Park and Recreation

RAC

GC

RNC

[Rsvd]

[Rsvd]

FL

ARL

PI

PR

RESIDENTIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.210 for Description of Residential Use Categories.

Group Home

C

C

C

C

C

C

Mobile Home

P

P

P

P

P

Mobile Home Park

Multi-Family Housing

Nursing Homes

P

P

P

C

Senior Housing

P

P

P

Single Family Detached Housing

P

P

P

P

P

Two-Family Housing (Duplex)

P

P

P

P

P

CIVIC USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.220 for Description of Civic Use Categories.

Administrative Government Svcs.

P

P

P

P

Community and Cultural Services

P1-4;C5

P1-4;C5

P1,2

C6

P2

Day-Care Centers

P

P

P

Education

RS

RS

RS

P1,2,4,5;C3

Health Services

P1

P1

P1

C2

Postal Services

P1

P1

P1

P1

Public Park Facilities

P1,2,4

P

P1

P

P1,4

P

P1,2,4;C3

Public Safety Services

P1,2

P1

P1

P1

P1;C3

P1

Religious Assembly

P

P

P

Transportation

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

C3

P1;C2,3

UTILITIES USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.230 for Description of Utilities Use Categories.

Electrical Facilities

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Electrical Generation Facilities

C

Natural Gas Facilities

P1,2;C3

P1,2;C3

P1,2;C3

P1;C3,4

P1;C3,4

P1-3

Organic Waste Processing Facilities

P1;2;C3

C

C1-3

P

Pipelines

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Sewage Collection Facilities

P*

P*

P*

P*

P

P*

Sewage Treatment Facilities

C

C

C

Surface Water Management Activities

P

P

P

P

P

P

P

Telecommunication Towers or Wireless Facilities

P1;PL2

P1;PL2

P1;PL2

P1-3;C4

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

P1;C2

Utility or Public Maintenance Facilities

P

P

P

P1;C2

P

Waste Disposal Facilities

C1-3,5

C1-3,5

C

Waste Transfer Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1;C2,4

P1;C2

P1;C2-4

Water Supply Facilities

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

ESSENTIAL PUBLIC FACILITIES USE CATEGORY [RESERVED]

OFFICE/BUSINESS USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.250 for Description of Office/Business Use Categories.

Administrative and Professional Offices

P

P

P

RESOURCE USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.260 for Description of Resource Use Categories.

Agritourism

P

P

P

P

P

Agricultural Services

P

P

P

P

Agricultural Supply Sales

P

P1-4

P1-4

P1

Animal Production, Boarding and Slaughtering

P1;C2

P

P

Craft Distilleries

C

C

C

C

C

Crop Production

P1;C2

P1

P1

P1

P

P

Fish Processing, Hatcheries and Aquaculture

P

P

P

Forestry

P1;C2

P1

P1;C2

P1;C2

P1

P

Surface Mines

C

C

C

C

C

COMMERCIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.270 for Description of Commercial Use Categories.

Adult Business

Amusement and Recreation

P1

P1-3;C4

P1

Billboards

Building Materials and Garden Supplies

P1,2

P1,2

P1,2

Business Services

P

P

Commercial Centers

P1

Eating and Drinking Establishments

P

P

P

Lodging

P1,2

P1,2;C5

C1

Mobile, Manufactured and Modular Home Sales

Motor Vehicles and Related Equipment Sales, Rental, Repair and Service

P1,2,4

P1,2

P1,2

Rental and Repair Services

P1

P1

P1

Sales of Merchandise and Services

P3

P3

P1

Storage and Moving

P1

C1

Wholesale Trade

INDUSTRIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.280 for Description of Industrial Use Categories.

Basic Manufacturing

Contractor Yards

P1

Food and Related Products

C2

Industrial Services and Repair

Intermediate Manufacturing and Intermediate/Final Assembly

C1

Off-site Hazardous Waste Treatment and Storage Facilities

Recycling Collection and Processing Facilities

P1,2

P1,2

P1,2

Salvage Yards/Vehicle Storage

C3

Warehousing, Distribution and Freight Movement

 

OTHER RURAL ZONE CLASSIFICATIONS

NOTES

AIR    Airport Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100.

EPF-SC    Essential Public Facility-State Corrections, see PCC 18A.10.100 F.

MRO    Mineral Resource Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100 E.

NFCC    New Fully Contained Community, see PCC 18A.10.090 D.2.

MPR    Master Planned Resort, see PCC 18A.10.090 D.

P    Permitted.

P*    Permitted only as allowed by PCC 19A.30.010 C.

C    Requires Conditional Use Permit.

A    Requires Administrative Use Permit.

Number    Refers to level of Use Type allowed, see PCC 18A.33.200 to 18A.33.280. When no number is present, all levels of the Use Type are allowed.

PL    Priority Location Criteria, see PCC 18J.15.270.

RS    Rural School Criteria, see PCC 18A.43.020.

Use Categories and Use Types

PIERCE COUNTY (Outside of Community Plan Areas)

Rural and Resource Zone Classifications (Table 18A.17.020)

Rural Residential

R10: Rural 10

R40: Rural 40

R20: Rural 20

R5: Rural 5

R10, R20, R40

R5

[Rsvd]

[Rsvd]

[Rsvd]

[Rsvd]

RESIDENTIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.210 for Description of Residential Use Categories.

Group Home

C

C

Mobile Home

P

P

Mobile Home Park

Multi-Family Housing

Nursing Homes

Senior Housing

Single-Family Detached Housing

P

P

Two-Family Housing (Duplex)

P

P

CIVIC USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.220 for Description of Civic Use Categories.

Administrative Government Svcs.

Community and Cultural Services

P2,3;C1

P2;C1

Day-Care Centers

P1;C2

P1;C2

Education

RS

RS

Health Services

Postal Services

Public Park Facilities

P1,2,4;C3

P1,2,4;C3

Public Safety Services

P1

P1

Religious Assembly

P1;C2,3

P1;C2,3

Transportation

C1-3

C1-3

UTILITIES USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.230 for Description of Utilities Use Categories.

Electrical Facilities

P

P

Electrical Generation Facilities

C

C

Natural Gas Facilities

P1;C3,4

P1;C3,4

Organic Waste Processing Facilities

C

C

Pipelines

P

P

Sewage Collection Facilities

P*

P*

Sewage Treatment Facilities

Surface Water Management Activities

P

P

Telecommunication Towers or Wireless Facilities

P1;PL2;C3,C5

P1;C2

Utility and Public Maintenance Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

Waste Disposal Facilities

C1-3,5

C1-3,5

Waste Transfer Facilities

P1;C2

P1;C2

Water Supply Facilities

P1;A2;C3

P1;A2;C3

ESSENTIAL PUBLIC FACILITIES USE CATEGORY [RESERVED]

OFFICE/BUSINESS USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.250 for Description of Office/Business Use Categories.

Administrative and Professional Offices

RESOURCE USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.260 for Description of Resource Use Categories.

Agritourism

P

P

Agricultural Services

C

C

Agricultural Supply Sales

Animal Production, Boarding and Slaughtering

P1;C2

P1;C2

Craft Distilleries

C

C

Crop Production

P1;C2

P1;C2

Fish Processing, Hatcheries and Aquaculture

P

P

Forestry

P1

P1

Surface Mines

C

C

COMMERCIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.270 for Description of Commercial Use Categories.

Adult Business

Amusement and Recreation

C3,6

C3,6

Billboards

Building Materials and Garden Supplies

Business Services

Commercial Centers

Eating and Drinking Establishments

Lodging

C1,5

C1

Mobile, Manufactured and Modular Home Sales

Motor Vehicles and Related Equipment Sales, Rental, Repair and Service

Rental and Repair Services

Sales of Merchandise and Services

Storage and Moving

Wholesale Trade

INDUSTRIAL USE CATEGORY: See PCC 18A.33.280 for Description of Industrial Use Categories.

Basic Manufacturing

Contractor Yards

C

Food and Related Products

Industrial Services and Repair

Intermediate Manufacturing and Intermediate/Final Assembly

Off-site Hazardous Waste Treatment and Storage Facilities

Recycling Collection and Processing Facilities

Salvage Yards/Vehicle Storage

Warehousing, Distribution and Freight Movement

C4

 

OTHER RURAL ZONE CLASSIFICATIONS

NOTES

AIR    Airport Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100.

EPF-SC    Essential Public Facility-State Corrections, see PCC 18A.10.100 F.

MRO    Mineral Resource Overlay, see PCC 18A.10.100 E.

NFCC    New Fully Contained Community, see PCC 18A.10.090 D.2.

MPR    Master Planned Resort, see PCC 18A.10.090 D.

P    Permitted.

P*    Permitted only as allowed by PCC 19A.30.010 C.

C    Requires Conditional Use Permit.

A    Requires Administrative Use Permit.

Number    Refers to level of Use Type allowed, see PCC 18A.33.200 to 18A.33.280. When no number is present, all levels of the Use Type are allowed.

PL    Priority Location Criteria, see PCC 18J.15.270.

RS    Rural School Criteria, see PCC 18A.43.020.

(Ord. 2017-89s § 2 (part), 2018; Ord. 2017-43s § 1 (part), 2017; Ord. 2016-33 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2016-24s2 § 1 (part), 2016; Ord. 2015-86 § 1 (part), 2015; Ord. 2015-40 § 4 (part), 2015; Ord. 2014-67 § 1 (part), 2014; Ord. 2014-42 § 2 (part), 2014; Ord. 2013-85 § 1 (part), 2013; Ord. 2013-30s2 § 5 (part), 2013; Ord. 2012-2s § 5 (part), 2012; Ord. 2012-10 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 2010-70s § 11 (part), 2010; Ord. 2010-13s § 2 (part), 2010; Ord. 2010-7 § 2 (part), 2010; Ord. 2009-18s3 § 2 (part), 2009; Ord. 2008-39 § 4 (part), 2008; Ord. 2007-109s § 3 (part), 2007; Ord. 2007-10 § 2 (part), 2007; Ord. 2007-6 § 2 (part), 2007; Ord. 2006-53s § 1 (part), 2006; Ord. 2006-9s § 1 (part), 2006; Ord. 2005-84s § 2 (part), 2005; Ord. 2004-87s § 6 (part), 2004; Ord. 2004-52s § 3 (part), 2004)