Chapter 17.64


17.64.010    Purpose.

17.64.020    Applicability.

17.64.030    Criteria.

17.64.040    Review process.

17.64.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to permit safe, healthy, and temporary quartering of employees of institutional, marine-related, or manufacturing operations for up to one year, accommodating seasonal worker demand and providing employees an opportunity to reside in Port Townsend while seeking permanent housing. (Ord. 3306 § 1 (Exh. AA), 2023).

17.64.020 Applicability.

This chapter applies to the C-II(H), M-II(A), M-II(B), M-III, P/OS(B), and P/I districts, permitting employer-provided housing. (Ord. 3306 § 1 (Exh. AA), 2023).

17.64.030 Criteria.

Employer-provided housing shall be permitted under the following circumstances:

A. Employer-provided housing shall comply with applicable bulk, dimensional and density requirements of the zoning district.

B. Parking shall be provided in accordance with Table 17.72.080.

C. Housing units may be upper-story multi-family or upper-story group quarters. Units may also be tiny houses on wheels, subject to the design standards of PTMC 17.58.030 and 17.58.050. (Ord. 3306 § 1 (Exh. AA), 2023).

17.64.040 Review process.

Applications for employer-provided housing shall be subject to a Type II review process. (Ord. 3306 § 1 (Exh. AA), 2023).