Chapter 10.06
USE DISTRICTS

Sections:

10.06.010    Official zoning map.

10.06.012    Zoning of land upon annexation.

10.06.015    Use districts designated.

10.06.020    Interpretation of zoning boundaries.

10.06.010 Official zoning map.

(1) The zoning districts of the city of Wenatchee are hereby designated by a legend on the official zoning map, together with all explanatory matter thereon. The official zoning map is hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this title.

(2) The official zoning map shall be identified by the signature of the mayor attested by the city clerk.

(3) If, in accordance with the provisions of this title and Chapter 35A.63 RCW, changes are made in zoning boundaries or any other matter portrayed on the official zoning map, such changes shall be entered on the official zoning map promptly after the amendment has been approved by the city council with an entry citing the appropriate ordinance number and signed by the mayor and attested by the city clerk.

(4) Regardless of the existence of purported copies of the official zoning map which may from time to time be made or published, the official zoning map which shall be located in Wenatchee City Hall shall be the final authority as to the current state of zoning in the city. (Ord. 2010-03 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2007-34 § 2 (Exh. A))

10.06.012 Zoning of land upon annexation.

At the time of initiating any proposed annexation of property to the city, the city council shall stipulate precisely the zoning classification or classifications of the area to be annexed. The zoning classification or classifications applied to the newly annexed area or areas shall be consistent with and as shown on the Wenatchee urban area land use map in the current Wenatchee urban area comprehensive plan, as amended. No annexation shall occur outside the urban growth boundary as shown on the Wenatchee urban area land use map of the Wenatchee urban area comprehensive plan, as amended. (Ord. 2010-03 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2007-34 § 2 (Exh. A))

10.06.015 Use districts designated.

To further the identified purposes of this title, the following zoning district categories and zoning map symbols are established:

(1) The incorporated territory of the city of Wenatchee is hereby divided into the following zoning districts:

(a) RS – Residential Single-Family District.

(b) RL – Residential Low District.

(c) RM – Residential Moderate District.

(d) RH – Residential High District.

(e) CBD – Central Business District.

(f) CN – Neighborhood Commercial District.

(g) NWBD – North Wenatchee Business District.

(h) SWBD – South Wenatchee Business District.

(i) I – Industrial District.

(j) WMU – Waterfront Mixed Use District.

(k) OMU – Office Mixed Use District.

(l) RMU – Residential Mixed Use District.

(2) The incorporated territory of the city of Wenatchee includes the following overlay districts:

(a) MRC – Mixed Residential Corridor.

(b) HEO – CBD Historic/Entertainment Overlay.

(c) CSO – CBD Columbia Street Overlay.

(d) CNO – Neighborhood Commercial Overlay.

(e) PO – WMU Pedestrian Overlay.

(f) RRO – WMU Recreational/Residential Overlay.

(g) IO – WMU Industrial Overlay.

(h) GHD – Grandview Historic District. (Ord. 2010-03 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2007-34 § 2 (Exh. A))

10.06.020 Interpretation of zoning boundaries.

Where uncertainty exists as to any of the zoning boundaries as shown on the official zoning map, the following rules shall apply:

(1) Where such boundaries are indicated as substantially following the centerline of the roads, streets, highways, alleys, railroads, or rivers, the centerline shall be construed to be such boundaries.

(2) Where such boundaries are indicated as substantially following lot lines, the lot lines shall be construed to be such boundaries.

(3) In subdivided land where a zoning boundary divides an ownership, the location of the boundary shall be determined by the scale measurement.

(4) Boundaries indicated as parallel to or extensions of features indicated in subsections (1) through (3) of this section shall be so construed. (Ord. 2010-03 § 1 (Exh. A); Ord. 2007-34 § 2 (Exh. A))