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Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.110 Residential Zones

Section 17C.110.115 Housing Types Allowed
  1. Purpose.
    In the RA through RTF zones, housing types are limited to maintain the overall image and character of the city's residential neighborhoods. However, the standards allow options to increase housing variety and opportunities, and to promote affordable and energy-efficient housing. Other housing types, including multifamily units, are allowed in the higher density zones under the RMF and RHD categories.

  2. The kinds of housing types allowed in the residential zones are stated in Table 17C.110-2.

TABLE 17C.110-2
RESIDENTIAL ZONE HOUSING TYPES ALLOWED

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P – Permitted
N – Not Permitted
CU – Conditional Use review required

RA

RSF and RSF-C

RTF

RMF

RHD

Single-family Residence (detached)

P

P

P

P

P

Attached Single-family Residence [1]

P

P

P

P

P

Cottage Housing [1]

CU

CU

CU

   

Housing on Transitional Sites [1]

P

P

P

 

 

Zero Lot Line [1]

P

P

P

P

P

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) [2]

P

P

P

P

P

Detached ADU [2]

P

P

P

P

P

Duplexes

N

N

P

P

P

Manufactured Home [3]

P

P

P

P

P

Mobile Home Parks [3]

CU

CU

N

N

N

Single Room Occupancy (SRO)

N

N

N

P

P

Group Living

See SMC 17C.330.100

Multidwelling Structure

N

N

N

P

P

Short Term Rentals [4]

P/CU

P/CU

P/CU

P/CU

P/CU

Notes:
[1] See SMC 17C.110.300 through 17C.110.360, Alternative Residential Development Standards.
[2] See chapter 17C.300 SMC, Accessory Dwelling Units.
[3] See chapter 17C.345 SMC, Manufactured Homes and Mobile Home Parks.
[4] See chapter 17C.316 SMC, Short Term Rentals.

 

Date Passed: Monday, January 29, 2018

Effective Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018

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