Title 17C Land Use Standards
Chapter 17C.122 Center and Corridor Zones
The document titled “Design Standards and Guidelines for Centers and Corridors” is adopted by reference as a part of the land use code for centers and corridors and incorporated as Attachment “A” to the land use code for centers and corridors. All projects must address these standards and guidelines. The applicant assumes the burden of proof to demonstrate how a proposed design addresses these standards and guidelines. For design standards and guidelines in “Attachment A” that are designated Requirement (R), an applicant may apply to the Design Review Board pursuant to the procedures set forth in chapter 17G.040 SMC, and the board may recommend approval of alternatives to strict compliance, upon a finding that the alternative satisfies the decision criteria for a design departure in SMC 17G.030.040.
The design standards and guidelines for all centers and corridors are also applicable to the sites located in the Type 4 mixed use transition zone. In addition, the design standards and guidelines for Type 1 centers and corridors are also applicable to the sites located in the Type 4 mixed use transition zone.
Date Passed: Monday, July 20, 2015
Effective Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
ORD C35280 Section 1