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File #: 2022-0265    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2022 In control: Local Services and Land Use Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/7/2023
Enactment date: 11/14/2023 Enactment #: 19687
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to development regulations in North Highline; amending Ordinance 17841, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C 20.20.030, Ordinance 19146, Section 48, as amended, and K.C.C 21A.12.030 and Ordinance 17539, Section 34, as amended, and K.C.C 21A.12.040, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 21A.06, and adding a new chapter to K.C.C. Title 21A.
Sponsors: Sarah Perry, Joe McDermott
Indexes: Highline
Code sections: 20.20.030 - , 21A - , 21A.12.030 - , 21A.12.040 - .
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19687, 2. 2022-0265 Amendment 1, 3. A. North Highline Urban Design Standards & Guidelines June 2022 - Final Transmittal, 4. 2022-0265 transmittal letter, 5. 2022-0265 WDOC Acknowledgement Letter, 6. 2022-0265 Summary of Proposed Ordinance relating to North Highline Urban Design Strategies Proviso Deliverables 2022, 7. 2022-0265 - 2022 SMP Regulatory Note Check List of Criteria, 8. 2022-0265 fiscal note, 9. 2022-0265 SEPA Environmental Checklist, 10. 2022-0265 SEPA Non-Project Action Determination of Non-Significance (DNS), 11. 2022-0265 Memorandum - SEPA Threshold Determination of Determination of Non-significance, 12. 2022-0265 Legislative Review Form, 13. 2022-0265_SR_NH Design Standards, 14. 2022-0265_AMDS1, 15. 2022-0265_AMDT1, 16. 2022-0265_SR_NH Design StandardsSept26, 17. 2022-0265_RevisedSR_NH Design StandardsSept26
Related files: 2022-RPT0093, 2013-0479, 2012-0441, 2019-0413, 2022-0264
Staff: Micklow, Andy
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AN ORDINANCE relating to development regulations in North Highline; amending Ordinance 17841, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C 20.20.030, Ordinance 19146, Section 48, as amended, and K.C.C 21A.12.030 and Ordinance 17539, Section 34, as amended, and K.C.C 21A.12.040, adding new sections to K.C.C. chapter 21A.06, and adding a new chapter to K.C.C. Title 21A.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Findings:
A. The North Highline Community Service Area Subarea Plan was adopted in Ordinance 19555.
B. Policy NH-13 called for urban design standards for nonresidential, multifamily, and mixed-use development in North Highline, to "enrich the area's urban form and character."
C. The urban design standards adopted in this ordinance implement policy NH-13 and provide clear and objective development regulations regarding the exterior design of buildings in North Highline. The design review process established in this ordinance is integrated with the existing permit review process for new and substantially improved development.
SECTION 2. Ordinance 17841, Section 5, as amended, and K.C.C 20.20.030 are hereby amended to read as follows:
A.1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection A.2. of this section, before filing a permit application, the applicant shall contact the department to schedule a presubmittal project review to discuss the application requirements with the applicant and provide comments on the development proposal. The department shall credit any fees charged for the presubmittal project review towards the permit application fees provided for in K.C.C. Title 27.
2. A presubmittal project review is not required for over-the-counter permits or for proposals that require a mandatory preapplication conference under subsection B. of this section.
B. Before filing a permit application requiring a Type 2, 3, or 4 decision, or a Type 1 land use decision required to comply with the North Highline urban design standards i...

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