Keyport Rural Village

​Quick Reference Guide

​​Here is a quick reference guide to your zone. This information is a summary of your zone’s purpose, allowed uses, density, dimensions, and setbacks. The tables below do not include prohibited uses. 

This information summarizes Kitsap County Code and is subject to change. For full information about your zone, please see the Official Kitsap County Code.

In all permit-related decisions, the Official Kitsap County Code governs.

​   Purpose

The purpose of this chapter is to set forth the regulations, procedures and special development objectives that apply to the Keyport rural village. The county has identified Keyport as a limited area of more intensive rural development (LAMIRD). A fundamental underpinning of this chapter is to comply with the requirements of the State Growth Management Act, while preserving and enhancing the unique historic character of the village. The intent of these regulations is to provide for visually compatible infill, development, and redevelopment of the existing commercial and residential areas in Keyport, while also containing such development within logical, permanent LAMIRD boundaries.

In the event of a conflict between the requirements of these regulations for the Keyport rural village and any other statute, rule, ordinance or regulation, the more restrictive requirement shall govern.

The Keyport Community Plan shall be considered as a reference in any resolution.

Within the Keyport rural village, three land use zones exist. The purpose of each of the three Keyport rural village zones is set forth below.

A.    Keyport Village Residential (KVR). This zone is intended to recognize and encourage redevelopment of the historic residential patterns within the village. Residential densities may approximate historic densities but shall not exceed five dwelling units per acre.

B.    Keyport Village Commercial (KVC). This zone is intended to meet many of the village needs for basic retail shopping, tourism, and local services. The zone also recognizes and reflects the historically significant commercial use of the village, as well as the types of uses present in July 1990. The commercial zone may provide for tourist, visitor, and recreation uses. This zone may also support limited new commercial uses including isolated small-scale businesses and cottage industries not designed to serve the town population, but providing jobs to rural residents. Residential densities may approximate historic densities of five dwelling units per acre with the provision for a mixed use development density bonus based upon the historic underlying platted lots.

C.    Keyport Village Low Residential (KVLR). This zone is intended to recognize and encourage redevelopment of the existing residential patterns in the Keyport village area west of Sunset Avenue. Residential densities may approximate historic density maximums of two dwelling units per acre with a provision for performance based developments to allow a maximum of three units per acre per the conditions of Section 17.360A.030(G).

(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)

   Special provisions

A.    Applicability. This chapter applies to all development within the boundaries of the Keyport limited area of more intense development (LAMIRD). The Comprehensive Plan and the county zoning maps designate the permanent LAMIRD boundaries and zoning districts within the LAMIRD boundaries. In the event of a conflict between the requirements of these regulations and any other applicable statute, rule, ordinance, or regulation, the more restrictive regulation shall apply.

B.    All references to Keyport design guidelines shall refer to the Keyport Community Plan, Appendix G. In order to ensure that all commercial development furthers the goal of maintaining and enhancing the rural character of the village, all commercial development shall comply with the Keyport development objectives of Section 17.360A.020. The director of community development shall refer any formal proposal requiring an administrative conditional use permit or conditional use permit or PBD approval for consistency with the Keyport design guidelines as provided by the Keyport Community Plan, Appendix G. Within the area identified as the Keyport rural village limited area of more intense rural development (LAMIRD), the following conditions apply to all commercial development within Keyport village commercial (KVC) or neighborhood commercial (NC) zones for:

1.    All new construction, including any land use permit, grading or building permit, must undergo review by the department of community development to meet the Keyport design guideline requirements before any land use or building permit may be issued.

2.    Any remodel of existing structures that impacts more than twenty percent of the perimeter walls of the structure must undergo review by the department of community development to meet the Keyport design guideline requirements before any land use or building permit may be issued.

3.    Any remodel of existing structures that impacts more than fifty percent of the building facade along Washington Avenue must undergo review by the department of community development to meet the Keyport design guideline requirements before any land use or building permit may be issued.

C.    Height. In addition to height regulations in Chapter 17.420:

1.    No structure in the Keyport village commercial (KVC) zone shall be constructed to have more than two stories facing Washington Avenue; provided however, additional stories may be allowed if those stories above the second story are set back a minimum of ten additional feet from the facade line and if the building otherwise meets height limitations.

2.    Subgrade stories and basements are permitted up to thirty inches above sidewalk grade along Washington Avenue.

D.    Parking. Parking requirements for all uses shall be determined by the director through analysis of the proposed use and with reference to the parking requirements of Chapter 17.490. The availability of street parking may be considered by the director. The determination of the director shall be an administrative decision made concurrently with the department’s decision or recommendation on a proposal.

1.    Parking associated with an individual use shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be located behind structures or otherwise fully screened from street view.

2.    All required commercial parking in the KVC zone may be provided off-site in shared or joint use parking areas, or considered with on-street parking except that provision must be made to develop or reserve on-site or on-street parking spaces for handicapped parking.

3.    All required residential parking in the KVC zone for mixed use projects must be provided on site. No off-site parking is acceptable for residential parking requirements.

4.    Shared or joint use parking lots shall be screened. The following standards may be modified upon recommendation of the director.

a.    From adjacent residential zones by six-foot-high solid wood fencing or landscaped screen, or similar visual separation intended to soften the edges of the parking area;

b.    From adjacent streets by a combination of solid wood fencing, plantings, public seating, shelters, or public information kiosks. Screening and plantings shall be of a height to shield light from vehicles but shall not interfere with general visibility into the parking area for public safety purposes. The goal is to achieve visual separation and soften the edges of the parking.

5.    Shared or joint use parking lots shall provide internal landscaping as follows:

a.    For parking areas providing up to fifty stalls, twelve square feet of landscaping, in addition to the perimeter or street screening, must be provided for each stall, including one tree for every five stalls.

b.    For parking in excess of fifty stalls, an additional eighteen square feet of landscaping shall be provided for each stall over fifty, including one tree for every four stalls over fifty.

c.    Landscaped areas shall have minimum dimensions of four feet in any direction, exclusive of vehicle overhangs, and a minimum area of thirty-six square feet.

d.    Trees shall be a minimum of six feet high, with a minimum two-inch caliper if deciduous.

e.    Landscaped areas shall be distributed equally throughout the parking area to create shade and break up large expanses of asphalt or other paving.

E.    Signs and Lighting.

1.    Signs and external lighting shall be designed to reflect historic styling and comply with the town development objectives and shall be reviewed by the director or designee for architectural and site design consistency with the Keyport design guidelines.

2.    Internal illumination and neon lighting or signage is prohibited, except for window signs not exceeding four square feet; provided, that an applicant may request review of proposed signs by the director or his designated community committee, if one has been appointed. Following such review and on the recommendation of the committee, the director may allow internally illuminated signs or signs with neon lighting.

F.    Within the area identified as the Keyport rural village, the following conditions apply to all existing, newly created and/or reconfigured lots.

1.    All new construction, including any site development activity permit (SDAP), grading or building permit requiring access to a county right-of-way, must undergo appropriate review by the department of public works to meet current right-of-way use requirements before any site work may begin.

2.    No grading of more than seventy-five cubic yards of earth may occur unless a site development activity permit (SDAP) is first obtained.

3.    Drainage review is required prior to issuance of any SDAP or building permit. When the issuance of a grading or building permit will result in an increase in the total amount of impervious surface that currently exists on a lot:

a.    The director will review each SDAP and building permit application to determine whether special drainage requirements are necessary to prevent newly installed impervious surfaces from creating a drainage problem or exacerbating an existing drainage problem. In making this determination, the director may consult the citizen complaint databases, perform an on-site inspection, review the condition of the receiving downstream drainage system, review the Kitsap County soil survey, and consult with the surface and storm water management program to determine if there have been identified drainage problems or corrections that are located in the vicinity of the application. The director will conduct his review in accordance with the “Downstream Analysis” section of Chapter 2 of the county’s Storm Water Design Manual;

b.    If, in the opinion of the director, the proposal will not create a drainage problem or exacerbate an existing drainage problem, the applicant will be required to meet the minimum drainage and erosion control requirements of the storm water management ordinance (Chapters 12.04 through 12.32);

c.    If, in the opinion of the director, the proposal will create or exacerbate an existing drainage problem then, before the director can recommend approval of the application, the applicant may be required to:

i.    Provide an engineered drainage plan that addresses impacts of increased runoff on adjacent and downstream properties;

ii.    Provide on-site storm water management BMPs to reduce or eliminate surface water discharge; and/or

iii.    Improve or contribute to the improvement of the downstream drainage system.

G.    Within the Keyport village low residential zone, the following conditions apply to all newly created and/or reconfigured lots that request or result in a density of three units per acre:

1.    Three units per acre may only be requested though a performance based development (Chapter 17.450) and the use of lot clustering, common open space (Section 17.450.040(B)).

a.    Within the Keyport LAMIRD, recreational open space (Section 17.450.040(C)) is modified as follows. All residential PBDs in Keyport village low residential shall provide a developed recreational area that meets the following requirements:

i.    A contiguous area that is five percent of the lot area, (excluding critical areas). Said area shall be:

(a)    Developed as an open grass field (manicured to a condition that allows mowing by mechanical means) or a natural area (not inside critical areas, or their buffers), that contains a pathway and benches;

(b)    Owned in common and/or available for use by all residents of Keyport; and

(c)    A provision implemented by the covenants for perpetual maintenance.

ii.    A developed active recreation facility or facilities commensurate with the number of units/lots contained within the PBD. A “facility” shall be: a paved “sport court”; children’s play area; exercise fitness trail; community garden area with water service; or similar amenity (bocce ball, volleyball, horseshoes, putting green, rock climbing wall, etc.). Facilities shall be provided as follows:

(a)    One facility per every three lots, partial calculations above 0.49 are rounded up to include an additional facility.

(b)    All facilities shall be located adjacent to a public right-of-way or provided pedestrian easement access to the nearest public right-of-way and shall include directional signage and signage identifying the ability for public use.

(c)    Land shown in the final development plan as common open space, and its landscaping and/or planting contained therein, shall be permanently maintained by and conveyed to one of the following:

(i)    An association of owners formed and continued for the purpose of maintaining the common open space. The association shall be created as an association of owners under the laws of the state of Washington and shall adopt articles of incorporation of association and bylaws. The association shall adopt, in a form acceptable to the prosecuting attorney, covenants and restrictions on the open space providing for the continuing care of the area. No common open space may be altered or put to a change in use in a way inconsistent with the final development plan unless the final development plan is first amended. No change of use or alteration shall be considered as a waiver of any covenants limiting the use of the common open space, and all rights to enhance these covenants against any use permitted are expressly reserved;

(ii)    A private nonprofit conservation trust or similar entity with a demonstrated capability to carry out the necessary duties and approved by the county. Said entity shall have the authority and responsibility for the maintenance and protection of the common open space and all improvements located in the open space.

Classifications of zones

​Comprehensive Plan Land Use Designation

​Zoning Classification

​Categorical Use

​Map Symbol

Minimum​Density

Maximum Density​

​Limited Area of More Intensive Rural Development (LAMIRD) Type I​Keyport Rural Village​Keyport Village Commercial​KVCNA5 dwelling units/acre​
​ ​ ​ ​​Keyport Village Low Residential​KVLRNA2 dwelling units/acre​
​Keyport Village Residential​KVRNA​5 dwelling units/acre

Keyport Community Plan

 (101)    Transitory accommodations allowed only pursuant to Chapter 17.505.

Allowed primary agricultural uses and accessory agricultural uses or agritourism are defined by the Agricultural Code


Allowed Uses and Density, Dimensions, and Design

Please note that the tables below only include what is allowed in the corresponding zone and does not include prohibited uses.

Use Table - Permitted Use (P) = This table shows allowed uses that are permitted within the zone with the appropriate permit from the Department of Community Development (DCD). Click here to explore DCD project/permit types.

Use Table - Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP) = This table shows the allowed uses that are permitted within this zone, but will require an Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP).

Use Table - Hearing Examiner Conditional Use Permit (C) =  This table shows the allowed uses that are permitted within this zone, but you will be required to apply for an Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to establish conditions to protect public health, safety and welfare and subject to approval by the hearing examiner.

Keyport Village Commercial

   Use Table - Permitted (P)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Dwelling, existing

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

​Nonmotorized recreation rental

​(95) Allowed on all port district owned property.

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

​Accessory use or structure

​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​Parks and open space

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

​Footnotes

​​Accessory use or structure

​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​INDUSTRIAL USES

​Footnotes

​​​Accessory use or structure

​​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​RESOURCE LANDS USES

​Footnotes

​​​​Accessory use or structure

​​​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).


   Use Table - Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Accessory dwelling units

​​​​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.

​Accessory living quarters

​​​​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.

​Accessory use or structure

(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​Adult family home

​Bed and breakfast house or vacation rental

​(34) Bed and breakfast houses or vacation rentals with one to four rooms require an administrative conditional use permit; bed and breakfast houses with five or more rooms require a hearing examiner conditional use permit. Bed and breakfast houses serving meals to patrons other than overnight guests require a hearing examiner conditional use permit.

​Caretaker’s dwelling

​Convalescent home or congregate care facility

​(97) Cottage housing is an allowed use in conjunction with congregate care facilities and shall be reviewed under the congregate care facility permit review process.

​Home business

​​​​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(53) Commercial or industrial uses otherwise prohibited in the zone may be allowed as a component of a home business subject to the requirements of Section 17.410.060(B).

​Hotel/motel

​Residential care facility

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

​Accessory use or structure

(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​Auto parts and accessory stores

​Automobile repair and car washes

​Boat/marine supply stores

​Brew pubs

​Clinic, medical

​Custom art and craft stores

​Engineering and construction offices

​Espresso stands

​(58) In addition to the other standards set forth in the Kitsap County Code, espresso stands are subject to the following conditions:
a.    Drive aisles/stacking lanes shall be designed to accommodate a minimum of three vehicles per service window/door (i.e., eight and one-half feet in width and sixty feet in length) with direct access to the service window. The drive aisles/stacking lanes shall be designed to prevent any vehicles from interfering with public or private roadways, pedestrian circulation, traffic circulation, parking areas or other required development amenities.
b.    Subject to provisions set forth in Chapter 17.490, drive aisles and parking areas must also be paved in urban growth areas and include, at minimum, hard compacted surfaces in rural areas. Such surfaces must be addressed with required drainage facilities. A joint parking agreement shall be required if parking cannot be accommodated on site.
c.    All structures must be permanently secured to the ground.
d.    Restroom facilities must be available for employees. Portable or temporary restroom facilities shall not be used to meet this requirement.

​Financial, banking, mortgage and title institutions

​Fitness center

​General office and management services – less than 4,000 s.f.

​General office and management services – 4,000 to 9,999 s.f.

​General office and management services – 10,000 s.f. or greater

​General retail merchandise stores – less than 4,000 s.f.

​General retail merchandise stores – 4,000 to 9,999 s.f.

​Nursery, retail

​Nursery, wholesale

​Personal services – skin care, massage, manicures, hairdresser/barber

​Pet shop – retail and grooming

​Restaurants

​Veterinary clinics/animal hospitals

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

​Club, civic or social

​(12) All buildings and activities shall be set back a minimum of fifty feet in FRL, MRO, RW, RP, RR, RCO, RI or parks zones and thirty-five feet in all other zones from a side or rear lot line. All such uses shall access directly to a county right-of-way determined to be adequate by the county engineer, and be able to provide access without causing traffic congestion on local residential streets. Any such use shall not be materially detrimental to any adjacent (existing or future) residential development due to excessive traffic generation, noise, light or other circumstances. The director may increase setback, buffer and landscaping standards or impose other conditions to address potential impacts.
​Marinas

​Museum, galleries, aquarium, historic or cultural exhibits

​Zoo

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

​Footnotes

​Government/public structures

​Places of worship

​​(12) All buildings and activities shall be set back a minimum of fifty feet in FRL, MRO, RW, RP, RR, RCO, RI or parks zones and thirty-five feet in all other zones from a side or rear lot line. All such uses shall access directly to a county right-of-way determined to be adequate by the county engineer, and be able to provide access without causing traffic congestion on local residential streets. Any such use shall not be materially detrimental to any adjacent (existing or future) residential development due to excessive traffic generation, noise, light or other circumstances. The director may increase setback, buffer and landscaping standards or impose other conditions to address potential impacts.

​Private or public schools

​(20) Site plans for public schools shall include an area identified and set aside for the future placement of a minimum of four portable classroom units. The area set aside may not be counted towards meeting required landscaping or parking requirements.

​Public facilities and electric power and natural gas utility facilities, substations, ferry terminals, and commuter park-and-ride lots

​(16) The erection, construction, alteration, or maintenance of overhead or underground utilities by a public utility, municipality, governmental agency, or other approved party shall be permitted in any zone; provided, that any permanent above-ground structures not located within a right-of-way or easement shall be subject to the review of the director. Utility transmission and distribution lines and poles may exceed the height limits otherwise provided for in this title. Water towers which exceed thirty-five feet in height, solid waste collection, transfer and/or handling sites in any zone shall be subject to a conditional use permit. These provisions do not apply to wireless communication facilities, which are specifically addressed in Chapter 17.530.

​INDUSTRIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Boat yard

  

   Use Table - Hearing Examiner Conditional Use Permit (C)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Boarding house

​(102) Boarding houses must have health district approval prior to occupancy.

​Cottage housing developments

​Dwelling, duplex

​Dwelling, multifamily

​Dwelling, single-family attached

​(26) Single-family detached dwellings shall only be allowed when the existing parcel size as of August 31, 2016, would only allow the development of one dwelling unit.

​Dwelling, single-family detached (includes manufactured homes)

(26) Single-family detached dwellings shall only be allowed when the existing parcel size as of August 31, 2016, would only allow the development of one dwelling unit.
(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

​Mobile homes

​(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

​COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

​Automobile rentals

​Day-care center

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Day-care center, family

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Drinking establishments

​Farm and garden equipment and sales

​General retail merchandise stores – 10,000 to 15,000 s.f.

​General retail merchandise stores – 15,001 to 24,999 s.f.

​Kennels or pet day-cares

(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.

​Kennels, hobby

​Laundromats and laundry services

​Off-street private parking facilities

​Research laboratory

​Restaurants, high-turnover

​Temporary offices and model homes (27)

​Tourism facilities, including outfitter and guide facilities

​Tourism facilities, including seaplane and tour boat terminals

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

​Amusement centers

​(11) A circus, carnival, animal display, or amusement ride may be allowed through a Type I administrative review in all industrial zones and any commercial zones, except neighborhood commercial (NC), Keyport village commercial (KVC), or Manchester village commercial (MVC) for a term not to exceed ninety days, with a written approval of the director. The director may condition such approval as appropriate to the site. The director's decision may be appealed to the hearing examiner.

​Carnival or circus

​Golf courses

​Movie/performance theaters, indoor

​Movie/performance theaters, outdoor

​Recreational facilities, private

​Recreational facilities, public

​INDUSTRIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Cemeteries, mortuaries, and crematoriums

​(10) A cemetery, crematorium, mausoleum, or columbarium shall have its principal access on a county roadway with ingress and egress so designed as to minimize traffic congestion, and shall provide required off-street parking spaces. No mortuary or crematorium in conjunction with a cemetery is permitted within two hundred feet of a lot in a residential zone.

​Contractor’s storage yard

​(21) Outdoor contractors’ storage yards accessory to a primary residence shall be limited to not more than ten heavy equipment vehicles or heavy construction equipment. The use shall be contained outside of required setbacks within a contained yard or storage building. The storage yard and/or building shall be screened from adjacent properties with a screening buffer a minimum of twenty-five feet in width and capable of providing functional screening of the use. Minimum lot size shall be one hundred thousand square feet.

​Storage, self-service

​RESOURCE LAND USES

​Footnotes

​Shellfish/fish hatcheries and processing facilities


   Density, Dimensions, and Design

Standard

Density and Dimensions table

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​Minimum density (du/acre)NA
​Maximum density (du/acre)​5

​Minimum lot sizeNA
​Maximum lot size​NA
​Minimum lot width (feet)30
​Minimum lot depth (feet)​NA
​Maximum height (feet)​35
​(40) Height limitations set forth elsewhere  in this title shall not apply to the following:  barns, silos, or other farm buildings and structures, provided they are not less than fifty feet from every lot line; chimneys, spires on places of worship, belfries, cupolas, domes, smokestacks, flagpoles, grain elevators, cooling towers, solar energy systems, monuments, fire  house towers, masts, aerials, elevator shafts,  and other similar projections; and outdoor theater screens, provided said screens contain no advertising matter other than the name of the theater. The proponent seeking exception to the height limitation shall certify that the object being considered under this provision will not shade an existing solar energy system which, by the determination of the director, contributes substantially to the space- or water-heating requirements of a building.
​Maximum impervious surface coverage​NA
​Maximum lot coverage​NA
​Setbacks
​(34) Development abutting a street for which a standard has been established by the Kitsap County arterial plan shall provide a special setback from the centerline of said street or a distance adequate to accommodate one-half of the right-of-way standard established by the arterial plans for the street. The building setback required by the underlying zone shall be in addition to the special setback and shall be measured from the edge of the special setback line. The special setback area shall be treated as additional required yard area and reserved for future street widening purposes.


(48) Shoreline properties are subject to Title 22 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Properties constrained by critical areas are subject to Title 19 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Cornices, canopies, eaves, belt courses, sills, bay windows, fireplaces or other similar cantilevered features may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required yard area. In no case shall a habitable area be considered for encroachment into a required yard through any land use process. Additionally, fire escapes, open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places or outside stairways may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required side or rear yards. Open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places, or outside stairways shall not extend more than six feet into any required front yard and shall be a minimum of five feet from the front property line.
​Minimum front (feet)​NA
(41) The following exceptions apply to front yard requirements for dwellings:
a.    If there are dwellings on both abutting lots with front yards less than the required depth for the zone, the front yard for the lot need not exceed the average front yard of the abutting dwellings.
b.    If there is a dwelling on one abutting lot with a front yard less than the required depth for the zone, the front yard need not exceed a depth of halfway between the depth of the front yard on the abutting lot and the required front yard depth.
c.    If a modification to the front yard requirement is necessary in order to site dwellings in a manner that maximizes solar access, the director may modify the requirement.
d.    On lots with multiple front yards, the front yard setback(s) in which the lot does not receive access may be modified by the director. Based upon topography, critical areas or other site constraints, the director may reduce these front yard setbacks to a minimum of twenty feet for properties requiring fifty feet and ten feet for properties requiring twenty feet. The director may not modify front yard setbacks from county arterials or collectors. Such reductions shall not have an adverse impact to surrounding properties.

(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.
​Maximum front (feet)​NA
​Minimum Side (feet)NA
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.
Minimum ​Rear (feet)NA
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.


KEYPORT VILLAGE LOW RESIDENTIAL

   Use Table - Permitted (P)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Accessory dwelling units
(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses

​Accessory living quarters

​(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses

​Accessory use or structure

​(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​Bed and breakfast house or vacation rental
​(34) Bed and breakfast houses or vacation rentals with one to four rooms require an administrative conditional use permit; bed and breakfast houses with five or more rooms require a hearing examiner conditional use permit. Bed and breakfast houses serving meals to patrons other than overnight guests require a hearing examiner conditional use permit.
​Dwelling, existing
​Dwelling, single-family attached
​Dwelling, single-family detached (includes manufactured homes)
​(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).
​Parks and open space

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​INDUSTRIAL USES

Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

Storage, vehicle and equipment

(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director.

RESOURCE LAND USES

​​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure

​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

 

   Use Table - Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Cottage housing developments

​Dwelling, duplex
​(3) When located within urban growth areas (except UR), duplexes shall require five thousand square feet of minimum lot area. Duplexes located in the UR zone or outside of urban growth areas shall require double the minimum lot area required for the zone.
​Home businesses
​​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(53) Commercial or industrial uses otherwise prohibited in the zone may be allowed as a component of a home business subject to the requirements of Section 17.410.060(B).
​Residential care facility

Storage, vehicle and equipment

​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
​(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director. ​


   Use Table - Hearing Examiner Conditional Use Permit (C)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

Mobile homes

​​(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

​Day-care center

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Day-care center, family

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Kennels, hobby

​Nursery, retail

​Nursery, wholesale

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

​Recreational facilities, private

​Recreational facilities, public

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

​Footnotes

​Government/public structures

​Places of worship
​(12) All buildings and activities shall be set back a minimum of fifty feet in FRL, MRO, RW, RP, RR, RCO, RI or parks zones and thirty-five feet in all other zones from a side or rear lot line. All such uses shall access directly to a county right-of-way determined to be adequate by the county engineer, and be able to provide access without causing traffic congestion on local residential streets. Any such use shall not be materially detrimental to any adjacent (existing or future) residential development due to excessive traffic generation, noise, light or other circumstances. The director may increase setback, buffer and landscaping standards or impose other conditions to address potential impacts.

​Private or public schools

(20) Site plans for public schools shall include an area identified and set aside for the future placement of a minimum of four portable classroom units. The area set aside may not be counted towards meeting required landscaping or parking requirements.

​Public facilities and electric power and natural gas utility facilities, substations, ferry terminals, and commuter park-and-ride lots

​(16) The erection, construction, alteration, or maintenance of overhead or underground utilities by a public utility, municipality, governmental agency, or other approved party shall be permitted in any zone; provided, that any permanent above-ground structures not located within a right-of-way or easement shall be subject to the review of the director. Utility transmission and distribution lines and poles may exceed the height limits otherwise provided for in this title. Water towers which exceed thirty-five feet in height, solid waste collection, transfer and/or handling sites in any zone shall be subject to a conditional use permit. These provisions do not apply to wireless communication facilities, which are specifically addressed in Chapter 17.530.

Storage, vehicle and equipment

​(1) Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses.
​(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director. ​


   Density, Dimensions, and Design

Standard


17.420.056 Density and Dimensions table

​Minimum density (du/acre)NA
​Maximum density (du/acre)2
(45) Density in the KVLR zone may be increased to three units per acre through a performance-based development (PBD) process pursuant to the regulations cited in Section 17.360A.030(B).
​Minimum lot size12,500 s.f.
​Maximum lot size​NA
​Minimum lot width (feet)80
​Minimum lot depth (feet)80
​Maximum height (feet)​35
​(40) Height limitations set forth elsewhere  in this title shall not apply to the following:  barns, silos, or other farm buildings and structures, provided they are not less than fifty feet from every lot line; chimneys, spires on places of worship, belfries, cupolas, domes, smokestacks, flagpoles, grain elevators, cooling towers, solar energy systems, monuments, fire  house towers, masts, aerials, elevator shafts,  and other similar projections; and outdoor theater screens, provided said screens contain no advertising matter other than the name of the theater. The proponent seeking exception to the height limitation shall certify that the object being considered under this provision will not shade an existing solar energy system which, by the determination of the director, contributes substantially to the space- or water-heating requirements of a building.
​Maximum impervious surface coverage

50% for residential properties less than or equal to 0.50 acres

40% for residential properties greater than or equal to 0.51 acres

​Maximum lot coverage​NA
​Setbacks
​(34) Development abutting a street for which a standard has been established by the Kitsap County arterial plan shall provide a special setback from the centerline of said street or a distance adequate to accommodate one-half of the right-of-way standard established by the arterial plans for the street. The building setback required by the underlying zone shall be in addition to the special setback and shall be measured from the edge of the special setback line. The special setback area shall be treated as additional required yard area and reserved for future street widening purposes.


(48) Shoreline properties are subject to Title 22 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Properties constrained by critical areas are subject to Title 19 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Cornices, canopies, eaves, belt courses, sills, bay windows, fireplaces or other similar cantilevered features may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required yard area. In no case shall a habitable area be considered for encroachment into a required yard through any land use process. Additionally, fire escapes, open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places or outside stairways may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required side or rear yards. Open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places, or outside stairways shall not extend more than six feet into any required front yard and shall be a minimum of five feet from the front property line.
​Minimum front (feet)​10 for habitable area, 20 for garage or carport
​(41) The following exceptions apply to front yard requirements for dwellings:
a.    If there are dwellings on both abutting lots with front yards less than the required depth for the zone, the front yard for the lot need not exceed the average front yard of the abutting dwellings.
b.    If there is a dwelling on one abutting lot with a front yard less than the required depth for the zone, the front yard need not exceed a depth of halfway between the depth of the front yard on the abutting lot and the required front yard depth.
c.    If a modification to the front yard requirement is necessary in order to site dwellings in a manner that maximizes solar access, the director may modify the requirement.
d.    On lots with multiple front yards, the front yard setback(s) in which the lot does not receive access may be modified by the director. Based upon topography, critical areas or other site constraints, the director may reduce these front yard setbacks to a minimum of twenty feet for properties requiring fifty feet and ten feet for properties requiring twenty feet. The director may not modify front yard setbacks from county arterials or collectors. Such reductions shall not have an adverse impact to surrounding properties.

(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.
​Maximum front (feet)​NA
Minimum ​Side (feet)5
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.
​Minimum Rear (feet)5
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.


 

KEYPORT VILLAGE RESIDENTIAL

   Use Table - Permitted (P)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Accessory dwelling units

(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses

​Accessory living quarters

​(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses

​Accessory use or structure

​(1) ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(18) One piece of heavy equipment may be stored in any single-family zone; provided, that it is either enclosed within a permitted structure, or screened to the satisfaction of the director.
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​Bed and breakfast house or vacation rental

​(34) Bed and breakfast houses or vacation rentals with one to four rooms require an administrative conditional use permit; bed and breakfast houses with five or more rooms require a hearing examiner conditional use permit. Bed and breakfast houses serving meals to patrons other than overnight guests require a hearing examiner conditional use permit.

​Dwelling, existing

​Dwelling, single-family attached

​Dwelling, single-family detached (includes manufactured homes)

​(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure

(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section
​Parks and open space

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

​INDUSTRIAL USES

Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

RESOURCE LAND USES

​​Footnotes

Accessory use or structure
​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(51) Storage of shipping containers is prohibited unless allowed as part of a land use permit and/or approval. Placement of storage containers allowed only with an approved temporary permit subject to the provisions of Section 17.105.090(I).

 

   Use Table - Administrative Conditional Use Permit (ACUP)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

​Cottage housing developments
​Dwelling, duplex
​(3) When located within urban growth areas (except UR), duplexes shall require five thousand square feet of minimum lot area. Duplexes located in the UR zone or outside of urban growth areas shall require double the minimum lot area required for the zone.
​Home businesses
​​(1)  ​Where applicable subject to Section 17.410.060, Provisions applying to special uses
(53) Commercial or industrial uses otherwise prohibited in the zone may be allowed as a component of a home business subject to the requirements of Section 17.410.060(B).
​Residential care facility

   Use Table - Hearing Examiner Conditional Use Permit (C)

​RESIDENTIAL USES

​Footnotes

Mobile homes

​​(43) Where a family member is in need of special, frequent and routine care and assistance by reason of advanced age or ill health, a manufactured home or mobile home may be placed upon the same lot as a single-family dwelling for occupancy by the individual requiring or providing such special care subject to the following limitations:
a.    Not more than two individuals shall be the recipients of special care;
b.    No rent, fee, payment or charge in lieu thereof may be made for use of the single-family dwelling or manufactured/mobile home as between the recipients or providers of special care;
c.    The manufactured/mobile home must meet the setback requirements of the zone in which it is situated;
d.    A permit must be obtained from the director authorizing such special care manufactured/mobile home. Such permit shall remain in effect for one year and may, upon application, be extended for one-year periods, provided there has been compliance with the requirements of this section;
e.    The manufactured/mobile home must be removed when the need for special care ceases; and
f.    Placement of the manufactured/mobile home is subject to applicable health district standards for water service and sewage disposal.

COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS USES

​Footnotes

​Day-care center

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Day-care center, family

​(14) In those zones that prohibit residential uses, family day-care centers are only allowed in existing residential structures. Day-care centers shall have a minimum site size of ten thousand square feet and shall provide and thereafter maintain outdoor play areas with a minimum area of seventy-five square feet per child of total capacity. A sight-obscuring fence of at least four feet in height shall be provided, separating the play area from abutting lots. Adequate off-street parking and loading space shall be provided.

​Kennels, hobby

​Nursery, retail

​Nursery, wholesale

​RECREATIONAL/CULTURAL USES

​Footnotes

​Recreational facilities, private

​Recreational facilities, public

​INSTITUTIONAL USES

​Footnotes

​Government/public structures

​Places of worship
​(12) All buildings and activities shall be set back a minimum of fifty feet in FRL, MRO, RW, RP, RR, RCO, RI or parks zones and thirty-five feet in all other zones from a side or rear lot line. All such uses shall access directly to a county right-of-way determined to be adequate by the county engineer, and be able to provide access without causing traffic congestion on local residential streets. Any such use shall not be materially detrimental to any adjacent (existing or future) residential development due to excessive traffic generation, noise, light or other circumstances. The director may increase setback, buffer and landscaping standards or impose other conditions to address potential impacts.

​Private or public schools

(20) Site plans for public schools shall include an area identified and set aside for the future placement of a minimum of four portable classroom units. The area set aside may not be counted towards meeting required landscaping or parking requirements.

​Public facilities and electric power and natural gas utility facilities, substations, ferry terminals, and commuter park-and-ride lots

​(16) The erection, construction, alteration, or maintenance of overhead or underground utilities by a public utility, municipality, governmental agency, or other approved party shall be permitted in any zone; provided, that any permanent above-ground structures not located within a right-of-way or easement shall be subject to the review of the director. Utility transmission and distribution lines and poles may exceed the height limits otherwise provided for in this title. Water towers which exceed thirty-five feet in height, solid waste collection, transfer and/or handling sites in any zone shall be subject to a conditional use permit. These provisions do not apply to wireless communication facilities, which are specifically addressed in Chapter 17.530.


   Density, Dimensions, and Design

Standard


17.420.056 Density and Dimensions table

​Minimum density (du/acre)NA
​Maximum density (du/acre)2
(45)
​Minimum lot size4,000 s.f.
​Maximum lot size​NA
​Minimum lot width (feet)40
​Minimum lot depth (feet)80
​Maximum height (feet)​35
​(40) Height limitations set forth elsewhere  in this title shall not apply to the following:  barns, silos, or other farm buildings and structures, provided they are not less than fifty feet from every lot line; chimneys, spires on places of worship, belfries, cupolas, domes, smokestacks, flagpoles, grain elevators, cooling towers, solar energy systems, monuments, fire  house towers, masts, aerials, elevator shafts,  and other similar projections; and outdoor theater screens, provided said screens contain no advertising matter other than the name of the theater. The proponent seeking exception to the height limitation shall certify that the object being considered under this provision will not shade an existing solar energy system which, by the determination of the director, contributes substantially to the space- or water-heating requirements of a building.
​Maximum impervious surface coverage

50% for residential properties less than or equal to 0.50 acres

40% for residential properties greater than or equal to 0.51 acres

​Maximum lot coverage​NA
​Setbacks
​(34) Development abutting a street for which a standard has been established by the Kitsap County arterial plan shall provide a special setback from the centerline of said street or a distance adequate to accommodate one-half of the right-of-way standard established by the arterial plans for the street. The building setback required by the underlying zone shall be in addition to the special setback and shall be measured from the edge of the special setback line. The special setback area shall be treated as additional required yard area and reserved for future street widening purposes.


(48) Shoreline properties are subject to Title 22 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Properties constrained by critical areas are subject to Title 19 and may have additional buffers and setbacks requirements not listed in the density and dimension tables. Cornices, canopies, eaves, belt courses, sills, bay windows, fireplaces or other similar cantilevered features may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required yard area. In no case shall a habitable area be considered for encroachment into a required yard through any land use process. Additionally, fire escapes, open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places or outside stairways may extend up to twenty-four inches into any required side or rear yards. Open/uncovered porches, balconies, landing places, or outside stairways shall not extend more than six feet into any required front yard and shall be a minimum of five feet from the front property line.
​Minimum front (feet)​10 for habitable area, 5 for porch, 20 for garage or carport
(46)  A front porch and associated steps shall meet a minimum five-foot setback from the front property line and the following requirements:
a.    Porches shall be at least forty percent open on each of two sides.
b.    Porches shall be a minimum of four feet by six feet.
​Maximum front (feet)​NA
​Minimum Side (feet)5
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.
​Minimum Rear (feet)5
(42) The following exceptions apply to historic lots:
a. Building setback lines that do not meet the requirements of this title but were legally established prior to the adoption of this title shall be considered the building line for alterations, remodels, and accessory structures on the lot or parcel; providing, that no structure or portion of such addition may further project beyond the established building line.
b. Any single-family residential lot of record as defined in Chapter 17.110 that has a smaller width or lot depth than that required by this title, or is less than one acre, may use that residential zoning classification that most closely corresponds to the dimension or dimensions of the lot of record, for the purpose of establishing setbacks from the property lines.

(43) Any structure otherwise permitted under this section may be placed on a lot or parcel within a required yard area if the director finds that such a location is necessary because existing sewer systems or roadways make compliance with the yard area requirements of this title impossible without substantial changes to the site.






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