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.
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This zone is intended to provide for multiple-family residential and professional office development based upon compatibility with surrounding land uses. The primary use of this zone is intended to be high density residential. Professional office use is intended to complement and support the residential use within the zone and be consistent with, and in conjunction with, residential development. It is intended that office developments within these zones will be of a higher standard in recognition of their residential setting. The following factors will be considered in the application of one of these zones to a particular site: proximity to major streets and the available capacity of these streets, availability of public water and sewer, vehicular and pedestrian traffic circulation in the area, proximity to commercial services and proximity to public open space and recreation opportunities. Development within these zones will be reviewed to ensure compatibility with adjacent uses including such considerations as privacy, noise, lighting and design.
(Ord. 534 (2016) § 7(5) (App. E) (part), 2016)
A. For multifamily development, see Chapter 17.470, Multifamily Development – Design Criteria.
B. For recreational open space provisions, see Section 17.450.040(C).
Urban High-Density Residential
Urban High Residential
19 dwelling units/acre
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.
19. All development within the Silverdale Design District boundaries must be consistent with the Silverdale Design Standards.
47. As a conditional use, UM and UH zones adjacent to a commercial zone may allow coordinated projects that include commercial uses within their boundaries. Such projects must meet the following conditions:
a. The project must include a combination of UM and/or UH and commercially zoned land;
b. The overall project must meet the density required for the net acreage of the UM or UH zoned land included in the project;
c. All setbacks from other residentially zoned land must be the maximum required by the zones included in the project;
d. Loading areas, dumpsters and other facilities must be located away from adjacent residential zones; and
e. The residential and commercial components of the project must be coordinated to maximize pedestrian connectivity and access to public transit.
48. Within urban growth areas, all new residential subdivisions, single-family or multifamily developments are required to provide an urban level of sanitary sewer service for all proposed dwelling units unless exemptions identified in Section 17.460.020 allow for the implementation of a dry sewer.
101. Transitory accommodations allowed only pursuant to Chapter 17.505.
Accessory use or structure
Adult family home
Dwelling, single-family detached (includes
Residential care facility
Temporary offices and model homes
Parks and open space
Convalescent home or congregate care facility
Dwelling, single-family attached
Nonmotorized recreation rentals
Day-care center, family
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
Laundromats and laundry services
Personal services – skin care, massage,
Pet shop – retail and grooming
Club, civic or social
Movie/performance theaters, outdoor
Museum, galleries, aquarium, historic or
Recreational facilities, private
Recreational facilities, public
Places of worship
Public facilities and electric power and natural
gas utility facilities, substations, ferry terminals, and commuter
Veterinary clinics/animal hospitals
Private or public schools
Cemeteries, mortuaries, and crematoriums
Density and Dimensions table
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