ORDINANCE NO. 628
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING TITLE 19 OF THE UNIVERSITY PLACE MUNICIPAL CODE, ZONING CODE, INCLUDING AMENDMENTS TO DEFINITIONS; ZONES, MAP DESIGNATIONS AND INTERPRETATION OF BOUNDARIES; USES AND ZONE CLASSIFICATION TABLES; DENSITY AND DIMENSION; DESIGN STANDARDS FOR MIXED USE, MIXED USE OFFICE, MIXED USE MARITIME, AND COMMERCIAL ZONES; DESIGN STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR SMALL LOT AND MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT; OVERLAY ZONES; OFF STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS; LANDSCAPING/TREES; AND DISCRETIONARY LAND USE PERMITS TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY WITH THE CITY’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM AND TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO UPDATE THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT, RCW 36.70A 130(5)(a)
WHEREAS, the University Place City Council adopted a GMA Comprehensive Plan on July 6, 1998 which became effective July 13, 1998 with amendments on May 1, 2000, August 4, 2003; and December 6, 2004 and February 2012; and
WHEREAS, the Revised Code of Washington 36.70A.040 requires the City to adopt development regulations which are consistent with and implement the Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held numerous public meetings beginning in October 2012, including three public hearings on April 17, May 1, and May 15, 2013; and
WHEREAS, on June 19, 2013 the Planning Commission unanimously recommended amendments to the Zoning Code to ensure consistency with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Shoreline Master Program Updates; and
WHEREAS, on June 19, 2013 the Planning Commission also unanimously recommended the amendments to the Zoning Map to ensure consistency with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Shoreline Master Program Updates; and
WHEREAS, a SEPA Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) was issued on March 30, 2013 for Zoning Text and Map Amendments with a comment period ending on April 12, 2013; and
WHEREAS, the required State agency 60-day review period on the Zoning Text and Map amendments began on May 14, 2013 and concluded on July 12, 2013; and
WHEREAS, the University Place City Council held study sessions on August 12 and 26, 2013 prior to a Public Hearing on October 7 and 21, 2013 to take public comment and discuss proposed Zoning Text and Map amendments; and
WHEREAS, the University Place City Council finds the proposed amendments attached in Exhibits A, B and C are: consistent with the goals, objectives and policies of the Comprehensive Plan; in the best interest of the citizens and property owners of the City; enhance the public health, safety, comfort, convenience, or general welfare; and will not be materially detrimental to uses in the vicinity in which the subject properties are located; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that amending the City of University Place Zoning Code Text and Zoning Map serves to comply with the Growth Management Act including RCW36.70A130(5)(a), the Shoreline Management Act, and the Shoreline Master Program Guidelines;
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Title 19 Zoning -- Text Amendments. University Place Municipal Code Chapters 19.10, 19.20, 19.25, 19.45, 19.50, 19.53, 19.55, 19.60, 19.65 and 19.85 are hereby amended as set forth in Exhibit “A” attached.
Section 2. Title 19 Zoning -- Section 19.20,050 Zoning Map Amendment. University Place Municipal Code Section 19.20.050 Zoning Map is hereby amended by rezoning Parcels 8950003641, 8950003660, 0220092029, 0220092031, 3430200310, 3430200300, 0220092007, 0220091017 and 0220092039 from R1-Residential to Mixed Use – Maritime, as depicted in Exhibit “B” attached.
Section 3. Title 19 Zoning -- Section 19.20,050 Zoning Map Amendment. University Place Municipal Code Section 19.20.050 Zoning Map is hereby amended by rezoning Parcels 0220093073, 3425000010, 3425000020, 3425000030, 3425000040, 3430000170, 3430000180, 3430001390, and 3430001400, from Residential-1 Day Island South Spit Overlay to Residential-1 Day Island Overlay, as depicted in Exhibit “C” attached.
Section 4. Copy to be Available. One copy of this Ordinance shall be available in the office of the City Clerk for use and examination by the public.
Section 5. Severability. If any section, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance.
Section 6. Publication and Effective Date. A summary of this Ordinance consisting of its title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City. This Ordinance shall take effect five days after publication.
PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON OCTOBER 21, 2013.
________________________________ Ken Grassi, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney
Effective Date: 10/28/13