Chapter 17.400


17.400.010    Purpose.

17.400.020    Code compliance review.

17.400.030    Review authority.

17.400.040    Appeals.

17.400.050    Minimum application requirements.

17.400.010 Purpose.

Land use review is intended to provide for the assurance of responsible development consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and the requirements of Kitsap County Code. Land use review will ensure that project permit applications are handled in a predictable, efficient and consistent manner.

(Ord. 415 (2008) § 166, 2008: Ord. 367 (2006) § 107 (part), 2006)

17.400.020 Code compliance review.

The department shall approve, approve with conditions, or deny permit applications based on compliance with this title and any other development condition affecting the proposal.

(Ord. 415 (2008) § 167, 2008: Ord. 367 (2006) § 107 (part), 2006)

17.400.030 Review authority.

A.    Depending on the type of development, the proposal may be subject to various land use reviews. The type of land use review is dependent on the proposed development or use as set forth in Chapter 17.381 and this title.

B.    The proposal may also be subject to various project permit reviews as set forth in Title 21 of this code.

(Ord. 367 (2006) § 107 (part), 2006)

17.400.040 Appeals.

All appeals shall follow the procedures set forth in Title 21 of this code.

(Ord. 367 (2006) § 107 (part), 2006)

17.400.050 Minimum application requirements.

A.    All applications shall be accompanied with fourteen copies or electronic copies (if authorized by state law) of complete site plans drawn to scale and produced in such a way as to clearly indicate compliance with all applicable requirements, and shall include the following:

1.    A vicinity map showing the location of the property and surrounding properties. A copy of the assessor’s quarter section map may be used to identify the site;

2.    Dimensions and orientation of the parcel;

3.    Location of existing and proposed buildings and structures showing the intended use of each, and, if appropriate, the number of dwelling units;

4.    Drawings and dimensions of proposed buildings and structures;

5.    Location of walls and fences, indication of their height and construction materials;

6.    Existing and proposed topography at contour intervals of no more than five feet as stamped by a certified surveyor or engineer;

7.    Streets adjacent to, surrounding or intended to serve the property, curbcuts and internal pedestrian and vehicular traffic circulation routes;

8.    Existing and proposed exterior lighting;

9.    Location and size of exterior signs and outdoor advertising;

10.    Preliminary landscaping plan;

11.    Location and layout of off-street parking and loading facilities;

12.    Proposed location of utility, sewage and drainage facilities;

13.    Other architectural or engineering data which may be necessary to determine compliance with applicable regulations;

14.    Location of any critical areas and their associated buffer and/or setback requirements; and

15.    Other information as required.

(Ord. 415 (2008) § 168, 2008)