Zoning Code Details

Guideline descriptions of zoning (subject to change):

JurisdictionZoning CodeDetailed Description
Tumwater UGASFLThe intent of the single-family low-density residential (SFL) zone district is to: A. Preserve and establish peaceful low-density neighborhoods in which owner-occupied single-family structures are the dominant form of dwelling unit; B. Provide designated areas in which a minimum net density of four units per acre and a maximum net density of seven units per acre apply to promote the efficient use of land; C. Guide residential development in such a manner as to encourage and plan for the availability of public services and community facilities such as utilities, police and fire protection, streets, schools, parks and recreation; D. Encourage development of attractive residential areas that provide a sense of community, establish a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere and contain a variety of housing types; and E. Ensure that development without municipal utilities is at a density and in a configuration that enables cost effective urban density in-fill development when municipal utilities become available.
Tumwater UGASFM