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Zoning

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Zoning is regulated within the City of Wenatchee by Ordinance No. 2007-34, also known as the Wenatchee Zoning Code.  This information can be found within the City Code under TITLE 10 - Zoning.

The general purposes of the Wenatchee Zoning Code are to: "promote the public health, safety, and general welfare, to assist in the implementation of the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, to comply with the Growth Management Act, and to comply with the provisions and objectives of Chapter 44, Laws of Washington, 1935, as amended, and Chapter 17, Laws of 1990, 1st Extraordinary Session, as amended. In accordance with Chapter 35A.63 RCW, all territory within the corporate limits of the City of Wenatchee shall be classified according to the districts set out in Wenatchee City Code (WCC) 10.06.015”.

Elements found within the Wenatchee Zoning Code include, but are not limited to:

• Types of land uses allowed and their associated general provisions
• Density of development
• Dimensional standards
• Commercial architectural standards
• Parking requirements
• Landscaping requirements
• Sign standards
• Non-conformity standards
• Appeal and variance procedures
• Enforcement procedures
• Amendment procedures

For general questions relating to zoning, please contact the Planning Division.