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20.20.030 Designation and measurement of required setbacks.
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A. Except as specifically provided in subsection B of this section, each lot must contain only one front setback and only one rear setback. Any other setback will be considered a side setback.

B. If a lot abuts the intersection of two public rights-of-way, a front setback is required along each right-of-way.

C. The Director of the Development Services Department is authorized to designate front, rear and side setbacks in accordance with the definitions of LUC 20.50.046. If these definitions do not establish a front and rear setback, the Director of the Development Services Department shall establish these setbacks based upon orientation of the lot to surrounding lots and to any existing development pattern. All other setbacks will be defined in relation to the established front and rear setback.

D. A setback is measured from the interior edge of a street right-of-way, access easement or private road, except that if applicable, a rear setback is measured from the centerline of an alley. Where there is no street right-of-way, access easement or private road, a setback is measured from the property line.

E. The critical area buffer and critical area structure setback requirements of Part 20.25H LUC are in addition to the setback requirements of LUC 20.20.010, 20.25B.040, 20.25D.080, 20.25F.040, 20.25J.030, 20.25L.030, 20.25N.050 and 20.25P.060. Where there are multiple setback requirements, the greater setback dimension is required. (Ord. 6425, 10-1-18, § 5; Ord. 5683, 6-26-06, § 7; Ord. 5232, 6-26-00, § 4; Ord. 4654, 6-6-94, § 24; Ord. 3775, 5-26-87, § 9; Ord. 3498, 5-28-85, § 4; Ord. 3278, 8-1-83, § 6)

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