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A. Land Use Chart. Chart 20.25Q.050.D, entitled Uses in East Main Transit Oriented Development Districts, indicates the permitted Land Uses and required review procedure for each use within each Land Use district. The use chart description and interpretation provisions of LUC 20.10.400 do not apply in East Main.

B. Use Chart Description and Interpretation.

1. Description. In Chart 20.25Q.050.D, Land Use classifications and standard Land Use Code reference numbers are listed on the vertical axis. East Main Land Use Districts are shown on the horizontal axis.

a. If the use is not included in Chart 20.25Q.050.D or if no symbol appears in the box at the intersection of the column and the row, the use is not allowed in EM-TOD Districts, except for interim uses, which are regulated under Part 20.30M LUC (Temporary Use Permit), and Subordinate Uses, which are regulated under LUC 20.20.840.

b. If the symbol “P” appears in the box at the intersection of the column and row, the use is permitted subject to applicable general requirements of Chapter 20.20 LUC for the use and the Land Use district-specific requirements of this Part 20.25Q LUC.

c. If the symbol “C” appears in the box at the intersection of the column and the row, the use is permitted subject to the Conditional Use provisions specified in Part 20.30B LUC in addition to any applicable general requirements for the use and the Land Use district.

d. If the symbol “A” appears in the box at the intersection of the column and the row, the use is permitted subject to the Administrative Conditional Use provisions as specified in Part 20.30E LUC in addition to any applicable general requirements for the use and the Land Use district.

e. If a number appears in the box at the intersection of the column and the row, the use is permitted through the applicable review process and subject to the special limitations indicated in the corresponding Notes.

C. Interpretation of the Land Use Code Chart by the Director. In the case of a question as to the inclusion or exclusion of a particular proposed use, the Director shall have the authority to make the final determination per LUC 20.10.420.

D. Use Chart. The following use chart applies to the East Main Transit Oriented Development Districts:

Chart 20.25Q.050.D Uses in East Main Transit Oriented Development Districts

Std Land Use Code Ref

Land Use Classification

TOD-H

TOD-L

711

Library, Museum

P

P

7113

Art Gallery

P

P

7212

7214

7222

7231

7232

Public Assembly (Indoor): Sports, Arenas, Auditoriums and Exhibition Halls but Excluding School Facilities

P

P

7212

7214

7218

Motion Picture, Theaters, Night Clubs, Dance Halls and Teen Clubs

P

P

Adult Theaters (1)

P

P

73

Commercial Amusements: Video Arcades, Electronic Games

P

P

7411

7413

7422

7423

7424

7441

7449

Recreation Activities: Miniature Golf, Tennis Courts, Community Clubs, Athletic Fields, Play Fields, Recreation Centers, Swimming Pools (2)

P

P

7413

7414

7415

7417

7425

Recreation Activities: Skating, Bowling, Gymnasiums, Athletic Clubs, Health Clubs, Recreational Instruction

P

P

76

Private Leisure and Open Space Areas Excluding Recreation Activities Above

P

P

Public/Private Park

P

P

Two or More Dwelling Units per Structure

P

P

12

Group Quarters: Dormitories, Fraternal Houses, Excluding Military and Correctional Institutions and Excluding Secure Community Transition Facilities

P

P

13

Hotels and Motels

P

P

15

Transient Lodging

C

C

Congregate Care Senior Housing (3)

P

P

6516

Nursing Home, Assisted Living

P

P

61

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Services (4)

P

P

62

Personal Services: Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Barber and Beauty, Photography Studio and Shoe Repair

P

P

Family Child Care Home in Residence (5)

P

P

629

Child Day Care Center (5) (6)

P

P

629

Adult Day Care

P

P

63

Business Services, Duplicating and Blue Printing, Steno, Advertising (Except Outdoor), Travel Agencies, Employment, and Printing and Publishing

P

P

639

Rental and Leasing Services: Cars

P

P

Professional Services: Medical Clinics and Other Health Care Related Services (7)

P

P

Professional Services: Other

P

P

Pet Grooming and Pet Day Care (8)

P

P

671

Governmental Services: Executive, Legislative, Administrative and Judicial Functions

P

P

672

673

Governmental Services: Protective Functions and Related Activities Excluding Maintenance Shops

P

P

Limited Governmental Services: Executive and Administrative, Legislative and Protective Functions (9)

P

P

681

Education: Primary and Secondary

A

A

682

Universities and Colleges

P

P

683

Special Schools: Vocational, Trade, Art, Music, Driving, Barber and Beauty Schools

P

P

691

Religious Activities

P

P

692 (A)

Professional and Labor Organizations Fraternal Lodge

P

P

692 (B)

Social Service Providers

P

P

Administrative Office – General

P

P

Computer Program, Data Processing and Other Computer-Related Services

P

P

Research, Business Incubation, Development and Testing Services

P

P

Homeless Services Uses (10)

C

C

42

4291

Motor Vehicle Transportation: Bus Terminals, Taxi Headquarters

A

A

Accessory Parking (11) (12) (13)

P

P

475

Radio and Television Broadcasting Studios

P

P

485

Highway and Street Right-of-Way (13)

P

P

Utility Facility

C

C

Local Utility System

P

P

Regional Utility System

C

C

Essential Public Facility (14)

C

C

Regional Light Rail Transit Systems and Facilities (15)

C/P

C/P

Wireless Communication Facility (WCF): (without WCF Support Structures) (16) (17) (18)

Communication, Broadcast and Relay Towers Including WCF Support Structures (Freestanding) (16) (17)

Satellite Dishes (19)

P

P

Electrical Utility Facility (20)

A/C

A/C

Recycling Centers (21)

P

P

5251

Hardware, Paint, Tile and Wallpaper (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

53

General Merchandise: Dry Goods, Variety and Dept. Stores (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

54

Food and Convenience Store (Retail) (23) (24)

P

P

5511

Autos (Retail), Motorcycles (Retail) (25)

P

P

Boats (Retail) (25)

P

P

552

Automotive and Marine Accessories (Retail)

P

P

553

Gasoline Service Stations (26)

P

P

56

Apparel and Accessories (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

57

Furniture, Home Furnishing (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

58

Eating and Drinking Establishments (27) (28)

P

P

59

Misc. Retail Trade: Drugs, Liquor, Antiques, Books, Sporting Goods, Jewelry, Florist, Photo Supplies, Video Rentals and Computer Supplies (22) (23) (29)

P

P

Handcrafted Products (Retail) (22) (23) (30) (31)

P

P

Adult Retail Establishments (1) (22)

P

P

59

Marijuana Retail Outlet (22) (27) (32)

A

A

5996

Garden Supplies, Small Trees, Shrubs, Flowers, Ground Cover, Horticultural Nurseries and Light Supplies and Tools (22) (23) (33)

P

P

5999

Pet Shop (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

Computers and Electronics (Retail) (22) (23)

P

P

8221

Veterinary Clinic and Animal Hospital (34) (35)

P

P

Supportive Housing (36)

P

P

Notes: Uses in East Main Land Use Districts:

(1)Adult Theaters and Adult Retail Establishments are subject to the regulations for Adult Entertainment Uses in LUC 20.20.127.

(2)Limited to a maximum of 2,000 Gross Square Feet per establishment.

(3)An agreement shall be recorded with the King County Recorder’s Office (or its successor agency) and provided to the Director, restricting Senior Citizen Dwellings or Congregate Care Senior Housing to remain for the life of the project.

(4)Drive-in and drive-through facilities are permitted as a Subordinate Use pursuant to LUC 20.20.840 only if located within a structured parking area and not adjacent to any Publicly Accessible Space. Parking shall comply with LUC 20.25Q.090.A.

(5)Refer to Chapter 20.50 LUC for definitions of Child Care Service, Family Child Care Home, and Child Day Care Center.

(6)A childcare service may be located in a Community Facility in any Land Use district pursuant to LUC 20.20.170.E.

(7)Standalone emergency rooms are prohibited.

(8)Boarding and commercial Kennels are permitted as a Subordinate Use to a pet grooming or Pet Day Care meeting the criteria of LUC 20.20.130.

(9)Uses are limited to 1,000 square feet, except for protective functions that are limited to community police stations of 1,500 square feet or less.

(10)A homeless service use requires approval pursuant to LUC 20.20.455.

(11)The location of an off-site parking facility requires Director approval. See LUC 20.25Q.090.D.

(12)Accessory Parking requires approval through the review process required for the primary Land Use that it serves pursuant to this section.

(13)Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, excluding Battery Exchange Stations, is ancillary to motor Vehicle parking and highways and rights-of-way, and is permitted through the applicable review process as a component of that use.

(14)Refer to LUC 20.20.350 for general requirements applicable to Essential Public Facilities (EPFs).

(15)Refer to Part 20.25M LUC, Light Rail Overlay District, for specific requirements applicable to EPFs defined as a regional light rail transit facility or regional light rail transit system pursuant to LUC 20.25M.020. A Conditional Use Permit is not required when the City Council has approved a regional light rail transit facility or regional light rail transit system by resolution or ordinance, or by a Development Agreement authorized by Chapter 36.70B RCW and consistent with LUC 20.25M.030.B.1.

(16)Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) are not permitted on any residential Structure or Site that is developed with a residential use; except WCFs are allowed on mixed-use Buildings that include residential uses. This note does not prohibit locating WCF: on any nonresidential Structure (i.e., churches, Schools, public facility Structures, utility poles, etc.) or in public rights-of-way.

(17)Refer to LUC 20.20.195 for general requirements applicable to WCFs and other communication, broadcast, and relay facilities.

(18)Antenna and associated equipment used to transmit or receive Fixed Wireless Signals when located at a fixed customer location are permitted in all East Main Land Use Districts and are exempt from the requirements of LUC 20.20.010, 20.20.195 and 20.20.525 so long as the antenna and equipment comply with 47 C.F.R. 1.400, now or as hereafter amended. A Building permit may be required to ensure safe installation of the antenna and equipment.

(19)Refer to LUC 20.20.730 for general requirements applicable to large satellite dishes.

(20)For the definition of an Electrical Utility Facility, see LUC 20.50.018, and for reference to applicable Development regulations relating to Electrical Utility Facilities, see LUC 20.20.255. For new or expanding Electrical Utility Facilities proposed on sensitive Sites as described by Map UT-7 of the Utilities Element of the Comprehensive Plan, the applicant shall obtain Conditional Use Permit approval under Part 20.30B LUC, complete an alternative Siting analysis as described in LUC 20.20.255.D and comply with decision criteria and design standards set forth in LUC 20.20.255. For Expansions of Electrical Utility Facilities not proposed on sensitive Sites as described by Map UT-7, the applicant shall obtain Administrative Conditional Use Permit approval under Part 20.30E LUC and comply with decision criteria and design standards set forth in LUC 20.20.255.

(21)A Recycling Center is allowed as a Subordinate Use if it is consistent with LUC 20.20.725.

(22)This individual use is limited in size to no greater than 25,000 Gross Square Feet per establishment.

(23)All wholesale and retail uses, which offer shopping carts to customers, shall (a) designate a shopping cart containment area as defined in BCC 9.10.010; (b) display signage around shopping cart corrals and at the perimeter of the shopping cart containment area that provides notice that unauthorized removal of a shopping cart from the premises constitutes theft under RCW 9A.56.270 and unauthorized abandonment of a shopping cart more than 100 feet away from the parking area of a retail establishment or shopping cart containment area is a Class 3 civil infraction as defined in RCW 7.80.120; and (c) display information on each shopping cart that is consistent with the labeling requirements of RCW 9A.56.270 and includes a 24-hour toll-free phone number to report abandoned shopping carts. Abandoned shopping carts or shopping carts located outside of a shopping cart containment area constitute a public nuisance under BCC 9.10.030(H) and may be abated through the provisions of Chapter 1.18 BCC.

(24)Food and Convenience Stores (retail) shall contain at least 75 percent square footage of retail food sales not for consumption on premises.

(25)No on-site outdoor display or inventory storage. Loading and unloading shall not be permitted in the right-of-way.

(26)Battery Exchange Stations are ancillary to gasoline service stations and are permitted through the applicable review process as a component of that use. Operators of Battery Exchange Stations shall comply with federal and State law regulating the handling, storage, and disposal of batteries.

(27)Drive-in windows and drive-throughs are not permitted.

(28)Microbrewery manufacturing is permitted when combined with an eating and drinking establishment.

(29)Drive-in and drive-through pharmacies are permitted as a Subordinate Use pursuant to LUC 20.20.840 only if located within a structured parking area and not adjacent to any Publicly Accessible Space.

(30)Handcrafted product manufacturing is permitted subordinate to a retail establishment selling that product; provided, that the Manufacturing Use occupies not more than 50 percent of the total square footage of the combined establishment.

(31)No unreasonable threat to human health and the environment shall be caused by flammable, dangerous or explosive materials associated with this use.

(32)Marijuana retail outlet excludes medical marijuana cooperative: Medical marijuana cooperatives, as authorized under RCW 69.51A.250, now or as hereafter amended, are prohibited in Bellevue. See LUC 20.20.535 for general requirements applicable to marijuana uses.

(33)Garden supplies excludes items such as large trees, rock and bulk supplies that require special handling equipment.

(34)See LUC 20.20.130 for general requirements applicable to this use.

(35)Boarding, commercial Kennels, pet grooming, and pet daycare are permitted as Subordinate Uses to a retail pet shop, Veterinary Clinic or animal Hospital meeting the criteria of LUC 20.20.130.

(36)Supportive Housing, as defined in LUC 20.20.845.C.2, may be permitted when meeting the requirements in LUC 20.20.845. The Supportive Housing development shall comply with all standards and requirements applicable to residential use in the underlying Land Use District.

(Ord. 6672, 7-25-22, § 11; Ord. 6627, 12-13-21, § 3)

* Code reviser’s note: Ordinance 6672 amended these notes and unintentionally added a duplicate table entry and note for Homeless Services Uses. At the city’s request, this duplicate text has been omitted.