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Zoning Code Details

Guideline descriptions of zoning (subject to change):

JurisdictionZoning CodeDetailed Description
TumwaterBDThe purpose of the brewery district zone (BD) is to provide design and development standards to transform the brewery district from a largely auto-oriented commercial node into a lively, walkable, and economically vibrant neighborhood center with a mixture of housing and neighborhood-serving businesses in accordance with the goals and objectives of the brewery district plan. Additionally, the BD zone is intended to provide for a mix of uses within the former brewery properties consistent with the city?s economic development and strategic plans and the final report for the Community Visioning Project for the former Olympia Brewery. The BD zone is intended to foster development that: A. Creates a stronger sense of place by facilitating pedestrian access, establishing gathering places for residents and fostering a distinct district identity. B. Improves transportation options, safety and access within and across the district. C. Expands economic opportunity and activity. D. Improves the function and appearance of the built environment. E. Guides redevelopment of the former brewery site and integration into the surrounding neighborhood.