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Zoning Code Details

Guideline descriptions of zoning (subject to change):

JurisdictionZoning CodeDetailed Description
Tumwater UGAGCGeneral Commercial District (GC). This district is intended to: a. Provide for those commercial uses and activities which are heavily dependent on convenient vehicular access; b. Encourage the location of such uses on sites having safe and efficient access to major transportation routes; c. Discourage extension of strip development by filling in available space in areas where substantial auto-oriented commercial development already exists; d. Allow for residential and mixed-use projects to increase the opportunities for people to live, work, shop, and recreate within walking distance; e. Not locate new community retail districts closer than three-fourths of a vehicular mile from one another, or from any other district providing similar services or facilities