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Zoning Code Details

Guideline descriptions of zoning (subject to change):

JurisdictionZoning CodeDetailed Description
Tumwater UGAMFMThe intent of the multifamily medium-density residential (MFM) zone district is to: A. Provide for a high standard of development for residential areas of medium density including both single-family and multifamily housing; B. Provide designated areas in which a minimum net density of nine units per acre and a maximum net density of fifteen units per acre apply to promote the efficient use of land; C. Guide medium-density residential development in such a manner as to encourage and plan for the availability of public services and community facilities such as utilities, police and fire protection, streets, public transit, schools, parks and recreation; D. Encourage development of attractive residential areas that provide a sense of community, establish a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere and contain a variety of housing types; E. Ensure that development without municipal utilities is at a density and in a configuration that enables cost effective urban density in-fill development when municipal utilities become available.