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Gov. Inslee Stay-Home Order - March 23, 2020
On March 23rd, Governor Inslee issued a Stay-Home order for residents of Washington State. ... [more...]
Town Services Temporarily Suspended - March 17, 2020
The Town of Beaux Arts Village as determined that it it in the best interests of our residents an... [more...]
Public Hearing - Planning Commission - CONTINUED TO FUTURE DATE - March 11, 2020
PLEASE NOTE: IN LINE WITH PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES, THIS HEARING HAS BEEN CONTINUED TO A FU... [more...]
COVID-19 / Coronavirus Resources - March 04, 2020
King County is responding to the emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our community and has act... [more...]
Zoning Considerations and Changes
The Town's Comprehensive Plan sets forth the Town's vision for preserving the Town's special character will preparing for future growth.
The Town's Zoning Code establishes the rules that regulate the development of private property in the Town so that the vision and goals of the Comprehensive Plan can be realized.
There are times when the strict interpretation of the Zoning Code places an undue hardship on a particular property due to the physical characteristics of the site. In those cases, a property owner may seek relief from that strict interpretation by requesting a variance. The instructions and application form for this process are listed below. Variance requests are heard and decided by the Town Hearing Examiner at a public hearing.
There are times when a property owner wishes to subdivide his/her property. There a very few lots left in Beaux Arts that are large enough to subdivide into legal lots of the minimum 10,000 sq. ft. required by the Zoning Code; however, for those few owners of eligible lots, we have provided the instructions and application forms for Subdivisions below.
Lastly, there may be times when adjacent property owners want to change the location of the property line dividing their properties. For this action, we provide instructions and the application form for Baoundary Line Adjustments below.
Requests for subdivisions and boundary-line adjustments are reviewed by the Town Engineer and heard and decided by the Town Council at a public hearing.
Some owners may be interested in developing an accessory-dwelling unit (ADU), often referred to as a mother-in-law unit, on their property. We provide a fact sheet to help outline the rules for these units and answer some of your questions.
If you need additional help with any of these issues or have questions, please contact one of the Town Clerks.
Sue Ann Spens, Clerk/Treasurer
For Subdivisions and BLAs
Angela Kulp, Deputy Clerk