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King County, Department of Local Services, Permitting Division will render a formal interpretation of a development regulation upon request (see Chapter 2.100 of the King County Code). To request an interpretation, please use the Code Interpretation Request form.

For additional information, call 206-296-6600 or email DPERWebinquiries@kingcounty.gov.

Code Interpretations by Subject


Subject Interpretation
Accessory Dwelling Units L02CI004
L05CI001 
Adult Family Home
CINT20-0001 (revised)
Agricultural Activities
L09CI001
Agricultural Drainage L12CI004
Agriculture Zone L04CI004
Allowed activities
L07CI004
Apartment - Dormitory
L02CI001
Aquatic area buffers/expansion of building  RRC_minutes_2015_09_03 
CINT15-0001
Binding Site Plans L07CI003
Boarding house  RRC minutes 2015_05_28 
Boundary Line Adjustment

L02CI003
CINT14-0003

Building Heights
L08CI003
Business Classification
CINT16-0001
Circumvention of zoning prohibited
L02CI003
Community Business Zone
CINT15-0003
Condominium Declarations L07CI003
Covered Sales Area
L10CI003
Critical Areas
CINT15-0001
CINT17-0001
Enhancement or restoration L04CI001
Established Use
CINT17-0003
Exemptions L04CI002
Expansion
L07CI002
Flood Hazard Areas L09CI003
Heat Exchanger L12CI002
Home Occupation 

RRC_minutes_2015_07_09
RRC_minutes_2015_09_03
CINT13-0001

Interim Recycling Facility
L10CI001
Kennel-free dog day care L08CI005
Land Use Classification
CINT19-0001 
Landscape business  RRC_minutes_2015_07_09 
Lighting for athletic fields  RRC_minutes_2015_08_06 
CINT15-0004
Lot recognition
L08CI002
Minimum lot width
L03CI001
Motocross
L04CI004
Munitions Storage
L09CI002
Native Growth Protection Buffer
L08CI004
Native Growth Retention Area
CINT18-0003
Neighborhood Business

CINT13-0001
CINT14-0002
CINT18-0001

Nonconforming Use
CINT17-0003
Non-resident employees
L04CI003
Organization Hotel/Lodging House
L02CI001
Parking, heavy equipment
L04CI003
Partial Exemptions L03CI002
Pervious Concrete
L03CI005
Private Road
L02CI002
Private Swimming Pool Construction Standards
L05CI002
Residential Accessory Uses
L03CI003
Retail Nursery
L10CI003
Road Standards
L02CI002
Severe Channel Migration Zone
CINT17-0002
Signs
L08CI005
Stream Relocations L04CI001
Substandard Lots
RRC_minutes_2015_05_14 
Vehicle Repair and Dealers

CINT13-0001
CINT13-0002
CINT14-0002

Wetland Alterations L04CI001
Wetland Mitigation L08CI001
Zoning Conditions
CINT16-0002

Code Interpretations by Code Section


Code Section Interpretation
9.04.020 L03CI005
16.70.020 L05CI002
16.82.050C L02CI002
17.04.01018 L03CI005
19A.04.330
CINT18-0003
19A.08.070 L08CI002
19A.08.180 L02CI003
19A.12.050 L02CI004
19A.20.030 L07CI003
19A.24.020 L07CI003
21A.02.070.D
CINT16-0002
CINT19-0001
21A.04.030 L04CI004
L05CI001
21A.04.090
CINT13-0001
21A.05.450
CINT20-0001 (revised)
21A.06.056
CINT17-0001
21A.06.330 L02CI001
21A.06.355 L02CI001
21A.06.640 L10CI001
21A.06.450
CINT20-0001 (revised)
21A.06.451M
CINT15-0003
21A.06.1270.B.1
CINT17-0002
21A.06.1345
CINT17-0003
21A.08 L09CI002
21A.08.030 L03CI003
 
CINT20-0001 (revised)
21A.08.030A L02CI001
21A.08.030B7 L02CI004
21A.08.050

L03CI003
L08CI005
L10CI001
CINT14-0002

21A.08.060.B.34  RRC_minutes_2015_07_09 
CINT16-0001
21A.08.070.B.1 L10CI003
CINT16-0001
21A.08.100 L04CI004
21A.12.030 L05CI002
21A.12.030.B.4
CINT15-0004
21A.12.050 L03CI001
21A.12.100 RRC_minutes_2015_05_14
21A.12.170
CINT15-0004
21A.12.180
CINT15-0004
21A.12.220.B RRC_minutes_2015_08_06
CINT15-0004
21A.20.060
L08CI005
21A.24.045.C
CINT17-0001

21A.24.045.D

RRC_minutes_2015_09_03
CINT17-0001

21A.24.045 L09CI001 
L12CI002
CINT17-0002
21A.24.050 L04CI002
21A.24.051 L09CI001
21A.24.060 L03CI002
21A.24.070
CINT15-0001
21A.24.133 L08CI001
21A.24.200
CINT15-0001
21A.24.240 L09CI003
21A.24.250 L09CI003
21A.24.275
CINT17-0002
21A.24.330 L04CI001
21A.24.335 L08CI001
21A.24.365
CINT17-0002
21A.24.370 L04CI001
21A.30.080 L03CI003
21A.30.080 L04CI003
21A.30.085 L07CI004
CINT13-0002
RRC_minutes_2015_07_09
RRC_minutes_2015_09_03
21A.30.090 L03CI003
21A.32.040
CINT17-0003
21A.32.045
CINT17-0003
21A.32.055
CINT17-0003
21A.32.065 L07CI002
21A.36.100 L08CI003
23.02.040 L09CI001
P-Suffix SV-P36 L08CI004
P-Suffix FC-P02
CINT18-0001

Code Interpretations by Year