Form-Based Code project: Draft code
An initial draft for a form-based code has been developed for the Department of Permitting Form-Based Code project, which is examining the feasibility of replacing King County's current conventional land use code with a form-based code.
View the draft form-based code below by section or as one large document in PDF* (entire file, 6MB).
Table of contentsPDF* (81KB) or MS Word* (31KB)
IntroductionPDF* (119KB) or MS Word* (67KB)
Framework: The TransectPDF* (179KB) or MS Word* (123KB)
Site and Building StandardsPDF* (486KB) or MS Word* (859KB)
Street StandardsPDF* (2MB) or MS Word* (3MB)
Civic Space StandardsPDF* (330KB) or MS Word* (1MB)
New CommunitiesPDF* (196KB) or MS Word* (133KB)
Architectural StandardsPDF* (425KB) or MS Word* (665KB)
DefinitionsPDF* (165KB) or MS Word* (103KB)
For comments or questions on the draft code, please contact the Permitting Department at 206-296-6600.