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City of Burlington, Washington Zoning Regulations; Solar Access

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City Of Burlington   
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Section 14.48.110, placed within the City Code’s chapter on performance standards, lists solar access criteria for any new construction that is south of existing residential land in Burlington, Washington. The criteria include prohibiting multi family, commercial, or industrial structure more than one story in height from shading the maximum building envelope of any existing dwelling as determined by the angle of the sun on December 21st; site plans that show the shading impacts of new structures on existing dwellings or vacant lots; and measuring the shading impacts on dwelling or vacant residential lots based on the adjacent property’s southernmost building envelope baseline.