Apartments may be coming to your single-family home neighborhood
Substitute Senate Bill 6536 would require zoning laws to change
Last updated 2/15/2020 at 10:08am
OLYMPIA – Larger cities and counties would be prohibited from creating single-family neighborhoods under a Senate Bill introduced by a King County Democrat.
Substitute Senate Bill 6536 would require cities of more than 10,000 residents and counties with 50,000 residents to eliminate residential zoning rules limiting construction to single-family homes.
Sen. Mona Das, D-Kent, wants to eliminate single-family neighborhoods in cities and in urban growth areas of counties.
Under her bill, counties would be required to allow duplexes, townhouses, condominiums and apartment complexes of 12 uni...