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0006.90000 <br />WSS /gjz <br />2/12/04 <br />R:2 /18 /049jz <br />R:2 /25 /040z <br />ORDINANCE NO. 3488 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EDMONDS, <br />WASHINGTON, ADOPTING PURSUANT TO RCW 35A.63.220 <br />AN INTERIM ZONING REGULATION CLARIFYING THE <br />APPLICATION OF ROOF HEIGHT ABOVE TWENTY -FIVE <br />(25) FEET AS A PART OF, MODULATED ROOF AND <br />BUILDING DESIGN, VESTING CERTAIN APPLICATIONS IN <br />PROCESS, ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC HEARING DATE <br />WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS OF THE ADOPTION OF THIS <br />ORDINANCE, AND FIXING A TIME WHEN THE SAME <br />SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. <br />WHEREAS, the current language of the site development table contained in <br />ECDC 16.50.020, Note 2, was originally intended to permit only modulated roof design above <br />the existing 25 -foot height limit; and <br />WHEREAS, certain ambiguities in the existing language, coupled with the <br />requirement that any such ambiguity be interpreted in favor of the exercise of the property <br />owners' common law property rights, and a consistent method of application and interpretationof <br />the provision by the City staff, Architectural Design Board and City Council, have resulted in a <br />proliferation of flat roofs and vertical parapet walls above the 25 -foot height limitation and in <br />contradiction of the intent of the City Council, and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council deems it appropriate to adopt an interim zoning <br />ordinance in order to clarify the original intent of the provisions for modulated roof and building <br />design, and <br />{WSS563354.DOC;1/00006.900000/} I <br />