Ordinance No. 03-2020 Passed at February 11, 2020 City Council Meeting


An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Covington, King County, Washington, imposing a temporary 12-month moratorium on the creation, development, or expansion of self-service storage facilities, which includes, without limitation, acceptance, processing, and approval of building permit applications or land use applications for self-service storage facilities located, or proposed to be located, within the mixed commercial and general commercial zones; setting forth findings of fact in support of this moratorium; imposing the moratorium; stating the effect on vested rights; providing for exclusions; recognizing that a public hearing will be held within 60 days and a work plan will be established; providing for severability; declaring an emergency; setting the duration; and establishing an immediate effective date.

Passed by the City Council of Covington, Washington, at the City Council meeting of February 11, 2020 to take effect immediately.