Town conditional use permit planned to balance community needs
March 29, 2022
La Conner’s charm is reflected not only in the town’s scenic geography, but also in town codes and zoning standards.
These standards are drafted to strike the delicate balance between supporting local economic vitality and preserving residential quality of life.
The conditional use permit (CUP) process determines whether proposed land uses are compatible with specific zoning areas.
Town planner Michael Davolio notes that conditional use applications seem more frequent in La Conner. There is a reason for that, he said.
“From my perspective, this is because La Conner has only one re...