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DocuSign Envelope ID: BAD52943-944C-4AA6-894E-CB7EC8C37C71 <br /> Ordinance No. 4024 <br /> An Interim Ordinance Extending Ordinance 3091 and 4008, an Interim <br /> Ordinance to Facilitate the Development of Day Care Facilities in the R4 Zone <br /> Whereas the City Council adopted Interim Ordinance 3091 declaring Day Care 11 Facilities as a <br /> permitted use in the R4 Use Zone at its July 12, 2021,meeting; <br /> Whereas the City Council adopted Resolution 3043 confirming Ordinance 3091 and adopting a work <br /> plan; <br /> Whereas the City Council adopted Ordinance 4008 at its January 10, 2022,meeting extending the interim <br /> controls for Daycare II in the R4 Use Zone; <br /> Whereas the interim controls adopted by Ordinance 4008 are set to expire July 12, 2022 if it is not <br /> extended prior to that date. <br /> Whereas the work plan adopted in Resolution 3072 has been interrupted by the COVID Pandemic; <br /> Whereas the City Council now finds that additional time is required to complete the actions in the work <br /> plan adopted by Resolution 3072; <br /> Whereas RCW 35A.63.220 and AMC 19.16.110 authorize City Council to renew moratoriums, interim <br /> zoning ordinances and interim official controls as a recognized technique to preserve the status quo while <br /> new plans and regulations are developed; <br /> Whereas, as an interim ordinance,pursuant to WAC 197-11-880,the adoption of this ordinance is not <br /> subject to review under the State Environmental Policy Act; <br /> Now, therefore, the City Council of the City of Anacortes does ordain as follows: <br /> Section 1. The City Council finds that: <br /> a. an immediate and urgent need for childcare facilities exists in the City of Anacortes; <br /> b. the cost, delay, and uncertainty of the conditional use permit process reduces the likelihood <br /> that new childcare facilities will be established; <br /> C. the design and performance standards in the Unified Development Code for non-residential <br /> and multifamily buildings effectively mitigate the impacts of childcare facilities on <br /> neighboring uses in the R4 zone; <br /> d. the R4 zone, as a high-density residential zone that is intended by the Comprehensive Plan <br /> to serve as a transition from high intensity uses such as commercial or industrial <br /> development,to lower intensity residential areas, is ideal for new childcare facilities; <br /> 1 <br />