Homeless encampments are permitted within the City limits of Kirkland, subject to the regulations and restrictions found in Kirkland Zoning Code (KZC) Chapter 127. KZC 127 limits the duration, size and location of homeless encampments, and requires adherence to a Code of Conduct.
The City has approved the following application for an encampment:
Agency: Camp Unity
Location/Host: Kirkland Congregational Church - 106 5th Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033
Duration: December 17, 2020 - March 18, 2021
File No: ZON20-00675
The agent, Camp Unity, proposed to locate a homeless encampment in the existing parking of Kirkland Congregational Church. Screening around the perimeter of parking is proposed. Provisions for encampment members include: dedicated parking stalls, bathroom and shower facilities and member check in.
The following documents were submitted to the City on December 1, 2020:
As required by code (Kirkland Zoning Code 127.44), the agent and applicant provided notice by way of a mailed letter, to adjacent residents and tenants, and owners within 500 feet of the subject property.