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In any zone in which single-family dwellings are permitted, notwithstanding limitations imposed by other provisions of this title, a single-family dwelling may be erected on any single lot of record.

A. A lot of record is defined by utilizing the following criteria:

1. A lot created via the subdivision process of Chapter 58.17 RCW;

2. A lot which has a conveyance of record prior to November 5, 1951;

3. Any lot which was a legal lot under the regulations or standards of King or Snohomish County prior to annexation or incorporation into the city of Bothell; and

4. A building site under Ordinance No. 156 of the city.

B. The proponent or applicant for any permit application involving a nonconforming lot shall be required to provide information and documentation demonstrating consistency with this section.

C. Variance of area width and yard setback requirements shall be obtained only through the variance process as outlined under Chapter 12.36 BMC. (Ord. 1817 § 2, 2000; Ord. 1815 § 1, 2000; Ord. 1629 § 1, 1996).