The original homestead was broken up into various large lot size properties which have experienced minimal downsizing since the original plat.  Prior to annexation into the city of Bothell in 1992 the Canyon Park area properties in question were zoned minimum 2.3 acre lot sizes under the jurisdiction of Snohomish county.   Once annexed into Bothell the minimum lot size of 1 acre was establish as a growth reserve area.

The 2004 Critical Species Habitat ordinance established in the Fitzgerald sub-area set minimum property sizes at R40,000 which, because of the rezone request submitted by Berry/Phillips in 1997 -- now having been reviewed, has been re-visited by the city council to allow property zone upgrading.     NEXT

"NCFWCHPA" is a Bothell city map notation.

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