Can i park my boat or RV next to the house?


1. The parking of vehicles shall be prohibited in the front yard, side yard or rear yard (except on a driveway) unless the vehicle is parked on an asphalt, concrete or other approved hard surface slab, a minimum of 162 square feet. A Recreational vehicle,boat or trailer may be parked in the side or rear yard if it is not nearer than 2' from the lot line; or on a concrete driveway if space is not available in the rear yard or side yard; or there is no reasonable access to the rear yard.


(Section 18-76, Bellevue City Code)

1. Parking is permitted in any enclosed structure which conforms to the zoning requirements.

2. Parking is permitted outside in the side or rear yards, provided it is not nearer than 2 feet to the lot line.

3. Parking is permitted outside on a concrete driveway, provided:

Parking - RV, Trailer and Boat (Continued)

a. Space is not available in the rear or side yard or there is no reasonable access to either the side or rear yards. A corner lot is always deemed to have reasonable access to the rear yard and a fence or hedge is not necessarily deemed to prevent reasonable access;

b. Inside parking is not possible.

c. The unit is parked perpendicular to the front curb.

4. The body of the recreational vehicle or boat must be at least 15' from the face of any curb, and no part of the unit may extend over the public sidewalk or right-of-way.

5. Parking is only permitted for storage purposes and the recreational vehicle or trailer shall not be:

a. Used for dwelling purposes, except for overnight sleeping for a maximum of 14 days in any year. Cooking is not permitted at any time.

b. Permanently connected to sewer, water or electricity. The recreational vehicle may be connected to electricity temporarily for charging batteries and other purposes.

6. A unit may be parked anywhere on the premises during active loading or unloading, and use of electricity or propane fuel is permitted when necessary to prepare a recreational vehicle for use.

7. The unit shall be owned by the resident on whose property the unit is parked for storage.