Lot Line Alteration
Application Checklist
Planning Department
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Complete this form to submit at City Hall. Or, use mybuildingpermit.com to submit your application entirely online.
Application Checklist
The following is a list of materials which must be submitted in order to have a complete application. For some
applications, it will not be necessary to submit all of the listed materials. Consult with the Planning and Building
Department if you have questions. Please do not turn in your application until all materials which apply to your
proposal have been gathered. Your application will be reviewed for completeness by utilizing the items within this
Lot Line Alteration Application Form
A completed application form (unless submitting through mybuildingpermit.com).
Payment to the City of Kirkland for the filing fee. If submitted through mybuildingpermit.com, an invoice will be
sent through the Dashboard once the materials are considered adequate for initial City review. After the City's
review of the application has been completed and the Lot Line Alteration is ready to be sent to King County for
recording, a separate invoice for the recording fees will need to be paid.
The draft plans may be submitted for initial City review. However, prior to recording you will need to provide
paper/mylar drawing with original signatures and notarizations for recording with King County.
Dimensioned plans and legal descriptions of the existing lot configuration and proposed lot configuration.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the 8 1/2" x 11" format provided by the City. One paper copy is
required for recording. (Note: If larger mylar drawings are necessary, the applicant can expect a higher
recording fee, determined by King County, and additional time to process.)
If a mylar is used to record the Lot Line Alteration, the City requires one mylar and four (4) paper copies of the
signed mylar. Legal descriptions of proposed lots are not required when recorded with King County as a survey.
The mylars shall include the following notes:
Important Notice:
The City of Kirkland makes no representation, expressed or implied, regarding this proposed Property line
alteration other than this Lot Line Alteration does not create any additional lot, tract, parcel, site or division,
and does not create a lot, tract, parcel, site, or division which contains insufficient area and dimension to meet
requirements for width and area for a legal building site. Further, the City of Kirkland makes no representation,
express or implied, as to the effect, if any, of steep slope regulations or of setbacks which may be required from
streams or wetlands with respect to any of said lots, tracts, parcels, or sites as legal building sites.
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Lot Line Alteration Application Checklist - continued
Know all men by these presents that we, being all of the owner(s) having an ownership interest in the land
herein described do hereby make a lot line alteration therefore pursuant to RCW 58.17.040 and declare this lot
line alteration to be the graphic representation of the same, and that said lot line alteration to be the graphic
representation of the same, and that said lot line alteration is made with the free consent and in accordance
with the desire of all of the owners.
An information sheet showing compliance with all applicable zoning regulations. To determine the applicable
zoning regulations, a City planner should be consulted. Required items usually include lot coverage, setback,
and floor area ratio information.
If on septic, provide a copy of the approved King County Application for Health Department Review of Boundary
Line Adjustment for the subject property.
A title company certificate which is not more than 30 calendar days old containing:
A legal description of the total parcel(s) sought to be adjusted; and
A list of those individuals, corporations, or other entities holding ownership interest in the parcel(s); and
Any easements or restrictions affecting property(ies) with a description, purpose and reference by auditor's file
number and/or recording number; and
Any encumbrances on the property; and
Any delinquent taxes or assessments on the property.
The application form must be signed by all property owners of the subject properties. The Alteration of Lot Line
form (document to be recorded with King County) must be signed by the vested owners of the subject
properties as set forth on the title report provided with the application. Others with a financial interest in the
properties as disclosed on the title report will be required to sign the Alteration of Lot Line if the alteration will
result in a reduction in value of their security, or as otherwise required by the Planning Director.
King County requires that a deed be recorded if the properties being adjusted are not owned by the same
person. King County also requires that the property taxes are current.
Alternate Formats: Persons with disabilities may request materials in alternative formats. Persons with hearing
impairments may access the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service at 711.
Title VI: Kirkland's policy is to fully comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act by prohibiting discrimination against any
person on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the provision of benefits and services resulting from its
programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated, may file a complaint
with the City.
To request an alternate format, file a complaint or for questions about Kirkland's Title VI Program, contact the Title VI
Coordinator at 425-587-3011 or titlevicoordinator@kirklandwa.gov.