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Density WorksheetDEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DENSITY WORKSHEET Planning Division 1055 South Grady Way-Renton, WA 98057 Phone: 425-430-7200 | www.rentonwa.gov 1.Gross area of property square feet 2.Deductions: Certain areas are excluded from density calculations. These include: Public Streets* square feet Private access easements* square feet Critical Areas** square feet Total excluded area: square feet 3.Subtract line 2 (total excluded area) from line 1 for net area square feet 4.Divide line 3 by 43,560 for net acreage acres 5.Number of dwelling units or lots planned units/lots 6.Divide line 5 by line 4 for net density = dwelling units/acre *Alleys (public or private) do not have to be excluded. **Critical Areas are defined as “Areas determined by the City to be not suitable for development and which are subject to the City’s Critical Areas Regulations including very high landslide areas, protected slopes, wetlands, or floodways.” Critical Areas buffers are not deducted/excluded. 1 H:\CED\Data\Forms-Templates\Self-Help Handouts\Planning\density.doc Rev: 08/2015