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By David Pan 

Ivar's, Mukilteo Landing butting heads with City

Two fences are up on prime waterfront property


Last updated 9/23/2021 at 11:02am

David Pan

Ivar's has fenced off the waterfront parklet, west of its restaurant, due to unresolved issues with the City

Visitors to the Mukilteo waterfront may have noticed new fences on two prime pieces of property.

The tenant and owner of the properties – the waterfront parklet and the lot opposite Ivar's – put up both fences after what they view as unsatisfactory dealings with the City.

The initial plans for the parklet included a space for outdoor dining for Ivar's, as well as a portion of the park for the public. The parklet, situated where the approach ramp to the former ferry terminal was located, is owned by the Port of Everett.

The parklet opened Aug. 5 and closed the next day after a visit from...

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Reader Comments(1)

Charlie Pancerzewski writes:

Ivars has had a large parking lot across the street for years and wanted to add 13 spaces on the adjoining property for its same restaurant. Not to operate a parking lot for payment, just for its restaurant customers. Ivars large existing parking facility joins what was a restaurant and parking for its customers for at least 50 years--Seahorse Restaurant was its name and lastly named Buzz Inn. Now Ivars is not permitted to expand its existing lot that joins a former restaurant parking lot?? Is Mukilteo saying Ivars cannot add more parking to its existing business on the adjoining land that was also used for restaurant parking? What has changed that does not permit Ivars to add 13 spaces to its existing parking which is right up against the former restaurants' parking. Same kind of business, same use, same space. Only using less space than the former restaurant used on that property.


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