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Archive for January 2nd, 2013

2012 Seattle Energy Code Development

Washington State has amended the 2012 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code). With each new edition of the energy code, Seattle enacts additional rules to reduce the amount of energy consumed by non-residential buildings. A limited set of new Seattle amendments will be proposed for the 2012 Seattle code, based on the 2012 IECC.


Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair

Are you looking to remodel your home, but don’t know where to start or what to do? Then head out to the 16th Annual Phinney Home Design and Remodel Fair to learn from experienced and trained professionals about remodeling and home improvement project ideas.


DPD 2013 Fees – Adjustments to Permit Service Fees

On Jan. 1, 2013, DPD adjusted its permitting service fees and charges. DPD uses the most recent building valuation data (BVD) published by the International Code Council as a base upon which to create a Seattle BVD table, found in Director’s Rule 1-2013, Implementation of the Fee Subtitle, Building Valuation Data.


Final Public Comment Period for Green Code Provisions

DPD invites you to participate in evaluating proposed green code provisions being considered by the City of Seattle and other jurisdictions within the Puget Sound Region. The green code provisions address water conservation, material conservation, and sustainable transportation.


November 2012 Permit Turnaround Times

Permit turnaround times for November 2012.


January 2013 Publication Updates

We published two new rules, Implementation of the Fee Subtitle, Building Valuation Data and Implementation of the Fee Subtitle. We proposed to rescind one rule, Criteria for Approval for Minor Structural Building Overhangs Encroaching into Streets and Alleys.