The Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) Development Review Program has been providing comprehensive early design guidance over the last year. Our goal is to better integrate private development and the city’s right-of-way priorities. We want to improve service through consistent direction, a single SDOT contact throughout the Master Use Permit (MUP) process, and relevant, up-to-date information on SDOT rules, plans, and policies.
On October 1, 2017, we will begin issuing some single family substantial alteration projects as a Subject-to-Field-Inspection (STFI) permit. We often issue STFI permits on the same day you apply.
The Seattle/King County Clinic offers free dental, vision, and medical care for people that have difficulty accessing or affording healthcare. This year’s clinic will be October 26 – 29 at the Seattle Center.
We are committed to providing good customer service to our applicants. The permit turnaround data is updated monthly online and can be viewed at www.seattle.gov/dpd/toolsresources/ (go to “Turnaround / Approval Times”). Type of Permit Goal August 2017 Performance Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 95.48% Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 22.37% (95.4% […]
Tips REVISED Tip 316, Subject-to-Field-Inspection (STFI) Permits, has been revised. We updated it to reflect quicker permitting options for single-family substantial alterations. BEING REVISED Tip 208, When Environmental Review is Required in Seattle, is being revised because its information is out-of-date. Director’s Rules DRAFT DDR 20-2017, Green Building Standard, describes green building standard requirements, how […]
We’d like your feedback on Draft Director’s Rule 20-2017, Green Building Standard. It’s available for review and comment through 9/22/17.
Draft legislation to modify the design review program is available for public review and comment on our Design Review Program Improvements webpage and in the Land Use Information Bulletin. Comments will be open through Thursday, June 22.
The Seattle City Council passed the Environmentally Critical Areas Ordinance on April 14, 2017. The effective date of the updated Environmentally Critical Areas regulations will be May 15, 2017.
We’ve updated our large public notice signs! Beginning June 1, 2017, our new, colorful, large public notice signs will include a picture of the project and a location map.
As of May 1, we will no longer accept paper plan submittals for any permit type. All permits must be submitted online using our project portal. The exception will be subject-to-field inspection permits that are issued at the counter.