Seattle DCI and OPCD released draft Design Review Program Improvement recommendations on March 9, 2016. Our recommendations identify and evaluate organizational, structural, and procedural changes to enhance the design review program’s efficiency and enable it to better achieve its purpose. You can comment on our recommendations through April 8.
Seattle’s Design Review Program is seeking new volunteer board members to join the program in April 2016. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about our built environment and civic engagement. The deadline to apply is December 14, 2015.
Mayor Ed Murray is looking for qualified candidates to fill five upcoming openings on the City of Seattle’s Design Review Boards. The volunteer positions will be available April 4, 2016, when retiring board members’ terms expire.
Ideal candidates are professionals in the design and development fields who have proven skills and established careers. We are also seeking community and business leaders with an interest in shaping new development in their neighborhoods and a passion for keeping Seattle a vibrant city.
Seattle’s Design Review Program is seeking new volunteer board members to join the program in April 2016. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about our built environment and civic engagement.
City Council recently developed and approved two separate Land Use Code amendments that will trigger Design Review for some development proposals that were previously exempt from Design Review or Streamlined Design Review.
Today, the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) unveiled its newest online map application, Shaping Seattle: Buildings. The map provides the locations and detailed information on active Seattle development projects that require Design Review.
In July we will unveil a new online map that provides locations and detailed information of active Seattle Design Review projects. Our Shaping Seattle: Buildings map gives users the ability to click on a project to: view design specifics; find the building status, comment on the project, find related Design Review meetings.
We are hosting an online open house through July 24th for our Design Review Program Improvements project. Please visit the online open house for background about the Design Review program, updates on our efforts to improve the program, and to give your feedback on our initial ideas.
The City of Seattle began the Design Review Program in 1994. The program has improved the design of over a thousand development projects in the two decades since. The program has evolved to some degree over time. However, the basic structure and organization has not significantly changed. Given changed conditions and strong interest from numerous stakeholders, DPD will explore improvements and updates to the program.
Seattle’s Design Review Program is seeking new volunteer board members to join the program in April 2015. Applications are now available on the Design Review website. We are seeking individuals who are passionate about our built environment and civic engagement. Applications are due December 12.