The City Council’s Committee on the Built Environment (COBE) is currently reviewing proposed updates to Northgate’s Urban Center & Overlay District Design Guidelines. Council will hold a public hearing to take comments on June 23rd, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council’s Chamber, 2nd floor, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue.
DPD staff worked in 2009 with citizens to define updated guidelines that would reinforce neighborhood objectives related to streetscapes, open spaces and the environment. Northgate’s design guidelines were last updated in 2003. They are used in addition to the Citywide Design guidelines, allowing Design Review Board members to define the most important priorities for designers. The existing and proposed guidelines are posted on DPD’s website at www.seattle.gov/DPD/Planning/Northgate_Revitalization/GuidelinesPlans/default.asp#dg.
Written comments may be sent by 5:00 p.m. on June 22nd, 2010 to: Councilmember Sally Clark, Legislative Department, 600 Fourth Avenue Floor 2, PO Box 34025, Seattle, WA 98124-4025 or via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the proposed neighborhood design guidelines may be directed to: