Client Assistance Memos
CAM 208, When Environmental Review is Required in Seattle, has been updated to incorporate the recent regulatory reform legislation.
DR 8-2012, Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Evaluations For Applications Exempt From SEPA Environmental Review, provides guidance for when mixed-use development might be requried to submit a transportation impact analysis. This rule went into effect September 28, 2012.
DR 9-2012, Updates To State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Review Thresholds For Infill Residential And Mixed-Use Development In Urban Centers An Certain Urban Villages, contains the thresholds for environmental review pursuant to the State Environmental Policy Act that are in effect in all Urban Centers, and those Urban Villages that contain a light rail station overlay district. This rule went into effect September 28, 2012.
DR 10-2012, Transportation Management Programs, establishes the responsibilities of property owners and project applicants that are required to develop a transportation management program. This rule went into effect September 28, 2012.
DR 11-2012, Parking Reductions Based On Frequent Transit Service, defines the requirements for demonstrating that a development site is eligible to be developed without parking or qualifies for a 50% reduction in the required parking due to the site’s location within walking distance of frequent transit service. This rule went into effect September 28, 2012.