- Tip 331B, Hazard Trees, was updated with the new fees and information.
- Joint SDCI/SDOT DDR 6-2020/1-2020, Bicycle Parking Guidelines and Application of Parking Development Standards. This rule is to inform the design of bicycle parking facilities by clarifying the performance standards for required bicycle parking in SMC 23.54.015.K, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Bicycle Parking Guidelines, and industry best practices.
- DDR 5-2020, Emergency Shutdown Switch. The State of Washington mandates emergency shutdown switches only for installations over 400,000 BTU/Hr. This rule will bring us in line with the State. Written comments on the proposed adoption may be submitted through March 17, 2020 to: SCI_DRulesComments@seattle.gov.
- DDR 4-2020, Exemptions from Installation Permits. The 2005 Seattle Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code had an exemption for pressure vessels not exceeding 5.0 cubic feet volume or 250 PSI in other than A, E, or I occupancies (Sec 100.F). This exemption also exists in the State of Washington Boiler and Unfired Pressure Laws (RCW 70.79.080(5)). This exemption was omitted from the 2017 Seattle Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. This rule would reestablish this exemption. Written comments on the proposed adoption may be submitted through March 17, 2020 to: SCI_DRulesComments@seattle.gov.
- DR 2019-15, Prohibited Acts by Owners Reference Language for Landlord-Tenant Notices, provides language that must be used on all notices to terminate a tenancy, increase rental housing costs, or to enter a rental unit.
- DR 2019-16, Determination of SEPA Exemption Levels for Infill Residential and Mixed-Use Development in Urban Centers and Urban Villages, provides guidance on development proposals in urban centers and urban villages may be exempt from environmental review.
- DR 2019-17, Exemptions for SEPA Requirements, provides an interpretation regarding SDCI approvals that may be exempt from SEPA review.