On July 24, 2020, the City passed Ordinance 126113, which establishes interim floodplain development regulations. Interim regulations are required for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program and are based on a Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Insurance Study. Interim regulations will be in place for six months while SDCI develops recommendations for permanent regulations. The ordinance was passed pursuant to RCW 36.70A.390 and, unless renewed, will expire in February 2021.
The City Council’s Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee will hold a public hearing on the ordinance on Wednesday, September 9 at 9:30 AM. The hearing will be held at:
City Council Chambers
2nd floor, Seattle City Hall
600 Fourth Avenue
Due to the COVID-19 civil emergency declared by the City and the State of Washington, if you want to participate in or attend the hearing, you may be required to do so remotely. The City will provide instructions in the meeting agenda on how to participate remotely. Please check the Committee agenda a few days prior to the meeting at http://www.seattle.gov/council/committees.
Print and communications access is provided on request before the hearing. Please contact Noah An at (206) 684-5326 or firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible to request accommodations for a disability.
Questions concerning the public hearing may be directed to Noah An in Councilmember Dan Strauss’ office, by calling (206) 684-5326 or email@example.com.
Written comments on the ordinance will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2020. Please send comments to Noah An in Councilmember Dan Strauss’ office, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to:
Councilmember Dan Strauss
Seattle City Council
600 4th Avenue, 2nd Floor
PO Box 34025
Seattle, WA 98124-4025
Information regarding the legislation is available at http://seattle.legistar.com/Legislation.aspx by searching for Ordinance No. 126113 or Council Bill No. 119832.
Questions regarding the legislation may be directed to:
Margaret Glowacki, SDCI
Ketil Freeman, City Council Central Staff