As a way of providing better customer service through our online applications, DPD has made new enhancements to the Permit & Complaint Status tool. Some of the changes include:
DPD will be offering 2-hour group coaching sessions (up to 12 people/session) every Monday in March from 10 a.m. to noon in SMT 2240. It will be $50/individual; paid prior to the group session.
Seattle’s Shoreline Rules Are Changing. Join us for a discussion about what the new rules mean for you. Will the new shoreline rules affect you?
SEATTLE—On February 7, the Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will unveil a draft “right-of-way concept plan” for an area located at the entry to West Seattle. City planners will present information about the draft plan at an open house event scheduled for February 7, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the West Seattle […]
The Department of Planning and Development is proposing amendments to the Housing and Building Maintenance Code (Seattle Municipal Code Section 22.206) and the Land Use Code (Seattle Municipal Code Section 23.91), concerning standards for habitable and vacant buildings. The proposed regulations would consolidate code provisions concerning maintenance of vacant building sites by moving code enforcement […]
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., national holiday. DPD will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 18. For business hours, please contact (206) 684-8850 or visit: www.seattle.gov/dpd.
The 2009 Energy Code requirements for residential spaces took effect statewide on Jan. 1, 2011 (the 2009 Seattle Energy Code requirements for nonresidential spaces took effect on Nov. 23, 2010). To determine the 2009 Seattle Energy Code requirements, you need to look at both the 2009 Washington State Energy Code and Seattle ordinance 123430. Wherever […]
The lowrise portion of the “multifamily code” (MFC) is the part of our Seattle Municipal Code that defines how development can occur in zones focused on higher density residential uses – the rules that apply to building duplexes, townhouses, or apartment buildings.
The new 2009 Seattle technical codes are now in effect as of Nov. 23, 2010.
PLEASE NOTE THE NOVEMBER 23rd SCHEDULED PROJECT REVIEW MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. PLEASE CHECK BACK AT THE DESIGN REVIEW WEBSITE FOR A RESCHEDULED DATE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.