Back on January 10th, SDCI transitioned to providing plan reviews via plan mark-up instead of traditional letters. This Building Connections article serves as a resources refresher for applicants responding to review comments.
We will not conduct electrical inspections on Tuesday, September 27, to allow our inspectors to take an all-day training. This training will renew our journeyman certifications and helps ensure that we are conducting our inspections based on the most current standards.
It’s finally here! The 2nd edition of the Renter’s Handbook is now available for digital download. Notable changes to the handbook include the addition of the Economic Displacement Relocation Assistance ordinance (EDRA) that went into effect on July 1 as well as information on Notice of Intent to Sell and updates to the expanded Just Cause Eviction provisions.
SDCI’s Trade Licensing Program is transitioning to a new testing process that will provide trade license exams online through our website using the Quiz Maker Program. We will begin administering Boiler Fireman Grade 4 exams on this new system starting September 1, 2022.
August Publication Updates
The City Council recently passed Council Bill 120207 requiring 1) tree service providers to register with the City prior to conducting commercial tree work and consulting on private property and 2) public notice to be posted on-site prior to any tree work beyond routine maintenance.
Seattle City Light (SCL) recently developed a new electric metering standard to clarify discrepancies and ensure consistent interpretation related to placement of equipment (e.g., cable boxes, downspouts, etc.) within the defined electric meter working space.
Reminder: On December 15, 2021, Mayor Durkan signed Ordinance 126509, which changes the name of “Single Family” zones to “Neighborhood Residential” zones.
These Tips have been updated to change single-family zones and to neighborhood residential zone.
We’ve launched a new tool to help customers more easily submit public comments. Customers can use the Seattle Services Portal to submit public comments online and attach supporting photos and documents.