Effective December 1, Master Use Permit applications for lot boundary adjustments, unit lot subdivision and short plats must be submitted via DPD’s electronic plan review portal.
The 2012 Seattle building, energy, residential, mechanical, fuel gas, existing building, plumbing and fire codes were approved by the City Council on September 16. The 2012 codes will become mandatory on December 26, 2013.
The rainy season is rapidly approaching, which means it’s time to think about whether you will be doing any grading between November 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014. If your project includes Geotechnical Special Inspections AND if your project is in an environmentally critical area or involves a large quantity of earth-moving, check the Geotechnical Special Inspection assignment letter sent to you by DPD shortly after permit issuance.