On August 21, 2020, Mayor Jenny Durkan signed Ordinance 126131, the Childcare Near You legislation, providing greater flexibility to establish new child care centers in nearly all zones in the city including single-family zones. This ordinance is effective as of September 20, 2020.
2012 Seattle Commercial Energy Code Involves Building Managers and Occupants
The 2012 Seattle Energy Code, together with the entire suite of 2012 Seattle construction codes, has been approved by the City Council and Mayor, and will become mandatory for all permit applications on December 26, 2013. The Washington State and Seattle energy codes are amended versions of the 2012 IECC – the International Energy Conservation Code.