Draft legislation to modify the design review program is available for public review and comment on our Design Review Program Improvements webpage and in the Land Use Information Bulletin. Comments will be open through Thursday, June 22.
Seattle DCI and OPCD released draft Design Review Program Improvement recommendations on March 9, 2016. Our recommendations identify and evaluate organizational, structural, and procedural changes to enhance the design review program’s efficiency and enable it to better achieve its purpose. You can comment on our recommendations through April 8.
DPD received over 2,100 comments, opinions, letters and surveys about the Seattle 2035 Draft Comprehensive Plan! Staff is now organizing and reviewing your feedback.The Draft Plan went live for public review in July 2015 and we received online comments throughout the summer and fall. We also hosted five open houses in October and November.
The conversation with the community will continue next year after City Council receives the Mayor’s Final Plan, and as community meetings about urban village boundaries and HALA begin. Look for the release of the Mayor’s Plan, Final EIS, and Final Equity Analysis in March 2016.