The draft Seattle Residential Code is available for public comment. DPD expects the 2012 Seattle Residential Code to take effect next summer or fall along with the other 2012 technical codes. The draft contains only the portions of the code for which amendments are being proposed.
The draft 2012 Seattle Building Code is available for public review and comment. It consists of the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) with proposed amendments. DPD is planning for the 2012 Seattle Building Code to take effect in the summer of 2013.
Over the past several years, Capitol Hill community members have worked with Sound Transit and the City of Seattle to develop a vision for the Sound Transit-owned properties in the immediate vicinity of the future light rail station on Capitol Hill. That vision will be expressed in an Urban Design Framework.
DPD is updating Seattle’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP). DPD will release a draft of the proposed updates to the SMP for public review on January 2011.