This month’s publication updates include CAM 503, Side Sewer Permits in Seattle, and DR 3-2012, Pike/Pine Overlay District: Character Structures that Cannot be Demolished if Incentives Allowing Additional Height and Floor Size are Used on a Lot Within the Pike/Pine Conservation Overlay District.
Pike/Pine Neighborhood Transfer of Development Potential Program
The City Council recently adopted legislation to establish a transfer of development potential (TDP) program for the Pike/Pine neighborhood, providing an additional tool for maintaining existing, older buildings that contribute to the neighborhood’s special character and are considered key to the area’s success as a growing business, arts and residential community.
Pike/Pine Proposal for Transfer of Development Potential
DPD staff is assisting Councilmember Tom Rasmussen with legislation that would establish a Transfer of Development Potential (TDP) program for the Pike/Pine neighborhood. The goal is to provide additional incentives for new development to maintain the neighborhood’s existing “character structures” (buildings that are at least 75 years old) while continuing to protect the area’s special […]
Proposed Update to Pike/Pine Neighborhood Design Guidelines
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen is sponsoring proposed legislation that would help protect the Pike/Pine neighborhood. This proposal will carry out and conclude the second phase of a project, begun in 2008, to develop and implement measures that would protect the character of the rapidly changing and developing Pike/Pine neighborhood.
Public Meeting: Pike/Pine Amendments and Supplemental Design Guidelines
A public meeting with the Pike/Pine Urban Neighborhood Committee and the Capitol Hill Design Review Board is scheduled for July 7, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to explain, and to hear public comment on, proposed legislation developed by DPD as the second of a two-part process, sponsored by Councilmember Tom Rasmussen, to protect the character of the Pike/Pine neighborhood.