On September 11, the Seattle City Council Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee will hold a public hearing on proposed legislation to change the City’s design review process.
The Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use, and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee has scheduled a public hearing to take comments on the proposed Environmentally Critical Areas (ECA) updated regulations. The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the PLUZ committee meeting that begins at 9:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall at 600 Fourth Avenue.
This summer, the Mayor’s Recommended Comprehensive Plan took center stage at City Council. The Planning, Land Use and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee is leading the review and will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 15, to hear your thoughts on their proposed amendments to the Mayor’s Recommended Comprehensive Plan. The public hearing will take place at Council Chambers, City Hall (600 Fourth Avenue, 2nd Floor) at 2:00 p.m. A sign-up sheet will be available at 1:30 p.m.
The Mayor’s Recommended Comprehensive Plan was released on May 3! The Plan is a blueprint for how Seattle will grow over the coming twenty years. Its goals and policies are shaped by four core values: race and social equity, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity and security, and community.
City Council has scheduled a public hearing on the 2016 Stormwater Code Update for August 11, 2015. The meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in Seattle City Hall Council Chambers. The draft documents of the 2016 Stormwater Code and other project applicability code changes are available for your review on our website.
Nearly 100 people attended last week’s Seattle 2035 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Open House and Public Hearing to learn more about four growth alternatives and to provide their thoughts for how Seattle should grow over the next 20 years. From what we heard, the most important topics were transportation, affordable housing, and parks and open spaces.
DPD is responsible for routine maintenance of the Land Use Code. DPD has prepared code amendments called an “omnibus” bill because it is a collection of amendments. The City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee will hold a public hearing to take comments on the proposed amendments on December 11, 2013 in the City Council Chambers.
DPD has reached another step in the comprehensive update of Seattle’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP). Seattle’s SMP submittal package was delivered to the Department of Ecology (Ecology) in February 2013 after City Council passed the SMP Ordinance on January 22, 2013. Ecology has reviewed this material and on August 2, 2013 Ecology informed DPD that the SMP submittal is complete, meeting the requirements of WAC 173-26-100 and 110.
The City’s neighborhood-specific design guidelines are proposed to be reformatted to match the organization and structure of the updated citywide guidelines in order to make it easier to use both sets of guidelines—citywide and neighborhood—for any given project. Changes to the neighborhood guidelines are limited to formatting changes; none of the original content of the neighborhood-specific guidelines has been changed.
The City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee has scheduled a public hearing for the Shoreline Master Program(SMP). The public hearing will be Monday October 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located on the 2nd Floor of City Hall at 600 Fourth Avenue.