The Mayor’s recommendations to update the City’s Shoreline Master Program were delivered to City Council on September 4, 2012. The City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee has scheduled a public hearing for October 15, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.
The City Council is sponsoring legislation that would amend Seattle’s regulations for processing land use permits. The proposed amendments would streamline administration of the Land Use Code and update methods for public notice. Many of the proposed amendments are technical corrections (such as correcting cross-references, combining sections that address the same topics, and updating grammar and format). The legislation would also expand public notice requirements and clarify procedures for Council land use decisions.
The South Lake Union Height and Density Alternatives Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is now available on DPD’s website. The formal publication date for this document was Thursday, Feb. 24, which marked the beginning of a 45-day comment period that closes on April 11.
The second public hearing on multifamily lowrise zoning and streamlined design review for townhouses was held on Monday, November 22.
A second Seattle City Council hearing on the proposed South Downtown legislation was held on November 22, 2010.
The City Council’s Committee on the Built Environment will hold two public hearings to take comments on two proposals: 1) South Downtown legislation; and 2) Amendments to lowrise zoning and establishing a design review process for townhouses.
TIME CORRECTION: The hearings are on November 22, 2010. The hearing for South Downtown will be first at 5:30 p.m. and the hearing on the lowrise and design review proposals will immediately follow.
The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board will consider proposed design guidelines for the Fort Lawton Landmark District at a public hearing on Wednesday, September 1. The Fort Lawton Historic District is historically significant for its association with the history of the City of Seattle and for its planned site and expression of military interpretations of American architectural styles of the 1890s and early 1900s.
The City Council’s Regional Development and Sustainability Committee will hold a public hearing to take comments on DPD’s proposed code changes to support urban agriculture on July 21, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Council’s Chamber, 2nd floor, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue.