Due to rising labor costs, the Seattle Department of Transportation Street inspection and permit review rates are changing in 2017. A 2016 annual fee analysis found that adequate compensation for increasing labor costs would require an increase from $196 to $209 per service hour.
City Seeking Community Input on Projects in Delridge
The City of Seattle is collaborating with the North Delridge community to produce a shared vision and action plan to continue improving the health and equity of the Delridge community. Delridge is an area in West Seattle with a rich heritage that is home to diverse communities and organizations. Over the years, the residents of […]
Seeking Feedback for Seattle’s Ballard Urban Design and Coordinated Transportation Study
In response to ongoing development, the community’s desire to retain Ballard’s character, and Sound Transit’s planning for light rail to Ballard, DPD and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are working with neighborhood groups organized as the Ballard Partnership for Smart Growth. Through Move Ballard, we will engage community members to recommend innovative solutions for enhancing the transportation environment for all, regardless of how they travel to and through the area. The collaboration will develop an Urban Design Framework and a Multimodal Transportation Plan that articulate a shared vision. The collaboration will also develop strategies to guide future development and transportation investment while ensuring Ballard’s people and places thrive.
Where are We Going? Seattle’s Transportation Future
What is the future of transportation in Seattle? What can Seattle learn from other cities?
The Seattle Department of Transportation is bringing the expertise of national and international leaders who transformed cities through transportation to help Seattle see our streets and sidewalks in a new light. Join these leaders as they challenge us to develop a transportation system than can meet current demands while also looking ahead to future needs.
Seattle Design Commission seeks Transportation Engineer or Transportation Planner – DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Mayor Mike McGinn is looking for a transportation engineer or transportation planner to serve on the Seattle Design Commission. The transportation engineer or planner would provide advice as a member of the commission on plans for new public projects such as fire stations, parks, and streetscapes; on private projects that affect the city’s right-of-way; and […]
Seeking Transportation Engineer or Transportation Planner For Seattle Design Commission
Mayor Mike McGinn is looking for a transportation engineer or transportation planner to serve on the Seattle Design Commission. The transportation engineer or planner would provide advice, as a member of the commission, on plans for new public projects such as fire stations, parks, and streetscapes, on private projects that affect the city’s right-of-way, and on major projects that affect the whole city, such as the waterfront and light rail stations.
What to Expect at the 23rd Avenue Joint Community Workshop & Open House
Here is a sneak peek of what to expect at the 23rd Avenue Joint Community Workshop & Open House on Saturday, June 29th (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) at the Garfield Community Center. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with both projects (23rd Avenue Action Plan and 23rd Avenue Corridor Improvement Project) hosting neighborhood […]
New Commissioner Sought For Seattle Design Commission
Mayor Mike McGinn is looking for a new Seattle Design Commission member to fill the licensed engineer position. A transportation engineer is preferred. The term will start on March 1, 2011 and extend through February 2013, with the possibility of renewing for another two year term.
New Billing Procedures for SDOT Review Charges on DPD Shoring Permits
Starting January 1, 2011, SDOT will collect fees directly from customers when SDOT review is required on a DPD shoring permit. Customers with projects that require SDOT shoring review that start BEFORE January 1, 2011 will begin receiving monthly invoices in February 2011 for SDOT review charges incurred in the prior month. DPD will collect outstanding fees on projects with SDOT review charges that were incurred prior to January 1, 2011 at the time of permit issuance.
Revising SDOT Street Use Fee and Rate Changes
Seattle Department of Transportation is revising the Street Use permit fees and the hourly rate for the first time since 2004. Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 15.04.074 requires that Street Use permit fees cover the expense of administering permits, including review, issuance and enforcement.