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Director's Rules

DR 18-2011, General duties and Responsibilities of Geotechnical Engineers

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This rule interprets Building Code (Ch 22.100)
Regulations for Environmentally Critical Areas (Ch. 25.09)

Keeping Your Rules Up-to-date

We publish official legal notice for all Director’s Rules in Seattle's Daily Journal of Commerce. We also publish notice about land use rules in our Land Use Information Bulletin through the Seattle Services Portal. To receive an email alert when the Land Use Information Bulletin is posted contact our Public Resource Center.


Draft Director's Rules


DR 9-2019, Design Review Thresholds for Additions & Expansions.

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DR 4-2019, Yards, Setbacks, and Gross Floor Area for Purposes of Land Use Code Standards

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Still Need Help?

If you have questions about superseded or rescinded rules, please contact Jill Vanneman at (206) 733-9062.