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This rule interprets Land Use Code (Title 23)
This is a joint rule with SDOT

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 5-2019 Features Counted Towards Gross Floor Area limits for Attached and Detached Accessory Dwelling Units

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If you have questions about superseded or rescinded rules, please contact Jill Vanneman at (206) 733-9062.