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NOTICE OF A CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO THE SEATTLE MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADOPT NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR THE CENTRAL AREA NEIGHBORHOOD AND ESTABLISH A CENTRAL AREA DESIGN REVIEW DISTRICT AND BOARD - Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections

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NOTICE OF A CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING AMENDMENTS TO THE SEATTLE MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADOPT NEIGHBORHOOD DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR THE CENTRAL AREA NEIGHBORHOOD AND ESTABLISH A CENTRAL AREA DESIGN REVIEW DISTRICT AND BOARD

Conditions:

The Seattle City Council is considering proposed legislation that would adopt new Neighborhood Design Guidelines for the Central Area and establish a Central Area Design Review District and Design Review Board. The proposed guidelines, together with adopted citywide design guidelines, would serve as the basis for design review of multi-family residential and commercial development projects in the Central Area neighborhood.  Projects in the Central Area subject to full design review would be reviewed by the Central Area Design Review Board.

 

PUBLIC HEARING
The City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee will hold a public hearing to take comments on the proposed design review district and neighborhood design guidelines for the Central Area neighborhood on Wednesday, April 4, at 9:30 AM.  The hearing will be held at:

City Council Chambers
2nd floor, Seattle City Hall
600 Fourth Avenue 

For more information on the time of the hearing, please check the Committee agenda a few days prior to the meeting at http://www.seattle.gov/council/committees.
 

The entrances to City Hall are located on the west side of Fifth Avenue and the east side of Fourth Avenue, between James and Cherry Streets. For those who wish to testify, a sign-up sheet will be available fifteen minutes before the public hearing.

Print and communications access is provided on prior request. Please contact Spencer Williams at 684-8808 or via e-mail at: spencer.williams@seattle.gov as soon as possible to request accommodations for a disability.
 

Questions concerning the public hearing may be directed to Spencer Williams in Councilmember Rob Johnson’s office, by calling (206) 684-8808 or via e-mail at: spencer.williams@seattle.gov.

 

WRITTEN COMMENTS

For those unable to attend the public hearing, written comments may be sent to:

 

Councilmember Rob Johnson

Legislative Department

600 Fourth Avenue, Floor 2

PO Box 34025

Seattle, WA  98124-4025

or by email to rob.johnson@seattle.gov 

 

Written comments should be received by April 3, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

 

INFORMATION AVAILABLE

 

The Council Bill and supporting documents can be obtained from: https://seattle.legistar.com/Legislation.aspx.  Please reference Council Bill 119200 in the Record No. field.

 

Copies of the proposals may be obtained at the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections Public Resource Center, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000 in the Seattle Municipal Tower. The Public Resource Center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.

Questions regarding the proposal or requests for electronic copies may be directed to Quanlin Hu of the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) at 206-386-1598 or via email at Quanlin.Hu@seattle.gov or to Aly Pennucci of the City Council Central Staff at (206) 684-8148 or via email at aly.pennucci@seattle.gov.