Jun 05, 2017
Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections
Land Use Information Bulletin
A Twice-Weekly Bulletin Announcing Land Use Applications, Decisions, Hearings, and Appeals
www.seattle.gov/dpd

NOTICE OF ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE SEATTLE DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION AND INSPECTIONS AND CITY OF SEATTLE HEARING EXAMINER PUBLIC HEARING


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Area: Downtown/Central    Address: 1106 34TH AVE
Project: 3020405    Zone: NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL 1-30', ARTERIAL WITHIN 100 FT., LOWRISE-2
Notice Date: 06/05/2017

Contact: MARTIN LIEBOWITZ - (206)325-0422
Planner: Colin Vasquez - (206) 684-5639

CF # 314325

 

The Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) has issued an analysis and recommendation for the following proposal:

 

Council Land Use Action to rezone a 4,808 sq. ft. portion of land from Lowrise 2 to Neighborhood Commercial 1 with 30-foot height limit (LR2 to NC1-30’) and a 6,109 sq. ft. parcel of land from Lowrise 2 to Neighborhood Commercial with 30-foot height limit (LR2 to NC1-30’).  The property is bounded on the south by East Spring Street, to the west by 34th Avenue, to the North by a commercial building at 1112 34th Ave and to the east by an unimproved alley. 

 

Copies of the Director’s decision and recommendation, the project application materials and plans are available in SDCI’s online Permit and Property Records or at the SDCI Public Resource Center, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000.  The Public Resource Center is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.  Questions may be directed to Colin R. Vasquez, colin.vasquez@seattle.gov, 206-684-5639.

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATIONS

 

The Director has determined that the proposed project is not likely to result in significant, adverse environmental impacts and has issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS).

 

 

DECISIONS APPEALABLE TO THE SEATTLE HEARING EXAMINER

 

The following decision is appealable to the Seattle Hearing Examiner:

 

The decision to issue a Determination of Non-Significance

 

 

HOW TO APPEAL THE DIRECTOR'S FINDINGS AND DECISION

 

Appeals of the Director’s Decision must be received by the Hearing Examiner no later than 5:00 p.m., June 19, 2017.

 

Appeals may be filed online at www.seattle.gov/examiner/efile.htm, delivered in person to the Hearing Examiner’s office on the 40th floor of Seattle Municipal Tower at 700 Fifth Ave. or mailed to the City of Seattle Hearing Examiner, P.O. Box 94729, Seattle, WA 98124-4729. (Delivery of appeals filed by any form of USPS mail service may be delayed by several days. Allow extra time if mailing an appeal.) An appeal form is available at www.seattle.gov/examiner/LANDUSEAPLFORM.pdf.

 

Appeals must be accompanied by an $85.00 filing fee. The fee may be paid by check payable to the City of Seattle, by credit/debit card (Visa and MasterCard only) in person or by telephone at 206-684-0521. (The Hearing Examiner may waive the appeal fee if the person filing the appeal demonstrates that payment would cause financial hardship.)

 

The Hearing Examiner Rules and “Public Guide to Appeals and Hearings Before the Hearing Examiner” are available at www.seattle.gov/examiner/guide-toc.htm.

 

 

DIRECTOR’S RECOMMENDATION

 

The Director recommends that the Seattle City Council approve the rezone with conditions. 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

A public hearing to take public comment on the Director's recommendations and to establish the record for this application will be held at 9:00 a.m. on July 10, 2017 at the Office of the Hearing Examiner (address below).  The Office of the Hearing Examiner provides barrier free access.

 

Any appeal of the Directors decision to issue a DNS and conditionally approve Design Review will be heard at this this hearing.

 

 

WRITTEN COMMENTS

 

Written comments will be accepted until the close of the hearing scheduled for July 10, 2017.  Comments should be sent to:

 

City of Seattle

Hearing Examiner

700 5th Avenue, Suite 4000

P.O. Box 94729

Seattle, WA 98124-4729

 

Those persons who want to receive a copy of the Hearing Examiner's recommendation should specify that request in their comment letter.