Tag: rezone

SOUTH LAKE UNION REZONE APPROVED BY COUNCIL COMMITTEE

On Monday, April 22, the City Council celebrated Earth Day with a unanimous Committee of the Whole vote approving a far-reaching rezone of South Lake Union (Council Bill 117603). The land use changes will allow for more jobs and housing close to downtown, reducing sprawl and the environmental degradation that accompanies it. The Council modified […]

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SOUTH LAKE UNION REZONE SCHEDULE AND ISSUES

After months of review and work, the Council is now moving towards decisions on the South Lake Union rezone. The rezone has been in development since 2004, when the Council adopted a revised neighborhood plan and designated South Lake Union as an Urban Center. Since then, South Lake Union has become one of the most […]

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South Lake Union Rezone Hearing, November 14

City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee will hold a public hearing on a proposed rezone for the South Lake Union Neighborhood on Wednesday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m.the City Council Chambers, on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 600 4thAvenue, between Cherry and James. The proposed rezone would increase maximum building heights […]

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Final Roosevelt Decision Upholds Neighborhood Values

The City Council voted 7-2 (Harrell and Godden in opposition) this afternoon to approve the Roosevelt rezone proposal. The final legislation mandates landscaped setbacks at the ground level to achieve wider sidewalks and wider view corridors to the high school,…

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Four Truths about the Roosevelt Rezone

On Wednesday, December 14, a major legislative rezone in the Roosevelt neighborhood was voted out of the Committee on the Built Environment (COBE). The legislation will come to Full Council on Tuesday, January 17.

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Seattle City Council approves West Seattle gateway neighborhood rezone

News Release
Seattle City Council approved today C.B. 117294 and Resolution 31342, enacting new land use rules and maximum building heights for the “West Seattle Triangle”neighborhood.

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Sorting Through Roosevelt Station Area Rezone Conflicts

The City Council’s committee handling the Roosevelt neighborhood rezone meets again tomorrow morning at 10:30 a.m. to consider and possibly vote on this package. The Council’s decision will be important for the Roosevelt neighborhood but also carries implications for the…

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Seattle City Council to discuss Roosevelt neighborhood rezone

News Release
The Seattle City Council’s Committee on the Built Environment will take up the Roosevelt neighborhood rezone during its meeting on Wednesday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. The committee will hear testimony from the public about the proposal before discussing and possibly voting on the legislation.

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UP #317 Roosevelt Neighborhood Rezone

As I mentioned in UP 317, as of Monday night (and this morning) the agenda for tomorrow’s COBE meeting, was not yet available for public review. Our Council rules state that: “All reasonable effort will be made to provide the preliminary agenda online and in hard copy at least two business days prior to the meeting.” Further, the Open Public Meetings Act requires notice of a Council meeting 24 hours in advance. The concerns I raised this morning about proper notice identified this legal requirement and now has necessitated a last minute change in the meeting start time.

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