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Record No: CB 118154    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118154
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/17/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124717
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Yesler Terrace Steam Plant, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Note
Supporting documents: 1. Landmark Designation Report and Photo, 2. Proposed Substitute, 3. Slideshow: Landmark Designation for Seattle National Bank Bldg and Yesler Terrace Steam Plant, 4. Signed Ord 124717
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Yesler Terrace Steam Plant, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
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WHEREAS, the Landmarks Ordinance, Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC), establishes a procedure for the designation and preservation of sites, improvements, and objects having historical, cultural, architectural, engineering, or geographic significance; and

WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Board (Board), after a public meeting on August 18, 2010, voted to approve the nomination of the improvement located at 120 8th Avenue (which is referred to as the "Yesler Terrace Steam Plant" for the purposes of this ordinance) for designation as a landmark under SMC Chapter 25.12; and

WHEREAS, after a public meeting on October 6, 2010, the Board voted to approve the designation of the Yesler Terrace Steam Plant under SMC Chapter 25.12; and

WHEREAS, on January 15, 2014, the Board and the owner of the designated landmark agreed to controls and incentives; and

WHEREAS, the Board recommends that the City Council enact a designating ordinance approving the controls and incentives; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. DESIGNATION: Pursuant to SMC 25.12.660, the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Board (Board) of the improvement located at 120 8th Avenue (which is referred to as the "Yesler Terrace Steam Plant" for the purposes of this ordinance) is hereby acknowledged.
A. Legal Description. The Yesler Terrace Steam Plant is located on the property legally described as:
Block 2, Lot 1, Yesler Terrace Community, according to the plat thereof recorded on December 9, 2014, as Instru...

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