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Record No: CB 117780    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 117780
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/17/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124716
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Seattle National Bank Building, 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 Photos, 2. Slideshow: Landmark Designation for Seattle National Bank Bldg and Yesler Terrace Steam Plant, 3. Signed Ord 124716
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Seattle National Bank Building, 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 April 18, 2012, voted to approve the nomination of the improvement located at 720 Second Avenue (which is referred to as the "Seattle National Bank Building" for the purposes of this ordinance), for designation as a landmark under SMC Chapter 25.12; and

WHEREAS, after a public meeting on June 6, 2012 the Board voted to approve the designation of the Seattle National Bank Building under SMC Chapter 25.12; and

WHEREAS, on September 19, 2012, 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 720 Second Avenue (which is referred to as the "Seattle National Bank Building" for the purposes of this ordinance), is hereby acknowledged.
A. Legal Description. The Seattle National Bank Building is located on the property legally described as:
Lots 1 and 4, Block 6, Boren and Denny's Addition to the City of Seattle, according to...

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