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Record No: CB 118470    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118470
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/12/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124888
Title: AN ORDINANCE, relating to land use and zoning, amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to reflect changes to the University Community Urban Center goals and policies, as well as the Future Land Use Map, as part of the periodic review and to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2014-2015 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Amendments to the Future Land Use Map, 2. Att 2 - Recommended Amendments v4, 3. Divided Report, 4. Att 2 - Recommended Amendments v3
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. DPD Director's Report, 3. Central Staff Memo (9/15/15), 4. DPD Presentation (9/15/15), 5. Planning Commission Letter (8/28/15), 6. Central Staff Memo (9/29/15), 7. Memo Attachment A (9/29/15), 8. Signed Ord 124888
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE, relating to land use and zoning, amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to reflect changes to the University Community Urban Center goals and policies, as well as the Future Land Use Map, as part of the periodic review and to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2014-2015 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.
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WHEREAS, the City of Seattle adopted a Comprehensive Plan through Ordinance 117221 in 1994; and
WHEREAS, the City of Seattle last amended the Comprehensive Plan through the Ordinance introduced as Council Bill 118469; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Planning and Development's work with the University District community from 2012-2015 has identified a variety of Comprehensive Plan amendments that are needed to align with neighborhood priorities, transit-oriented development, and changing development trends; and
WHEREAS, these proposed amendments have been reviewed as part of a programmatic Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") for the University District, completed January 8, 2015 and the adequacy of the Final EIS was upheld by the Seattle Hearing Examiner on June 19, 2015; and
WHEREAS, these amendments will be considered for adoption simultaneously in 2015 with a separate, broader bill of Comprehensive Plan amendments proposed as part of the annual amendment process and amendments as part of the periodic review required by the Growth Management Plan ("GMA"); and
WHEREAS, the City Council's ("Council") Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee held a public hearing on September 15, 2015;
WHEREAS, these proposed amendments have been reviewed and analyzed by the Department of Planning and Development and considered by the Council; and
WHEREAS, the City has provided for public participation in the development and review of these proposed amendments; and
WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed and considered the Executive's report an...

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