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Record No: Res 31682    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/8/2016
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2017; and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about the proposed amendments.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo (07/19/16), 3. Presentation (07/19/16), 4. Proposed Amendment 01, 5. Proposed Amendment 02, 6. Proposed Amendment 03, 7. Signed Resolution 31682
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION _________________
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A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2017; and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about the proposed amendments.
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WHEREAS, under the Washington State Growth Management Act, chapter 36.70A RCW, The City of Seattle ("City") is required to have a comprehensive land use plan ("Comprehensive Plan") and to review that plan on a regular schedule; and
WHEREAS, except in limited circumstances, the Growth Management Act allows the City to amend the Comprehensive Plan only once a year; and
WHEREAS, the City adopted a Comprehensive Plan through Ordinance 117221 in 1994; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31402 prescribes criteria by which proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan are selected for analysis and possible adoption, a process known as setting the Comprehensive Plan docket; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE THAT:
Section 1. Comprehensive Plan docket of amendments to be considered in 2017. In addition to review of any amendments that may be proposed by Council members resulting from the City Council's review of the 20-year Comprehensive Plan, Seattle 2035, or proposed to implement the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, such as mapping urban village expansion areas as identified in Resolution 31612, the following proposed amendments should be reviewed by the Mayor and Council as possible amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The full texts of the proposals are contained in Clerk File 319807.
1. S Holgate Street and 20th Avenue S. Amend the North Rainier neighborhood plan and Future Land Use Map, as appropriate, to allow for rezones of certain Single-Family areas to Multifamily zones.
2. 1208 Eastlake Avenue E. Amend the Future Land Use Map for property on the east side of Eastlake Avenu...

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