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Record No: CB 118985    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118985
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/18/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125387
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.76.004, 23.76.022, and 23.88.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code to provide that interpretations by the Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections are not administrative remedies that must be exhausted prior to seeking judicial review.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold, Rob Johnson
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo (06/20/17), 3. Signed Ordinance 125387, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.76.004, 23.76.022, and 23.88.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code to provide that interpretations by the Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections are not administrative remedies that must be exhausted prior to seeking judicial review.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Table A for Section 23.76.004 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125291, is amended as follows:
23.76.004 Land use decision framework
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Table A for 23.76.004
LAND USE DECISION FRAMEWORK1
Director's and Hearing Examiner's Decisions Requiring Master Use Permits
TYPE I
Director's Decision
(Administrative review through land use interpretation as allowed by Section 23.88.0202)
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Application of development standards for decisions not otherwise designated Type II, III, IV, or V
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Uses permitted outright
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Temporary uses, four weeks or less
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Renewals of temporary uses, except for temporary uses and facilities for light rail transit facility construction and transitional encampments
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Intermittent uses
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Interim use parking authorized under subsection 23.42.040.G
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Uses on vacant or underused lots pursuant to Section 23.42.038
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Transitional encampment interim use
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Certain street uses
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Lot boundary adjustments
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Modifications of features bonused under Title 24
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Determinations of significance (EIS required) except for determinations of significance based solely on historic and cultural preservation
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Temporary uses for relocation of police and fire stations
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Exemptions from right-of-way improvement requirements
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Special accommodation
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Reasonable accommodation
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Minor amendment to a Major Phased Development permit
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Determination of whether an amendment to a property use and development agreement is major or minor
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Streamlined design review decisions pursuant to Sec...

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