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Record No: CB 119027    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119027
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 10/5/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125428
Title: AN ORDINANCE amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2016-2017 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Att 1- Land Use Element v2, 2. Att 2 -Neighborhood Planning Element-Chinatown ID v2, 3. Att 3 - Amendment to Parks and Open Space Element v1, 4. Att 1 - Land Use Element v1, 5. Att 2 - Neighborhood Planning Element - Chinatown ID v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director’s Report, 3. Seattle Planning Commission Letter (08/15/17), 4. Central Staff Memo (09/08/17), 5. Signed Ordinance 125428, 6. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2016-2017 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.

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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle adopted a Comprehensive Plan through Ordinance 117221 in 1994 and most recently adopted an updated Comprehensive Plan in 2016; and

WHEREAS, GMA also authorizes annual amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the adopted procedures in Resolution 31402 provide the process for interested citizens to propose annual amendments for consideration by the City Council; and

WHEREAS, various parties proposed amendments for consideration during the 2016-2017 annual amendment process; and

WHEREAS, the Council's Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee held a public hearing on July 19, 2016, to take public testimony on the amendments proposed for consideration; and

WHEREAS, on August 8, 2016 the City Council considered these proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments and adopted Resolution 31682 directing that City staff further review and analyze certain proposed amendments; and

WHEREAS, these proposed amendments have been reviewed and analyzed by the Office of Planning and Community 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 other changes to comply with the Growth Management Act, including requirements for early and continuous public participation in the development and amendment of the City's Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed and considered the Executive's report and recommendations, public testimony made at the public hearing(s), and other pertinent material regarding all the proposed amendments; and

WHEREAS, the Council finds that these amendments to the Comprehensive Plan are consistent with the Growth Management Act, and will protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the general public; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Seattle Comprehensive Plan, last amended by Ordinance 125173, is amended as follows:

A. Amendment to Land Use Element, as shown in Attachment 1 to this ordinance;

B. Amendment to Neighborhood Planning Element: Chinatown/ I.D., as shown in Attachment 2 to this ordinance; and

C. Amendment to Parks and Open Space Element, as shown in Attachment 3 to this ordinance.

 

 

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2017, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2017.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Mayor, ______________________________

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Amendment to Land Use Element

Attachment 2 - Amendment to Neighborhood Planning Element: Chinatown/I.D

Attachment 3 - Amendment to Parks and Open Space Element