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Record No: CB 119064    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119064
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 9/29/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125419
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Maritime 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: Tim Burgess
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A - Vicinity Map of the Maritime Building, 3. Landmarks Preservation Board Report, 4. Photos, 5. Presentation, 6. Signed Ordinance 125419, 7. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Maritime 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 Preservation 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 November 18, 2015, voted to approve the nomination of the improvement located at 911 Western Avenue (referred to as the "Maritime Building" for the purposes of this ordinance) for designation as a landmark under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, after a public meeting on January 6, 2016, the Board voted to approve the designation of the Maritime Building under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, on June 21, 2017, 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 Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 25.12.660, the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Board ("Board") of the improvement located at 911 Western Avenue (referred to as the "Maritime Building" for the purposes of this ordinance) is hereby acknowledged.
A. Legal Description. The Maritime Building is located on the property legally described as:
Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Block 188, all in Seattle Tide Lands, according to the unrecorded plat thereof, in King County, Washington; more particularly descri...

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