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Record No: CB 119234    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119234
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/21/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125586
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to the Seattle Design Commission; amending Sections 3.58.010, 3.58.030, 3.58.050, 3.58.080, 3.58.090, and 22.900G.080 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and adding a new Section 3.58.100 to the SMC; to clarify the role of the Seattle Design Commission in reviewing petitions for long-term or permanent use of the public right-of-way and to set fees for Design Commission review of such projects.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Mayor's Letter on Returning Bill Unsigned
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 125586, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE related to the Seattle Design Commission; amending Sections 3.58.010, 3.58.030, 3.58.050, 3.58.080, 3.58.090, and 22.900G.080 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and adding a new Section 3.58.100 to the SMC; to clarify the role of the Seattle Design Commission in reviewing petitions for long-term or permanent use of the public right-of-way and to set fees for Design Commission review of such projects.
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WHEREAS, the Seattle Design Commission was created through Ordinance 96897 in July 1968; and
WHEREAS, since 1986, Seattle's Street Vacation Policies have identified a role for the Seattle Design Commission in reviewing petitions for vacation of the public right-of-way; and
WHEREAS, the Council intends to clarify the role of the Seattle Design Commission in review of street vacation petitions and certain term permit applications; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 3.58.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 96977, is amended as follows:
3.58.010 Commission established ((.))
There is established, as of October 1, 1968, a Seattle Design Commission to act in a consulting capacity advisory to the City in connection with environmental and design aspects of City capital improvement projects and private or public-agency proposals for the long-term use of public rights-of-way, or the permanent use of a street, alley, or other public right-of-way subject to a vacation. The Seattle Design Commission shall serve functions and carry out duties as provided in this ((chapter)) Chapter 3.58.
Section 2. Section 3.58.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 121568, is amended as follows:
3.58.030 Membership ((.))
Subject to the provisions of this ((chapter)) Chapter 3.58, the Commission shall act in a consulting capacity, advisory to the Mayor, the City Council, and appropriate Ci...

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