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Record No: CB 119252    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119252
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 7/6/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125612
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to land use and zoning; establishing an incentive program for high performance buildings in urban centers; amending Sections 23.40.060, 23.41.004, 23.41.012, and 23.41.014 to the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and adding a new Section 23.40.070 to the SMC.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director’s Report, 3. Presentation (05/16/18), 4. Central Staff Memo (05/16/18), 5. Central Staff Memo (06/20/18)
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE related to land use and zoning; establishing an incentive program for high performance buildings in urban centers; amending Sections 23.40.060, 23.41.004, 23.41.012, and 23.41.014 to the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC); and adding a new Section 23.40.070 to the SMC.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 23.40.060 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125163, is amended as follows:
23.40.060 Living Building Pilot Program
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B. Minimum standards. A project shall qualify for the Living Building Pilot Program if it is located outside of the shoreline jurisdiction, ((has been)) is reviewed in accordance with the full design review process provided in Section 23.41.014, and meets full Living Building Certification by achieving either all of the imperatives of the International Living Future Institute's (ILFI) Living Building Challenge SM 3.1 certification or all of the following:
1. The project meets ILFI Living Building Challenge SM ((3.1)) Petal ((Recognition)) certification by attaining at least three of the seven performance areas, or "Petals," of the ILFI Living Building Challenge SM ((3.1)) program, (Place, Water, Energy, Health and Happiness, Materials, Equity, and Beauty), including at least one of the following three petals: Water, Energy, or Materials;
((2. Total building energy use is 75 percent or less of the energy use targets established in the 2012 Seattle Energy Code's Target Performance Path, Section C402.1.5; and))
2. Total annual building energy use that is 25 percent less than a baseline defined as the Energy Use Intensity (EUI) targets in the Target Performance Path of Seattle Energy Code Section C401.3;
3. None of the space heating and water heating in the project shall be provided using on-site combustion of fossil fuel; and
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