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Record No: CB 119362    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119362
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Full Council Agenda Ready
Current Controlling Legislative Body Planning, Land Use, and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 2/19/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending Section 23.41.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code to approve the 2018 University District Neighborhood Design Guidelines.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - University District Design Guidelines, 2019 v2, 2. Att 1 - University District Design Guidelines, 2018 v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director's Report, 3. Presentation (12/19/18), 4. Central Staff Memo, 5. Presentation (2/6/19)
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending Section 23.41.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code to approve the 2018 University District Neighborhood Design Guidelines.
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WHEREAS, the University Community Neighborhood was designated as an Urban Center in 1998; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle, working with the University District Future Development and Urban Design Working Group, developed the U District Urban Design Framework in 2013; and
WHEREAS, the U District Urban Design Framework developed neighborhood design recommendations that anticipated substantial redevelopment in the University Community Urban Center; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council in 2017 adopted new zoning regulations that increased development capacity in the University Community Urban Center in the vicinity of the University District Sound Transit light rail station area; and
WHEREAS, the Office of Planning and Community Development has engaged the University District Partnership and Urban Design Working Group in the development of updated Neighborhood Design Guidelines; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subsection 23.41.010.B of the Seattle Municipal Code, which section was last amended by the ordinance introduced as Council Bill 119332, is amended as follows:
23.41.010 Design review guidelines
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B. The following neighborhood design guidelines are approved. These neighborhood design guidelines apply in the areas shown on the map included in the guidelines.
1. "Admiral Design Guidelines, 2013";
2. "Ballard Municipal Center Master Plan Area Design Guidelines, 2013";
3. "Belltown Urban Center Village Design Guidelines, 2004";
4. "Capitol Hill Design Guidelines, 2013";
5. "Central Area Design Guidelines, 2018";
6. "Green Lake Design Guidelines, 2013";
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