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Record No: Res 31970    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/29/2020
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2021 and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about proposed amendments.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Attachments: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note
Supporting documents: 1. Presentation (9/9/20), 2. Central Staff Memo (9/9/20), 3. Central Staff Memo (9/23/20), 4. Signed Resolution 31970
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2021 and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about proposed amendments.
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WHEREAS, under the Washington State Growth Management Act, chapter 36.70A RCW, The City of Seattle ("City") is required to have a comprehensive land use plan ("Comprehensive Plan") and to review that plan on a regular schedule; and
WHEREAS, except in limited circumstances, the Growth Management Act allows the City to amend the Comprehensive Plan only once a year; and
WHEREAS, the City adopted a Comprehensive Plan through Ordinance 117221 in 1994, and most recently adopted amendments to its Comprehensive Plan through the Ordinance introduced as Council Bill 119838; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31807 prescribes the procedures and criteria by which proposals for amendments to the Comprehensive Plan are solicited from the public and selected for analysis and possible adoption, a process known as setting the Comprehensive Plan docket; and
WHEREAS, due to delays in adopting this resolution due to the COVID-19 Civil Emergency, the Council recognizes that some of the timelines in Resolution 31807 should be amended; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE THAT:
Section 1. Comprehensive Plan docket of amendments to be analyzed by the Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) in 2021. The Council requests that OPCD analyze the following amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council ("Council") for consideration in 2021:
A. 5600 block of 15th Avenue NE. Application to extend the boundary of the University District Urban Center to include eight properties fronting the west side of 15th Avenue NE between NE 56th Street and NE Ravenna Boulevard as shown i...

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