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Record No: CB 120108    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120108
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/2/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126403
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to redevelopment at the Yesler Terrace Master Planned Community; amending Section 23.75.160 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and replacing Exhibit C, Tree Protection Plan, of Ordinance 123962.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Attachments: 1. Att A - Exhibit C to Ord. 123962 (July 25, 2012), 2. Att B - Updated Exhibit C to Ord. 123962 v2, 3. Att B - Updated Exhibit C to Ord. 123962 v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director's Report, 3. Central Staff Memo (7/7/21), 4. Presentation (7/14/21), 5. Presentation (added 7-14-21), 6. Proposed Amendment 1, 7. Proposed Amendment 2, 8. Proposed Amendment 3, 9. Signed Ordinance 126403, 10. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to redevelopment at the Yesler Terrace Master Planned Community; amending Section 23.75.160 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and replacing Exhibit C, Tree Protection Plan, of Ordinance 123962.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") has adopted a Comprehensive Plan complying with the Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA), and through Ordinance 123575 adopted Comprehensive Plan amendments to designate Yesler Terrace as a Master Planned Community site on the Future Land Use Map in anticipation of redevelopment of the site; and
WHEREAS, the City has identified impacts to tree canopy for the redevelopment of Yesler Terrace as a planned action in the 2011 Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and is issuing a 2019 State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) addendum to the Final EIS; and
WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Ordinance 123962 to designate certain redevelopment at Yesler Terrace as planned actions pursuant to the State Environmental Policy Act through use of a planned action ordinance, and established certain requirements for these planned actions, including a Tree Protection Plan; and
WHEREAS, Exhibit C to Ordinance 123962 is a Tree Protection Plan requiring protection of certain existing trees over the course of redevelopment at Yesler Terrace; and
WHEREAS, after adoption of the Tree Protection Plan in 2012, the City approved a street system layout for Yesler Terrace different from that contemplated by the Tree Protection Plan, and use of the plan since adoption has shown it contains errors in the tree inventory and designations, necessitating an update to the Overview and Block 7 maps and the Tree Protection Plan Inventory included in Exhibit C to Ordinance 123962; and
WHEREAS, the City Council is considering, as contained in Resolution 31902, updating Chapter 25.11, Tree Protection, of the Seattle Municipal Code t...

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