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Record No: Res 31762    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/7/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2018, and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about the proposed amendments.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Attachment A: OPCD Director's Memorandum
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Proposed Amendment 1 (added; 8/9/17), 3. Proposed Amendment 2 (added; 8/9/17), 4. Central Staff Memo (07/24/17), 5. Central Staff Memo (8/1/17) (added; 8/28/17), 6. Memo Amendment 3 (added; 08/28/17), 7. 2017-18 Comprehensive Plan Amendments (CF 320265), 8. Signed Resn_31762, 9. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION identifying proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered for possible adoption in 2018, and requesting that the Office of Planning and Community Development and the Seattle Planning Commission review and make recommendations about the 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
WHEREAS, the City adopted a revised Comprehensive Plan reflecting significant changes through Ordinance 125173 in 2016; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31117 establishes procedures for amendment of the Seattle Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31402 prescribes 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; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE THAT:
Section 1. Comprehensive Plan docket of amendments to be considered in 2018. The following amendments proposed by individuals or organizations should be reviewed by the Mayor and Council as possible amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The full texts of the proposals are contained in Clerk File 320265.
1. Application by the City Neighborhood Council to amend land use policies to reduce the spillover of parking from urban centers and villages into the surrounding community.
2. Application by the Neighborhood Planning and Land Use Committee of the City Neighborhood Council to amend the Glossary to add a definition of "Concurrency...

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