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Record No: CB 119849    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119849
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/17/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126146
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Roy Vue Apartments, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A – Vicinity Map of Roy Vue, 3. Landmarks Preservation Board Report, 4. Photos, 5. Signed Ordinance 126146, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to historic preservation; imposing controls upon the Roy Vue Apartments, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
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WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Ordinance, Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC), establishes a procedure for the designation and preservation of sites, improvements, and objects having historical, cultural, architectural, engineering, or geographic significance; and
WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Board ("Board"), after a public meeting on October 17, 2018, voted to approve the nomination of the improvement located at 615 Bellevue Avenue E and the site on which the improvement is located (which are collectively referred to as the "Roy Vue Apartments") for designation as a landmark under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, after a public meeting on November 21, 2018, the Board voted to approve the designation of the Roy Vue Apartments under SMC Chapter 25.12; and
WHEREAS, on May 26, 2020, the Roy Vue Apartments' owner agreed to controls and incentives to be applied to specific features or characteristics of the designated landmark; and
WHEREAS, the City Historic Preservation Officer recommends that the City Council enact a designating ordinance approving the controls and incentives, pursuant to Ordinance 126072; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Designation. Under Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 25.12.660, the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Board ("Board") of the improvement located at 615 Bellevue Avenue E and the site on which the improvement is located (which are collectively referred to as the "Roy Vue Apartments") is acknowledged.
A. Legal Description. The Roy Vue Apartments are located...

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