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Record No: CB 120068    Version: Council Bill No: CB 120068
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/17/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126339
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to street and sidewalk use; amending Ordinance 125706 and the Street Use Permit Fee Schedule authorized by Section 15.04.074 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss, M. Lorena González
Attachments: 1. Att A - Table A2, Uses with No Base Permit Fee
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Amendment 1, 4. Signed Ordinance 126339, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to street and sidewalk use; amending Ordinance 125706 and the Street Use Permit Fee Schedule authorized by Section 15.04.074 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

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WHEREAS, in September 2020, the City Council passed Ordinance 126159, amending Ordinance 125706 and the Street Use Permit Fee Schedule authorized in SMC 15.04.074 to support businesses by implementing a free permit for temporary business uses, including cafes, displays, and vending; and

WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to extend the free permit program for temporary business uses through May 31, 2022; and

WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to allow the fees for existing permit holders to be administered consistent with temporary business use permit holders; and

WHEREAS, the City Council desires a workplan to establish a permitting structure for the continuation of these business uses beyond May 31, 2022; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Seattle Department of Transportation Street Use Fee Schedule (“SDOT Street Use Fee Schedule”), Attachment A to Ordinance 125706, last substantially amended by Ordinance 126159, is amended by replacing Table A2, Uses with No Base Permit Fee, included as Attachment A to this ordinance.

Section 2. At the discretion of the SDOT Director or designee, SDOT may waive permit fees for long-term merchandise displays (use code 18A), long-term sidewalk and curb space cafes (use codes 18B, 18D, 18E), and vending (use codes 19B, 19C, 19E, 19G, 19H) existing as of March 1, 2020 to provide consistency with the fee schedule for Temporary Business Recovery Use permits (use code 3AA) through May 31, 2022.

Section 3. The Seattle Department of Transportation shall present to Council a draft permitting proposal (including a revised fee schedule) to allow for the continuation of business uses allowed by the Temporary Business Recovery Use permits beyond May 31, 2022.  The draft permitting proposal shall be presented to Council in writing by December 15, 2021.  The Council directs the Seattle Department of Transportation to transmit proposed implementing legislation to Council by March 31, 2022.

 

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2021, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2021.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved / returned unsigned / vetoed this ________ day of  _________________, 2021.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2021.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

Attachments:

Attachment A - Table A2, Uses with No Base Permit Fee