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Record No: CB 120154    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120154
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 10/4/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126457
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2021 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - University District Urban Center FLUM Amendment, 2. Att 2 - 130th Street Station Area FLUM Amendment, 3. Att 3 - Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments v2, 4. Att 3 - Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director's Report, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. Amendment 1, 5. Presentation (9/22/21), 6. Signed Ordinance 126457, 7. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2021 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.

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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle adopted a Comprehensive Plan through Ordinance 117221 in 1994 and most recently adopted amendments to its Comprehensive Plan in October 2020 through Ordinance 126186; and

WHEREAS, the Growth Management Act, chapter 36.70A RCW, authorizes annual amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the adopted procedures in Resolution 31807 provide the process for interested citizens to propose annual Comprehensive Plan amendments for consideration by the City Council; and

WHEREAS, various parties proposed amendments for consideration during the 2021 annual amendment process; and

WHEREAS, on September 29, 2020, the City Council considered these proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments and adopted Resolution 31970, directing that City staff further review and analyze certain proposed amendments; and

WHEREAS, these proposed amendments have been reviewed and analyzed by the Office of Planning and Community Development and considered by the Council; and

WHEREAS, the City has provided for public participation in the development and review of these proposed amendments and other changes to comply with the Growth Management Act, including requirements for early and continuous public participation in the development and amendment of the City’s Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed and considered the Executive’s report and recommendations, public testimony made at the public hearings, and other pertinent material regarding all the proposed amendments; and

WHEREAS, the Council finds that these amendments to the Comprehensive Plan are consistent with the Growth Management Act, and will protect and promote the health, safety, and welfare of the general public; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Seattle Comprehensive Plan, last amended by Ordinance 126186, is amended as follows:

A. Amendments to the Future Land Use Map, as shown in Attachment 1 and Attachment 2 to this ordinance.

B. Amendments to Citywide Planning Growth Strategy Element and Land Use Elements of the Comprehensive Plan, as shown in Attachment 3 to this ordinance.

 

Section 2. 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 1 - University District Urban Center Future Land Use Map Amendment

Attachment 2 - 130th Street Station Area Future Land Use Map Amendment

Attachment 3 - Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments