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Record No: CB 120191    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120191
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/22/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126474
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to street and sidewalk use; amending the Street Use Fee Schedule authorized by Section 15.04.074 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Attachments: 1. Att A - 2022 SDOT Street Use Fee Schedule
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 126474, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to street and sidewalk use; amending the Street Use Fee Schedule authorized by Section 15.04.074 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, Section 15.04.074 of the Seattle Municipal Code authorizes and directs the Director of Transportation to prepare and recommend to the City Council, for passage by ordinance, a schedule of fees applicable to all street and sidewalk use permits ("Street Use Fee Schedule" or "fee schedule"), which may take into consideration the desirability or undesirability of the use of occupation relative to the rights of the public; and
WHEREAS, street use permits must fully recover their cost to comply with the Seattle Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, the Street Use Division has analyzed the Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) rates and fees to ensure cost recovery, including creating specific fees for Street Improvement Permit Lite and Council Term permits, modifying and updating the Street Vacation filing fee to an issuance fee, and updating issuance fees and rates for street use permits based on this analysis; and
WHEREAS, SDOT is clarifying that the hourly review and inspection rate applies for reviews and inspections completed by SDOT and other City Departments; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Street Use Fee Schedule, last amended by Ordinance 126339, is replaced by the SDOT Street Use Fee Schedule attached as Attachment A to this ordinance.
Section 2. Effective January 1, 2022, the SDOT Street Use Fee Schedule is replaced by Attachment A to this ordinance. Otherwise, authority to adjust rates and fees as authorized in Ordinances 125945, 125706, and 125185 remains in effect.
Section 3. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage...

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