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Record No: CB 120462    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120462
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/13/2022
Ordinance No: Ord 126730
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan to incorporate changes proposed as part of the 2022 Comprehensive Plan annual amendment process.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Amendments to the Growth Strategy Element, 2. Att 2 - Amendments to the Transportation Element v2, 3. Att 2 - Amendments to the Transportation Element
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Director's Report, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. Amendment 1, 5. Signed Ordinance 126730, 6. 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 2022 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 2021 through Ordinance 126457; 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 2022 annual amendment process; and

WHEREAS, on August 2, 2021, the City Council considered these proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments and adopted Resolution 32010, 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 Director’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 this amendment to the Comprehensive Plan is 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 126457, is amended to include amendments to the Growth Strategy and Transportation Elements as shown in Attachments 1 and 2 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 _________________________, 2022, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2022.

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President ____________ of the City Council

       Approved /       returned unsigned /       vetoed this _____ day of _________________, 2022.

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Bruce A. Harrell, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2022.

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Elizabeth M. Adkisson, Interim City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Amendments to the Growth Strategy Element

Attachment 2 - Amendments to the Transportation Element