Tag: Department of Planning and Development

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS ADVANCED FOR ANALYSIS

August 28th, 2012

On August 13 the Council unanimously approved a resolution that advances possible Comprehensive Plan amendments for analysis and review by the Seattle Planning Commission and the Department of Planning and Development.  These amendments will be considered for adoption in the spring of 2013 (state law limits the City to making general amendments to the Comprehensive […]

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REGULATORY REFORM PACKAGE APPROVED BY COUNCIL

July 24th, 2012

On Monday, July 23, the Council unanimously approved Council Bill 117430, a regulatory reform package that makes a series of modest changes to land use regulations.  Consistent with Economic Recovery Resolution 31282, adopted in 2011, these changes will promote economic development by making regulatory processes less convoluted and allowing more creativity in business locations and […]

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SKYSCRAPER SIGNS

December 16th, 2010

A proposal allow signs on the upper floors of downtown office buildings has been developed by the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and transmitted to the Council with the support of Mayor McGinn.  Because it relates to economic development, the proposal is currently under consideration in my Committee.  It was initiated in response to […]

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