Tag: minimum density

CVS REDESIGNING PHARMACIES IN UPTOWN AND WALLINGFORD

November 7th, 2013

In September the Council approved emergency legislation that requires new development to meet minimum density standards in our Urban Villages. As I wrote in a previous blog post, the legislation was prompted by the proposal by CVS Pharmacies to construct three new suburban-style drugstores in Uptown, Wallingford, and West Seattle that would be freestanding, single […]

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MINIMUM DENSITY REQUIREMENTS EMERGENCY LEGISLATION

September 4th, 2013

On Tuesday, September 3, I introduced emergency legislation to impose interim minimum density requirements in rapidly growing urban centers, urban villages, and station areas designated as pedestrian zones. The purpose of the legislation is to prevent valuable property in these areas from being developed with projects like stand-alone stores with large areas of surface parking. […]

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