Tag: PLUS

PLANNING AND LAND USE 2012 ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND PRIORITIES FOR 2013

January 30th, 2013

In 2012 I announced a set of priorities for my Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee. Here’s a review of how we did, and the top ten priorities for 2013: Accomplishments for 2012: Goal: to develop Transit Communities Policies and advance neighborhood plans. Accomplishment: Major progress in getting Sound Transit (ST) to commit to […]

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SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM UPDATE BEGINS

September 18th, 2012

My Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee has begun work on the first comprehensive update of Seattle’s Shoreline Master Program (SMP) since 1987.  We received our first briefing in August and discussed aspects of it at our September 12 and September 13 meetings and we’ll discuss it again at our October 26 meeting.  A public […]

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REMOVING MINIMUM PARKING REQUIREMENTS WHERE UNNEEDED

May 10th, 2012

On Wednesday, May 9, the Council’s Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability Committee (PLUS) agreed to a revised proposal developed by the Seattle Planning Commission that adds portions of the City to the area already exempt from minimum parking requirements.  The action is part of a larger package of regulatory reforms designed to stimulate economic activity […]

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