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Ordinance 124608

Introduced as Council Bill 118201


AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; establishing a definition for small efficiency dwelling unit; clarifying standards for configuration of dwelling units; amending development standards for congregate residences; amending design review thresholds; clarifying the application of green factor landscaping requirements to congregate residences; amending income eligible household definitions for incentive programs related to small efficiency dwelling units and congregate residences; and modifying vehicle, bicycle and Restricted Parking Zone regulations for small efficiency dwelling units and congregate residences; amending Sections 11.16.315, 23.41.004, 23.45.504, 23.45.508, 23.45.524, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.016, 23.54.015, 23.54.040, 23.58A.004, and 23.84A.008 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and adopting new Sections 23.42.048 and 23.42.049.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed
Fiscal Note:Fiscal Note to Council Bill No. 118201
Notes:Returned unsigned by the Mayor on 10/16/14

Legislative History

Date Introduced:September 2, 2014
Committee Referral:Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability
Committee Action Date:September 16, 2014
Committee Recommendation:Pass as Amended
Committee Vote:5(O'Brien, Burgess, Clark, Licata, Rasmussen)-0
City Council Action Date:October 6, 2014
City Council Action:Passed
City Council Vote:9-0
Date Delivered to Mayor:October 7, 2014
Date Filed with Clerk:October 16, 2014
Signed Copy:PDF scan of Ordinance No. 124608