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Seattle 2035

The early consensus among Seattle mayoral candidates around adding housing options in single-family residential zones excited urbanists and those looking to expand affordable housing opportunities. The six leading mayoral candidates said they'd support missing middle housing types in single-family residential zones across the city--or at least pledges to "explore"...
At a formal signing event this afternoon (1.30pm), Mayor Ed Murray will sign Seattle's new Comprehensive Plan (Seattle 2035) into law. The plan is an important asset to the city, carrying forward community values and objectives that policymakers and technicians alike rely upon to craft and enhance policy. The full...
Seattle's multi-year process to update the city's Comprehensive Plan has come to its conclusion finding unanimous consent and approval from the City Council. A major renters' bill to give tenants the option of capping move-in fees, however, was referred back to committee, and a piece of the "ramps to...
The Seattle City Council is expected to vote on the Seattle 2035 Comp Plan at its meeting 2pm Monday (October 17th). We encourage urbanists to attend to express support for passing the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan and get in a last word to encourage new ideas to include in this...
The Planning, Land Use, and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee met for the eighth and final time yesterday to discuss and vote on Seattle 2035--Seattle's new Comprehensive Plan. The Committee passed 190 amendments to the Mayor's Recommend Plan in four primary areas: Settled technical amendments previously presented to the PLUZ Committee; Further minor technical...
At Thursday's Planning, Land Use, and Zoning (PLUZ) Committee, dozens of residents commented on the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan and the amendments being considered. Some commenters called on the City to slow down the process, seeming to hope to delay zoning changes. Others encouraged the City to speed up...
The Seattle City Council will hold a public hearing on the major update to Seattle's Comprehensive Plan. Better known as Seattle 2035, the drafted plan represents the City's priorities covering the next 20 years. Councilmembers have had extensive discussions on the Mayor's Recommended Plan through individual briefings across most of...
Have you been waiting for a way to positively support the Lid I-5 community effort? Now is the time! The Seattle City Council is nearing final approval of the long-awaited update to Seattle's Comprehensive Plan. This document is used to guide policy and recommend growth strategies over a 20-year planning...