How should Seattle and your neighborhood grow? Now’s your chance to weigh in! The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has released for public comment a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update. This is a major milestone towards an update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan which plots a 20-year vision and roadmap for Seattle’s future growth and livability. The Comprehensive Plan includes goals and policies for to provide neighborhood-specific guidance for areas where growth and change are happening or desired. The Draft EIS provides detailed information on various growth alternatives, their potential impacts to the environment, and proposed mitigation strategies. The City wants your voice to be heard as we refine strategies for accommodating growth for the benefit of all.
How to provide feedback on the Draft EIS:
- Visit our online open house to learn about the findings of the Draft EIS and take the online survey
- Attend the public hearing and open house on May 27, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at City Hall in the Bertha Knight Landes Room (600 4th Avenue).
- Submit comments on the Draft EIS online, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing to:
City of Seattle, Department of Planning and Development
Attn: Gordon Clowers
700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000
PO Box 34019, Seattle, WA 98124
Comments must be postmarked no later than June 18, 2015.