July Publication Updates

Tips

UPDATED

 

NEW

 

Director’s Rules

DRAFT

March Publication Updates

Tips 

UPDATED

  • Tip 331B, Hazard Trees, was updated with the new tree fee.

 

Director’s Rules

DRAFT

  • DDR 9-2018, Clarification and corrections to energy modeling procedures of the 2015 Seattle Energy Code, provides guidance for integrating “high performance heating” provisions and for modeling HVAC systems for multifamily dwelling units. Written comments on the proposed adoption may be submitted through April 9, 2018 to: Director, SCI_DRulesComments@seattle.gov, Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000, P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, Washington  98124-4019.

 

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November Publication Updates

Tips

UPDATED

 

Director’s Rules

DRAFT

 

FINAL

  • DR 20-2017, Green Building Standard, describes green building standard requirements, how to document an owner’s commitment to meet those standards, and how to demonstrate compliance with those standards.

 

RESCINDED

  • DR 3-2014, Updates to State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Review Thresholds for Infill Residential and Mixed-Use Development in Urban Centers and Certain Urban Villages, will be rescinded. To comment on the rescission, contact Gordon Clowers at gordon.clowers@seattle.govor (206) 684-8375 by December 4, 2017.

Environmentally Critical Areas Update

The City’s updated environmentally critical areas regulations became effective on May 15, 2017. In addition to the updated regulations, SDCI has updated DR 5-2007, Great Blue Heron Management Plan. SDCI published the proposed Director’s Rule on Thursday, May 25, in the Land Use Information Bulletin. SDCI is taking comment on the updated Director’s Rule through June 9, 2017. Please send your comment to:

Director
Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections
700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000
P.O. Box 34019
Seattle, WA 98124-4019

For additional information about the updated environmentally critical areas regulations please visit our Environmentally Critical Areas Code Update website.

May Publication Updates

Tips

UPDATED

 

Director’s Rules

DRAFT

  • DDR 11-2017, Large Notice Sign, outlines new sign requirements for projects that require public notice.

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