Help Evaluate SDOT’s Participation in the MUP Process

The Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) Development Review Program has been providing comprehensive early design guidance over the last year.  Our goal is to better integrate private development and the city’s right-of-way priorities. We want to improve service through consistent direction, a single SDOT contact throughout the Master Use Permit (MUP) process, and relevant, up-to-date information on SDOT rules, plans, and policies.

Over the last year, we’ve revised the Preliminary Assessment Report (PAR), attended Early Design Guidance pre-submittal conferences, and coordinated with the design review board. In the second phase, SDOT staff will follow the project through the remaining Master Use Permit phases, including SEPA analysis and MUP approval.

We need your help to evaluate our progress to date and improve it moving forward. Please take our survey. Thanks for your help!

SEPA Checklist – Updated Format

Starting January 1, 2015 we will require that you submit the updated State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) checklist in order for your Master Use Permit Application to be considered a complete application. The Washington Department of Ecology updated the SEPA rules and the SEPA Environmental Checklist. They were effective May 10, 2014.  The new environmental checklist has been available on the DPD Forms page since July 2014.  The newly formatted checklist, “Environmental (SEPA) Checklist,” is available on our forms webpage at