Development Update May 1: A design review meeting and more subdivisions

Applications for developments in Ballard have been coming in fast this week to the Department of Planning and Development (DPD).

Check out the most recent applications and decisions from the DPD as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.


6759 11th Ave NW


A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 2,265 sq. ft. and B) 3,080 sq. ft. Existing structures to remain.


9526 8th Ave NW

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide the development site into four unit lots. The construction of residential units are under Project #6369204. This subdivision of property is only for the purpose of allowing sale or lease of the unit lots. Development standards will be applied to the original parcel and not to each of the new unit lots.

Notice of Design Review Meeting:

5601 24th Ave NW

A Land Use Application has been received to allow a 7-story structure containing 105 assisted living units with approx. 3,700 sq. ft. of retail space at grade. Parking for 65 vehicles is to be provided below grade. Existing structures to be demolished.

The meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at Ballard Community Center (6020 28th Ave NW).

The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidance through May 19, 2014.  You are invited to offer comments regarding important site planning and design issues, which you believe, should be addressed in the design for this project.

Comments should be submitted to or mailed to the address below.

City of Seattle, DPD, PRC
700 5th Avenue Suite 2000
PO Box 34019
Seattle, WA  98124-4019

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Steven C Nordgren
Steven C Nordgren

Can’t even fill the buildings already built retail space is empty since buildings were constructed apartment and condo still waiting for renters?
Rent too high also