Development Update August 2: More subdivisions

Here is today’s update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Construction and Inspections as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.


1415 NW 65th St

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide one development site into three unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #6503136. 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.

2216 NW 64th St

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed sizes are: A) 1,601 sq. ft. and B) 3,398 sq. ft. Existing structures to be demolished.

Appeals of the above decision must be received by the Hearing Examiner no later than 8/15/2016.

Voters must return ballots by 8 pm tonight

Today (Tuesday, August 2) is the final day for local voters to return their ballots for the August 2016 Primary Election.

Your ballot can be returned by mail with a first-class stamp, however, it must be postmarked by today.

Alternatively, Ballard Library Drop Box (5614 22nd Ave NW) will be open and accepting ballots until 8 p.m. this evening.

Visit the King County Elections website to learn more information and to see results when they are posted.

Stoup to host Beach Party this weekend


Stoup Brewing (1108 NW 52nd St) is teaming up with Sandbol to host a beach party at Stoup’s tap room and beer garden this Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7.

Sand will be brought in to fill a 12’ x 35’ court for Sandbol play, along with a DJ spinning, food trucks, ice cream and swag prizes for lucky winners.

Sandbol is a new to-the-world beach game started by Ballard resident, Mitch Tennison. He describes the game as “cornhole meets bocce ball meets horseshoes” designed with the sand in mind.

“I saw an opportunity to design a game that could leverage the uneven terrain of sandy beaches, be highly portable and bring people together,” says Tennison.

Tennison’s goal is to raise awareness and gain excitement around the gaming prototypes before officially launching the product next summer.

In addition to the aforementioned treats, expect to find Napkin Friends out front on Saturday, Anchor End Pretzel Shoppe on Sunday and ice cream from Balleywood Creamery on both afternoons.

The party will be raging on Saturday from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on Sunday from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Populuxe to host “Bathe to Save” fundraising event

Populuxe Brewing will host a “Bathe to Save” fundraising event benefiting Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville this Friday, August 5, from 4:30 p.m.

Bathe to Save is a family touring country in an RV, towing a giant blue dog behind them, to raise awareness and funds for animal shelters by bathing dogs. and are organizing the Bathe to Save National Tour stop at Populuxe.


Locals can bring their dogs down to Populuxe, and for a $20 donation, that will go to Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville, their dog will get a bath.

Populuxe will also be donating $1 from every pint served to Homeward Pet.

Ballard Library to host “Green Up” renewable energy information table

The Seattle Public Library will host a Seattle City Light “Green Up” information table from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. this month at the Ballard Branch (5614 22nd Ave NW).

The Green Up program uses renewable energy projects to help promote economic development in rural parts of the region, improve Washington state’s energy security and reduce pollution.

Locals can chat with City Light representatives about how local renewable energy projects in the Pacific Northwest can support clean energy and a healthy environment.

Customers can purchase renewable energy credits equal to those portions of their energy consumption.

Green Up’s renewable energy credits come from regional geothermal, biogas, wind and small hydro energy. Seattle City Light’s basic energy service is currently a mix of hydro, wind, nuclear, coal, landfill gas and other power sources.

The Green Up information table will be in the Ballard Branch’s lobby at the following times:

For more information about renewable power sources in the Pacific Northwest, visit Seattle City Light’s Green Up homepage.