Development Update July 27: one application, one approval, and one design review

A subdivision application, subdivision approval, and notice of a design review makes up today’s development update from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.


812 NW 53RD ST

A Land Use Application has been submitted to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 3,305 sq. ft. and B) 1,693 sq. ft. Existing structures to be demolished.

Comments may be submitted through 08/09/2017.


8507 18TH AVE NW

A Land Use Application has been approved to subdivide one development site into four unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #6520435. 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.

Appeals of this decision must be received by the Hearing Examiner no later than 8/10/2017.

Notice of Streamlined Design Review:

1547 NW 60TH ST


Streamlined Design Review application proposing a three-story, two-unit building.  Existing structure and two parking spaces to remain.  No additional parking to be provided.


The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidancethrough August 9, 2017. 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. Please note that this is the only opportunity to comment on this proposal.

Comments should be submitted to or

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

Following the public comment period, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections will issue a written design guidance report. This report will consider public comment and the applicable city-wide and neighborhood specific Design Guidelines and will serve as the basis for further review of the building permit. Once the applicant has incorporated the design guidance into the proposal they may apply for a building permit. No public notice of the building permit application will be provided.

For more information about this proposal or the Design Review Program and process, you may visit the Design Review Program website, contact the Land Use Planner listed above, or visit our office at the address above. (We are open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday and from 10:30 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Thursday.)  Additional application documents for this proposal may be found at

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