Development Update July 20: design review for 53-room congregate residence

Most notable in today’s development update is a proposal for a four-story congregate residence containing 53 sleeping rooms and street level retail at 15th Ave NW and NW 59th St. The update is from the City of Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development (DPD) as posted in the Land Use Information Bulletin.

Applications:

2028 NW 61ST ST

Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #BN9509 dated 1961. 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.

Comments may be submitted through 08/02/2017.

5419 BAKER AVE NW

Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into four unit lots. The construction of residential units is under Project #6533944. 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. Environmental review conducted under #3024094.

Comments may be submitted through 08/02/2017.

924 NW 51ST ST

Land Use Application to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed Parcel sizes are: A) 3,394 sq. ft. and B) 1,600 sq. ft. Existing structures to be demolished.

Comments may be submitted through 08/02/2017.

Notice of Administrative Design Review:

1501 NW 59TH ST

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The proposal is to allow a 4-story congregate residence containing 53 sleeping rooms and street level retail. Existing structures to be demolished. No parking proposed.

OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT

The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidancethrough August 2, 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.

Comments and requests to be made party of record should be submitted to PRC@seattle.gov or

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

PROCESS

Following the public comment period, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) will issue a written Early Design Guidance report identifying the highest priority city-wide and neighborhood specific Design Guidelines applicable to the proposed design.  This report will also consider public comment provided to SDCI. A copy of the report will be sent to those who commented or requested to be made a party of record.

Following this early design guidance process, the applicant may apply for their land use permit.  An opportunity for public comment will be provided at that time.

MORE INFORMATION

This proposal may be viewed at our Design Review Program website. For more information regarding this application or the Design Review process, you may contact the Land Use Planner listed above, go to the Design Review Program website 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.)


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