Development Update: Five new applications and a design review

The Department of Planning and Development has released an update for development in the Northwest area of Seattle. There are five new projects in the Ballard area. One of these five requires a design review.

Information provided by the DPD

2216 NW 63RD ST: Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units are under Project #6363661. 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.

Zone:LOWRISE 1, URBAN VILLAGE OVERLAY

The following approvals are required:

Short Subdivision to create two unit lots.

2216

9715 6TH AVE N.W.: Land Use Application to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 5,768 sq. ft. and B) 5,388 sq. ft. Existing structures to be demolished.

Zone: SINGLE FAMILY 5000, SALMON WATERSHED

The following approvals are required:

Short Subdivision to create two parcels of land.

9715

6711 ALONZO AVE N.W.: Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units are under Project #6381494. 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.

The following approvals are required:

Short Subdivision to create two unit lots.

6711

2218 NW 63RD ST: Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units are under Project #6393660. 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.

2218

5601 22nd Ave N.W.: Land Use Application to allow two, 5-story towers above a 1-story base containing 84 residential units with 21,517 sq. ft. of office and 22,199 sq. ft. of retail. Parking for 132 vehicles to be provided below grade. Project includes 21,100 cubic yards for grading. Existing structures to be demolished.

5601

The following approvals are required:

SEPA Environmental Determination (This project is subject to the Optional DNS Process (WAC 197-11-355) and Early DNS Process (SMC 25.05.355). This comment period may be the only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts of this proposal.

Design Review

Other permits that may be needed which are not included in this application:

Building Permit
Grading Permit
Demolition Permit

MEETING for Design Review for 5601 22nd Ave N.W.

Date: Monday, April 21, 2014

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Ballard Community Center
6020 28th Avenue
Sunset/Captain Ballard Room

All meeting facilities are ADA compliant. Translators or interpreters provided upon request. Please contact the planner listed above at least five business days prior to the meeting to request this service.

OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT

The Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidance through April 21, 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 and requests to be made party of record should be submitted to PRC@seattle.gov or

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

PROCESS

An application for Design Review related to future development of this site has been submitted to the Department of Planning and Development (DPD). This second stage of Design Review is the Recommendation phase. At the Design Review Board Recommendation meeting, the following occurs:

1. The applicant will present information about the proposed design and how
it responds to the Design Review Guideline priorities established at the previous
Early Design Guidance meeting(s).
2. The public may offer comments regarding the proposed design.*
3. The Design Review Board will offer their recommendations regarding the design to
DPD.
4. Following the meeting, DPD will issue a written Recommendation report summarizing
the meeting. This report will be sent to those who signed in at the meeting or
otherwise requested a copy.

*Please note that public comment at the Recommendation meeting is limited to design considerations. If environmental review is triggered, comments related to environmental impacts (such as traffic, parking, noise, etc) may be sent to DPD following notice of that review.

MORE INFORMATION

This proposal may be viewed at our Design Review Program website at http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/Planning/Design_Review_Program/Overview/ . 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.) Additional application documents for this proposal may be found at http://web1.seattle.gov/dpd/edms/.

We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed.