Ballard Development: Four land use applications, one decision and reviews

The Department of Planning and Development has released an update for development in the North and Northwest area of Seattle. There are four new land use applications, one decision and two design reviews in the works.

Information provided by the the Department of Planning and Development.

2445 NW 63RD ST:
Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units is being reviewed under Project #6393659. 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

2445

2020 NW 60th St:
Land Use Application to subdivide one parcel into two parcels of land. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 2,398 sq. ft. and B) 2,597 sq. ft. Existing structure to be demolished.

9526 8th Ave NW:

Land Use Application to subdivide one 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.

Zone:RIPARIAN CORRIDOR, LOWRISE-1, SPECIAL GRADING REQUIREMENT, SALMON WATERSHED

9526

9600 College Way N:
Land Use Application to allow a new wireless communication facility with 16 panel antennas and 9 equipment cabinets on the roof of existing structure, North Seattle Community College Library (Verizon Wireless).

Zoned:

PEAT SETTLEMENT PRONE, MAJOR INSTITUTION OVERLAY-105, SCENIC VIEW WITHIN 100 FT., NORTHGATE OVERLAY DISTRICT, MAJOR INSTITUTION OVERLAY-50, LOWRISE-1, LOWRISE-3, WETLAND, STEEP SLOPE (>=40%), ARTERIAL WITHIN 100 FT., SPECIAL GRADING REQUIREMENT, CITY OWNE

9600

Decisions:

834 NW 53RD ST:

Land Use Application to subdivide one development site into two unit lots. The construction of residential units has been approved under Project #6371102. 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.

Design Review:

3601 Greenwood Ave N.

3601

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The proposal is to allow a four story structure containing 3,500 sq. ft. of commercial with 66 residential units and one live/work unit. Parking for 16 vehicles to be provided within the structure. Existing structures to be demolished.

MEETING

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: 8:00 p.m.

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

(A recommendation meeting was previously held on 2/24/14.)

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 28, 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 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/.

743 N 35th St:

743

Zone:NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL 3-40', ARTERIAL WITHIN 100 FT., LANDMARK, URBAN VILLAGE OVERLAY, SCENIC VIEW WITHIN 500 FT., STEEP SLOPE (>=40%), ARCHAELOGICAL BUFFER AREA

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The proposal is for a six story structure containing ground level commercial with 56 residential units above and below grade parking for 25 vehicles. Existing structure to be demolished.

MEETING

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: 6:30 p.m.

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

All meeting facilities are ADA compliant. Translators or interpreters provided upon request. Please contact the Public Resource Center (206-684-8467 or prc@seattle.gov) 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 28, 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). The first phase of Design Review includes the Early Design Guidance (EDG) meeting. At the Early Design Guidance meeting, the following occurs:

The applicants will present information about the site and vicinity as well as early massing design concepts.
The public may offer comments regarding the design of a development on the subject site.*
The Design Review Board will provide guidance and identify those Design Guidelines of highest priority for the design as it moves forward towards Master Use Permit (MUP) application.
Following the meeting, DPD will issue a written Early Design Guidance 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 EDG 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.)

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.