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Changes in Store for Seattle's Design Review Program
"Earlier this month, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) released a draft proposal that would make substantial changes to how the [Seattle's Design Review Program] operates," reports Stephen Fesler.
"Key changes in the proposal include revised thresholds for design review, an added early public dialogue phase, a revised design review board structure, limits on the number of design review meetings, and a new 'hybrid' design review process that blends features of Full Design Review and Administrative Design Review," explains Fesler.
The article includes more details about the potential changes, and explains more if its role in collecting public feedback prior to and independent from the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) process. The article explains also digs into the specifics of the SDCI report.