As reported last week, today’s Seattle City Council’s meeting included a vote on Richard Conlin’s emergency ordinance to stop developers from building big houses on small lots. About 40 citizens attended today’s meeting, and the ordinance passed 9-0.
The ordinance, Council Bill 117572, declared “an emergency requiring a three-fourths vote of the City Council so that the ordinance may take effect immediately.”
The Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability committee will host a public hearing on Thursday, September 13 at 9:30.
Key Details on the Public Hearing:
Where: City Council Chambers, 2nd floor, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue
Questions: contact Sara Nelson at 684-8805 or at email@example.com
For those unable to attend the public hearing, written comments may be sent to Councilmember Richard Conlin via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) -comments must received by tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11th at 5pm.
Additional coverage of today’s vote and local impacts can be found in the Seattle Times article, “Backyard Houses Catch the Eye of City Council”.