January 31st, 2012 at 1:51 pm | Posted by Wendi Dunlap
The proposed rezoning for the station area. Click on the image to see a PDF that contains a larger map.
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, February 29 to discuss proposed rezoning in the North Beacon Hill urban village area
, in order to implement the updated North Beacon Hill neighborhood plan. (See Seattle Council Bill 117375
, currently in committee.) The proposed rezones may be seen in this PDF
, and include rezoning several 40′ zones to 65′, changing parts of the El Centro properties from Single Family 5000′ to Neighborhood Commercial or Low-Rise zones, and changing some other areas to Low-Rise 3. Additionally, there would be a slight expansion of the Beacon Hill Station Overlay District.
The public hearing, which will be combined with a similar hearing for the Othello Neighborhood Plan update, will be held on Wednesday, February 29 at 6 p.m. at the NewHolly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave. S.
If you are unable to attend but still wish to comment, you may send comments to Councilmember Richard Conlin, firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments should be received by Tuesday, February 28, at 5 p.m.
More information about the neighborhood plan update and the rezone may be found at the DPD website, including the “Director’s Analysis and Recommendation on the North Beacon Hill Rezone Proposal.”