Is Seattle about to do away with single-family zoning?

So were now unaffordable cities like Oakland, Portland, Seattle, and much of Los Angeles. the best way to do that is to minimize or even eliminate single-family zoning, and make 100 percent of.

Is Seattle about to do away with single-family zoning? City reportedly working on zoning overhaul. July 7, 2015. Ben lane. real estate in Seattle could be on the verge of a seismic shift, thanks.

In about 75 percent of the land designated for residential development in Seattle. zoning in single-family neighborhoods for over 50 years,” said Tim Parham, Planning Commission chair. “Let’s talk.

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Our Zoning Code governs the use and development of land in Seattle. Zoning districts specify a category of uses (e.g., single-family residential, multifamily residential, commercial, industrial, etc.) and are applied by ordinance.

What’s worse are the idiotic reasons these people want to get rid of single families owning homes. From the Seattle Times:. Most dramatically, the committee is considering a recommendation to do away with single-family zoning – which for a hundred-plus years has been the defining feature of Seattle’s strong neighborhood feel.

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Can the city solve its housing crisis by doing away with single-family zoning? breaking news Emails SUBSCRIBE By Ludwig hurtado maher abed works as a security officer at the Space Needle, Seattle.

by Michael Maddux An issue that is a regular hot-button topic in Seattle is the question of zoning and land-use, particularly as it applies to so-called "single family zoning." The amount of land in Seattle that is zoned this way is itself regularly in dispute. Some claim it is as little as 35%, some say.

The plan will eliminate all single-family zoning in the city: Developers will be able to put small, three-unit apartments known as triplexes on any lot.. the city was cranking away on.

Get rid of single-family zoning? These conversations shouldn. – Most dramatically, the committee is considering a recommendation to do away with single-family zoning – which for a hundred-plus years has been the defining feature of Seattle’s strong.

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Seattle mayor signs denser zoning with housing affordability requirements into law. New. Most of those single-family zones are going to residential small lot (RSL) zoning, which allows smaller.