The following information was provided by the city’s Department of Planning and Development. Written comments on projects should be mailed to 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 2000, P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA 98124-4019.

Appeals are made to the Office of the Hearing Examiner, Seattle Municipal Tower, 40th Floor (SMT-40-00), 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 4000, Seattle, WA 98104. Appeals must be accompanied by a $50 filing fee in a check payable to the City of Seattle.

The project number is in parentheses. For more information, call 684-8467. 

Permit applications

1600 W. ARMORY WAY (3016705) for a Land Use Application to subdivide one parcel of land into four parcels. Existing structures to be demolished. The following approval is required: Short Subdivision to create four parcels of land. Water Availability Certificate and demolition permit may be needed but were not included in this application. Written comments accepted through July 30.

Permit decisions

3016 FOURTH AVE. W. (301492) on a Land Use Application to allow a new single-family residence with attached garage in an environmentally critical area. Existing single-family residence to remain. Environmental review to include future unit-lot subdivision. The following appealable decision has been made based on submitted plans: Determination of Non-Significance (no Environmental Impact Statement required). Environmental review completed, and no conditions imposed. This DNS is issued using the optional DNS process in WAC 197.11.355 and SMC 25.05.355. The comment period was originally published on May 22, 2014, and there is no further comment period on this DNS. The hearing examiner must receive appeals of this decision no later than July 31.

1215 WARREN AVE. N. (3017176) on a Land Use Application to allow a second-story addition to an existing single-family residence in an environmentally critical area. The following appealable decisions have been made based on submitted plans: Variance to allow a portion of a structure to extend into the required rear yard granted; Variance to allow expansion of a non-conforming structure granted. The hearing examiner must receive appeals of this decision no later than July 31.

1602 34TH COURT W. (3016280) on a Land Use Application to allow vegetation removal in an environmentally critical area. Project includes a vegetation restoration plan. The following appealable decision has been made based on submitted plans: Determination of Non-Significance (no Environmental Impact Statement required).  Environmental review completed, and no conditions imposed.  This DNS is issued using the optional DNS process in WAC 197.11.355 and SMC 25.05.355.  The comment period was originally published on March 20, 2014, and there is no further comment period on this DNS. The hearing examiner must receive appeals of this decision no later than July 31.

3414 THIRD AVE. W. (3015956) on a Land Use Application to install six 60-ft.-tall light poles at Seattle Pacific University’s athletic field (Wallace Field). Pedestrian lighting included on three poles located at the north end of the field. Review includes minor amendment to Major Institution Master Plan. The following appealable decisions have been made based on submitted plans: Shoreline Substantial Development to allow development in the Urban Stable Shoreline environment conditionally granted; Shoreline Variance to allow athletic field light poles to exceed the height in an Urban Stable Shoreline environment conditionally granted. This decision is appealable to the Washington State Shoreline Hearings Board until at least Aug. 7.

Design reviews

1207 WESTLAKE AVE. N. (3016543) of two six-story residential structures with a total of 411 dwelling units, above ground-floor retail and below-grade parking for 203 vehicles.

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.

The meeting will take place Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Queen Anne Community Center (1901 First Ave. W.), in Room 1. (An early design guidance meeting was previously held June 4, 2014.)

The DPD Director will accept written comments to assist in the preparation of the early design guidance through Aug. 6. Comments regarding important site planning and design issues for this project are welcome. Comments and requests to be made party of record should be submitted to PRC@seattle.gov or City of Seattle – DPD – PRC, 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 2000, P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA  98124-4019

For more information, call DPD land-use planner Michael Dorcy at (206) 615-1393.