Updated November 2017

City MHA proposal includes extensive rezoning for CHUV

New zoning map released for Crown Hill Urban Village

The Office of Planning and Community Development released its preferred alternative zoning recommendations for Crown Hill Urban Village as part of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  View the recommended zoning changes in CHUV and Citywide on this interactive map.

The re-zoning proposal will go to City Council for a vote that is currently anticipated in the Summer of 2018.  The Council will hold public hearings beginning in January 2018.

District 5 + 6 Open House │ Wednesday, February 28, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Whitman Middle School Gym (Large Gym)
9201 15th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98117 (map)

District 5 + 6 Public Hearing, │ Monday, March 12, 6:00 p.m.
Northgate Community Center (Gym)
10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125 (map)

Contact information for the City Council is here.

The City released a map here that outlines community input on the Draft maps and how it impacted the zoning proposals in the most recent map.  View that document here.

Read the City’s information about the proposed changes, including Frequently asked questions, see examples of proposed housing changes and more HERE.

View the previous proposed zoning map and CHUV neighbor comments and feedback below …

Posted Winter 2016

What do Neighbors think about the proposed rezone maps?

HALA Focus Group Zoning Map Feedback (click to download)

  • Read the Summary or Full Report of Neighbor Feedback on the draft maps  our Committee shared with the City in December.
  • NEW:  The City released a summary of neighbor feedback from the November 15th City Council led Design Workshops, including the map, summary of themes, and table notes.
  • Read the full report from the Nov. 5th Neighbor-to-Neighbor Conversation attended by over 50 Neighbors.  And the City’s responses to questions neighbors asked here.
  • NEW:  Download the input from the HALA Focus Group on the CHUV Zoning Map here.

chuv updated mapDownload the Crown Hill Urban Village first draft rezone map here.

Download the Comparison Analysis of Zoning changes prepared by the Committee for Smart Growth here.

Download the guide to how to read the map here or view the Video below.

Download illustrations of example building types that would be allowed in various zones under new MHA development standards and affordable housing requirements are linked below.  A short summary page of housing types is here.


Residential Small Lot (RSL)

Lowrise 1 (LR1)     Lowrise 2 (LR2)       Lowrise 3 (LR3)

Neighborhood Commercial 40 (NC-40)      Neighborhood Commercial 55 (NC-55)

Neighborhood Commercial 75 (NC-75)

See a map of all Proposed Zoning Changes in Urban Villages around the City here.
This six-minute City video provides an overview and instructions on reading the CHUV upzoning MHA map