New Proposed Rezone Maps The City Office of Planning and Community Development released its preferred alternative zoning recommendations for Crown Hill Urban Village. The rezoning is part of the implementation of the City’s Mandatory Housing Affordability law. Go to the CHUV Committee Maps page to see the latest information and
Candidate Questionnaires Every candidate for Mayor and City Council Position 8 and 9 answered questions about growth in Crown Hill Urban Village. Read their responses HERE, and please share with your neighbors. Mother in Law (ADU) and Back Yard Cottages (DADU) The City is beginning the process of developing an
How will candidates support SMART growth in CHUV? We asked candidates for Seattle Mayor and City Council Positions 8 and 9 five questions about growth and density planned in Crown Hill Urban Village. View or download their responses HERE. Questions centered around the candidate’s positions on neighborhood planning in communities
The Seattle Department of Transportation confirmed they will leave the Holman Road pedestrian overpass in place. This is a direct response to neighborhood concerns. This change in plans occurred after neighbors organized a petition and expressed a strong preference to keep the overpass. Councilmember Mike O’Brien convened a community meeting in
News & Updates Baker Park Redesign Plans Online The City has rolled out three concepts for the Baker Park redesign –activating the park with children’s playground areas and a fitness center. According to their survey, 31 people have voted, with Option A the clear winner to-date. Have a favorite of
Baker Park Redesign and Activation Meeting this Saturday The City is hosting a second “open house” at Baker Park at 8347 14th Ave NW this Saturday, August 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. City planners will provide design options for Baker Park and collect votes on which design is preferred.
Growth Sparks New Crown Hill Market As the Parla Apartment building went up across the Crown Hill Center, Karin LaBelle got an idea. Growth was coming to Crown Hill. Could more people translate into more community cohesiveness? She and her husband had been selling their Crown Hill Honey at the
The deadline for public comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Crown Hill Urban Village is tomorrow. Neighbors can view and download both our Committee’s full comments and a handy summary of the key points in case you also wish to comment with the City and could use some tips.
Several weeks ago, the City released their draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for proposed density increases and upzones in Seattle’s urban villages. The EIS is necessary to comply with state law. The EIS looks at a variety of factors in considering the environmental impacts of zoning changes proposed to implement
On Wednesday, July 19 SDOT and Councilmember Mike O’Brien are hosting a public meeting on the proposal for the removal of Crown Hill’s pedestrian overpass (next to Dick’s) on Holman Road. The overpass removal is part of a Neighborhood Street Fund project to add a new pedestrian street level crossing