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City Council to Vote on 185th Street Subarea March 16

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The Council adopted all three 185th Street rezoning ordinances at the March 16 meeting. You can read a bit more about the decision at the Shoreline Area News blog.

On February 23 the Shoreline City Council directed staff to make changes to the Planning Commission’s recommended zoning map for the 185th Street Station Subarea.

Council is scheduled to adopt the entire 185th Street Station Subarea Plan package, including the zoning map and development regulations, on March 16.

The current proposal has the rezone occurring in three phases:

  • Phase 1 occurring immediately upon adoption of the Subarea Plan and zoning map.
  • Phase 2 would begin in 2021
  • Phase 3 in 2033.
Phased zoning map

The new phased zoning map

Read more about this at the Shoreline Area News.

The best way to comment is to email Council at council@shorelinewa.gov in advance of the meeting. There will also be a limited amount of time for oral public comment at the Council meeting on March 16.

185th Subarea Zoning Still in Play

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Diane Hettrick has written a great article on the Shoreline Area News about the current state of the 185th Street Subarea zoning plans. Apparently much has changed recently, and there is growing momentum behind a plan to roll the zoning changes out in phases. (Read the article now.)

There is still time to provide your input, but final decisions will be made soon — the zoning changes are currently scheduled to be adopted onf February 23 — so speak up now!

A good place to make yourself heard would be at the city council meeting on February 9 where the 185th St zoning changes will be discussed. Also, you can call or email your city council members.

There is more information on the subarea plan on the city’s light rail planning page.

Final EIS for 185th Street Station Subarea Available

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The full Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 185th Street Station Subarea Plan is now available on the City’s webpage. A Review Guide that was presented at last Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting is also available on the webpage, and provides a summary of the full EIS document.

The Subarea Plan, which includes zoning, and Planned Action Ordinance, which includes Development Code regulations, will be the subject of the December 4 Planning Commission meeting. All of these documents will be the subject of a public hearing before the Planning Commission on January 15, 2015 from 7:00–9:00pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall, then discussed by the Council at their February 9 meeting. Council may adopt the Subarea Plan and Planned Action Ordinance at their February 23 meeting.

Please visit the light rail station subarea planning main webpage for more information, or contact Miranda Redinger, Senior Planner, at 206-801-2513 or mredinger@shorelinewa.gov with questions.

Welcome to Our New Website

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After taking a bit of a vacation, our web site is back!

Look here for announcements of upcoming North City Neighborhood Association events and meetings as well as other neighborhood news and announcements.

Feel free to leave comments or suggestions about the site.