The Public Works Department is reviewing existing stormwater development code, specifically affecting the Inglewood Historic Plat area. The goal of the project is to recommend development code amendments that will balance property development rights with protection of infrastructure and natural resources. Secondary project goals include clarifying definitions and simplifying the permitting process.
Relevant Municipal Code:
SMC 13.10.340 Impervious surface.
SMC 13.10.590 Replaced impervious surface.
SMC 21A.15.680 Landslide hazard areas.
SMC 21A.15.681 Landslide hazard drainage area.
SMC 21A.15.417 Erosion hazard near sensitive water body overlay.
SMC 21A.15.254 Critical areas.
SMC 21A.15.255 Critical drainage area.
SMC 13.20.020 Drainage review – When required – Type.
SMC 16.20.200 Work exempt from permit.
SMC 16.15.050 Clearing and grading permit required – Exceptions.
SMC 13.20.030 Drainage review – Requirements.
SMC 21A.50.260 Landslide hazard areas – Development standards and permitted alterations.
SMC 21A.50.225 Erosion hazards near sensitive water bodies overlay.
Ordinance 2005-193 Critical Areas Ordinance
Ordinance 2009-250 Erosion hazard Near Sensitive Water Bodies: Overlay
Ordinance 2011-304 Title 13 Surface Water Management
Ordinance 2013-350 Environmentally Critical Areas Code Update
Ordinance 2014-373 Emergency Surface Water Management Regulations
Ordinance 2015-389 Surface Water Regulations – Historic Plats
Ordinance 2015-387 Emergency Surface Water Regulations
Ordinance 2016-428 SMC Title 13 – Surface Water Management
Ordinance 2016-429 Low Impact Development Code Amendments
Letter mailers were sent to all property owners within the Inglewood Historic Plat area. A public meeting was held on May 25, 2017 to summarize the current stormwater requirements and document comments from residents on the practicable application of the current municipal stormwater code. Public comments will be used to support recommended stormwater code amendments.
Planning Commission Work Session September 6, 2017
Planning Commission Public Hearing/Deliberation September 21, 2017
Planning Commission Public Hearing/Deliberation October 5, 2017
Staff Introduction to City Council November 13, 2017
City Council 1st Reading/Public Hearing November 21, 2017
City Council 2nd Reading/Adoption December 5, 2017