Building Moratorium

EFFECTIVE JULY 21, 2021, THE MORATORIUM ENACTED BY ORDINANCE 02021-529 IS REPEALED, PER CITY COUNCIL ACTION TAKEN ON JULY 13, 2021

Traffic Concurrency Review Applications (TCRs) may now be submitted online at www.MyBuildingPermit.com. Please note that a Pre-Application Conference is required prior to the submittal of a TCR for any subdivision of land, mobile home park, unified zone development plan, or conditional use permit pursuant to SMC 14A.10.020.

Background Information

On April 20, 2021, City Council adopted an immediate six-month moratorium, Ordinance O2021-529, restricting certain applications for TCRs. The moratorium included exceptions for: 

  • Public agencies, as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 21A.15.915
  • Single-family residences on existing vacant lots, as defined by SMC 21A.15.365
  • Accessory dwelling units (ADUs), as defined by SMC 21A.15.350 and 21A.15.351
  • Affordable duplexes on existing vacant lots, as defined by SMC 21B.15.160 that meet provisions of 21B.75.050 and 21B.75.060

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