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Tag: DPD

Incentives for Historic Theaters

September 29th, 2014

Frank Russell, Amazon and Weyerhaeuser decided to locate downtown so employees are close to where the action is.


Members Sought for Green Building Advisory Group

July 8th, 2013

The City of Seattle seeks members for its new Living Building and Deep Green Pilot Technical Advisory Group. Application deadline: July 19, 2013.


Urban Politics #241: Rental Housing Inspection

November 5th, 2007

For the 2008 City budget, I am proposing $75,000 in funding for the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) to develop a rental housing licensing and inspection program that would identify and bring substandard rental housing into housing code compliance. The resulting recommendation would propose a structure and staffing for such a program. Structure and staffing could be for a pilot program rather than one that is city-wide. Proposed licensing fees or other funding mechanisms could also be recommended.