Land Use Code

See also: Design Review Guidelines, Land Use / Master Use Permit - PlatShoreline Master Program Code, Sign CodeZoning

What Is It?

The Land Use Code regulates the use and development of land in Seattle. SDCI reviews permit applications to make sure they comply with this code. With input from residents, designers, developers, and other interested stakeholders, City planners draft amendments to update the code to better address Seattle's land use policies.

Read the Code

Proposed Changes

The City is proposing temporary Design Review regulations for affordable rental housing. 

For other proposed changes, see our Changes to Codes page.