Emergency moratorium on building permits in portion of downtown
Last updated 2/17/2022 at 10:18am
The Edmonds City Council on Tuesday passed a two-month emergency moratorium for the Downtown Mixed Commercial (BD2) zoning district relating to development regulations in the downtown BD2 zone. A public hearing is scheduled April 5.
According to a news release, the City said it has realized that there are gaps in its existing multifamily designs standards in the downtown BD2 zones that would inhibit positive design outcomes, such as neighborhood compatibility and green space amenities.
The City has already begun working to address development and design standards for standalone multifamily...