As we strategize how best to grow Seattle, let’s do so respectfully and inclusively.
Martin Henry Kaplan
is a AIA Seattle architect who serves as land-use chair on the Queen Anne Community Council. He helped draft backyard-cottage and incentive-zoning legislation while serving on the city’s Planning Commission from 2004-2012. For more about the impact of this legislation, go online: www.queenanneappeal.org
Seattle City Hall continues to advance changes without fundamental logical basis or data-driven metrics, and with no respect for public engagement.
Seattle City Councilman Mike O’Brien suggests there would be little impact in allowing a triplex on every single-family lot greater than 3,200 square feet.