The City is currently engaged in Phase 1 of a two-phase project to update the City Center Plan. The goal of Phase 1 is to identify a community and stakeholder vision for what the City Center area should be like over the next ten to twenty years.
Project News (Updated 1/17/2020)
- Background Materials for 1/23 PED Committee Briefing Now Available
The following materials are provided in the links below as background information for City staff's project briefing of the Planning & Economic Development (PED) Committee on January 23, 2020, at 6:00pm at City Hall.
Scopes of Work from Consultant Contract and Contract Addendum
Consultant Task Summary Table
Community Engagement Plan & Record of Activities
Market Opportunities Assessment
Transportation & Infrastructure Opportunities Assessment
Community & Stakeholder Engagement Summary Report
Vision Statement & Urban Design Report/Briefing Slides
- December 11, 2019 - Community Planning Meeting #2: Confirm the Vision
Approximately fifteen people attended Community Planning Meeting #2, and provided input on the draft vision and principles for the commercial and residential areas adjacent to the airport. This information will help staff and the project consultant to finalize the "Vision Report," which is anticipated to be completed in February.
Click the following links to see the materials presented at the meeting:
Display Boards - Part 1
Display Boards - Part 2 (transportation)
- City Center Questionnaire Closed. Thanks to all who participated in the questionnaire. We will be compiling the responses and adding the information to the final project report which will be posted on this web page in the next month or so.
July - Oct: UNDERSTAND WHAT THE AREA IS LIKE NOW
Oct - Nov: IDENTIFY VISION FOR WHAT AREA SHOULD BE LIKE IN FUTURE
Nov - Dec: CONFIRM THE VISION
February 2020: COMPLETE REPORT ON VISION & URBAN DESIGN STRATEGY
Community Engagement Activities
10/23/19: Community Planning Meeting #1 for City Center/Airport Adjacent - What's Your Vision?
Approximately 32 people attended the first of two community planning meetings to provide input on what the City Center area is like now and what it could be in the future. The focus of Community Planning Meeting #2, on December 11, will be on confirming this community vision.
Spring 2019: Tyee High School Student Project
Last spring, students from Tyee High School’s Advanced Marketing Class worked with SeaTac Planning staff on various activities including creating infographics, collecting questionnaires and doing a “walking audit” to learn about the area. This student project is one of multiple community engagement efforts City staff is undertaking as part of the City Center Plan Update Project.
4/5/2019: Presentation at City Hall
4/5/2019: Information Boards for City Hall Student Presentation
City Center & Related Plans & Codes
City Center Plan (1999)
Chapter 15.300 SMC: City Center Overlay District
SeaTac/Airport Station Area Plan (former)
Comprehensive Plan Web Page
Selected Land Use & Community Design Policies
Economic & Market Studies
1998 City Center Market Review & Assessment of TOD Opportunities
2005 SeaTac/Airport Station Area Action Plan Market Analysis
2009 SeaTac/Airport Station Area Economic Benefit Study
2010 SeaTac/Airport Station Area Market Study
2012 Angle Lake Station Area (S 200th) Market Study
2018 Port of Seattle Airport Economic Impact Study
Transportation & Urban Design Studies
SeaTac/Airport Station Area Traffic Impact Memo
SeaTac/Airport Station Area Intersection Operations Memo
Draft Urban Design Report
To find out more about this project and how to get involved, please contact Senior Planner Kate Kaehny at 206.973.4834 or firstname.lastname@example.org.