Summary: The City of Seattleā€™s design review process, outlined in SMC 23.41.018, requires that certain new development projects undergo a discretionary review of their siting and design characteristics. Streamlined Design Review (SDR) is a type of design review specifically for townhouse developments and other small forms of low-rise multifamily housing. This Tip provides general information about SDR and offers detailed instructions about the application, submittal, and review process.

Date Revised: 03/31/2022

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