Active community groups working on development issues in Seattle:
- Seattle Fair Growth Neighbors across Seattle wanting to engage people citywide on issues that affect livability and sustainability.
- Seattle Neighborhood Coalition Educating and advocating for livable neighborhoods since 1983.
- Livable Ballard: “We seek to improve community engagement in growth and provide Ballard residents with tools and resources for planning and development that reflects our needs and values, not those of non-resident property developers.”
More community groups:
- One Home Per Lot: small lot development in single family zoning (SF 5000). “If you’re searching for information and assistance to stop a small-lot house from being constructed in your neighborhood, see the What You Can Do page of this website. It includes all our best ideas, contacts and advice.”
- Benchview Blog: West Seattle lawsuit over small lot single family home development.
- Seattle Speaks Up: “Seattle Speaks Up is a community organization that seeks to maintain the diversity and livability of Seattle’s multifamily residential neighborhoods.”
Neighborhood Associations, Councils and Land Use Review Committees (LURC):
- Ballard District Council
- Ballard: East Ballard Community Association
- Central Area Land Use Review Committee
- Downtown Seattle Association: development and construction projects
- Eastlake Community Council: land use background and issues
- Fremont Neighborhood Council: land use blog
- Georgetown: Livable, Workable Georgetown
- Leschi Community Council: land use projects
- Maple Leaf Community Council: land use and transportation concerns
- Queen Anne Community Council
- South Lake Union Community Council: planning and projects
- Wallingford Community Council: land use issues and North Transfer Station
- West Seattle Blog: posts and discussions about developments
Citywide Associations and Community Councils:
- Coalition for an Affordable, Livable Seattle
- Seattle’s City Neighborhood Council and District Councils
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