DESIGN, LAND USE and CONSTRUCTION
At least 45 days before you plan to begin a project to renovate or replace any structure or permanent fixture on your lot, please contact the Design, Land Use and Construction Chair. Design, Land Use and Construction Guideline forms can be downloaded from the website. It is best to do this as early as possible in the process as Windermere Covenants usually apply. It will save you time and money in design and construction costs to know your Windermere Covenant restrictions before you start planning. Almost all Windermere properties have different setbacks than the City of Seattle. Remember to submit your plans for board review and approval ASAP. The Board must review all recommendations from the Design, Land Use and Construction Chair and the Board meets only once a month. This is a short summary of what is needed:
The following Guidelines apply to all construction workers who will be working on your property even when not remodeling but hiring workmen for outside repairs, roofing, etc.
GREEN & GROWING (too much)
The City of Seattle has policies and requirements concerning shrubbery and trees encroaching on the right of way with the following citations from their website:
Approval & Guidelines
All property owners must obtain prior approval for any exterior construction or improvements to the main structure or any new or existing outlying structures on the property.
Construction Approval Process
Construction Guidelines 2020
Call City Light at 684-7056 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you see a streetlight bulb that needs to be replaced.