Public hearing on green building incentives at Edmonds Planning Board’s June 12 meeting

Edmonds City Hall

The Edmonds Planning Board will hold a public hearing Wednesday, June 12 on green building incentives pilot code amendments and also discuss a city tree canopy cover goal update and a transportation plan update

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at Edmonds City Hall 121 5th Ave. N., third floor Brackett Room. Or you can view remotely via Zoom here. The meeting ID is 873 2287 2194 and passcode is 007978. Or you can attend via telephone at US: +1 253 215 8782

  1. It is mind boggling how many “incentives” the PB and Council want to give builders to demo the old houses and build big expensive homes in this town. They’ve never explained “why” incentives are so urgently required…

    The currently contemplated “Geen” incentives are headed in exactly the wrong direction in my opinion, at least as far as the ADU/DADU incentives are concerned. They will incentivize more of us long-time owners/residents to sell our houses to developers who will demo the house/cut the trees, clear the lot and build pricey skinny tall homes 30 feet tall to block our neighbors view. Parking for all the AirBnB tenants will be at the curb, so now the taxpayers will have to improve the roads and our antiquated storm drains that flow into the creeks. And our sewage treatment plant will exceed capacity.

    That is not “Green” no matter how many LEED certifications the developer pays for.

  2. Why bother discussing a tree canopy code when builders and developers are allowed time and time again to level trees and shrubbery. No effort seems to ever be made to save as many trees as possible and certainly, little if any effort is made to replace what they took down. A meesley 4 foot tall, 1.5 inch diameter tree hardly replaces several mature trees. Wake up people and start communicating and working together.

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