Land rezone needed for new Alki apartment complex
Last updated 8/16/2018 at 8:44am
Cheney developer Steve Emtman is proposing a zoning change that would essential "swap" land designated multifamily on 12.1 acres of land along Alki Street to better accommodate construction of a 224-unit apartment complex.
The changes would redistribute land around a wetland on the site by changing the designation of Emtman's property along a strip of Alki from R-3/multifamily residential to R-3H/high density multifamily residential. An equal amount of land along the northern boundary of the wetland currently zoned R-3H would then become R-3.
"At the end of the day, there's no net increase...