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OBAT Height Limits
OBAT

Location: central portion of Microsoft East Campus
Project phase: under review, view public hearing notice for 9/24/14
Timeline: City Council action on proposed zoning code amendment expected in early 2015
Contact: Jeff Churchill, Senior Planner, 425-556-2492, jchurchill@redmond.gov

Microsoft Corporation has proposed amending the Overlake Business and Advanced Technology Zone regulations to allow up to 9-story buildings in the central portion of the Microsoft East Campus, with the option to go to 10 stories using transferable development rights. Currently, up to 5-story office buildings are allowed.

Microsoft and the City executed a Development Agreement in 2005 for future growth on the campus. This request does not include any additional development beyond what is allowed under that agreement. No specific building plans have been submitted and no specific buildings are part of this proposal.

Visualizations and Questionnaire
Provide your input by viewing the visualizations below and then completing this short questionnaire. The visualizations show how taller buildings would look from various points around the proposed height overlay area. The proposed height overlay area is shaded in yellow with a dashed yellow outline.



The Planning Commission's review of this proposal begins September 17, 2014 and a public hearing is scheduled for September 24, 2014. The City Council's review and decision on this proposal is expected in early 2015.

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