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Seattle Mayor Durkan Signs Legislation to Create Path for More In-Law Apartments and Backyard Cottages by Reducing Regulatory Barriers, Also Signs Executive Order to Do More to Address Financial and Permitting Barriers

Jul 09, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following news release:

Standing next to a backyard cottage in the Whittier Heights community, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today signed legislation and an Executive Order to advance the development of more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) like backyard cottages and in-law apartments in single-family zoned neighborhoods throughout Seattle.

Mayor Durkan signed legislation to loosen regulatory restrictions on backyard cottages and in-law apartments. May...