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Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

URM
Retrofiting brick buildings to meet current codes can protect public safety, preserve historical buildings, and help Seattle recover faster after an earthquake.
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Timeline

January 2013

November 2013

  • Columbia City outreach and education pilot

First Quarter 2014

  • Final benefits-cost analysis report and discussions with URM Policy Committee

Second Quarter 2014

  • Policy recommendations to Seattle City Council

Third and Fourth Quarter 2014

  • Ordinance drafted and adopted

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Sandy Howard
Sustainability Strategist
(206) 233-7194
sandy.howard@seattle.gov

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