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Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Would new rules leave loopholes for big houses on small lots?

The home at left, on Northeast 40th Street in Seattle’s Laurelhurst neighborhood, is among the big houses that are cropping up on small lots in many of the city’s neighborhoods. The city has a moratorium on small-lot development while proposed rules are being considered.