We’ll be hosting our popular Seattle Home Fairs online on Saturday, January 29, 2022, and Sunday , January 30, 2022.
We’ve created a new Seattle Services Portal detailed fees and payments report
The Connecting Housing to Infrastructure Program (CHIP) is accepting applications for sewer, water, or stormwater improvements and/or waived system development charges for new affordable housing projects now through January 7, 2022
We’re Updating Our Standard Earthquake Home Retrofit Plan Set
November Publication Updates
On August 16, 2021 the City Council adopted Ordinance 126421 to add more flexibility for the types of uses allowed to occupy storefronts in downtown, including the Pioneer Square Preservation District, and in South Lake Union.
Certain types of inspections can now be done as a video inspection.
Our Land Use Division requires the financially responsible party of record to pay any outstanding fees on project applications or issued permits, regardless of activity or status. Our Director is authorized to collect any fees that remain unpaid within 30 days.
The King County Recorder’s Office is now accepting “digital representation of your handwritten identification that represents the act of putting your name on a document to attest to its validity.” This applies to all platting actions and other documents that need to be recorded.
As of July 26, 2021, the recording fee for most documents in Washington State has increased by $100 per document type. This increase is at the direction of HB 1277, passed during the 2021 state legislative session.