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Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

The Developer Builder Issues Council is the strategic lobbying arm for regulatory issues in Snohomish County and its local municipalities. Members are invited to participate in roundtable discussions on local issues affecting day-to-day business and stay in the know with weekly newsletters.

Contact a staff liaison below to subscribe to our builder council newsletters or get help with an issue in your jurisdiction.

Staff Liaisons

Mike Pattison
Senior Snohomish County Manager

Dylan Sluder
Snohomish County Manager


Council Leadership

Sunshine Kapus
Sage Homes Northwest
2022 DBIC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Jun 1

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Jun 8

Seattle Builders Council Reception

Hear from local experts on issues affecting Seattle homebuilding, together and safely in person. We will be joined by special guest Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell.
Jun 9

Residential Builders Council (RBC)

Build better, build smarter.
Jun 30

Seafood Fest & Elected Officials Reception

Enjoy the bounty of the Salish Sea and chat with area elected officials about issues affecting your business.
Jul 6

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Jul 7

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.


Need help with an issue in one of the following jurisdictions, utilities, or departments? We want to work with you. Contact a Snohomish County staff liaison today.


Local Issue Updates

See what we've done recently on issues impacting the building industry in Snohomish County.