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We want to ensure our residential building professionals and community members are able to do what they do—live and work productively.

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Residential Builders Council (RBC)

The Residential Builders Council (RBC) works to address regulatory issues in King 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

Jennifer Anderson
425.460.8240
King County Manager

Gina Clark
425.460.8224
King County Manager

rbc@mbaks.com

Council Leadership

Joe Herr
Terrene Homes
2020 RBC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Thursday
Oct 1

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Virtually break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Wednesday
Oct 7

Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC) Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Oct 8

Residential Builders Council (RBC) Breakfast

Build better, build smarter.
Wednesday
Nov 4

Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC) Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Nov 5

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Virtually break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Nov 12

Residential Builders Council (RBC) Breakfast

Build better, build smarter.

Jurisdictions

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

 

Local Issue Updates

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


  • Kirkland Approves Increased School Impact Fees

    Posted on Sep 11, 2020 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Taxes & Fees
    • Industry Issues
    • RBC
    The District is anticipating a 10.2% increase in student population from 2020–2025, with growth at all grade levels. Based on the new 2020–2025 Capital Facilities Plan, the District is requesting for 2021 the City collect $15,070 for SFR and $2,701 for MFR.
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  • King County Releases Proposed 2021 School Impact Fee Schedule

    Posted on Sep 11, 2020 in:
    • RBC
    • Taxes & Fees
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    A number of fees for both single-family and multifamily residential have been reduced, with only a few seeing significant increases. MBAKS will continue to oppose any increases to school impact fees.
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  • Kent Launches New Online Tool to Track Development Activity

    Posted on Aug 28, 2020 in:
    • RBC
    • Permitting
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    BuildKentWA gives details on a variety of projects around the city. Projects are organized by those coming soon and those currently under construction, as well as those with Public Notice and Public Comment requirements.
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