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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

Jeff Skall
Ascent Capital
2021 RBC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Thursday
Aug 5

Seattle Builders Council Reception *Cancelled*

Hear from local experts on issues affecting Seattle homebuilding, together and safely in person.
Thursday
Aug 19

Crab Feed & Elected Officials Reception

Enjoy the bounty of the Salish Sea and chat with area elected officials. Presented by AAA KARTAK Glass & Closet.
Wednesday
Sep 1

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Sep 2

Seattle Builders Council (SBC)

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

Thursday
Sep 9

Residential Builders Council (RBC)

Build better, build smarter.
Wednesday
Oct 6

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.

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.


  • King County Adopts Amended EV Proposal

    Posted on Jul 16, 2021 in:
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Building Codes
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    The King County Council this week voted unanimously to adopt legislation that requires new development to install electric vehicle ready or electric vehicle supply equipment in parking. In addition to an amendment to remove the requirement for single family, cottage housing and some attached townhome development as defined in code, this measure also provides clarification around load management technology when serving multiple EVSE spaces simultaneously.
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  • GMHB Invalidates Latest Sammamish Moratorium—Seeks Sanctions

    Posted on Jul 9, 2021 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • Growth Management
    • RBC
    • Advocacy
    The Growth Management Hearings Board (Board) last week invalidated the city of Sammamish’s April 2021 concurrency moratorium. This is the third invalidation order the Board has issued to the city since 2019.
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  • Kirkland Pre-Approved Plans and Policies Update Available

    Posted on Jul 2, 2021 in:
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • Permitting
    • Advocacy
    The summer update to Kirkland’s 2021 Pre-Approved Plans and Policies is now available.
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