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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

Ben Taylor
425.460.8228
King County Specialist

rbc@mbaks.com

Council Leadership

Jeff Skall
Ascent Capital
2022 RBC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Thursday
Dec 1

Seattle Builders Council Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Wednesday
Dec 7

Developer-Builder Issues Council Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Dec 8

Residential Builders Council Breakfast

Build better, build smarter.
Wednesday
Jan 4

Developer-Builder Issues Council Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Jan 5

Seattle Builders Council Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Jan 12

Residential Builders Council 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.


  • Redmond Sets 2023 Impact Fees

    Posted on Nov 18, 2022 in:
    • Taxes & Fees
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    The Redmond City Council has adopted updated impact fees for 2023. Park, fire, school, and transportation fees were all adjusted to keep pace with inflation and provide the capital facilities needed for growth.
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  • Federal Way Council Sets 2023 Fee Schedule

    Posted on Nov 18, 2022 in:
    • RBC
    • Builders Councils
    • Taxes & Fees
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    This week, the Federal Way City Council resolved the city’s annual fee schedule adjustment, principally to keep up with the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
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  • King County Adopts Biennial Budget with Tree Proviso

    Posted on Nov 18, 2022 in:
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    • Environment
    This week the King County Council adopted its $16 billion 2023-2024 biennial budget. This budget puts critical investments in communities, including $166 million to fund affordable housing near transit centers.
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