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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.

For the latest news, agendas, and information on MBAKS' advocacy efforts, please visit the Builder Councils Hub—MBAKS Connect.

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

Staff Liaisons

Veronica Shakotko
425.278.0212
Senior Government Affairs Manager

Ben Taylor
425.460.8228
King County Government Affairs Manager

Jonathan Lounds
425.460.8201
King County Government Affairs Manager

rbc@mbaks.com

Council Leadership

Justin Goroch
Axea Civil
2024 RBC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Wednesday
Mar 6

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Mar 7

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Mar 14

Residential Builders Council (RBC)

Build better, build smarter.
Wednesday
Apr 3

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Apr 4

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Apr 11

Residential Builders Council (RBC)

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.


  • Bellevue Map Viewer Adds Permit Data

    Posted on Feb 13, 2024 in:
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    • Permitting
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    The City of Bellevue has launched an update to the Bellevue Map Viewer - its interactive map platform.
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  • MBAKS Testifies on Bellevue Tree Canopy Code Amendments

    Posted on Jan 25, 2024 in:
    • Environment
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • RBC
    • Advocacy
    MBAKS provided testimony and member insights at the Bellevue Planning Commission’s second study session this week on the city’s tree canopy code amendments.
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