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Seattle Builders Council (SBC)

The Seattle Builders Council addresses land use, codes, and other regulatory issues that occur within the city of Seattle. 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 Liaison

Aliesha Ruiz
425.460.8204
Seattle Government Affairs Manager

sbc@mbaks.com

Council Leadership

Keith Hammer
nwBuilt (NW Investment Builders LLC)
2020 SBC 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 Seattle staff liaison today.

 

Local Issue Updates

See what we've done recently on issues impacting the building industry in the city of Seattle.


  • MBAKS Opposes Street Use Fee in Seattle

    Posted on Sep 11, 2020 in:
    • Taxes & Fees
    • Industry Issues
    • SBC
    • Advocacy
    MBAKS submitted a letter in opposition to the fee, as it unfairly targets development downtown and in the urban core. The fees will increase over 50% in some cases.
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