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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

Roque Deherrera
Grow Seattle LLC
2021 SBC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Wednesday
Mar 3

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Mar 4

Seattle Builders Council (SBC)

Virtually break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Mar 11

Residential Builders Council (RBC)

Build better, build smarter.
Thursday
Apr 1

Seattle Builders Council (SBC)

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

Wednesday
Apr 7

Developer-Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Apr 8

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 Seattle staff liaison today.

 

Local Issue Updates

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


  • Seattle Stormwater Code Update Underway, Vesting Clarified

    Posted on Feb 12, 2021 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • SBC
    • Building Codes
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    A recording of the City of Seattle’s Stormwater Code/Manual Update Public Meeting held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 is now available. This meeting highlighted changes in the draft 2021 Stormwater Code and Manual.
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