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Building Codes

  • MBAKS Highlights Cottage Housing Ordinances, ADU Benefits

    Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in:
    • Built Green
    • Industry Issues
    • Building Codes
    • Issue Briefs
    • Advocacy
    On October 2, 2018, we took to social media to discuss the benefits of more flexible accessory dwelling unit (ADU) rules and various cottage housing ordinances throughout our two-county region.
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Environment

  • Built Green Releases New Single-Family Handbook

    Posted on Nov 16, 2021 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Industry Issues
    • Environment
    Built Green is excited to announce the release of the 2021 Single-Family Handbook. This handbook provides details, resources, and information regarding each credit of our 2021 Single Family/Townhome Checklist.
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Growth Management

 

Housing Affordability

 

Permitting

  • Court of Appeals Decision in Favor of Statutory Vested Rights

    Posted on Sep 16, 2022 in:
    • RBC
    • Builders Councils
    • Permitting
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    Your Association has actively participated as amicus curiae in an appeal regarding the Issaquah Highlands Development Agreement which raises questions related to vesting, how development agreements should be treated, and a developer/applicant’s rights during the process of terminating a development agreement and replacing applicable regulations.
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  • Duvall Council Extends Wastewater Moratorium

    Posted on Sep 9, 2022 in:
    • RBC
    • Advocacy
    • Permitting
    • Builders Councils
    • Industry Issues
    On Tuesday, September 6, the Duvall City Council voted to extend its wastewater moratorium for another 6-month period.
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  • King County Council Adopts Supplemental Budget with FTEs for Permitting

    Posted on Aug 26, 2022 in:
    • Permitting
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    This week the King County Council is back in session after a two-week recess and swiftly adopted a Supplemental Budget that will fund many programs and services including Permitting, Roads and the Sheriff’s Office.
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  • Snohomish County Makes Changes to Drainage Review

    Posted on Aug 19, 2022 in:
    • Permitting
    • Builders Councils
    • Advocacy
    • RBC
    • Industry Issues
    In an effort to address one of the primary choke points in permit review, Snohomish County has begun using a third-party consultant for drainage review.
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Taxes and Fees