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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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Housing Affordability

  • Snohomish County Housing Needs Report Now Available

    Posted on Dec 2, 2022 in:
    • Builders Councils
    • DBIC
    • Industry Issues
    • Housing Affordability
    • Advocacy
    At the most recent Housing Affordability Regional Taskforce (HART) meeting Snohomish County released its draft Housing Characteristics and Needs Report.
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Permitting

  • MBAKS Releases 2023 Impact Fee Table

    Posted on Jan 13, 2023 in:
    • Industry Issues
    • Permitting
    • Advocacy
    MBAKS’ consolidated table of impact fees in King and Snohomish County has been updated with the 2023 fees.
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  • Snohomish County Council Passes Permit Extension Ordinance

    Posted on Jan 13, 2023 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Industry Issues
    • Builders Councils
    • DBIC
    • Permitting
    This week the Snohomish County Council unanimously passed Ordinance 22-073 related to permit extensions. Permits such as Land Disturbing Activities (LDA’s) and Flood Hazard Variances are now eligible for an 18-month extension.
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  • MBAKS Issue Brief Urges Faster Permit Timelines

    Posted on Oct 14, 2022 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Permitting
    • Industry Issues
    MBAKS has issued a new issue brief on permit review timelines, highlighting the importance of a faster, more predictable permit process.
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Taxes and Fees