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For example, let's say a portion of your tax bill is for a city:
Note: Market sales, assessed value history, and tax history are available on our website.
Taxable personal property includes (but is not limited to): office machinery, and equipment as well as supplies, and materials which are not held for sale or do not become an ingredient or component of an article being produced for sale. Also assessable as personal property are: furniture, fixtures and equipment in commercial use; leased equipment, certain leasehold improvements, manufacturing machinery, and equipment; agricultural machinery and equipment, contractor's, sawmill and logging machinery, and equipment.
Your share of the tax is determined by a simple formula:
All New Case Filings or Judgments received after 12 p.m. April 27, 2016 are expected to be posted to this page May 2, 2016. The new data will be in the form of a PDF report/document, one for each report.
Data for new case reports are available on this site from March 2005 through 12 p.m., April 27, 2016 and data for the Judgment Audit Reports are available on this site from January 2005 through 12 p.m., April 27, 2016.
All New Case Filings or Judgments received after 12 p.m. April 27, 2016 are expected to be posted to this page May 2, 2016. The new data will be in the form of a PDF report/document, one for each report.
We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bring your court paperwork with you. You will be given an application and an interview date.
Truck drivers should only be reported if they spend the majority of their shift (4 or more hours) on the project site. You do not track how many hours a driver was on or off site, simply report all hours for drivers that spend most of their time on site and exclude all hours for truck drivers that spend most of their time off site (on their way to/from the job). You will only report hours for employees working on the project site. The owner/operator would not be included. Any employees receiving an hourly wage would be included.
You cannot use a program that is not State-Approved toward meeting the 15%. You’ll need to utilize an existing State-Approved program or other contractors on the job will need to make up for the shortfall in utilization caused by you not using a State-Approved program.
The plan is a tool for both the Contractor and the Project Manager that shows how and when the Contractor intends to meet the 15% apprentice utilization. The plan should be based on the total hours and apprentice hours the Contractor and any subcontractors expect to achieve.
The County is looking for a plan that is realistic and can be used to determine if the Contractor is on track to meet the 15% apprentice utilization.
The Contractor is responsible for updating the plan as changes occur that would affect the Contractor’s ability to meet the requirement and communicating this information to the Project Manager. The Contractor should compare the plan periodically to the monthly statements to determine if the apprentice utilization is on track to meet the project’s established 15%. For projects with a short number of days for project completion, the Contractor should monitor the plan to actual labor hours more frequently.
The Contractor shall provide the County with the Apprentice Utilization Plan at the pre-construction meeting.
First, review your work plan to determine if there are any areas where you or your subs have the ability to increase the utilization of apprentices or other areas in which apprentices can be employed. If there are not, you will need to collect documentation demonstrating that you made a good faith effort to meet the requirement. If you cannot meet the 15% apprentice utilization or demonstrate that you made a good faith effort to meet the 15% you are not in compliance with the contract.
SCC 3.05.070 states: “Failure by a contractor to comply with established apprenticeship requirements, unless otherwise waived or excused in writing by the executive pursuant to SCC 3.05.040, shall be deemed a breach of contract for which the county shall be entitled to all remedies allowed by law and under the contract. Failure to comply with the apprenticeship requirements may also be considered evidence bearing on a contractor’s qualification for award of future contracts with the county.”
If you have questions about a particular situation you encounter, contact your Project Manager for guidance as soon as the situation arises.
This documentation could be in the form of: 1. Letters or e-mail correspondence from apprenticeship programs or contractors 2. Documents showing you or your subcontractors participate in State-Approved Apprenticeship Programs 3. Lists or L&I ARTS printouts showing the availability or lack of State-Approved Apprenticeship Programs 4. Agreements, contracts or subcontracts 5. Photographs 6. Payrolls, timecards and schedules 7. Spreadsheets or data from company systems 8. Logs of phone calls with names, dates and outcomes
It is not the intent of the County to require the County’s 15% apprentice utilization if there is also a Federal requirement. If a conflicting Federal requirement such as TERO, Federal Training or DBE goals affected your ability to utilize apprentices, this will be accepted as long as it is determined that conflicting requirements (or other acceptable efforts) are attributable for the entire shortfall in apprentice hours and provided that you met the Federal requirement.
The intent of the 15% apprentice utilization is not for contractors to lay off their apprentice workers as soon as they journey out. If you have a small workforce and no hiring opportunity exists, this will be accepted as long as it is determined that this accounts for the entire shortfall in apprentice hours. You’ll need to demonstrate through documentation that your company has a history of hiring apprentices from State-Approved Apprenticeship Programs or enrolled your unskilled new-hires in these programs. You should also document any apprentices retained by your company and provide information about your project workforce and company workforce, such as how long your workers have been employed, if they were hired as journeymen or apprentices, and whether or not they graduated from State-Approved programs.
Other unique situations may come up. If you have questions about a particular situation you encounter, contact your Project Manager for guidance as soon as the situation arises.
The following examples do not meet the requirement:
- Falling short of the requirement due to subcontractors not using apprentices.
- Not using a State-Approved Apprenticeship Program
. . .while you are trying to get your own program approved by the WSATC
. . .due to cost.
. . .because you are an out-of-state contractor
- Not replacing an apprentice that quit or was fired.
- Not using enough apprentices because certain work is too dangerous or the apprentices do not have the appropriate skills.
There are circumstances where a level of experience that workers must have to perform certain types of work is specified. In these cases, track the hours where experienced workers must be used and the Project Manager will subtract them from the total journeymen hours to see if the requirement was met without them.
There are State-approved non-union apprenticeship programs. They can be found at the Labor and Industries web address cited above. A resource list is provided at the end of this handout.
Non-union contractors can also use union apprenticeship programs to train their employees. You do not have to sign a union agreement to utilize a union program and state law prohibits programs from asking you to join the union. State approved programs can be utilized as a Training Agent. If you are asked to join the union or told you must do so to utilize the program, please contact your regional L&I Apprenticeship Coordinator.
A list is available at:www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Apprenticeship/About/AppCoordinators
The situation(s) documented qualify as a GFE (meets the intent of the contract requirement and the spirit of the law)
The entire shortfall in apprentice participation can be attributed to the situations documented in your GFE.
Your submittal will be evaluated based on your attempts to utilize apprentice labor. The Project Manager will also evaluate the situation/s documented to determine if what you have documented is solely responsible for the entire shortfall in apprentice hours.
The Project Manager will submit the request with a recommendation to the Purchasing Department for final review and determination. The final determination will be issued in writing.
“Failure by a contractor to comply with established apprenticeship requirements, unless otherwise waived or excused in writing by the executive pursuant to SCC 3.05.040, shall be deemed a breach of contract for which the county shall be entitled to all remedies allowed by law and under the contract. Failure to comply with the apprenticeship requirements may also be considered evidence bearing on a contractor’s qualification for award of future contracts with the county.”
Failure to meet the requirement can result in debarment from County contract work for a period of time.
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Snohomish County contact:
Erik Sackstein: phone 206-835-1040, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Snohomish County Apprentice resources:
Laborers Union . . . (360) 420-2034Laborers International . . . (425) 879-1690NW Laborers . . . (206) 550-7116Sheet Metal Workers #66 . . . . (425)922-3381IBEW #91 . . . (425) 923-7742CITC . . . (425) 285-2324
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries link:Program Websites
There are other right-to-farm type provisions regarding notice to buyers of property adjacent to farmlands, required by RCW 36.70A.060, that can be found in SCC 30.32B.210. There are other state laws on nuisances which are related, but not in our code.
Supplemental information / definitions from Snohomish County Code:
Farm kitchen: “..a room or area on a farm site used, intended to be used, or designated to be used for the cooking or preparation of food for distribution, sale, and consumption of agricultural products at least a portion of which are produced or grown on the farm site, or within Snohomish County or the Puget Sound Fresh region, provided it contains any two of the following: a kitchen-type sink, refrigerator, range, or 220 H2 outlet.[ SCC 30.91K.055 Added Amended Ordinance 04-074, July 28, 2004, Effective date Aug. 23, 2004]
Food establishment: “Food establishment” means any restaurant, drinking place, grocery, food, meat and seafood market, and itinerant food handling establishments as hereinafter defined. Food establishment shall not be construed to mean those establishments or vendors which sell or deliver only packaged foods which are not removed from their original containers from the time of processing and packing in an approved plant until reaching the ultimate consumer. Foods sold or delivered by the establishments and vendors shall be kept in clean containers or cabinets so constructed as to prevent contamination by dust and insects. Foods which are perishable or which will support the growth of organisms which will produce illness or disease shall be kept at a temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit or less. [SCC 7.12.010 (1)]
(a) At least one person residing in each farm worker dwelling unit shall be employed full-time in the farm operation.
(b) An agricultural farm worker dwelling unit affidavit must be signed and recorded with the county attesting to the need for such dwellings to continue the farm operation.
(c) The number of farm worker dwellings shall be limited to one per each 40 acres under single contiguous ownership to a maximum of six total dwellings, with 40 acres being required to construct the first accessory dwelling unit. Construction of the maximum number of dwelling units permitted shall be interpreted as exhausting all residential potential of the land until such time as the property is legally subdivided.
(d) All farm worker dwellings must be clustered on the farm within a 10-acre farmstead which includes the main dwelling. The farmstead’s boundaries shall be designated with a legal description by the property owner with the intent of allowing maximum flexibility while minimizing interference with productive farm operation. Farm worker dwellings may be located other than as provided for in this subsection only if environmental or physical constraints preclude meeting these conditions.
If your building falls in this category, it is not considered a “substantial development” therefore does NOT requiring a Shoreline permit. (SCC 30.44.110)
Note: Conditional Uses are land uses that must undergo a special review and permitting process to ensure compatibility with surrounding allowable agricultural uses before they are allowed to occur. Conditional Use permit decisions are determined by the hearing examiner after a public hearing.
If you need a Certificate of Occupancy and your property is in a Flood Hazard area, there may be additional requirements. Please contact Roxanne Justice, Agriculture Planner, at 425-388-3411, ext. 2240.
Additional County vector data may be shared in a file geodatabase format. The file geodatabase was developed by Esri and is a collection of various types of GIS datasets (feature classes) held in a file system folder.
Most downloadable maps on Snohomish County's website are provided in the Adobe Portable Document Format (.PDF) and can be viewed in Adobe Acrobat Reader or other .PDF viewer. Most .PDF viewers and Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free online.
More than 75% of all local government data has a geographic reference. Some examples are: land parcels, survey control points, road improvement and traffic data, public facilities and improvements, utilities, drainage features, political boundaries, planning and zoning designations, police and fire service areas, economic and demographic data, environmental conditions, land development projects and business locations, and street address information.
These features are kept in data "layers" and can be linked to information in public agency and department databases. This makes it possible to provide convenient access to public information and services from a personal computer (PC).
Some information about businesses, individuals, or public health and safety services is protected from disclosure by state law or by contractual agreement. Protected information will not be distributed.
A job coach is a professionally trained vocational counselor who is skilled in on-the-job training for people with developmental disabilities as well as workplace support strategies. The job coach is at no cost to employer and is available to provide:
The job coach will continue with regularly-scheduled visits with the department and your supported employee to assure that everyone is pleased with the situation. The goal is to have the job coach fade when the supported employee has learned the position and found natural supports from other coworkers.The job coach remains a resource to you and your employee for the length of your supported employee's employment. This means that if tasks ever change or new coworkers or supervisors need training or if something arises, then the job coach is your resource.
Once you have set-up a NEOGOV account, you can use the same account at any agency that uses NEOGOV for their online application system.
The department that is doing the hiring may also be sending notices (e-mail notices) to you during the process.
You may check the status of your applications(s), update your account, create a new application and view all jobs that you have applied for through Snohomish County.
To view jobs and applications with other agencies, go to www.governmentjobs.com.
Click on Reset Password. On the next page, enter your email address, answer the security question, and click on Reset Password. An email is sent with a link to reset your password. Once you click on the link, you are directed to a page where you can create a new password.
HINT: If you don't want to miss an opportunity sign-up for Job Notifications.
You will start receiving email notifications the next day after a job has been posted in one of your categories.
If you wish to receive email notifications when a job you are interested in becomes available, sign-up on the Snohomish County Job Notifications page.
1 – 3 Employees and/or Individuals
4 – 6 Employees and/or Individuals
7 – 10 Employees and/or Individuals
More than 10 Employees and/or Individuals
Note (1): Pro-rated in whole months if service starts after February 1 Note (2): Company size is total number of employees, and not the number of subscribers
® Record # is the same as Case #
® Try utilizing the “Wild Card” search feature by typing your last name, first initial followed by an asterisk “*” (i.e. – John Smith = Smith, J*)
® Advanced search, choose case type
® In the Smart Search box under the Search Criteria field click on Advanced Filtering Options. Scroll down to the Search Cases box, click on the down arrow in Filter by Case Type field, and select the desired Case Type.
® Odyssey is very literal. It will search for exactly what you type in. Try using the wild card function (*) when performing your search.
® Businesses that were converted over from the previous system had to have “NFN” entered under the first name field. If searching for a business, try typing in a minimum of 3 characters and an * for a broader search.
® Try searching with less specific criteria and use the wild card function.
® Advanced Search, using attorney bar number
® In the Smart Search box under the Search Criteria field click on Advanced Filtering Options. Scroll down to the General Filtering Options box, click on the down arrow in Filter by Search Type – Smart Search field, and select Attorney Bar Number.
® From the Details screen/page of your search click on the Print button. A box will appear directing you to “Please select the sections that you would like to print” with all the boxes check. Simply uncheck any sections you don’t desire and click the Print button.
® From the Search Results screen/page click on the Print button in the upper right hand corner above your search results.
® Yes, if you are unable to see your confidential case types and/or documents please contact SCLSUBSCRIPTIONS@SNOCO.ORG
® At this time, Pro Se litigants cannot view their confidential case information via the Odyssey Portal. Attorneys of Record who have filed a Notice of Appearance and are subscribers to the Portal can view confidential case types/documents. Otherwise, if you are a party of record, you will need to come into our office and provide appropriate ID to view your confidential case.
White non-Hispanic population growth accounted for 23% of the county's total population growth between 2000 and 2010, while minority population growth accounted for 77%. In particular, most minority population growth was either Hispanic or non-Hispanic Asian population growth, with these two groups representing 33% and 26%, respectively, of Snohomish County's total population growth during this time period.
Commercial: After final inspection approval, the inspector will start the process for the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy. Generally, the inspector will deliver the issued Certificate of Occupancy to the site. The Fire Marshal’s Office issues Commercial Certificates of Occupancy. Contact 425-388-3557 for further information.
Below is a summary of the information.
Zone HeightFreeway Service (FS) 35Neighborhood Business (NB) 25Planned Community Business (PCB) 40Community Business (CB) 35General Commercial (GC) 45Industrial Park (IP) 65Business Park (BP) 50Light Industrial (LI) 50Heavy Industrial (HI) 65Rural Business (RB) 35Rural Freeway Service (RFS) 35Rural Industrial (RI) 50
Interested individuals can also sign up for monthly e-mail notices, a quarterly e-news, and updates on specific topic areas.
Monthly public forums will present issues for public discussion and review. Details about the forums as well as special topical workshops will be posted on the website.
Snohomish County Code, Title 30 Table 30.21.020, provides a list of all zoning designations in unincorporated Snohomish County. Section 30.21.025 describes the intent of each zone. See question number 3 and 4 to obtain more information about lot sizes, setbacks, and allowable uses for each zoning designation.
For large requests, Snohomish County may:Require a deposit of up to 10% of the estimated cost before making copies.Provide copies in installments.Require advance payment before providing further installments.
Payments can be made by cash, check, or money order, made payable to “Snohomish County.”
or in person at:Division of Child Support840 N Broadway, Bldg BEverett, WA
You can also pay via the internet or telephone, contact DCS to find out how at www.dshs.wa.gov and click on Child Support, and then How do I Pay my Child Support, or at 1-800-442-5437.
You can also purchase them on-line
You can also find Washington State Court Forms here
If sending by mail or in person: Family Support DivisionAttn: Disso/Responding Unit Robert Drewel Bldg, 6th Floor, M/S 504 3000 Rockefeller Ave Everett, WA 98201
If you want to fax your documents please call and speak to a representative in the Dissolution/Responding unit for more information.
If there is State interest the State/Prosecutor's Office will file a Notice of Appearance and Response.
If you receive a Notice of Appearance and Response from our office, from then on you should send a copy of everything you file in the court file, to the prosecuting attorney.
Our fundamental drainage goal is to create and maintain drainage systems that protect against flooding, reduce pollution in storm water, and reduce damage to aquatic habitat. The major cause of most of these problems is increased storm water that comes from impervious surfaces such as rooftops, driveways, and parking lots.
Our fundamental water quality goal is to maintain and restore the County's streams and lakes. Our priorities are to decrease pollutants related to human activities, to reduce water quality problems related to flooding, to increase stream base flows, to lower water temperatures, and to increase dissolved oxygen.
In 2002, the County Council recognized the need for a detailed inventory and assessment of drainage needs throughout the county's unincorporated urban growth areas. To address a portion of these needs, the county council approved a service charge increase for properties located in the urban growth areas.
In 2008, Snohomish County completed a rate study that identified the level of additional funding that is needed to meet the new requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit beginning in 2009. To meet these new funding requirements, the County Council amended Titles 25 and 25A to increase surface water service charges for 2009.
Some types of properties that pay service charges are:
View a map of Snohomish County Surface Water Management Districts.
Owners of single-family residences pay a flat service charge, whereas owners of apartments, businesses, and commercial structures are charged a rate per quarter acre according to the percentage of impervious surfaces* on their properties. For a complete list of rate categories and charges, see Snohomish County Code, 25.20.020 and 25A.20.020.
* Impervious surfaces are hard surfaced areas that prevent or retard the entry of water into the soil, or cause water to run off faster than under natural conditions. Common impervious surfaces include rooftops, sidewalks, pavement, patios, driveways, parking lots, gravel, and other surfaces that impede the natural infiltration or runoff of surface water.
For additional information regarding credits and exemptions, refer to the Snohomish County Code,
If you believe your service charge was miscalculated (rate category, amount of impervious surface, land use classification, acreage, or WMA), a refund may be due. Applications for billing error refunds must be made within three years of the date of payment and refunds may be retroactive up to three prior years.
Forms and inquiries should be directed to Snohomish County Surface Water. You call at 425-388-6474 or 800-562-4367 ext. 6474. You can also mail inquiries and forms to:Utility BillingSurface Water Management3000 Rockefeller Avenue M/S 607Everett, WA 98201- 4046
Note: Filing a Request for Review will not extend the payment due date.
Flood insurance will cover structural damage or losses. A policy covering the structure will cover damage to the walls, foundation and fixtures of the house; damage to the utilities (electrical, plumbing and heating and air conditioning) in the house; damage to cabinets, carpets, flooring and drywall; and flood debris cleanup. Losses on personal property. A policy covering contents will cover property damaged or lost during the flood. This includes household appliances (not covered by the structure policy), furniture, clothes, electronic devices and food in the freezer. These policies cover expensive items up to a certain limit.
It does not cover cars or other vehicles (such as an ATV or boat), damage to swimming pools, trees, and landscaping. It will not pay for lost money, gold, and stock certificates.
According to Washington’s Government Land Office Survey of 1860, Smith Island was once very productive estuary for juvenile salmon. However, the land was later converted for farm use. Over the past several decades, the viability of the agricultural land diminished due to several factors, including ground subsidence and deterioration of drainage infrastructure. There have also been several incidences of erosion along the existing levee which have required continued maintenance. These factors aided in the Smith Island site selection.
To report a more serious crime, to report found property or if you need to have a deputy contact you for a loss of $5,000 or more, please call 911 and ask to be contacted by a deputy. Go to the Online Crime Report
If the vehicle meets the above requirements, complete a Junk Vehicle Affidavit Inspection Request Form. More information: Junk Vehicles
Read your escrow account statements carefully to verify that taxes are paid current, especially when you have recently purchased your property or refinanced your home.
Occasionally, tax payments collected on refinancing are not forwarded to the treasurer until April or October.
Errors or delays in payments can be caused by failure to notify the treasurer in a timely manner of changes in your address or account status.
Ballots are mailed 19 days before an election and need to be returned to any collection site or postmarked by the election day.