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Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC)

The Developer Builder Issues Council is the strategic lobbying arm for regulatory issues in Snohomish County and its local municipalities. 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 Liaisons

Mike Pattison
425.460.8203
Senior Snohomish County Manager

Dylan Sluder
425.460.8236
Snohomish County Manager

dbic@mbaks.com

Council Leadership

Mark Villwock
LDC Inc.
2020 DBIC Chair

Upcoming Events and Meetings

Thursday
Jun 11

Residential Builders Council (RBC) Breakfast

Build better, build smarter. 
Wednesday
Jul 1

Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC) Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Thursday
Jul 2

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Thursday
Jul 9

Residential Builders Council (RBC) Breakfast

Build better, build smarter. 
Thursday
Aug 6

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Wednesday
Sep 2

Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC) Breakfast

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.

Jurisdictions

Need help with an issue in one of the following jurisdictions, utilities, or departments? We want to work with you. Contact a Snohomish County staff liaison today.

 

Local Issue Updates

See what we've done recently on issues impacting the building industry in Snohomish County.


  • Lake Stevens Council Holds Public Hearing on Permit Extensions

    Posted on May 29, 2020 in:
    • DBIC
    • Permitting
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    The ordinance authorizes the Director of Planning and Community Development or designee to approve six-month extensions beyond those allowed by code to promote a speedy recovery of the building industry affected by COVID-19 restrictions.
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