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Local Services and Land Use Committee

Learn more about the Local Services and Land Use Committee. Find out how to attend meetings and submit public comments. Also, see meeting agendas and other materials.

About the committee

The Council's Local Services and Land Use Committee considers and makes recommendations on polices relating to: water supply; unincorporated and rural areas; local government; permitting and zoning; county roads and bridges; levies to support county roads and bridges; emergency management; annexations; local parks and trails; housing; water and sewer district plans; growth management, including regional planning, countywide planning policies; and the Comprehensive Plan; and resource lands, including agricultural, forestry and mineral resources.

In the areas within the committee's purview, the committee tracks state and federal legislative action and develops recommendations on policy direction for the county budget.

Attend committee meetings

The Local Services and Land Use Committee holds regular meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 9:30 a.m. See the meeting calendar.

To help us manage the meeting, if you do not wish to be called upon for public comment, please use the Livestream or King County TV options listed below to watch or listen to the meeting if possible.


  • Use Webinar ID: 875 1751 7363
  • By computer, using the Zoom application at and the webinar ID above.
  • Via phone by calling 1-253-215-8782 and using the webinar ID above.



Public comment

Public comment should be on current agenda items only. If you would like to comment on an item not on the current agenda, you may email your Councilmember


Send to by 8 a.m. on the meeting day. Include the topic and related committee in the subject line. Comments will be forwarded to committee members and appropriate staff.


Attend meetings in Council Chambers, 516 3rd Avenue, Room 1001, Seattle Washington.


Provide comment remotely by attending meetings via phone or computer using the Zoom application. See attend committee meetings remotely above. You are not required to sign up in advance to provide remote public comment. 

Language services

You have the right to submit your comments using our free language access services. Contact Tera Chea, Language Access Coordinator not less than three business days prior to the committee meeting.

Meeting materials

View the meeting agendas and calendar. Agendas are usually available before each committee meeting. Other materials post as they are available.