Chapter 35.21 RCW


Sufficiency of petitions.
General corporate powersTowns, restrictions as to area.
Salary commissions.
Auditoriums, art museums, swimming pools, etc.Power to acquire.
Auxiliary water systems for protection from fire.
Cumulative reserve fundAuthority to create.
Cumulative reserve fundAnnual levy forApplication of budget law.
Payrolls fundClaims fund.
Payrolls fundTransfers from insolvent funds.
Employee checks, drafts, warrantsCity, town may cash.
Equipment rental fund.
Dikes, levees, embankmentsAuthority to construct.
DonationsAuthority to accept and use.
FerriesAuthority to acquire and maintain.
Solid waste handling systemContracts.
Solid waste or recyclable materials collectionOrdinance.
Solid waste or recyclable materials collectionCurbside recyclingReduced rate.
GarbageNotice of lienForeclosure.
Solid waste handlingAgreementsPurposesTerms and conditions.
Solid wasteCompliance with chapter 70.95 RCW required.
Solid wasteContracts with vendors for solid waste handling systems, plants, sites, or facilitiesRequirementsVendor selection procedures.
Solid waste collectionRate increase notice.
Collection and transportation of recyclable materials by recycling companies or nonprofit entitiesReuse or reclamationApplication of chapter.
Jurisdiction over adjacent waters.
Penalty for act constituting a crime under state lawLimitation.
Driving while under the influence of liquor or drugMinimum penalties.
Offices to be open certain days and hours.
OrdinancesAdoption of codes by reference.
OrdinancesInformation pooling.
Parkways, park drives, and boulevards.
Statewide sexual assault kit tracking systemParticipation by local law enforcement agencies.
Residence qualifications of appointive officials and employees.
Recall sufficiency hearingPayment of defense expenses.
Liability insurance for officials and employees.
Liability insurance for officers and employees authorized.
Insurance and workers' compensation for offenders performing community restitution.
Sewerage, drainage, and water supply.
Powers relative to systems of sewerage.
Utility servicesDepositTenants' delinquenciesNoticeLien.
SidewalksRegulation of use of.
Transportation benefit districts.
Rail fixed guideway public transportation systemSafety program plan and security and emergency preparedness plan.
Streets over tidelands declared public highways.
Streets over tidelandsControl of.
Streets and alleys over first-class tidelandsControl of.
StreetsAnnual report to secretary of transportation.
StreetsRecords of funds received and used for construction, repair, maintenance.
Street improvementsProvision of supplies or materials.
Contracts with community service organizations for public improvementsLimitations.
Tax on admissionsExceptions.
Utility servicesLien for.
Utility servicesEnforcement of lienLimitations on termination of service for residential heating.
Utility connection chargesWaiver for low-income persons.
Removal of overhanging or obstructing vegetationRemoval, destroying debris.
Amateur radio antennasLocal regulation to conform with federal law.
WarrantsInterest ratePayment.
Chief of police or marshalEligibility requirements.
Chief of police or marshalBackground investigation.
Chief of police or marshalVacancy.
Cemeteries and funeral facilities.
Civil service in police and fire departments.
Eminent domain by cities and towns.
Joint county and city hospitals.
Joint county and city buildings.
Counties with a population of two hundred ten thousand or more may contract with cities concerning buildings and related improvements.
Public employment, civil service and pensions.
ContractorsAuthority of city to verify registration and report violations.
Historic preservationAuthorization to acquire property, borrow money, issue bonds, etc.
City may acquire property for parks, recreational, viewpoint, greenbelt, conservation, historic, scenic, or view purposes.
Authority to establish lake and beach management districts.
Fish enhancement projectCity's or town's liability.
Moorage facilitiesRegulations authorizedPort charges, delinquencyAbandoned vessels, public sale.
Abandoned or derelict vessels.
Transfer of ownership of a city or town-owned vesselReview of vessel's physical condition.
Transfer of ownership of a city or town-owned vesselFurther requirements.
Nonpolluting power generation by individualExemption from regulationAuthorization to contract with utility.
Hydroelectric resourcesSeparate legal authorityCreation by irrigation districts and cities, towns, or public utility districts.
Electrical utilitiesCivil immunity of officials and employees for good faith mistakes and errors of judgment.
Hydroelectric reservoir extending across international boundaryAgreement with Province of British Columbia.
Hydroelectric reservoir extending across international boundaryCommissionPowers.
UtilitiesCity may support county in which generating plant locatedCities with a population greater than five hundred thousand responsible for impact payments and arrearagesArbitration.
UtilitiesCities in a county with a population of two hundred ten thousand or more west of Cascades may support cities, towns, counties and taxing districts in which facilities located.
City constructing generating facility in other countyReimbursement of county or school districtReimbursement by cities with a population greater than five hundred thousand.
City constructing generating facility in other countyNotice of lossNegotiationsArbitration.
City constructing generating facility in other countyAdditional findingsRenegotiation.
UtilitiesCity may pay taxing districts involved after acquisition of private power facilities.
UtilitiesAdditional payments to school districts having bonded indebtedness.
UtilitiesPayment of taxes.
Locally regulated utilitiesAttachments to poles.
Crop purchase contracts for dedicated energy crops.
Building construction projectsCity or town prohibited from requiring state agencies or local governments to provide bond or other security as a condition for issuance of permit.
Statement of restrictions applicable to real property.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesScope of codification.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesAuthorized.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesAdoption as official code of city.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesFilingNotice of hearing.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesLegislative body may amend, adopt, or reject adopting ordinanceWhen official code.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesCopies as proof of ordinances.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesAdoption of new material.
Compilation, codification, revision of city or town ordinancesCodification satisfies single subject, title, and amendment requirements of statute or charter.
Executory conditional sales contracts for purchase of propertyLimit on indebtednessElection, when.
Youth agenciesEstablishment authorized.
Juvenile curfews.
Conferences to study regional and governmental problems, counties and cities may establish.
Prepayment of taxes or assessments authorized.
Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development ActAgreements with federal governmentScope of authority.
Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development ActPowers and limitations of public corporations, commissions or authorities created.
Participation in Economic Opportunity Act programs.
Authority to regulate placement or use of homesRegulation of manufactured homesIssuance of permitsRestrictions on location of manufactured/mobile homes and entry or removal of recreational vehicles used as primary residences.
Low-income housingLoans and grants.
Family day-care provider's home facilityCity or town may not prohibit in residential or commercial areaConditions.
Authority to regulate auctioneersLimitations.
Authority to regulate massage therapistsLimitations.
Authority to own and operate professional sports franchise.
Newspaper carrier regulation.
Regulation of financial transactionsLimitations.
Tourist promotion.
Economic development programs.
Imposition or increase of business and occupation taxReferendum procedure requiredExclusive procedure.
License fees or taxes on certain business activitiesUniform rate requiredMaximum rate established.
License fees or taxes on certain business activitiesExcess rates authorized by voters.
License fees or taxes on telephone business to be at uniform rate.
License fees or taxes on telephone businessImposition on certain gross revenues authorizedLimitations.
Taxes on network telephone services.
Taxation of internet accessMoratorium.
State route No. 16Tax on operation prohibited.
City contracts to obtain sheriff's office law enforcement services.
Public corporationsPowers of cities, towns, and countiesAdministration.
Public corporationsDeclaration of public purposePower and authority to enter into agreements, receive and expend fundsSecuritySpecial fundsAgreements to implement federal new markets tax credit program.
Public corporationsExercise of powers, authorities, or rightsTerritorial jurisdiction.
Public corporationsProvision for, control overPowers.
Public corporationsReal property transferred by city, town, or countyRestrictions, notice, public meeting.
Public corporationsInsolvency or dissolution.
Public corporationsExemption or immunity from taxationIn lieu excise tax.
Tax exemptionSales/leasebacks by regional transit authorities.
Public corporationsStatutes to be construed consistent with state Constitution.
Public corporations, commissions, and authoritiesApplicability of general laws.
Legal internsEmployment authorized.
Urban emergency medical service districtsCreation authorized in city or town with territory in two counties.
Fire protection, ambulance or other emergency services provided by municipal corporation within countyFinancial and other assistance by county authorized.
Ambulance servicesEstablishment authorized.
Study and review of ambulance utilities.
Ambulance servicesExcise taxes authorizedUse of proceeds.
Levy for emergency medical care and services.
Members of legislative bodies authorized to serve as volunteer firefighters, volunteer ambulance personnel, or reserve law enforcement officers.
Fire department volunteersHolding public officeDefinitions.
Provision of fire protection services to state-owned facilities.
Existing contracts for fire protection services and equipment not abrogated.
Fire protection services for state-owned facilitiesContracts with the department of commerceConsolidation of negotiations with multiple state agenciesArbitration.
Laws, rules and regulations applicable to cities five hundred thousand or over deemed applicable to cities four hundred thousand or over.
Revision of corporate boundary within street, road, or highway right-of-way by substituting right-of-way lineNot subject to review.
Foreign trade zonesLegislative finding, intent.
Foreign trade zonesAuthority to apply for permission to establish, operate and maintain.
Hydroplane racesProviding for restrooms and other services in public parks for spectatorsAdmission feesAuthorized.
Hydroplane racesLevying of admission charges declared public park purposeReversion prohibited.
Acquisition and disposal of vehicles for commuter ride sharing by city employees.
Controls on rent for residential structuresProhibitedExceptions.
Taxation of motor carriers of freight for hireAllocation of gross receipts.
Taxation of motor carriers of freight for hireTax allocation formula.
Taxation of motor carriers of freight for hireLimitationExceptions.
Taxation of chamber of commerce, similar business for operation of parking/business improvement area.
Taxation of intellectual property creating activitiesGross receipts tax prohibitedExceptions.
Electricity, telephone, or natural gas business, service providerFranchise fees prohibitedExceptions.
Electricity, telephone, or natural gas businessLimitations on tax rate changes.
Electricity, telephone, natural gas, or steam energy businessTax limited to six percentException.
Tax on telephone businessDeferral of rate reduction.
Procedure to correct erroneous mobile telecommunications service tax.
Designation of official newspaper.
Right-of-way donationsCredit against required improvements.
Boundary changesProviding factual informationNotice to boundary review board.
Regulation of automatic number or location identificationProhibited.
Mobile home, manufactured home, or park model moving or installingCopies of permitsDefinitions.
Authority to transfer real property.
Consultation with public utilities for water-sewer facility relocation projects.
Community athletics programsSex discrimination prohibited.
Temporary encampments for the homelessHosting by religious organizations authorizedProhibitions on local actions.
State and federal background checks of license applicants and licensees of occupations under local licensing authority.
Supplemental transportation improvements.
Community assistance referral and education services program.
Warrant officersTraining requirementsAuthority.
Failing septic systemsConnection to public sewer systemsAppeals process.
Water storage asset management servicesProcurement.
Final determination on state highway project permits.
Nuisance abatementSpecial assessmentNotice requirements.
Removal of restrictive covenantsHearing, notice.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Accident claims against: RCW 35.31.020.
Acquisition of interests in land for conservation, protection, preservation, or open space purposes by cities or towns: RCW 64.04.130.
Actions against
public corporations: RCW 4.08.120.
state: Chapter 4.92 RCW.
Actions by in corporate name: RCW 4.08.110.
Cemeteries, public acquisition and maintenance: Chapter 68.52 RCW.
Diking and drainage districts: Chapters 85.05, 86.09 RCW.
Disturbances at state penal facilities: Chapter 72.02 RCW.
Dog handler using dog in line of dutyImmunity: RCW 4.24.410.
Eminent domain by cities: Chapter 8.12 RCW.
Fire protection districts: Title 52 RCW.
Flood control maintenance, state participation in: Chapter 86.26 RCW.
Hospitals, joint operation with counties: RCW 36.62.030, 36.62.110.
Industrial development revenue bonds: Chapter 39.84 RCW.
Intergovernmental disposition of property: Chapter 39.33 RCW.
Irrigation districts: Chapter 87.03 RCW.
Joint governmental activities: Chapter 36.64 RCW.
Judgment against local governmental entity, enforcement: RCW 6.17.080.
Legal publications: Chapter 65.16 RCW.
revolving fund, distribution from: RCW 66.08.190, 66.08.210.
sales of subject to local option: Chapter 66.40 RCW.
Local adopt-a-highway programs: RCW 47.40.105.
Local governmental organizations, actions affecting boundaries, etc., review by boundary review board: Chapter 36.93 RCW.
Local law enforcement agencies, reports by regarding missing children: RCW 13.60.020.
Lost and found property: Chapter 63.21 RCW.
Meetings, minutes of governmental bodies, open to public inspection: Chapter 42.30 RCW.
Municipal utilities: Chapter 35.92 RCW.
Municipal water and sewer facilities act: Chapter 35.91 RCW.
Peddlers' and hawkers' licenses: Chapter 36.71 RCW, RCW 73.04.050, 73.04.060.
Port districts: Title 53 RCW.
Public records, destruction of: Chapter 40.14 RCW.
Public utility districts: Title 54 RCW.
Residence qualifications of civil service employeesResidency not grounds for discharge: RCW 52.30.050.
Senior citizens programsAuthorization to establish and administer: RCW 36.39.060.
Soil and water conservation districts: Chapter 89.08 RCW.
Transfer of real property or contract for use for park and recreational purposes: RCW 39.33.060.
Unclaimed property in hands of city police: Chapter 63.32 RCW.
Water-sewer districts: Title 57 RCW.
Weeds, duty to destroy, extermination areas: RCW 17.04.160.
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