Chapter 35.22 RCW



HTMLPDF 35.22.010Laws governing.
HTMLPDF 35.22.020Mode of exercising powers, functions and duties.
HTMLPDF 35.22.030Cities having ten thousand or more population may frame charter for own government.
HTMLPDF 35.22.050Election of freeholders to frame charter.
HTMLPDF 35.22.055Election of freeholders in cities of three hundred thousand or more populationDesignation of positions.
HTMLPDF 35.22.060Submission of charterPublication.
HTMLPDF 35.22.070Election on adoption of charterNotice.
HTMLPDF 35.22.080Conduct of elections.
HTMLPDF 35.22.090Form of ballot.
HTMLPDF 35.22.100Certificates of election to officers.
HTMLPDF 35.22.110Authentication of charter.
HTMLPDF 35.22.120Petition for submission of charter amendment.
HTMLPDF 35.22.130Requisites of petitionEffect of favorable vote.
HTMLPDF 35.22.140New or revised charterPetitionFreeholders.
HTMLPDF 35.22.150Submission of new charter.
HTMLPDF 35.22.160Election on adoption of new charter.
HTMLPDF 35.22.170Publication of proposed charter.
HTMLPDF 35.22.180Conduct of elections.
HTMLPDF 35.22.190Effect of favorable vote.
HTMLPDF 35.22.195Powers of cities adopting charters.
HTMLPDF 35.22.200Legislative powers of charter cityWhere vestedDirect legislation.
HTMLPDF 35.22.205Compensation and hours of mayor and elected officials.
HTMLPDF 35.22.210Separate designation of councilmembers in certain first-class cities.
HTMLPDF 35.22.220Repeal of separate designation.
HTMLPDF 35.22.235First-class mayor-council citiesTwelve councilmembers.
HTMLPDF 35.22.245First-class mayor-council citiesSeven councilmembers.
HTMLPDF 35.22.280Specific powers enumerated.
HTMLPDF 35.22.282City and town license fees and taxes on financial institutions.
HTMLPDF 35.22.283City license fees or taxes on certain business activities to be at a single uniform rate.
HTMLPDF 35.22.284Association of sheriffs and police chiefs.
HTMLPDF 35.22.285Nonpolluting power generation by individualExemption from regulationAuthorization to contract with utility.
HTMLPDF 35.22.287Hydroelectric resourcesSeparate legal authorityCreation by irrigation districts and cities, towns, or public utility districts.
HTMLPDF 35.22.288Publication of ordinances or summaryPublic notice of hearings and meeting agendas.
HTMLPDF 35.22.290Additional powersAuditoriums, art museums.
HTMLPDF 35.22.300Leasing of land for auditoriums, etc.
HTMLPDF 35.22.302Conveyance or lease of space above real property or structures or improvements.
HTMLPDF 35.22.305Department for administration, etc., of property incident to civic centerCreation authorizedSupervisionAuthority.
HTMLPDF 35.22.310Cesspools, filling ofRemoval of debris, etc.
HTMLPDF 35.22.320Collection of cost of filling cesspools, etc.
HTMLPDF 35.22.330Radio communication.
HTMLPDF 35.22.340StreetsRailroad franchises in, along, over, and across.
HTMLPDF 35.22.350UtilitiesCollective bargaining with employees.
HTMLPDF 35.22.360UtilitiesWage adjustments.
HTMLPDF 35.22.362Nuclear thermal power facilitiesJoint development with public utility districts and electrical companies.
HTMLPDF 35.22.365Public transportation systems in municipalitiesFinancing.
HTMLPDF 35.22.370WardsDivision of city.
HTMLPDF 35.22.410WharvesCity may let wharves or privileges thereon.
HTMLPDF 35.22.415Municipal airport located in unincorporated areaSubject to county comprehensive plan and zoning ordinances.
HTMLPDF 35.22.425Criminal code repeals by city operating municipal courtAgreement covering costs of handling resulting criminal casesArbitration.
HTMLPDF 35.22.570Omnibus grant of powers to first-class cities.
HTMLPDF 35.22.580Diversion of local improvement moneys prohibitedRefund of excess.
HTMLPDF 35.22.590Bonds voted by peopleTransfer of excess to redemption fund.
HTMLPDF 35.22.600Liability for violations of RCW 35.22.580 or 35.22.590.
HTMLPDF 35.22.610Police officersAppointment without regard to residence authorized.
HTMLPDF 35.22.620Public works or improvementsLimitations on work by public employeesSmall works rosterPurchase of reused or recycled materials or products.
HTMLPDF 35.22.625Public works or improvementsInapplicability of RCW 35.22.620 to certain agreements relating to water pollution control, solid waste handling facilities.
HTMLPDF 35.22.630Public works or improvementsCost amountsHow determined.
HTMLPDF 35.22.635Public works or improvementsLow bidder claiming errorProhibition on later bid for same project.
HTMLPDF 35.22.640Public works or improvementsElectrical distribution and generating systemsCustomer may contract with qualified electrical contractor.
HTMLPDF 35.22.650Public works or improvementsMinority business, employeesContract, contents.
HTMLPDF 35.22.660Child care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
HTMLPDF 35.22.680Residential care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
HTMLPDF 35.22.685Conditional and special use permit applications by parties licensed or certified by the department of social and health services or the department of correctionsMediation prior to appeal required.
HTMLPDF 35.22.690First-class cities subject to limitations on moratoria, interim zoning controls.
HTMLPDF 35.22.695Planning regulationsCopies provided to county assessor.
HTMLPDF 35.22.700Conformance with chapter 43.97 RCW required.
HTMLPDF 35.22.705Purchase of electric power and energy from joint operating agency.
HTMLPDF 35.22.900Liberal construction.


Accident claims against: RCW 35.31.020.
Actions against
public corporations: RCW 4.08.120.
state: Chapter 4.92 RCW.
Actions by in corporate name: RCW 4.08.110.
Advancement in classification: RCW 35.06.010.
Annexation of federal areas: RCW 35.13.185.
Bond issues by proxy: Chapter 35.36 RCW.
provisions on local improvements superseded: RCW 35.43.030.
subject to general laws: State Constitution Art. 11 s 10 (Amendment 40).
Classification as: RCW 35.01.010.
Discrimination, administrative remedies authorized: RCW 49.60.330.
Employment of legal interns: RCW 35.21.760.
Harbor improvements, joint planning authorized: RCW 88.32.240, 88.32.250.
Inhabitants at time of organization: RCW 35.01.010.
Judgment against local governmental entity, enforcement: RCW 6.17.080.
Limitations on indebtedness: State Constitution Art. 7 s 2 (Amendments 55, 59), Art. 8 s 6 (Amendment 27), chapter 39.36 RCW, RCW 84.52.050.
Local improvement
bonds: Chapters 35.43 through 35.48 RCW.
bonds, collection of assessments: RCW 35.49.010.
laws superseded: RCW 35.43.030.
Lost and found property: Chapter 63.21 RCW.
Municipal transportation systems, budget by transportation commission: RCW 35.32A.010.
salaries of, not to be changed during term: State Constitution Art. 11 s 8 (Amendment 57).
vacancies not to be extended: State Constitution Art. 11 s 8 (Amendment 57).
Organization under general laws required: State Constitution Art. 11 s 10 (Amendment 40).
Parking, off-street facilities: Chapter 35.86 RCW.
regulations, enforcement of: State Constitution Art. 11 s 11.
relief and pensions in first-class cities: Chapter 41.20 RCW.
Public funds
deposited with treasurer: State Constitution Art. 11 s 15.
use of, by official, a felony: State Constitution Art. 11 s 14.
Public health pooling fund: Chapter 70.12 RCW.
Retirement and pensions: Chapter 41.28 RCW.
Roadways, elevated, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.010.
Sanitary fills: RCW 35.73.010.
Service of summons on, personal service: RCW 4.28.080.
Sidewalks, construction and reconstruction, generally: Chapter 35.69 RCW.
Streets and alleys, grades at high elevation, drainage impractical on private abutting land, effect: Chapter 35.73 RCW.
Subways, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.050.
Taxes, collection by county treasurer: RCW 36.29.100, 36.29.110.
Tunnels, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.050.
Unclaimed property in hands of city police: Chapter 63.32 RCW.
Viaducts, authority to construct: RCW 35.85.010.
Vital statistics: Chapter 70.58A RCW.