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SDCI Closures, Service Updates, and Inspection Requirements

SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.


Summary: The City of Seattle recognizes the critical importance of quality child care for the well-being of the city’s children and their families, and encourages the development of child care centers. Child care centers must comply with many regulations intended to ensure a safe and wholesome environment for each child, as well as regulations that protect the character of our streets and neighborhoods. This Tip is intended to assist prospective child care providers with preliminary planning for their centers, to provide a simplified overview of the most significant regulations, and to provide references to the detailed code documents themselves.

Date Revised: 03/07/2007

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