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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: Each year landslides, erosion and sedimentation cause many thousands of dollars in damage to private and public property. Because of the Puget Sound region's rainy season and periodic intense storms, many hills and steep slopes are subject to costly slides and erosion. Improper construction and development increase the risks and multiply the damages that storms may cause. This Tip identifies potential and actual signs of landslide and erosion damage and provides solutions you can act on today.

Date Revised: 01/22/2002

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