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Legislative Efforts

One of the prime missions of our association is the active involvement and participation in the legislative process leading to ordinances and statutes that affect our industry and our customers. In pursuit of this goal, our Legislative Committee, along with association staff, is responsible for overseeing the changes taking place in local municipal sign codes by becoming involved throughout these sign code revision processes. Through this committee, we have a vehicle by which we can make some vital contributions to the various governing bodies at the local level.

All members must be willing to be the association's eyes and ears, and to act as a conduit of information that they may hear at City Hall of upcoming changes.

The NWSC Legislative Committee representatives typically meet with staff and any consultants at the outset and any subsequent meetings where development of the code takes place. Providing input during draft development is extremely important to the outcome of the final document.

Being present at public workshops and hearings before the Planning Commission, City Council, and Board of Supervisors is an important element in the process of adoption of a new ordinance as this keeps the issues and consequences in front of the governing body for consideration.

Throughout the process of code rewrites, the association continually asks these three important questions: Is it fair to all concerned? Is it equitable? Is it enforceable? The association strives to ensure that the codes which we must operate under to provide the best service and products to our customers must meet these basic criteria.

With the support of a watchful and involved membership, the future of the industry should remain strong within the region.


Below is a list of all Washington Cities. The top link will provide you with the cities web page regarding the sign code, and the bottom link will provide you the sign code PDF.

Aberdeen: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Airway Heights: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Algona: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Anacortes: Click Here
PDF: Click Here Signs Ch. 17.14

Arlington: Click Here
No PDF available as of 7/10/2015, updates are being made to sign code currently. Please contact with questions.

Auborn: Click Here
PDF: Click Here

Bainbridge: Click Here
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Bellevue: Click Here
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Bellingham: Click Here
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Bingen: Click Here
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Bonney Lake: Click Here
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Bothell: Click Here
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Bremerton: Click Here
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Brewster: Click Here
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Brier: Click Here
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Buckley: Click Here
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Burien: Click Here
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Burlington: Click Here
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Camas: Click Here
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Camation: Click Here
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Cashmere: Click Here
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Chehalis: Click Here
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Chelan: Click Here
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Cheney: Click Here
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Chewelah: Click Here
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Clyde Hill: Click Here
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Colville: Click Here
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Connell: Click Here
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Covington: Click Here
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Des Moines: Click Here
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Du Pont: Click Here
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East Wenatchee: Click Here
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Edgewood: Click Here
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Ellensburg: Click Here
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Enumclaw: Click Here
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Ephrata: Click Here
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Everette: Click Here
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Federal Way: Click Here
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Ferndale: Click Here
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Fife: Click Here
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Forks: Click Here
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Grandview: Click Here
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Hoquiam: Click Here
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Ilawco: Click Here
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Issaquah: Click Here
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Kalama: Click Here
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Kelso: Click Here
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Kenmore: Click Here
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Kirkland: Click Here
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La Center: Click Here
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Lacey: Click Here
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Lake Forest Park: Click Here
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Lakewood: Click Here
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Lake Moses: Click Here
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Liberty Lake: Click Here
PDF: No PDF available

Long Beach: Click Here
PDF Click Here

Lynden: Click Here
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Lynnwood: Click Here
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Maple Valley: Click Here
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Marysville: Click Here
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McCleary: Click Here
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Medina: Click Here
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Mercer Island: Click Here
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Milton: Click Here
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Mount Vernon: Click Here
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Mountlake Terrace: Click Here
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Mukileto: Click Here
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Newcastle: Click Here
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North Bend: Click Here
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Olympia: Click Here
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Omak: Click Here
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Orting: Click Here
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Othello: Click Here
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Pacific: Click Here
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Palouse: Click Here
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Pasco: Click Here
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Port Angeles: Click Here
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Port Orchard: Click Here
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Poulsbo City: Click Here
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Puyallup: Click Here
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Quincy: Click Here
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Rsymond: Click Here
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Ritzville: No website available
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Roy City: Click Here
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Sammamish: Click Here
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Sea Tac: Click Here
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Seattle: Click Here
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Selah: Click Here
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Shelton: Click Here
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Snohomish: Click Here
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Snoqualmie: Click Here
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Soap Lake: Click Here
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Spokane: Click Here
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Spokane Valley: Click Here
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Stanwood: Click Here
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Sultan: Click Here
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Sunnyside: Click Here
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Tacoma: Click Here
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Tenino: Click Here
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Tonasket: Click Here
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Toppenish: Click Here
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Tukwila: Click Here
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Tumwater: Click Here
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Twisp: Click Here
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Union Gap: Click Here
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University Place: Click Here
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Vancouver: Click Here
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Walla Walla: Click Here
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Washougal: Click Here
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Wentachee: Click Here
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Westport: Click Here
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West Richland: Click Here
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Woodway: Click Here
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Yelm: Click Here
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