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Clerk of the Council

The Clerk of the Metropolitan King County Council is the official repository for all Council proceedings and legislation. The mission of the Clerk's Office is to create and maintain accurate and required records for the King County Council. The office also manages adoption notices, public hearings, county initiatives, and public records requests.

About records requests

Learn more about how records requests work and submit yours. Also get contact information for departmental public records officers.

Submit a records request

File requests to the Council and other agencies.

Public notices

The Clerk of the Council also maintains information about adoption notices, public hearings, county initiatives, and actions from the Labor Policy Committee.

Legislation drafting guide

The guide assists County agencies in drafting motions and ordinances for the Council's consideration.

Organizational compilation

Motions adopted by the Council to organize and administer the legislative branch.

Search legislation

Look up legislation by title, text, enactment number, sponsor, or other criteria

Legislation archive

Locate and view legislation adopted before January 2000

King County Code

View and download King County laws