Skip to main content

Local Services and Land Use Committee

Local Services and Land Use Committee

The Council's Local Services and Land Use Committee considers and makes recommendations on polices relating to:

a. water supply;
b. unincorporated and rural areas;
c. local government;
d. permitting and zoning;
e. county roads and bridges;
f. levies to support county roads and bridges;
g. emergency management;
h. annexations;
i. local parks and trails;
j. housing;
k. water and sewer district plans; 
l. growth management including regional planning, countywide planning policies; and the Comprehensive Plan; and
m. resource lands, including agricultural, forestry and mineral resources.

In the areas within the committee's purview, the committee tracks state and federal legislative action and develops recommendations on policy direction for the biennial budget.

Hybrid Meetings: Attend King County Council committee meetings in person in Council Chambers (Room 1001), 516 3rd Avenue in Seattle, or through remote access.  Details on how to attend and/or provide public comment remotely are listed below. 

HOW TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT: The Local Services and Land Use Committee values community input and looks forward to hearing from you on agenda items.

There are three ways to provide public comment:

  1. In person:  You may attend the meeting and provide comment in the Council Chambers.

  2. By email. You may comment in writing on current agenda items by submitting your email comments using the link below. Comments submitted by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting will be distributed to the committee members and appropriate staff prior to the meeting.

    Click here to submit written public commentPlease include the topic and, if known, the related committee in the subject line of your email.

    If you would like to comment on an item not on the current agenda you can email your Councilmember here.

  3. Remote attendance at the meeting by phone or computer: You may provide oral comment on current agenda items during the meeting’s public comment period by connecting to the meeting via phone or computer using the ZOOM application and the Webinar ID below.

    You are not required to sign up in advance. Comments are limited to current agenda items.  

    You have the right to language access services at no cost to you. To request these services, please contact Equity and Social Justice Director Dae Shogren at 206-263-8124 or email by 8:00 a.m. the day prior to the meeting

Webinar ID: 875 1751 7363

If you do not have access to the ZOOM application, you can connect to the meeting by calling 1-253-215-8782 and using the Webinar ID above. Connecting in this manner, however, may impact your ability to be unmuted to speak.

HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN TO THE MEETING REMOTELY: There are several ways to watch or listen to the meeting

  1. Stream online via this link:, or input the link web address into your web browser.

  2. Watch King County TV Channel 22 (Comcast Channel 22 and 322(HD), Wave Broadband Channel 22).

  3. Listen to the meeting by telephone – See “Connecting to the Webinar” above.

To help us manage the meeting, if you do not wish to be called upon for public comment, please use the Livestream or King County TV options listed above, if possible, to watch or listen to the meeting.

Meeting Times: 9:30 AM on the fourth Tuesday of each month


Chair: Sarah Perry
Vice Chair: Girmay Zahilay
Members: Reagan DunnJoe McDermott

Committee Staff:
Lead Staff: Jenny Ngo
Committee Clerk: Gabbi Williams

Meeting materials for the Local Services and Land Use Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Local Services and Land Use Committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

(If links are not displaying below, you may access agenda materials at

Contact the Council
Main phone:
Relay: 711
Find my Councilmember
Click Here