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Tax incentives

Tax incentives

Rural King County

Public benefit rating system

Forest lands

Provides property tax incentives to encourage private landowners to voluntarily conserve and protect land and water resources, wildlife habitat and open space, and landmarks. Contact: Bill Bernstein at 206-477-4643 or learn more...

Timber land program

An incentive program that provides a reduction in property taxes to landowners of between five and 20 acres of forest land within specific zoning who manage their property for the production of timber products, consistent with an approved forest stewardship plan. Contact: Bill Bernstein at 206-477-4643  or learn more...

Landmarks Assistance Programs

King County has implemented a generous program of incentives to assist landmark property owners in preserving their buildings and sites. These programs have changed over time and will continue to change as tax and zoning laws evolve or new sources of grant funds become available. Individuals owning King County landmark properties or considering designation are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Program at 206-477-0384 for updated information on particular incentive programs or learn more...

Property taxes

Pay your property tax online or at your nearest Community Service Center.