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Title 36 RCW



36.01General provisions.
36.04County boundaries.
36.05Actions to establish boundaries.
36.08Transfer of territory where city's harbor lies in two counties.
36.09New county -- Liability for debts.
36.12Removal of county seats.
36.13Classification of counties.
36.16County officers -- General.
36.17Salaries of county officers.
36.18Fees of county officers.
36.21County assessor.
36.22County auditor.
36.23County clerk.
36.24County coroner.
36.26Public defender.
36.27Prosecuting attorney.
36.28County sheriff.
36.28AAssociation of sheriffs and police chiefs.
36.29County treasurer.
36.32County commissioners.
36.33County funds.
36.33AEquipment rental and revolving fund.
36.34County property.
36.35Tax title lands.
36.36Aquifer protection areas.
36.37Agricultural fairs and poultry shows.
36.38Admissions tax.
36.39Assistance and relief.
36.42Retail sales and use taxes.
36.43Building codes and fire regulations.
36.45Claims against counties.
36.47Coordination of administrative programs.
36.49Dog license tax.
36.50Farm and home extension work.
36.53Ferries -- Privately owned.
36.54Ferries -- County owned.
36.55Franchises on roads and bridges.
36.56Metropolitan municipal corporation functions, etc. -- Assumption by counties.
36.57County public transportation authority.
36.57APublic transportation benefit areas.
36.58Solid waste disposal.
36.58ASolid waste collection districts.
36.60County rail districts.
36.61Lake and beach management districts.
36.64Joint governmental activities.
36.65Combined city and county municipal corporations.
36.67Limitation of indebtedness -- County bonds.
36.68Parks and recreational facilities.
36.69Park and recreation districts.
36.70Planning enabling act.
36.70AGrowth management -- Planning by selected counties and cities.
36.70BLocal project review.
36.70CJudicial review of land use decisions.
36.71Peddlers' and hawkers' licenses.
36.73Transportation benefit districts.
36.75Roads and bridges -- General provisions.
36.76Roads and bridges -- Bonds.
36.77Roads and bridges -- Construction.
36.78Roads and bridges -- County road administration board.
36.79Roads and bridges -- Rural arterial program.
36.80Roads and bridges -- Engineer.
36.81Roads and bridges -- Establishment.
36.82Roads and bridges -- Funds -- Budget.
36.83Roads and bridges -- Service districts.
36.85Roads and bridges -- Rights-of-way.
36.86Roads and bridges -- Standards.
36.87Roads and bridges -- Vacation.
36.88County road improvement districts.
36.89Highways -- Open spaces -- Parks -- Other public facilities -- Storm water control.
36.90Southwest Washington fair.
36.92County central services department.
36.93Local governmental organization -- Boundaries -- Review boards.
36.94Sewerage, water, and drainage systems.
36.95Television reception improvement districts.
36.96Dissolution of inactive special purpose districts.
36.100Public facilities districts.
36.102Stadium and exhibition centers.
36.105Community councils for unincorporated areas of island counties.
36.110Jail industries program.
36.115Service agreements.
36.120Regional transportation investment districts.
36.125Marine resources committees.
36.130Affordable housing developments.
36.135Local public works assistance funds.
36.140Electricity generation from biomass energy.
36.145Community facilities districts.
36.150County ferry districts -- County assumption.

Acquisition of
   interests in land for conservation, protection, preservation, or open space purposes by counties: RCW 64.04.130.
   open space, land, or rights to future development by counties, cities, or metropolitan municipal corporations, tax levy: RCW 84.34.200 through 84.34.240, 84.52.010.

Air pollution control advisory council: RCW 70.94.240.

Board of
         airport zoning: Chapter 14.12 RCW.
         county planning: RCW 35.63.080.
   equalization: Chapter 84.48 RCW.
   law library trustees: Chapter 27.24 RCW.
   library trustees: Chapter 27.12 RCW.
   management of detention facilities (counties with populations of one million or more): Chapter 13.20 RCW.
   visitation under juvenile court act: RCW 13.04.180.

Camping resort contracts -- Nonapplicability of certain laws to -- Club not subdivision except under city, county powers: RCW 19.105.510.

Canvassing board
   generally: Chapter 29A.60 RCW.
   members: RCW 39.40.030.

Civil service commission (sheriff's office): Chapter 41.14 RCW.

Community mental health services act: Chapter 71.24 RCW.

Community renewal, application: RCW 35.81.015.

Community services -- Local funds for: Chapter 71.20 RCW.

Counties may engage in probation and parole services: RCW 36.01.070.

County and city tuberculosis hospital board of managers: Chapter 70.30 RCW.

County committee on school district organization: Chapter 28A.315 RCW.

Credit card use by local governments: RCW 43.09.2855.

Crime-free rental housing: Chapter 35.106 RCW.

Designation as authority or regional authority auditor under Washington Clean Air Act, duties: RCW 70.94.094.

District health board: Chapter 70.46 RCW.

Ferry system tariffs and charges review commission: RCW 47.60.300.

Flood control zone district countywide advisory committee: RCW 86.15.070.

Gambling activities, counties as affecting: Chapter 9.46 RCW.

Game department lands, payments to counties in lieu of taxes: RCW 77.12.201.

Heating systems authorized: RCW 35.97.020.

Housing authority commission: Chapter 35.82 RCW.

Industrial development revenue bonds: Chapter 39.84 RCW.

Intercounty rural library district board of trustees: Chapter 27.12 RCW.

Joint operations by political subdivisions, deposit and control of funds: RCW 43.09.285.

Labor relations consultants: RCW 43.09.230.

Legal aid committee: Chapter 2.50 RCW.

Local adopt-a-highway programs: RCW 47.40.105.

Material removed for channel or harbor improvement, or flood control -- Use for public purpose: RCW 79.140.110.

Mental health and retardation services -- Interstate contracts by boundary counties: RCW 71.28.010.

Multi-purpose community centers, counties may establish: Chapter 35.59 RCW.

Municipalities -- Energy audits and efficiency: RCW 43.19.691.

Outdoor recreation land acquisition or improvement under marine recreation land act: Chapter 79A.25 RCW.

Planning commission: Chapter 35.63 RCW; chapter 36.70 RCW.

Pollution control -- Municipal bonding authority: Chapter 70.95A RCW.

Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debts -- Fees: RCW 19.16.500.

Public buildings, provision to be made for use by aged and individuals with disabilities: Chapter 70.92 RCW.

Public hospital district commission: Chapter 70.44 RCW.

Redistricting by local governments and municipal corporations -- Census information for -- Plan, prepared when, criteria for, hearing on, request for review of, certification, remand -- Sanctions when review request frivolous: RCW 29A.76.010.

Regional planning commission: RCW 35.63.070, 36.70.060.

Registration of contractor required before issuance of building permit: RCW 18.27.110.

Reports, claims, etc., filing: RCW 1.12.070.

School districts -- Agreements with other governmental entities for transportation of students or the public or for other noncommon school purposes -- Limitations: RCW 28A.160.120.

Tourism promotion areas: Chapter 35.101 RCW.

Trade centers -- Annual service fee -- Distribution to counties: RCW 53.29.030.

Transportation centers authorized: Chapter 81.75 RCW.

Unfit dwellings, buildings and structures: Chapter 35.80 RCW.

Urban arterials, planning, funding, etc.: Chapter 47.26 RCW.

Validity of agreement to indemnify against liability for negligence relative to construction or improvement of roads: RCW 4.24.115.

Youth agencies, joint establishment: RCW 35.21.630.