Public Records Request
The City of Woodinville responds to requests for access to public records in accordance with the Public Records Act (PRA) Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 42.56 and Woodinville City Council Ordinance 652 adopting Public Records Act Rules.
To requests records related to the Woodinville Police Department or the King County Sheriff's Office, visit the link below and submit requests directly to the Sheriff's Office:
- Make a Records Request
- Document Center
- Fees for Public Records
- Fire Department Records
- Police Department Records
- 911 Call Dispatch Records
- Water District Records
- Washington State Archives
- Neighboring Jurisdictions
- Department of Ecology Records
- Department of Health Records
- Department of Transportation Records
- King County-maintained Roads Map and Record Center
Make a Public Records Request
To make a public records request, visit our online Public Records Portal. Here you can submit a new request, search the record archive, and track existing record requests.
For more about how the City handles public records requests, see the Public Records Request Information Sheet (PDF).
Make a Zoning Verification Request
To request a zoning verification letter, please email the Permit Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a County Appraiser Request
Frequently requested documents are available in the City of Woodinville's Document Center. Examples include:
- Capital improvement plans
- Critical areas and shoreline updates
- Interlocal agreements
- Standards and guidelines
- Other reports
Go to the Document Center and simply browse the folders, or you can use the search bar at the top of each page.
There is no fee for inspecting public records. Please see the public record charges for reproduction in our current Fee Schedule (PDF). Payments are accepted in cash, check, or money order payable to the City of Woodinville.
Police protection for City of Woodinville residents and businesses is provided through a contract with King County Sheriff's Office. The City of Woodinville does not hold King County police records. If you are seeking police records, please visit King County's Requesting Sheriff's Office Records website and submit an online records request. Simply sign up once and then log in to monitor the request or to submit additional requests.
King County Sheriff's Office Public Records Requests FAQs: KCSO Public Records Requests (PDF)
The Washington State Patrol Field Operations Bureau is comprised of eight districts that are responsible for traffic law enforcement, collision investigation, and motorist assists on state and interstate highways. District Two serves King County. Go to the Request Center for FAQs and to submit a request.
The Woodinville Water District is an area of approximately 30 square miles serving approximately 14,000 water customers and just over 3,000 sewer customers. Use their interactive map to determine if you are in their service area. And, please contact Woodinville Water District directly and request a public record (PDF) for information regarding water and sewer pipes as this falls under their responsibility.
Records transferred to the Washington State Archives are open to the public for research under the terms of the Public Disclosure Act. Providing access to these records is the top priority of the State Records research staff. In addition to the State Government Archives in Olympia, there are five regional branches. Feel free to search their Digital Archives website to find electronic records or records that have been digitized.
If the property you are researching is outside of Woodinville's city limits, please contact the appropriate neighboring jurisdiction directly. A few examples are the City of Bothell, unincorporated King County (archives or online records search), and Snohomish County.
The King County Permitting Records Center offers customers the ability to research building and land use permits which have been finalized, closed or are still active in unincorporated King County. Code Enforcement case files may also be made available after they have been reviewed by staff for attorney/client privilege or confidentiality.
You can call the King County Permitting Division at 206-296-6600 for permitting submittals during the following hours: 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
The Department of Health's Wastewater Management Program is responsible for the safe treatment and dispersion of domestic, non-industrial wastewater in areas of Washington not served by municipal sewage treatment works.
Small on-site sewage systems (OSS), also known as septic systems, treat wastewater from private residences and restaurants and are used extensively statewide.
Your local health agency can help you locate your septic system, provide a list of certified septic pumpers, and if available, certify you to do your own septic system inspections.
Also, you can get information about septic systems by using the onlineRME Property Search.
Washington State Department of Transportation has transportation data available on their website. You can view roadway, traffic and crash data as well as GIS maps and data layers for state routes and public roads. For submitting a request for public records, please go to the Public Disclosure Request Center.