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Washington Supreme Court Finds Begging Ordinance Unconstitutional Under Reed v. Town of Gilbert

Washington Supreme Court Finds Begging Ordinance Unconstitutional Under Reed v. Town of Gilbert

If your jurisdiction has an ordinance restricting begging, it’s time for your legal counsel to give it a close review.

In Focus

3 Ways Cities Can Navigate the ‘Silver Tsunami’ Cities are now five years into a demographic change that will impact nearly every family in America from now until well beyond 2030. In the face of this change, how can city leaders meet the challenge of connecting available resources to the elderly? More from Cities Speak. August 23, 2016

Tools and Resources

Impact Fees

Learn about impact fees in cities and counties in Washington, including information on how they may be used and sample documents from selected jurisdictions.

Youth Participation in Local Government

We've compiled a variety of new examples of cities and counties in Washington State that have established youth councils, youth commissions, and other programs to encourage teenagers and young adults to participate in local government.