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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

Drones Will Have an Impact on Your City. Here’s What You Need to Know. Cities across America will need to decide how they want to manage widespread commercial drone use, how they want to adopt drone technology for themselves, and how best they can encourage innovation while still ensuring public safety. More from Cities Speak. August 24, 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.