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What is the purpose of a road vacation?

A road vacation allows adjacent property owners to reclaim unopened King County right-of-way in accordance with the provisions under RCW 36.87 . Procedures to file a petition to vacate right-of way before the King County Council are outlined under Section 14.40.020 of the King County Code.

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Legal authority

Chapter 14.40 (PDF*, 276KB) of the King County Code.

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King County Department of Transportation (KCDOT)

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