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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Healthy communities

Healthy Places for Everyone
Healthy places are designed and built to improve the quality of life for all people who live, work, learn, and play within its borders – where making the healthy choice is the easy choice.

Health Impact Assessment
A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) involves a combination of procedures, methods and tools used to evaluate a policy, program or project as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and how these effects will affect different members of a population.

School plan review
Public Health - Seattle & King County's school program reviews and approves new school sites and plans for public and private schools kindergarten through high school grade 12. Pre-opening inspections are completed to assure the school is built to the minimum standards required by Washington Administrative Code WAC 246-366.

Swimming pool and spa regulations and permits