Archives and Records ManagementArchives and Records Management assists county agencies in meeting their obligations to the citizens of King County through responsible public records management as outlined in the revised code of Washington, RCW 40.14 on the preservation and destruction of public records and in the King County code, Chapter 2.12 on the maintenance of permanent records.
The management of county records involves internal coordination with county agencies. To request county records, please contact the agencies directly. To find the appropriate agency, please refer to the Records and Certificates page. Research information for historical King County records can be found at the King County Archives.
This site also provides information regarding public records retention with the public disclosure index, a retention schedule of King County records. This retention schedule lists the types of King County records and how long county records are stored.
As required by the King County code, Chapter 2.98 on the rules of county agencies, all public rules and executive policies are available on this site.
|For paper copies of policies or public rules,
To make a public disclosure request of any executive branch agency, mail your inquiry to:
King County Archives email: firstname.lastname@example.org
King County Office of Civil Rights and Open Government
401 Fifth Ave., Suite 215
Seattle, WA 98104
If you are a King County employee and need further assistance, please visit our intranet pages for helpful forms and templates or contact Deborah Kennedy, Section Manager of Archives, Records Management and Mail Services at email@example.com or 206-477-0288.