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Roof safety urged with heavy snowfall
Use caution when clearing snow. Snow mixed with rain falling on the deep, heavy snow already around the region is creating a potential hazard for King County residents. The rains and snow mixture may create growing snow loads on rooftops, which could cause safety hazards such as structural collapse or sliding snow (link to King County Office of Emergency Management news release).


DDES, ADR, and property owner partnership paves way for tree house permit process and environmental stewardship
Innovation and cooperation among King County's Department of Development and Environmental Services, a Fall City property owner and King County's Alternative Dispute Resolution has produced two agreements which allow a property owner to apply for permits for elaborate tree houses along the Raging River that will serve as bed and breakfast facilities.