Customer Information Guide

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Customer Information Guide

Elected Officials

City Attorney
City Attorney Pete Holmes 206-684-8200
City Council
Bruce A. Harrell 206-684-8804
Jean Godden 206-684-8807
Kshama Sawant 206-684-8016
Mike O'Brien 206-684-8800
Nick Licata 206-684-8803
Sally Bagshaw 206-684-8801
Sally J. Clark 206-684-8802
Tim Burgess 206-684-8806
Tom Rasmussen 206-684-8808
Mayor
Mayor Ed Murray (206) 684-4000
Seattle Municipal Court
Municipal Court Judges 206-684-8709

Services

24 Hour Services
24 Hour Emergency Water, Sewer, Drainage 206-386-1800 TTY: 206-233-7241
Alcohol and Drug Helpline 206-722-3700
Child and Adult Abuse Reporting 866-363-4276 (END HARM)
City Light Emergencies 206-706-0051
Crisis Clinic 866-427-4747 TTY: 206-461-3219
Emergency 9-1-1
Police non-emergency 206-625-5011
Report flooding, hydrant & sewer leaks 206-386-1800
Street Maintenance Program 206-386-1218
Washington Poison Center 800-222-1222
Airports
Sea-Tac Airport 206-787-5388
Animal Information
Pet Licenses 206-386-4262
Spay and Neuter Clinic 206-386-4260
WA Fish and Wildlife 425-775-1311 TTY: 800-833-6388
Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs
Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs 206-684-7583
Birth and Death Certificates
Birth and Death Certificates 206-897-4551
Building and Land Use
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
Construction Inspections 206-684-8900
Permits, Land Use & Zoning 206-684-8850
Planning and Development 206-684-8600 TTY: 206-233-7156
Buses
Community Transit 800-562-1375
Metro 206-553-3000
Sound Transit/Light Rail 888-889-6368
Business Resources
BIA and LID payments 206-684-0443
Business Licenses and Taxes 206-684-8484
Neighborhoood Business Districts 206-684-8090
Child and Youth Information
2-1-1 Washington Information Network 2-1-1 TTY: 206-461-3219
Child Care Assistance 206-386-1050
Child Care Referral Service 206-329-5544 TTY: 206-461-4571
Children and Family Services 206-386-1001 TTY: 206-684-0702
City Light
City Light 206-684-3000
Energy Conservation 206-684-3800
Power Outages 206-684-7400
Street Light Reporting 206-684-7056
Civil Disputes
Dispute Resolution Center of King County 206-443-9603
Mediation Clinic, UW School of Law 206-685-4140
Complaints
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
Consumer Protection, WA State Attorney General 206-464-6684
Customer Service Bureau 206-684-2489 (CITY) TTY: 7-1-1
Ethics and Elections Commission 206-684-8500 TTY: 206-684-8590
King County Ombudsman 206-477-1050
Metro 206-553-3000
Nursing Home Abuse 800-562-6078
Office of Professional Accountability (Police) 206-684-8797 TTY: 206-233-7907
Risk Management (Claims Against the City) 206-684-8213
Seattle Office for Civil Rights 206-684-4500 TTY: 206-684-4503
Taxicab Complaints 206-296-8294 (TAXI)
Courts
Bankruptcy Court 206-370-5200
Municipal Court 206-684-5600
Small Claims, District Court 206-205-9200
Superior Court 206-296-9300 TTY: 800-833-6388
Discrimination
King County Office of Civil Rights 206-263-2446
Seattle Office for Civil Rights 206-684-4500 TTY: 206-684-4503
WA State Human Rights Commission 800-233-3247 TTY: 800-300-7525
Domestic Abuse and Violence
Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress 206-744-1600 TTY: 206-744-1616
Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention 206-233-2774
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence 800-562-6025
Domestic Partnership Registration
Domestic Partnership Registration 206-684-8344 TTY: 206-233-0025
Drainage Problems
24 Hour Emergency Water, Sewer, Drainage 206-386-1800 TTY: 206-233-7241
Drivers Licenses and State ID
Driver Licensing Locations 360-902-3900
Licensing Office - Downtown Seattle 206-464-6845
Licensing Office - West Seattle 206-764-4144
Drug Activity
Emergency 9-1-1
Narcotics Activity Reports 206-684-5797
Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness 206-233-5076
Emergency Services
Emergency 9-1-1
Employment
Career Center 206-684-7999
Employment Discrimination 206-684-4500
Federal Job Line 202-606-1800
King County Jobs 206-296-5209
Unemployment Benefits 800-318-6022
WA State Department of Labor and Industries 206-515-2800
WA State Jobs 877-664-1960 TTY: 360-664-6211
WA State WorkSource - Downtown 206-436-8600
WA State WorkSource - North Seattle 206-440-2500 TTY: 206-440-2501
WA State WorkSource - Rainier 206-721-6000 TTY: 800-833-6388
Financial Assistance
WA State Department of Social and Health Service 877-501-2233
Fingerprinting
Fingerprinting 206-684-5454
Fire
Fire 206-386-1400
Fire Prevention, Fire Marshal 206-386-1450
Food Emergencies
2-1-1 Washington Information Network 2-1-1 TTY: 206-461-3219
Basic Food 877-501-2233
Garbage and Solid Waste
Seattle Public Utilities 206-684-3000 TTY: 206-233-7241
Transfer Station 206-684-8400
Graffiti
Graffiti Reporting 206-684-7587
Metro Bus Shelter Graffiti 206-477-3850
Hate Crimes
Emergency 9-1-1
Seattle Office for Civil Rights 206-684-4500 TTY: 206-684-4503
Health Services
Public Health - Seattle and King County 206-296-4000
Homeless
2-1-1 Washington Information Network 2-1-1 TTY: 206-461-3219
Housing
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
HomeWise Weatherization Services 206-684-0244
Minor Home Repair 206-448-5751 TTY: 206-448-5025
Office of Housing 206-684-0721
Seattle Housing Authority 206-239-1500 TTY: 800-833-6388
Illegal Dumping
Illegal Dumping 206-684-7587 TTY: 206-233-7241
Information and Referral
2-1-1 Washington Information Network 2-1-1 TTY: 206-461-3219
Customer Service Bureau 206-684-2489 (CITY) TTY: 7-1-1
Directory Assistance
Federal Government 800-333-4636 TTY: 800-326-2996
King County 206-296-0100
Seattle Animal Shelter 206-386-7387 (PETS)
Utility Locator - Call before you dig 8-1-1
WA Relay Service for hearing impaired 7-1-1
WA State DOT Travel Information 5-1-1
Washington State 800-321-2808
Jail
King County Jail 206-296-1234
King County Records
King County Recorder's Office 206-477-6620
Landlord and Tenant Problems
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
Housing Justice Project 206-267-7100
Just Cause Eviction 206-615-0808
Rental Registration & Inspection 206-684-4110
Seattle Office for Civil Rights 206-684-4500 TTY: 206-684-4503
Seattle Tenants Union 206-723-0500
Solid Ground 206-694-6700
Legal Services
Columbia Legal Services 206-464-5911 TTY: 206-464-1518
King County Department of Public Defense 206-296-7662
Lawyer Referral Service 206-267-7010
Neighborhood Legal Clinic 206-267-7070
Library
King County Library System 425-462-9600 TTY: 206-615-0419
Seattle Public Library 206-386-4636 TTY: 206-386-4697
Licenses
Boiler, Gas Piping, Refrigeration and Steam 206-684-5174
Business Licenses and Taxes 206-684-8484
Driver Licensing Locations 360-902-3900
Marriage License 206-477-6620
Pet Licenses 206-386-4262
Vehicle-Vessel Licensing 206-296-4000
Litter
Adopt-A-Street/Adopt-A-Drain 206-684-7647
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
Illegal Dumping 206-684-7587 TTY: 206-233-7241
Metro 206-553-3000
Public Litter Cans 206-615-1700
Neighborhoods
Historic Preservation Program 206-684-0228
Neighborhood Matching Fund 206-233-0093
P-Patch Community Garden Program 206-684-0264
Neighborhoods Service Centers
Ballard Neighborhood Service Center 206-684-4060
Central Neighborhood Service Center 206-684-4767
Lake City Neighborhood Service Center 206-684-7526
Southeast Neighborhood Service Center 206-386-1931
Southwest Neighborhood Service Center 206-684-7417
University Neighborhood Service Center 206-684-7542
Noise
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
King County Airport Noise Management 206-205-5242 (KCIA)
Noise Abatement 206-684-7843
Sea-Tac Noise Abatement Program 206-787-5393
Seattle Police Department 206-625-5011
Parking
Abandoned Vehicles 206-684-8763
Illegal Parking on Public Property 206-625-5011
Pay stations or parking meters - defective 206-684-5260
Tickets: Payments and Information 206-684-5600
Passports
King County District Court 206-205-9200
National Info Center 1-877-487-2778 TTY: 1-888-874-7793
Neighborhood Service Center Passports 206-615-0725
Permits
Building, Land Use & Zoning 206-684-8850
Disabled Parking 206-296-4000
Fire Permits 206-386-1450
Food Workers Permits 206-263-9566
Gun permits 206-684-5454
Over-the-Counter Permits 206-684-8464
Plumbing and Gas Piping Permits 206-263-9566
Residential Parking Permits 206-684-5086
Side Sewer Permits 206-684-5362
Street Use Permits 206-684-5283
Trade Permits 206-684-8484
Truck Over-legal Permits 206-684-5086
Police Precincts
East Precinct 206-684-4300
North Precinct 206-684-0850
South Precinct 206-386-1850
Southwest Precinct 206-733-9800
West Precinct 206-684-8917
Police Records
Police Reports 206-684-5454
Pollution Control
Burn Ban 800-595-4341
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency 206-343-8800
Surface Water Pollution 206-684-7587
WA State Department of Ecology 425-649-7000
Port of Seattle
Port of Seattle 206-787-3000‚Äč
Post Office Information
US Postal Service 800-275-8777
Potholes
Potholes 206-386-1218
Property Taxes and Assessments
Foreclosures 206-263-9258
King County Assessor 206-296-7300 TTY: 206-296-7888
Real estate tax bills 206-296-3850
Senior Citizen/Disabled Exception 206-296-3920
Recreation and Entertainment
King County Parks 206-296-4232
Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs 206-684-7171
Office of Film + Music 206-684-8090
Pike Place Market 206-682-7453
Seattle Aquarium 206-386-4300
Seattle Art Museum 206-654-3100
Seattle Center 206-684-7200
Seattle Channel 206-684-8821 (TV21)
Seattle Parks and Recreation 206-684-4075 TTY: 206-233-1509
Visitors Center & Concierge Services 206-461-5840
Woodland Park Zoo 206-548-2500 TTY: 206-548-2599
Schools
Seattle Public Schools 206-252-0000
Senior Citizens
Aging and Disability Services 206-684-0660 TTY: 206-684-0702
Lifelong Recreation 206-684-4951
Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens 206-684-0500
Meals on Wheels 206-448-5767
Senior Information & Assistance 206-448-3110
Social Security 800-772-1213 TTY: 800-325-0778
Sidewalks
Sidewalks 206-684-5253
Streetlights
Streetlights 206-684-7056
Tickets
Tickets: Payments and Information 206-684-5600
Traffic Signs & Signals
Neighborhood traffic concerns 206-684-7623
Traffic Circle requests 206-684-0353
Traffic Operations 206-684-7583
Traffic Sign & Signals repairs/replacements 206-386-1206
Traffic Signal requests 206-684-5118
Transportation
Pay stations or parking meters - defective 206-684-5260
Seattle Department of Transportation 206-684-7623 (ROAD) TTY: 711
Trash Disposal and Recycling
Garden Hotline 206-633-0224
Hazardous Waste 206-296-4692
Recycling Hotline 800-732-9253 (RECYCLE)
Seattle Public Utilities 206-684-3000 TTY: 206-233-7241
Transfer Station 206-684-8400
Trees
City Arborist - Street Trees 206-684-8733 (TREE)
Trees in Parks, Open Space & Boulevards 206-684-4113
Trees in Power Lines 206-386-1733 TTY: 206-233-7241
Utilities
Puget Sound Energy 888-225-5773 TTY: 800-962-9498
Seattle Public Utilities 206-684-3000 TTY: 206-233-7241
Utility Payment Assistance 206-684-0268 TTY: 206-233-2778
Vehicles
Abandoned Vehicles 206-684-8763
Code Violation Complaint Line 206-615-0808
Inoperative (private property) 206-615-0808
Vehicle-Vessel Licensing 206-296-4000
Veterans
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 800-827-1000
Veterans Aid & Employment 206-296-7656
Volunteers
2-1-1 Washington Information Network 2-1-1 TTY: 206-461-3219
Seattle Parks & Recreation Volunteers 206-684-8028
Voting Information
King County Elections & Voting Information 206-296-8683 (VOTE) TTY: 206-296-0109
Water Service
24 Hour Emergency Water, Sewer, Drainage 206-386-1800 TTY: 206-233-7241
Drinking Water Quality 206-684-3000
Inspection 206-684-5800
Service 206-684-3333
Water billing 206-684-3000
Weatherization Services
Energy Conservation 206-684-3800
HomeWise Weatherization Services 206-684-0244
Weeds and Overgrowth
Weeds/Overgrowth from public property 206-386-1218