Hearing Examiner filing fees are normally $85. Please see below for case-type exceptions.
Effective July 18, 2012, filing fees for hearings before the City Hearing Examiner are as follows:
SMC 3.02.125 Hearing Examiner Filing Fees
As provided in S.M.C. 3.02.125, filing fees are non-refundable unless otherwise provided in the Code. The City Hearing Examiner may waive a fee if the person seeking a hearing demonstrates that assessment of the fee will cause financial hardship. Click here to access the form for requesting a fee waiver. Appeals that seek a fee waiver must be filed in person or by mail.