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The Office of Hearing Examiner accepts cash, checks, money orders, and debit and credit cards (Visa and MasterCard only) as payment for filing fees and citation penalties.

Credit and debit card payments are accepted by telephone and in-person, or you can mail a check/money order to the Office of Hearing Examiner. Cash is accepted in person and should never be mailed.

Street Address:
City of Seattle
Office of Hearing Examiner
700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4000
40th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 684-0521
Fax: (206) 684-0536
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
PO Box 94729
Seattle, WA 98124-4729

A list of filing fees can be found here.

If you cannot pay the filing fee, then you are required to complete a form requesting a waiver of the filing fee and include documentation showing that the fee will cause financial hardship. Appeals that seek a fee waiver must be filed in person or by mail.

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