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Resuming Existing Construction Projects: Understanding the Restrictions for Washingtonians

April 30, 2020    By HCMP Law Offices

On April 24th, Governor Inslee announced that existing construction projects may restart and continue work, subject to numerous restrictions. On April 29th, the Governor issued additional guidance on resuming... Continue Reading »

HCMP Update: Seattle Emergency Legislation - Design Review and Historic Review Permit Processes

April 27, 2020    By HCMP Law Offices

On April 27, 2020, the Seattle City Council passed Council Bill 119769, which is emergency legislation that temporarily modifies several aspects of the City's permit processes to allow permit review to move forward... Continue Reading »

Washington State Rent Changes

April 21, 2020    By HCMP Law Offices

In late February, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-05, proclaiming a state of emergency in the State of Washington in response to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic and its negative effects on... Continue Reading »

Seattle Commercial Landlord Legislation: Council Bill 119766

April 14, 2020    By HCMP Law Offices

Council Bill 119766, with amendment to narrow the definition of small businesses, passed unanimously on April 13, 2020. The bill was drafted in an effort to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the Seattle business... Continue Reading »

Summary - Electronic Records Notary Public - Remotely Located Individuals

April 06, 2020    By HCMP Law Offices

Governor Inslee issued an order that will temporarily allow electronic notarization for remotely located individuals starting Friday, March 27, 2020. This will allow individuals who require notary services to... Continue Reading »

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