Join Us for Our Seattle Home Fairs


Learn about rental housing rules, tree protection, permits, landslide preparedness, and more

SEATTLE – Join the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) for our popular Seattle Home Fairs online on Saturday, January 29, 2022, and Sunday, January 30, 2022. Both dates will have the same presentations to give you a couple of opportunities to attend the sessions that most interest you. Our virtual home fairs will be full of useful information about our permitting process, code requirements, renting in Seattle, and much, much more. Our free home fairs will include helpful information about landslide preparation, earthquake retrofits, tree regulations, and rental housing rules.

For the best Home Fair experience, please download and install Webex and join the meeting through the application on your computer or device. Click on the links below for more information about each session and details on how to join the meetings.

Our January 29 Seattle Home Fair schedule is:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (RSVPs are appreciated.)

  1. Landslide preparation Learn how to prevent landslides on your property.

  2. Tree regulations Learn about tree rules and how we enforce our tree codes.

  3. Accessory dwelling units Learn about accessory dwelling unit rules, permitting, and addressing issues.

  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (RSVPs are appreciated.)

  1. Earthquake home retrofit Learn how to protect your home in case of an earthquake.

  2. Rental housing Learn about landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities.

  3. Floor Area Ratios in single-family zones Learn about some new single-family standards on how to calculate floor area ratio and how it relates to lot coverage.

Our January 30 Seattle Home Fair schedule is:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (RSVPs are appreciated.)

  1. Landslide preparation Learn how to prevent landslides on your property.

  2. Tree regulations Learn about tree rules and how we enforce our tree codes.

  3. Accessory dwelling units Learn about accessory dwelling unit rules, permitting, and addressing issues.

  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (RSVPs are appreciated.)

  1. Earthquake home retrofit Learn how to protect your home in case of an earthquake.

  2. Rental housing Learn about landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities.

  3. Floor Area Ratios in single-family zones Learn about some new single-family standards on how to calculate floor area ratio and how it relates to lot coverage.

During these presentations, you’ll have a chance to hear from our expert staff on some of our most requested topics. After the presentation, you can ask questions specific to your project, property, or situation. We will record the sessions and post the videos on our website after the home fairs.

Don’t miss this opportunity to ask the experts about your project, our permitting process, landlord / tenant regulations, and code requirements. We’re looking forward to seeing you at the 2022 Seattle Home Fairs!


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