News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2023

UPDATE - Upcoming Building Code Changes

Building Code Changes Newsflash 10.29.2023-01

Effective October 29, 2023, the adopted Building Codes for the State of Washington will change. Washington State Amended Codes will change from the 2018 versions to the 2021 versions. The codes affected are:

?  International Building Code (IBC)&am...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 29, 2023

Express Permitting Available for Certain Projects

Express Permit Newsflash

The City of Kennewick offers an Express Permit program for projects that meet pre-specified qualifications. 

  • Commercial Tenant Improvement (TI) projects with a work area of less than 4,000 sq. ft. (usually qualifies),
  • Commercial TI projects up to 1...
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Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: October 12, 2022

$3M for Local Business Grants

BRI Newsflash-01

Apply now for a small business grant of $3,000-$30,000, designed to assist ALL Benton County businesses. Business Resource Initiative grants will be awarded to businesses with fewer than 50 FTEs negatively affected by COVID-19, and can be used for hiring ...

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Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

Water Meter Upgrade Project AMI

The City of Kennewick will be upgrading water meters as a step toward a more modernized water metering system, which will help our community to better manage our water resources more efficiently.

Many of our current water meters have reached the end of the...

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Economic Development