File County Official, Candidate and Lobbyist Reports

The Snohomish County Code of Ethics requires certain individuals to file financial information and activity reports each year with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, Recording Division, in addition to applicable state reporting requirements for the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC). See the Snohomish County Code of Ethics (SCC 2.50) for deadlines and more information.

 

Elected Snohomish County Officials

NEW this year! Elected Officials must electronically file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement with the PDC each year by April 15th. The County also requires a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1) be filed with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. The Auditor’s Office will accept a printed copy of the electronically filed PDC statement to meet this Snohomish County requirement.


Appointed Snohomish County Professionals 

Appointed Snohomish County professionals are required to file a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1) with the Auditor’s Office each year by April 15th. Appointed professionals must file the F-1 Form with the Auditor’s Office, and must not file electronically with the PDC. Appointed professionals include Department Heads and Directors, Chief Deputies, Executive Directors and members of the Snohomish County Planning Commission, Board of Equalization, Boundary Review Board, and the Ethics Commission. Use the forms listed below to file the Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1) with the Auditor’s Office: 

F-1 Financial Affairs Statement (PDF) | (DOCX)

F-1 Supplemental (PDF) | (DOCX)

F-1A Short Form (PDF) | (DOCX)


 Candidates for Snohomish County Elected Offices

Candidates running for an elected office in Snohomish County must file campaign registration forms (C-1), contribution and expenditure reports (C3, C4), and a Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1) electronically with the PDC. The County also requires all of these reports (F-1, C-1, C-3 and C-4) to be filed with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. The Auditor’s Office will accept a printed copy of the electronically filed PDC reports to meet this Snohomish County requirement. 


Lobbyists to Snohomish County

Lobbyists must file an L-1 Lobbyist Registration Form (PDF) with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office within 30 days of becoming a lobbyist to Snohomish County. Registered lobbyists must also file an L-2 Lobbyist Expenditure Report (PDF) with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office semi-annually. Lobbyists that lobby on issues beyond Snohomish County should consult the PDC for further requirements.



File with the Auditor’s Office — Recording Division

There is no fee for filing forms and reports required by the Snohomish County Code of Ethics.

In person

Visit Recording in the Snohomish County Customer Service Center to submit your document in person.

By mail

Submit documents to:

Snohomish County Auditor’s Office — Recording Division

3000 Rockefeller Ave M/S 204

Everett, WA 98201

By email

Email a PDF copy to the Recording Division: recording@snoco.org