Hearing Examiner

According to Bainbridge Island Municipal Code 2.14.030, the Hearing Examiner is responsible for conducting hearings on and adjudicating quasi-judicial cases involving a variety of complex land use and regulatory compliance issues, and other issues which the City Council may designate to the Hearing Examiner by ordinance. The hearing examiner shall issue decisions or recommendations based on relevant ordinances, regulations, policies, statutes, and other authorities.

The City's primary Hearing Examiners are Ted Hunter and Andrew Reeves, and the Pro Tem Hearing Examiner is Lee Raaen, all of whom are attorneys for Sound Law Center, LLC. 

All hearings will be held at City Hall in the Council Chamber.


Dates and times subject to change.

Date:  To Be Determined
Time:  To Be Determined
Notice of Hearing

Leshchinsky (PLN51036 RUE)
Date: September 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Notice of Public Hearing

Decisions & Recommendations

Inhabit LLC. (PLN50850A RUE/50850B RUE)
HEX Decision 07/18/2018

Look through the Hearing Examiner's Past Recommendations and Decisions.


The Bainbridge Island Municipal Code, in Chapters 2.14 and 2.16, establishes the hearing examiner review and appeal procedures. For more information, please read the Hearing Examiner Rules of Procedure (PDF).