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.


Inhabit Limited Liability Company (PLN50850A RUE/PLN50850A VAR & PLN50850B RUE/PLN50850B VAR)
Notice of Public Hearing
Date/Time: June 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Place:  Council Chambers at City Hall

Decisions & Recommendations

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).