Client Assistance Memos (CAMs)

Client Assistance Memos (CAMs) are designed to provide user-friendly information on the range of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) policies and procedures you may encounter while conducting business with the City.

For other city CAMs, visit the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections.

Legal Disclaimer

CAMs should not be used as substitutes for codes and regulations. As an applicant, you are responsible for compliance with all code and rule requirements, whether or not they are described in a CAM.


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Andrew Lee, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000

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Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is comprised of three major direct-service providing utilities: the Water Utility, the Drainage and Wastewater Utility, and the Solid Waste Utility.