Office Hours:
Monday -Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm


Planning & Building Division
Hearing Examiner Clerk

Justice & Municipal Center
9002 Main ST E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

City of Bonney Lake
Attn: Planning Department
21719 96th ST E
Buckley, WA 98321

Phone: 253-447-4356

Fax: 253-862-1116

Hearing Examiner

About the Hearing Examiner

Hearing ExaminerAndrew Reeves is the founder of Trebucket Legal Consulting (TLC) and serves as its Managing Director. Prior to that, Mr. Reeves spent approximately eight years working as a Hearing Examiner and Chief Legal Writer, after serving as a judicial clerk at the Washington State Court of Appeals. In his years at the Court, Mr. Reeves worked on over 100 appellate decisions, including complex decisions on SEPA appeals, LID appeals, tax appeals, and Growth Management Hearings Board appeals. Prior to that, he was the Sol Resnick Water Resources Fellow at the University of Arizona, where he graduated from law school with honors. He is experienced in land use and environmental law and regularly publishes and teaches on these subjects. Mr. Reeves has held hearings and/or written decisions on over 1,500 land use, environmental, and administrative law matters. During the last five years, he has also served as the primary Hearing Examiner in over 35 jurisdictions, including Lake Stevens and…. Anacortes, Arlington, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Burien, Burlington, Clallam County, Coupeville, Des Moines, Hunts Point, Island County, Issaquah, Kent, Kitsap County, Lacey, Stevens, Langley, Medina, Normandy Park, Oak Harbor, Ocean Shores, Pierce County, Port Angeles, Port Orchard, Puyallup, Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Snohomish, Tukwila, and Tumwater. Mr. Reeves has also appeared as a Hearing Examiner or Pro-Temp Hearing Examiner in over a dozen other jurisdictions during this time, served as Sound Transit’s appointed Hearing Examiner for appeals concerning relocation assistance matters associated with development of the region’s light rail system, and provided pro bono appellate expertise on a range of other non-land use matters for various non-profit organizations in the Tacoma area (where he resides).

Pursuant to RCW 35A.63.170 and RCW 58.17.330, the office of land use hearing examiner, hereinafter referred to as “examiner,” is created. The examiner shall interpret, review and implement land use regulations as provided in this chapter or by other ordinances. The Hearing Examiner is authorized under BLMC 2.18.070 to prescribe rules and regulations that govern the process for hearings related to permits, appeals of administrative decisions, and code enforcement. A copy of these rules is available at the following link: Bonney Lake Hearing Examiner Rules of Procedure

Regular Meeting Schedule

Time: 1:00-4:00pm. on the Third Monday of the month and are conducted according to by-laws adopted by the Commission.

Location: Bonney Lake Public Services Center, 21719 96th Street East,  Bonney Lake, WA 98321

Meeting Agendas

The agendas for the hearing examiner meeting will be available prior to the meeting. A special meeting may be called at any time, with notices posted not less than 24 hours in advance. Meetings can be cancelled or changed, so please contact the Hearing Examiner Clerk prior to attending. You can access the current agenda below and past agendas via the Digital Archives.


Hearing Examiner Meeting Date


Agenda Packet (PDF)

Audio (MP3 Format)

Video (MP4 Format)


 August 24, 2023 Agenda Packet -- --  -- 
 August 21, 2023 Agenda Packet -- -- --
July 17, 2023 (Postponed) Agenda  Packet  --  -- --