Summary: This Tip provides an overview of the Seattle Wildland-Urban Interface Code (SWUIC). SWUIC is a new code that will be adopted by the City of Seattle in early 2024. The code regulates construction near wildland areas to protect life and property from wildland fires and prevent structure fires from spreading to wildlands. This code applies to construction within wildland and wildland-urban interface and intermix areas in Seattle.
Date Revised: 11/02/2023