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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507
info@oakharbor.org

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Landlord Tenant Issues

Tips to relieve nuisances in your neighborhood.

If you are seeking relief from conditions on a property in your neighborhood, there a number of options available to you.

Have you discussed this issue with your neighbor in a friendly, rational manner asking for their cooperation in resolving the nuisance? Discuss how the problem affects you and provide possible solutions.

If you have a community association for your development, attend your meetings. Get involved with solving the problems through volunteer programs.

File a complaint with the city of Oak Harbor Code Compliance Office. A code enforcement officer will be assigned to investigate the complaint. Information will be kept confidential to extent authorized by law.

Many times a complaint is not a code violation and cannot be resolved by intervention through the city. You can contact the Dispute Resolution Center of Island and Snohomish County

DRC of Island and Snohomish Counties

Matt Phillips, Executive Director

Street: 2801 Lombard Avenue

Mailing: PO Box 839
Everett, WA 90206-0839

Telephone: (425) 339-1335

Toll Free: 1-800-280-4770

Fax: (425) 259-2110

E-Mail: mphillips@voaww.org

Website: www.voaww.org/drc

The DRC of Island and Snohomish Counties is the oldest DRC in Washington, having offered mediation services since 1982. The mission of the DRC is to provide quality dispute resolution services and education to all members of the community. The Center promotes, teaches and encourages the use of conflict resolution principles in many settings. Services include: information and referral, conciliation, mediation, arbitration, training programs, practicum internships and consultation services.

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