Take a free green building tour of zHome

September 29, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. Sept. 29, 2015

To celebrate the fourth anniversary of zHome, the city his hosting a free tour to learn more about green building Oct. 14-15.

ZHome was America’s first zero net-energy townhome development. The project proved that homes using net zero energy and less water, having clean indoor air and utilizing only low-toxicity materials are possible for mainstream residences.

The final tours at the zHome Stewardship Center, 1715 Ninth Place N.E., are available at:

  • Oct. 14 — 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m.
  • Oct. 15 — 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

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Issaquah permit center changes hours

September 10, 2013

Customers should plan ahead for limited services in the city Permit Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16-20, as staff members undergo training.

Permit Center staff will not be available to assist customers during that time. However, planners will be available, building inspections will still occur and customers can still drop off materials at the front counter.

Questions about the temporary change in service? Call the Development Services Department at 837-3100.



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Residents rally to keep marijuana dispensary out of Old Town

August 7, 2013

NEW — 12:56 p.m. Aug. 7, 2013

A medical marijuana dispensary looks to open in Old Town and residents are raising their voices in protest.

The Peaceful Choice, a medical marijuana collective garden, submitted an application that was completed on July 10 to open within the Issaquah Court Condominiums, a mixed use building housing both residential and commercial units.

Robin Brewer, President of the Issaquah Court Condominiums in the 100 block of 1st Place Northwest, is very concerned by an application making its way through the city that would allow for the dispensary to open its door on the building’s ground floor.

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