Chapter 3.44
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FEES

Sections:

3.44.010    Sheriff’s Department fees.

3.44.010 Sheriff’s Department fees.

As authorized by RCW 36.18.040(3), the Skagit County Sheriff’s Department shall collect the following fees for official services:

(1)    For service of each summons and complaint, notice and complaint, summons and petition, notice of small claim and anti-harassment orders, a deposit of $75.00 is required. For service of each summons and complaint, notice and complaint, summons and petition, notice of small claim and anti-harassment orders: on one defendant at any location: $30.00; and on two or more defendants in the same residence: $35.00;

(2)    For making a return, besides mileage actually traveled: $15.00 for each return of service;

(3)    For levying each writ of attachment or writ of execution upon real or personal property, besides mileage: $60.00 per hour;

(4)    For filing copy of writ of attachment or writ of execution with Auditor: $25.00 plus Auditor’s filing fee;

(5)    For a writ of possession or restitution without aid of the County, a $150.00 deposit is required. For serving a writ of possession or restitution without aid of the County, besides mileage: $50.00;

(6)    For serving writ of possession or restitution with aid of the County, beside mileage: $70.00 plus $60.00 for each hour after one hour;

(7)    For serving an arrest warrant in any action or proceeding, besides mileage: $60.00;

(8)    For writ of garnishment: serve each garnishee or defendant (if required) $30.00;

(9)    For executing any other writ or process in a civil action or proceeding, besides mileage: $60.00 per hour; for serving each person in any other writ or process in a civil action or proceeding: $30.00;

(10)    For each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to or returning from any place of service, or attempted service: the Federal standard mileage rates will apply with a $12.00 minimum mileage charge;

(11)    For making a deed to lands sold upon execution or order of sale or other decree of court, to be paid by the purchaser: $60.00;

(12)    For making copies of papers when sufficient copies are not furnished: $2.00 for the first page and $1.00 per each individual page;

(13)    For the service of any other document and supporting papers for which no other fee is provided herein: $30.00;

(14)    For posting a notice of sale, or postponement: $20.00 besides mileage;

(15)    For service of notice of intent to redeem: $25.00; for certificate or bill of sale of property, or certificate of redemption: $60.00;

(16)    For conducting a sale of property: $50.00 per hour spent at a Sheriff’s sale;

(17)    For notarizing documents: $10.00 for each document;

(18)    For fingerprinting for noncriminal purposes: $10.00 for each person for up to two sets; $3.00 for each additional set;

(19)    For mailing required by statute, whether regular, certified, or registered: the actual cost of postage;

(20)    For an internal criminal history records check: $15.00;

(21)    For the reproduction of audio, visual, or photographic material, to include magnetic microfilming: the actual cost including personnel time;

(22)    All other provisions of RCW 36.18.010 are incorporated by reference unless inconsistent herewith. (Ord. O20190005 (Att. A); Ord. O20050012)