Chapter 3.44


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, and notice of small claim on one (1) defendant at any location: twenty dollars ($20.00); and on two (2) or more defendants in the same residence: twenty-five dollars ($25.00), besides mileage;

(2)    For making a return, besides mileage actually traveled: ten dollars ($10.00) for each return of service;

(3)    For levying each writ of attachment or writ of execution upon real or personal property, besides mileage: fifty dollars ($50.00) per hour;

(4)    For filing copy of writ of attachment or writ of execution with Auditor: twenty dollars ($20.00) plus Auditor’s filing fee;

(5)    For serving writ of possession or restitution without aid of the County, besides mileage: forty dollars ($40.00);

(6)    For serving writ of possession or restitution with aid of the County, beside mileage: sixty dollars ($60.00) plus forty dollars ($40.00) for each hour after one (1) hour;

(7)    For serving an arrest warrant in any action or proceeding, besides mileage: fifty dollars ($50.00);

(8)    For executing any other writ or process in a civil action or proceeding, besides mileage: fifty dollars ($50.00) per hour;

(9)    For each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to or returning from any place of service, or attempted service: fifty cents ($0.50) per mile with a ten dollar ($10.00) minimum mileage charge;

(10)    For making a deed to lands sold upon execution or order of sale or other decree of court, to be paid by the purchaser: fifty dollars ($50.00);

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

(12)    For the service of any other document and supporting papers for which no other fee is provided herein: twenty-five dollars ($25.00);

(13)    For posting a notice of sale, or postponement: fifteen dollars ($15.00) besides mileage;

(14)    For certificate or bill of sale of property, or certificate of redemption: fifty dollars ($50.00);

(15)    For conducting a sale of property: forty dollars ($40.00) per hour spent at a Sheriff’s sale;

(16)    For notarizing documents: five dollars ($5.00) for each document;

(17)    For fingerprinting for non-criminal purposes: ten dollars ($10.00) for each person for up to two (2) sets; three dollars ($3.00) for each additional set;

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

(19)    For an internal criminal history records check: fifteen dollars ($15.00);

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

(21)    All other provisions of RCW 36.18.010 are incorporated by reference unless inconsistent herewith. (Ord. O20050012)