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Fire Benefit Charge

Understanding the Fire Benefit Charge

The Fire Benefit Charge (FBC) is a fee that is based on the benefit of having fire-based services. It considers that those who benefit more from fire protection services should pay more for that service. Read More…

Fire Benefit Charge FAQs

Take a look at the most frequently asked questions regarding Puget Sound Fire’s funding method. Read more…

How much is my Fire Benefit Charge?

Puget Sound Fire provides an online lookup tool to see how much your FBC is. The Lookup tool is intended for properties that have an FBC levied. The lookup tool is not active (no search window available) for most of the year to help prevent misinformation. The tool is generally available from January until March of each calendar year. If you are looking for general information about the FBC, please contact us by emailing benefitcharge@pugetsoundfire.org or calling (253) 856-4359. Thank you.

Fire Benefit Charge petition process

The Fire Benefit Charge legislation provides property owners the opportunity to petition for adjustment of the calculation of the Fire Benefit Charge. Read More…

Have questions about the Fire Benefit Charge?

Phone: (253) 856-4359

Email: benefitcharge@pugetsoundfire.org