Utility Tax Relief Program

The City of Burien’s Utility Tax Relief Program offers rebates on certain utility taxes paid toward the following services: water, sewer, solid waste removal provided by Recology Cleanscapes, electricity provided by Puget Sound Energy, telephone (including cellular), and basic cable television. Applications are due by December 15, 2023. Rebates will be issued by end of February 2024.

Eligibility Requirements

Application Instructions

There are two options for applying for the utility tax rebate. You will need proof of residency and income.

  • Fill out application online. Note: you will need the ability to upload documents to the application. Please prepare ahead of time by either scanning or taking a photo of the required documents and uploading it to the computer or device you will be using the fill out the application.
  • Print out application (English | Español). Visit Burien City Hall during normal business hours to fill out and submit the print application in person. You may also mail in your application. 

If you have any questions, please contact Administrative Assistant Adriene Buckley in the City Clerk’s Office at [email protected] or call the main line at (206) 241-4647.

Frequently Asked Questions

Updated June 29, 2023