Building North Central Washington is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting small businesses and the building industry, preserving the growth of the local economy, and overall quality of life in North Central Washington.

What does BNCW Do?

We are a member-driven, business organization that serves as an aggressive advocate for our community and our members, working to support the values and principles of businesses. BNCW utilizes a grassroots approach to educate local elected officials and agency staff on important issues that impact those we represent. We’re actively involved in local policy making, ensuring that our members’ collective voice and interests are heard, loud and clear. BNCW works diligently to address the over-regulation of businesses, while passionately defending against the rising tide of land-use regulations that are eroding citizens’ private property rights. We’re equally passionate about marketing and referring our member companies to the public, while promoting events and networking opportunities that help provide our members with a distinct, competitive edge.

What are BNCW’s Guiding Principles?

We Believe:

  • Building and Development drive economic vitality
  • Small business and free enterprise contribute to a resilient and sustainable economy
  • Government should respect private property rights and be limited in scope
  • Agencies and lawmakers should be accountable to the people they serve, and the policies they create should be fair, consistent and predictable
  • We are stronger together, thus we actively seek opportunities to partner to address issues with broad impact

We recognize and respect our role as a resource in the larger community, but that role must not overshadow our primary charge to serve our member and community needs.

Mission Statement

BNCW promotes and protects the North Central Washington building industry for the preservation and growth of the local economy, small business and quality of life.

Vision Statement

BNCW envisions a community where people want to live and small businesses thrive.

As a part of our aggressive involvement in local policy making, we provide a Government Affairs and Jurisdiction Meeting Calendar as well as publish a Local Jurisdiction Blog.

Do you want to be more involved with your local government and issues? Consider joining BNCW to make a lasting impact on local business, property owners and entire communities.

Values Statement

The following values guide BNCW’s behavior in all that we do:










Issues of Interest

Building North Central Washington actively engages with elected officials and agency staff, at both a local and state level, on important issues that impact our members and community. Here are just some of the issues we follow.

Permitting and Compliance

Property Rights

Land-Use Policy

Economic Development

Regulatory Reform

Transportation Policy

Escalating Taxes and Fees

Energy Policy

Legal Reform

Workers’ Compensation

Unemployment Insurance

Health Insurance

Environmental & Natural Resource Policy

Employment / Labor Policy and Laws

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