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Welcome to ORA – the place to come for help in understanding environmental permitting; government regulations; and getting your small business up and running.

Our services include:

Environmental Permitting Assistance

With help from knowledgeable staff and online tools, ORA can guide you through the environmental permitting process. Learn more.

Small Business Assistance

Visit ORA’s online business service center where you can plan, start, or grow your business in Washington State, and handle common business transactions online. Learn more.

Regulatory Improvements

ORA is working with its partners to make regulatory processes easier and more effective. Learn what is being done now, what is planned for the future, and how you can share your regulatory improvement ideas. Learn more.