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The following resources provide additional information and examples of several forms of special assessment using Local Improvement Districts.
The Municipal Research Services Center assists local governments in Washington State with legal and policy guidance. They provide an overview of local improvement districts (LIDs) in Washington State, including relevant statutes, court decisions, examples of local LIDs, and related resources.
The Municipal Research Services Center maintains a manual intended to provide an overall perspective of detailed LID procedures, to show the chronological order of responsibilities, to describe routine processes from initiation to the conclusion of financing, to reduce employee training time, and to identify potential problems and issues.
This website provides essential information on LIDs in Portland, Oregon.
The Clackamas County Transportation Engineering Department provides information on LIDs for this Oregon County southeast of Portland.
This website provides essential information on LIDs in Moscow, Idaho.