Just some quick thoughts on the possibility.
SB 5278 was passed by the Senate. I'll just go ahead and assume the bill will be signed by the governor.
You need 15 percent of registered voters to send an initiative to the polls in Olympia. Close as I can figure that's about 1,900 people.
No limit on petition size in this case, so we can do 8.5 x 11.
The next step, I guess, is to look up ballot language. The old ordinance in Seattle might work, I guess. Oh, that was quick. Here it is.
Anyone have any experience writing city code?