Current Code

The Colville Tribal Law and Order Code contains laws of a general and permanent nature, including all amendments, standard formatting changes and enactments, as approved September 20, 2001 and as amended in 2002, 2003 and 2004.


While the Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) and Code Reviser strive to ensure the information on this website is accurate and updated in a timely manner, the Code Reviser and CCT, make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or updates of the Colville Tribal Law & Order Code.  It expressly disclaims any and all liability for errors and omissions in the contents of the Colville Tribal Law & Order Code page.

If you have any questions, please contact Code Reviser:
Nichelle Gallaher                                                                                   
(509) 634-2389


Purchasing a copy of the Colville Tribal & Order Code as follows:
Hard Copy: $200 plus $15.00 shipping & Handling
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For orders, please contact Code Reviser:
Anna M. Vargas, P.O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA  99155 |, (509) 634-2389

Table of Contents PDF
Constitution and By-Laws PDF
Explanation PDF
Preamble PDF

Title 1: Preliminary Provisions/Administration of the Court PDF
1-1 Administration of Tribal Court PDF
1-2 Rules of Court PDF
1-3 Tribal Police PDF
1-4 Office of Reservation Attorney PDF
1-5 Colville Tribal Civil Rights Act PDF
1-6 Revision of the Tribal Code PDF
1-7 Coroner Code PDF
1-8 Council Code of Professional Responsibility PDF
1-9 Rules of Evidence PDF

Title 2: Rules of Procedure PDF
2-1 Criminal Actions PDF
2-2 Civil Actions PDF
2-3 Infractions; Field Bonds; Other Civil Offenses and Forfeitures PDF
2-4 Administrative Procedure Act PDF
2-5 Debt Set-Off PDF

Title 3: Offenses PDF
3-1 Criminal Code PDF
3-2 Exclusion and Removal PDF
3-3 Motor Vehicles PDF
3-4 Central Records Depository PDF
3-5 Crime Victim Compensation PDF
3-6 Fireworks PDF
3-7 Civil Infractions PDF

Title 4: Natural Resources and the Environment PDF
4-1 Fish, Wildlife and Recreation PDF
4-2 Watercraft Registration PDF
4-3 Land Use and Development PDF
4-4 Cultural Resources Protection PDF
4-5 On-Site Wastewater Treatment and Disposal PDF
a) Liquidation Damages PDF
4-6 Aggregate Development & Reclamation Act PDF
4-7 Forest Practices PDF
4-8 Water Quality Standards PDF
4-9 Hydraulics Project Permitting PDF
4-10 Water Resources Use and Permitting PDF
4-11 Rangeland Management PDF
4-12 Forest Protection PDF
4-13 Solid Waste PDF
4-14 Wild Horses PDF
4-15 Shoreline Management PDF
4-16 Hazardous Substance Control PDF
4-17 Public Facilities Financing PDF
4-18 Air Emissions Control PDF
4-19 Fire Management PDF
4-20 FEMA - National Flood Insurance Program PDF
4-21 Highway Advertising PDF
4-22 Wireless Telecommunication Facilities PDF
4-23 Environmental Quality Commission PDF

Title 5: Domestic Relations PDF
5-1 Domestic Relations PDF
5-2 Juveniles PDF
5-3 Attendance PDF
5-4 Abuse of Elders and Vulnerable Adults PDF
5-5 Domestic and Family Violence Code PDF

Title 6: Regulatory Provisions PDF
6-1 Industrial Safety PDF
6-2 Liquor Control PDF
6-3 Colville Tribal Building Code PDF
a) Current IBC PDF
6-4 Energy Code PDF
6-5 Gaming PDF
6-6 Research Regulations PDF
6-7 Sewer PDF
6-8 Tobacco PDF
6-9 Animal Control and Protection PDF
6-10 Water Utilities PDF
6-11 Supplemental Fuel PDF
6-12 Fuel Delivery PDF
6-13 Toxic Lead (Pb) Program PDF
6-14 Vehicle, Manufactured and Mobile Home Removal PDF
6-15 Workers Compensation Claims Act PDF
6-16 Mixed Martial Arts PDF
6-17 Mixed Martial Arts Regulations PDF
6-18 Tribal Unarmed and Armed Private Security PDF
6-19 Industrial Hemp PDF
6-20 Commercial Marijuana Production, Processing, Retail Sales PDF
6-21 Temporary Unit Occupancy Tax Act PDF

Title 7: Corporations PDF
7-1 Governmental Corporation PDF
7-2 Non-Profit Corporations PDF
7-3 Business Corporations PDF
7-4 Colville Limited Liability Company Act PDF
7-4 Fee Schedule PDF
7-5 Tribal Corporations/Limited Liability Companies Code of Ethics and Business Conduct PDF

Title 8: Enrollment, Referendums and Elections PDF
8-1 Membership PDF
8-2 Procedures for Proposing Constitutional Amendments PDF
8-3 Elections PDF
8-4 Referendums PDF

Title 9: Property PDF
9-1 Mortgage, Deeds of Trust and Real Estate Contracts PDF
9-2 Donated Property PDF
9-3 Landlord Tenant Relations PDF
9-4 Interference with Tribal and Indian Property PDF
9-5 Realty PDF
9-6 Leasehold Mortgages PDF

Title 10: Employment and Contracting PDF
10-1 Tribal Employment Rights PDF
10-2 Tribal Employee Records Confidentiality PDF
10-3 Indian Preference in Contracting PDF
10-5 Workforce Protection Act PDF

Title 11: Health and Human Services PDF
11-1 Colville Tribal Health Authority PDF
11-2 Colville Indian Housing Authority PDF 11-3 Dental Health Provider Licensing PDF

Title 12: Uniform Commercial Code PDF
12-1 General Provisions PDF
RESERVED 12-2 through 12-8 PDF
12-9 Secured Transactions PDF