The property is in a residential area that has 2-10 acre tracts. There are several roads that are available to access. Is there a legal process to follow or do I just have to contact my neighbors? Do I have to pay for access or does it have to be granted at no cost?
You are entitled to an easement by necessity to access the nearest public road from a landlocked property. Whether you will be made to pay for the easement is an issue you will have to explore with a local WA attorney.
My "gut" is that if the person who subdivided the lots and made them landlocked still owns adjacent property, you can get an easement by necessity across their lands.
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