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Upcoming Permit Counter Closure

Planning and Building Staff will be attending trainings in early May in order to better serve you.

Friday, May 5th - Permit Counter Closed

Monday, May 8th and Tuesday, May 9th -
Only Mechanical, Plumbing, and Building Permits accepted.
(Land Use/Zoning staff not available) 

If you are starting a project to build a house, install a furnace, or even remove a tree, this is the place to start.


You must call before 4:00 pm the day prior to your requested inspection date. Inspections called in after 4:00 pm will be scheduled for the following day. Specify whether you would like an am or pm inspection, provide your name and phone number, name of the owner of record, site address, and the type of inspection needed.

  • For all building, mechanical, plumbing, sewer, and stormwater inspections, call the permit line at 206-957-2835.
  • For tree permit or sensitive area inspections, call the Assistant Planner at 206-957-2832.

Be prepared for the inspection: be sure to have the permit and approved plans available on site at time of inspection.

Permit Counter Hours

The Planning & Building Permit Counter is open for permit submittals as well as planning questions and tree removal information Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. 

We recommend making an appointment with a Planner or the Permit Coordinator prior to bringing in plans for a large submittal.

**As of January 1, 2015 a 5% Development Review Technology Surcharge will be applied to all permit fees**

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