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$40.00 for businesses with a physical location in LFP. $70.00 for businesses located outside LFP and secondhand dealers, regardless of location. Payments must be made by check, cash, or cashier's check, to the City, or online via FileLocal.
$40.00 for businesses with a physical location in LFP. $80.00 for businesses located outside LFP and $70.00 for secondhand dealers, regardless of location. Payments must be made by check, cash, or cashier's check to the City, or online via FileLocal.
Contact the Planning Department.
Ordinance 1198 was passed by City Council on November 14th, 2019 so that construction is allowed between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm on weekdays, and 7:00 am and 5:00 pm on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
Code Enforcement is responsible for Lake Forest Park City Code violations that occur on private property. Vehicles parked on the street are on the Public Right of Way and are handled by the Lake Forest Park Police Department, who can be reached at 206-364-8216.
If you suspect that you have a hazardous tree on your property, we suggest that you contact a Certified Arborist and have the tree removed before it causes any damage. If the tree is not an imminent threat (i.e. could fall down at any time), fill out the Tree Removal and Replacement Application Form and turn it in to City Hall. In the case of an imminent threat to life or property, emergency removal of dangerous trees may be undertaken prior to receiving a permit. If this is the case, you must notify the Planning Department within one working day and apply for a tree removal permit within one week. Please take photos prior to any emergency removal. For more information, contact the Planning Department at 206-368-5440, stop by the Permit Center at City Hall, or print a tree removal permit.
If you wish to remove one or more significant trees from your property, you should fill out the Tree Removal and Replacement Permit Application Form and turn it in to the Planning Department at Lake Forest Park City Hall. Significant trees are defined as any tree that has diameter** of six inches or greater. Exemptions: Dead Trees: If the tree is completely dead, you can remove it without a permit, but first please send photos of the tree to email@example.com to confirm the dead tree meets the definition of dead. If the tree is in an environmentally critical area, the stump must remain in the ground, and the City recommends leaving the bottom 12-18 feet of the tree for wildlife habitat. Trees under 6" in diameter** can be removed without a permit. as long as they are not in an environmentally critical area or tree conservation easement, and as along as they were not replacement trees for a previous permit. Read the full ordinance in the Lake Forest Park Municipal Code. *Contact the Planning Department to find out if the tree is in an environmentally critical area. **Diameter measured at 4.5 ft above grade.
Washington case law has determined that these issues are a civil matter between the neighbors involved. Though a dead or dying tree may pose a risk to property, there are no mechanisms by which the City may intervene in this case. If the tree(s) can be assessed from your property without entering your neighbor’s property, you may hire an ISA Certified Arborist to complete an assessment of the tree(s) and provide a report. This report may be useful in talking with your neighbor about the tree. You can search for an arborist on the website Treesaregood.org.
To find out if a job is available with the City, first review the job postings on the City’s Job Opportunities page. All openings at the City are posted on the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website. The City only accepts applications for those positions which are currently open and posted.
Job opportunities with the City are posted on the Job Opportunities page under Departments - Human Resources. In almost all cases, you should complete the City’s online employment application and submit it, along with a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position. If there are further forms to complete or steps you need to take, they will be described in the specific job opportunity posting. For more detailed information, see the How To Apply page under Human Resources.
You can request a mitigation or contested hearing and appear in person, by mail or on-line with a TEC hearing. Be sure to submit your request by the due date listed on the front. You may also view the video or photographs for your ticket at ViolationInfo.com and enter the PIN number provided to you on your ticket.
A camera ticket is very similar to a parking ticket:
Camera tickets DO NOT: Go on your driving record
Go to your insurance company
Camera tickets CAN: Place a hold on car registration and tabs for failure to pay.
Passport application services are offered on Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 12:00 - 4:00 pm, and on Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm. (The passport desk is closed Tuesday & Wednesday.) Please check our web page or call 206-957-2834 for details regarding fees and documents to bring with you.
No, the Passport Agent does not need to see your social security card. However, you must know your social security number as it is required on all applications. Applicants who do not provide their social security number will experience delays in the processing, or possibly the denial, of their application. If a child applicant has never been issued a social security number, a statement to that effect must be submitted along with the application.
Passports are sent directly to your mailing address within six to eight weeks. (Please check Travel.State.Gov for the most up-to-date processing times.)
Yes, applicants should fill in all of the boxes on the application form. If an applicant is unsure of their parent's dates or places of birth, check your birth certificate to see if the information is listed there.
You will need to bring the expired passport and a certified copy of the birth certificate, the minor, and both parents (if under the age of 16). The minor's social security number also needs to be on the application.
Yes, social security numbers are required on all applications. Applicants who do not provide their social security number will experience delays in the processing, or possibly the denial, of their application. If a child applicant has never been issued a social security number, a statement to that effect must be submitted along with the application.
To look for open permits in Lake Forest Park click on the green Permit Portal icon. You can then choose to look for permits by clicking to search either Building or Planning (Land Use) title on the first page. You will be able to choose the criteria by which to search. Enter the street number or street name and see all permits located on that street. If you would like to see all permit applications in Lake Forest Park, enter Lake Forest Park in the 'City' field.
To apply for a permit online, you will find the option to register for an account at the top of the Online Permit System page. It is required to read and accept the general disclaimer information to continue registration. Fill in the login information and contact information. When completed, you will see a message stating you have successfully registered an account.
After registering, go back to the home page to login with your new account. To begin the permit application, chose the building option and then choose “Create an Application,” accept the disclaimer and continue the application.
Select your record type, mechanical or plumbing, and click to continue the application. Fill in the permit and owner information and choose to continue the application.
Fill out Applicant information and use the search button to fill in the licensed professional information. Save and close to continue the application. (If the contractor is new to the city, you will need to contact Lake Forest Park City Hall at 206-368-5440.)
On the next page, fill in the permit detail and continue, in the custom field for each item, enter the quantity required for your permit. Continue the application and upload any specifications or documents related to your project.
Review and verify all information entered to this point and continue. View all related fees associated with the items and quantities selected and continue.
Enter a payment method and fill in the required information to submit your payment.
The City of Lake Forest Park does not retain any credit card information entered.
View and print your receipt. You will receive your permit via email in two business days.
This Online Permit System was implemented on October 7, 2019. During the first 30 days, document delivery may be delayed. If you have not received your permit via email within 5 business days please contact Lake Forest Park City Hall at 206-368-5440.
Note: At any time during the application process, you can save your application and resume entering data at a later time.
- in the front yard or 20 feet from the front lot line and less than four feet high; or- in the back yard and less than 6 feet high.
You should also be sure of your property lines before you proceed. Check with your neighbors and be sure you are not infringing on any of their property. In addition, fences may not be placed within the sight distance triangles. Please see the Lake Forest Park Zoning Code for details.As for decks, a permit is required per the International Residential Code. Please see the Residential Deck Checklist.
The rear lot line is the line opposite and most distant from the front lot line.
The side lot lines are any other lines that are neither front nor rear lot lines.
Special requirements exist for triangular or trapezoidal lots. Contact the Planning Department for more information.