Permits & Licenses

Until further notice, City Hall remains closed to the public. Compliance to COVID-19 mandates has created longer permit processing times.  

Permit submissions are processed in the following manner:

City Website PortalIntake Appointment Required

Permit Portal

The permits listed below are available on the city website portal: 

Commercial/Multi-FamilyLand Use

Single Family

Intake Appointment Construction Plans

These permits require an appointment with a permit specialist

Make an Appointment with a Permit Specialist

Homeowners considering a remodel to their home, or adding improvements such as decks, roofs, garages or retaining walls, often have questions about building permits. As a first step, consult our list of Frequently Asked QuestionsIf your question is not on our FAQs, please fill out the Ask a Permit Specialist Form

Intake Appointment Requests are responded to in the order they are received. Please allow at least 5 business days for a date and time confirmation for your appointment.  

Inspections: there are two ways to schedule or request an inspection: Via online Permit Portal or call the Inspection Request Line at 425-775-9694. Please have your permit number and address ready. The recorded message will prompt you to state the necessary information.

Your project must have issued permits on-site, require workers to be six-feet apart, and have a developed exposure control, mitigation, and recovery plan. Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will enforce requirements for contractors to comply with comprehensive COVID-19 exposure control, mitigation, recovery plans and safety practices.

Passports: The passport office will remain closed until further notice.