Permit FAQs / Fees

Homeowners considering a remodel for their home or adding other improvements such as decks, roofs, garage, or retaining walls, often have questions about building permits. This information is designed to help homeowners know when construction permits and other approvals are required by the City of Mountlake Terrace. Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding construction permits.

Because each construction project is unique, we invite you to contact a permit specialist at 425-744-6267 or permitspecialist@ci.mlt.wa.us. Our Permit Specialists are available during business hours Monday-Friday to answer your specific permitting questions.