Building Department

Click here to access the permit portal Citizens Connect
Coming soon! FAQs about our new electronic plan submittal and review process.

The building department is located in the Community Development and Public Works building at 1309 Myrtle Avenue, one block north of City Hall. Plan review and inspections services are provided by the building department.

Don McCann is the City Building Official.

Note:  Permit applications and payments cannot be accepted, and permits cannot be issued after 4:00 p.m.

Call 811 before you dig! Questions?

Additional Inspection Information regarding siding and roofing materials

Inspections are offered Tuesday through Friday. For inspections call the day prior by 3 PM.
Call before you dig! 1-800-424-5555

  • Inspection Line: 360-615-5678
  • Schedule your inspection online *Click Here*
  • View your permit online through the review process *Click Here*
  • Master Plan Policy and Procedures *Click Here*

Current Design Values

Useful Links:

King County Construction and Demolitions Materials Management - this includes requirements for handling construction and demolition material recovery processers and transfer stations and more per the King County Ordinance -

Hiring a Contractor – Washington State Department of Labor & Industries -

Electrical Permits, Fees & Inspections – Washington State Department of Labor & Industries -

Public Health-Seattle & King County On-site Sewage System (OSS) Program -

Homeowners on a Septic System: Guidelines for Remodeling, Expanding and Additions -