Building Department

Our E-Permits Application and Payment Portal is NOW LIVE!

Click here to apply and pay for your permits online.

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.

*Important - Click here to follow the EPermits- Electronic Document Requirements and File Naming Convention handout for ALL permits and project applications. 

Click here for a supporting document by permit type cheat sheet to help make sure you have everything ready for your submittal.

Don McCann is the City Building Official.

Note:  Permit applications and payments cannot be accepted after 4pm. However, you can apply and pay through our E-Permits Portal anytime by clicking here.

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 or schedule online through our E-Permits portal anytime by clicking here

Call before you dig! 1-800-424-5555

  • Inspection Line: 360-615-5678 - next day inspections must be called in by 3pm.
  • Schedule your inspection online (no cutoff times)  *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 -