The permitting center is open for in-person services during these hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Permit Applications

Online Permitting Site 

Building permit applications can be submitted through our online permitting site:

Currently, the following record types can be submitted online:

Applications submitted outside of office hours will be processed the next business day between the hours of 7:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Accepted methods of payment: Check, Money Order, Cash, Cashier's Check or Credit/Debit Cards (subject to fees). You may also pay by E-Check using your banking account. Once your application  has been reviewed and approved you will receive an email from our Citizen Services portal requesting payment.

See also: Land Use Applications, Inspections

Please refer to the King County Construction and Demolition Materials Management page to find more about requirements for handling construction and demolition materials. 

Construction and Demolition Recycling Requirements

Submittal Requirements

Permit applications include a list of submittal requirements. You may also call the building department at 425-788-2779 or email 

Please read the State of Washington’s Requirements if you plan on acting as your own contractor

Requirements for new construction: Building Permit Intake Checklist

Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Permit Fees and Paying for Your Permit

If you would like to discuss the cost of the permit before you submit your application, as well as when payment will be required for your specific project, contact the Building Department.

2023 Fees: 

2023 Fee Schedule

2023 Clear and Grade

2023 Hourly Rates

2023 Impact and Land Use

2023 Valuation Table

Submittal Fee Memo: Tenant Improvement Permit

Submittal Fee Memo: New Residential and Commercial Building Permits