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New Building and Fire Code Effective Date Extended
The State of Washington has extended the date for adoption of the 2018 International Building and Fire Codes from July 1, 2020 to November 1, 2020. Customers who submit complete permit applications prior to November 1, 2020, will remain vested under the current 2015 code requirements. Permit applications submitted after that date will need to comply with the new 2018 updated codes.

The purpose of a building permit is to ensure that construction projects are aligned with local, state and federal codes, ultimately ensuring that minimum safeguards for public and private health, safety and welfare are met.

Land use permits are issued to approve land development, designs and uses for future building construction. 

Projects that can require a permit include: 

We offer the following types of permits:

For information about permits issued by other departments, see: parks, residential parking, and business permit or license.  

Apply for all permits online


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