Commercial Clearing & Grading Permit

This permit is for commercial and multifamily clearing & grading projects that include the following: (GD) 

  • Clearing & grading associated with a building permit.
  • Removal and installation of underground storage tanks.
  • Major changes to nonresidential landscaping, walls or rockeries that don’t require a building permit; roadway and utility installations.
  • Removal of hazardous trees and other permitted clearing & grading activities in critical areas that require SEPA review.

The permit includes a Land Use Exemption, if required, and may or may not include SEPA.

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Apply Online

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

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Required Documents

The documents listed below are the minimum necessary to proceed with the application process. If you believe that a required submittal document does not apply to your project, please upload the Document Waiver Form in place of the required document. You may also print out a permit document list.

Project Specific Plan Requirements

These items may be required during plan review, as determined by the scope of your project.

Submittal Information and Forms

Permit Fees