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Frequently Asked Questions
Additions, Remodels and Repairs
Questions about these smaller project types.
Questions about the inspection process for Building Permits.
Questions about Building Permit requirements and the process.
Bulkheads, Fences and Retaining Walls
Questions specific to these types of projects.
Cargo Container Storage
Chickens, Livestock and Pets
Credits, Fees and Refunds
Questions about how we handle crediting or refunding fees.
Critical Areas, Fish & Wildlife and Wetlands
Questions related to projects that have special environmental related constraints.
Questions related to permitting a driveway or road approach.
Environmental or SEPA
Questions related to the environmental review and/or the SEPA process.
Questions about working with and bonding parts of a project.
Questions related to projects or properties that are in a flood area.
Garages, Sheds and Decks
Questions related to these specific project types.
Questions about the requirements and permitting of gates that cross roads and/or driveways.
Height & Setbacks
Questions about building height and setback requirements.
Questions about historic preservation and the possible impacts to a project.
Questions about running a business from a house.
Questions about subdividing or platting property.
Land Use / Zoning
Questions about allowable uses and zoning.
Mechanical / Plumbing
Questions about mechanical and plumbing permits.
Online Permits Website
Questions about using our Online Permits website.
Questions about recording documents.
Questions about the processing and requirements to obtain a Site Development Permit.
Site Development Inspections
Questions about the inspection process on Site Development Permits.
Questions about the permit and construction requirements for swimming pools.
Questions about Tiny Homes and permit requirements.
Submit a question to Development Center staff
Call (253) 798-3739
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
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