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Getting Started

Customers can apply for a number of non-review (over-the-counter) and
plan review application types:


·         Building

·         Clearing and Grading

·         Electrical

·         Fire

·         Land Use

·         Mechanical

·         Plumbing

·         Right of Way

·         Signs

·         Utilities


Application types offered vary by jurisdiction; contact the jurisdiction for additional information.


If you are a property owner applying for a permit and are having a contractor do the work, your contractor needs to complete an online registration before you can obtain a permit through

You can apply, purchase, and have permits issued via e-mail and printed on your own printer. It takes minutes to apply and permits that do not require plan review are typically returned within three (3) hours.

Permit applications requiring plan review may be available on a jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction basis. Once you complete the pre-application process, the site will inform you whether plan review is required and available for the selected permit and jurisdiction.

Who can apply?

  • Any registered user of this site

Who can do the work?

  • The "property owner" (a building or home owner)
  • An owner's agent
  • A Washington State-licensed contractor registered on this site

What is needed to apply?

  • Email address
  • account
  • License approval (Contractors Only)
  • VISA or MasterCard
  • Printer

For more information on permitting: