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Construction Guides

The following documents are being provided as information to assist you with the development process. They serve as guides to help you understand Building Services requirements and expectations, with the hopes of expediting permitting processes to ultimately help save you time and money.

Construction Tip Sheets

  • Basic Stairs
  • Basic Decks
  • Garage (Occupancy Separation)
  • Residential Egress Windows
  • Safety Glazing
  • Parking Spaces - Barrier Free
  • Roof Mounted Photo-Voltaic  Solar Panels
The above and additional Construction Tip Sheetslinks to external site can be found on the MyBuildingPermit.com website.

Inspection Checklists

  • Residential Footings and Foundations
  • Residential Insulation/Energy
  • Residential Framing
  • Residential Plumbing Final
  • Residential Re-roof
The above and additional Inspection Checklistslinks to external site can be found on the MyBuildingPermit.com website.

Other Tips, Checklists & Guides

If you haven't found what you are looking for, please look through the Development Services website.

Building Services
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Counter closed 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
123 Fifth Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3600 | F. 425.587.3651
Building_Services@kirklandwa.gov