The forms listed below are needed to file an application for construction of new commercial or multi-family buildings. Note you are encouraged to include the plumbing and mechanical components together with your building permit application rather than filing separate applications for each.
The forms are meant to be easy to use; however, if you have problems please contact us at (425) 587-3600 or email us at email@example.com. We would be happy to help.
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New Commercial/New Multi-Family/Multi-Family Add-Alt Application & Checklist
The New Commercial/Ind/Multifamily application packet now includes a Building Code Summary worksheet for Commercial, Industrial and Mixed Use occupancies, and must be completed and submitted with the application.
For New or Rehabilitative construction to the Building enclosure of a Multiunit Residential Building, Please see RCW64.55
Calculating Average Building Elevations
Electrical Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Site Plan General Requirements
Building Code Summary worksheet (This worksheet is included in the New Commercial/Industrial/Multifamily application packet. This is for information only).
Sign Permit Application and checklist
When Electrical Plans are required
Fire Protection Application
City of Kirkland Inspection Requests
Revisions/Additions Submittal Form
Request for Change of Address
MULTI-FAMILY ENERGY FORMS
Residential energy forms for R-1 & R2 Occupancies, are available courtesy of the Washington State University Cooperative Extension Energy Program. Prescriptive detailed and component performance worksheets are available here - scroll down to Prescriptive or Component Performance Approach section.
Equipment sizing for space heating and space cooling systems
WSU Extension Energy Program has developed code compliance spread sheets for prescriptive energy code compliance (WSEC chapter 6), and a component performance code compliance (WSEC chapter 5). Both of these worksheets have a simple heating system sizing method attached. For heat pumps and air conditioners, approved engineering is required, such as Manual J available from ACCA.org
For prescriptive heating and cooling options, see the City of Kirkland interpretation.
COMMERCIAL ENERGY FORMS
Non-residential forms are available from: Northwest Energy Efficiency Council
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