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Accessory Dwelling Unit
Arrow Bullet  Accessory Dwelling Unit Application and Instructions
Arrow Bullet  Fees

Administrative Design Review
Arrow Bullet  Administrative Design Review Application Early Review Form
Arrow Bullet  Administrative Design Review Supplemental Checklist
    (to accompany commercial/multi-family and building permits)
Arrow Bullet  Design Review Process Brochure
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees 

Alteration and Vacation of Plats
Arrow Bullet  Alteration and Vacation of Plats Application Form 

Average Building Elevation
Arrow Bullet  Calculating Average Building Elevation

Bald Eagle Management
Arrow Bullet  Bald Eagle Management Area Handout

Binding Site Plan
Arrow Bullet  Directions for Recording of a Binding Site Plan

Chickens
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Summary of Kirkland's chicken regulations

Citizen Initiated Amendment Requests (PAR)
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  Citizen Initiated Amendment Requests Application
Arrow Bullet  Methods to Request Changes to Density, Land Use and Zoning Code Regulations

Community Meetings
Arrow Bullet  Neighborhood Meetings Encouraged

Complaints
Arrow Bullet  Complaint Investigation Request

Completeness Handout
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  Why complete permit applications benefit you

Continued Use Application
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 Continued Use Application

Cottage Housing
»Cottage Housing Supplemental Sheet

Design Review Board
Arrow Bullet  Design Review Board Application
Arrow Bullet  Design Review Board Application Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Design Review Board Modification Application
Arrow Bullet  Design Review Process Brochure
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB).  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.

Environmental Checklist (SEPA)
Arrow Bullet  Environmental Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Fees

Exception From Normal Construction Hours
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 Request for Exception From Normal Construction/Grading Hours Application 

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Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees

Fences
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Requirements for Fences

Final Subdivision
Arrow Bullet  Final Subdivision Application and Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees

Hazardous Liquid Pipeline 
     Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Project Review

Historic Residence Designation
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 Historic Residence Alteration Application
Arrow Bullet Historic Residence Alteration Application Instructions
Arrow Bullet Historic Residence Nomination Application
Arrow Bullet Fees

Holmes Point Overlay
Arrow Bullet Holmes Point Overlay Map
Arrow Bullet Permit Requirements
Arrow Bullet Vegetation Management Plan Information

Home Occupations
Arrow Bullet  Rules Governing Home Occupations & Businesses Conducted Incidental to a Residential Use

Innovative Housing
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 Innovative Housing Application

Integrated Development Plan
Arrow Bullet  Integrated Development Plan - Options for Short Plat and Subdivision Process Review Handout

Landscaping List
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    Native Trees
Arrow Bullet    Native Shrubs
Arrow Bullet    Native Groundcover
Arrow Bullet    Evergreen Trees
Arrow Bullet    Deciduous Trees
Arrow Bullet    Shrub and Groundcover
Arrow Bullet    Prohibited Plant List

      Kirkland Street Tree List

Arrow Bullet    Minimum 4' Planting Strip
Arrow Bullet    Minimum 6' Planting Strip
Arrow Bullet    Minimum 8' Planting Strip

Lighting Standards - Rose Hill Business District
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Lighting standards for the Rose Hill Business District

Lot Line Adjustments
Arrow Bullet Lot Line Adjustment Application, and
Arrow Bullet Lot Line Adjustment Checklist, and
Arrow Bullet Lot Line Adjustment Form to accompany application

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Land Use Permit Extension
Arrow Bullet  Application for Land Use Extension
Arrow Bullet Fees

Lot Coverage
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 Lot coverage and pervious surfaces

Noise Variance
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 Noise Variance Application
Arrow Bullet Noise Variance Application Checklist
Arrow Bullet Fees

Off-site Signs Requirements (real estate signs, etc.)
Arrow Bullet  Requirements for Temporary Off-site Signs

Oversized Vehicles
Arrow Bullet  Oversized vehicle registration form - Applies only to the RSA and RMA residential zones in the annexation area

Parking
Arrow Bullet  Final Parking Review Application (PDF 180 kb)

Plant List
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  Plant List
Arrow Bullet  Prohibited Plant List

Political Signs
Arrow Bullet  Guidelines for Displaying Political Signs in the City of Kirkland

Pre-submittal Meeting
Arrow Bullet  Pre-submittal meeting application form
Arrow Bullet  Fees
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees

Public Hearings
Arrow Bullet  How To Participate in a Public Hearing

Public Records Request
Arrow Bullet  Request to access public records form
Restoration Activities Near a Stream or Wetland
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  Restoration Activities Near a Stream or Wetland form
Shoreline
Arrow Bullet  Substantial Development Permit, Variance and Conditional Use Permit; and Application Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Shoreline SDP Exemption Application
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees
Arrow Bullet  Neighborhood Meetings Encouraged

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Short Plat Recording Instructions
Arrow Bullet Short Plat Recording Application Form
Arrow Bullet Short Plat Mylar Template (.dwg file - 124kb. Auto Cad required)

Short Plat/Preliminary Plat
Arrow Bullet  Short Plat or Preliminary Subdivision Application
Arrow Bullet  Short Plat or Preliminary Subdivision Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Integrated Development Plan - Options for Short Plat and Subdivision Process Review Handout
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.
Arrow Bullet  Neighborhood Meetings Encouraged

Sign Permits - Planning Review Only
Arrow Bullet  Planning Department sign permit application form
     For sign permits that do not require any structural alterations (e.g. sign reface, window-sticker signs)

Sign Permits - Building and Planning Department Review
Arrow Bullet  Building Department sign permit application form and checklist.
     This is required for all new signs and reinstallation of signs and is to be submitted to the Building Department.

Signs - Zoning Permit Master Sign Plans, Pole Signs, and Off-site Directional  Signs
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  Zoning Permit Master Sign Plan , pole sign, and offsite directional sign Application and Checklist. Download this form if you are requesting approval of a Master Sign Plan, pole sign, or offsite directional signs with the Planning Department.
Arrow Bullet  Fees

Single-Family Zoning Requirements
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Summary of zoning requirements for single-family homes and accessory structures

Street Vacations
Arrow Bullet  Street Vacation Application and Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.
Arrow Bullet  Fees

Survey Policy
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Survey Policy

Temporary Use Permit
Arrow Bullet Temporary User Permit Application

Traffic
Arrow Bullet  Traffic Impact Analysis Guidelines

TREE REMOVAL FORMS/APPLICATIONS

Tree Protective Fencing
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  Tree Fencing Detail

Tree/Arborist Reports
Arrow Bullet Guide to Complete Arborist Reports

Arrow Bullet  Tree removal not associated with development activity.

Click here to view a tree removal guide to help determine which application form to use.
2-tree removal notification form  
Multiple tree removal application
Public tree removal permit application
Public tree pruning permit application
Forest Management Plan

Arrow Bullet  Tree removal associated with development activity

A tree retention plan is required with new development.  Please review the Tree Retention Plan Chart to help determine which Plan is required and to review a summary of submittal requirements.  The following handouts provide additional details on the tree retention plan requirements.

Tree Retention Plan - Single Family (Minor)
Single-family, or two attached, detached, or stacked dwelling units, and related demolition and land surface modification applications. New development or redevelopment in which the total square footage of the proposed improvements is  less than 50% of the total square footage of existing improvements on the subject property.

Tree Retention Plan - Single Family (Major)
Single-family, or two attached, detached, or stacked dwelling units, and related demolition and land surface modification applications. New development or redevelopment in which the total square footage of the proposed improvements is greater than 50% of the total square footage of existing improvements on the subject property.

Tree Retention Plan - Multifamily, Commercial, and Non-Residential uses
Tree retention requirements for multifamily, commercial, and any other use other than residential, and related demolition and land surface modification applications.

Tree Retention Plan - Subdivisions and Cottage Developments
Tree retention plan requirements for short plat (up to 9 lots), subdivisions (10 or more lots), cottages, carriage units, two/three-unit homes, and related demolition and land surface modifications.

Variances
Arrow Bullet  Criteria Sheet for Variances
Arrow Bullet  Zoning Permit Application Form and Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.
Arrow Bullet  Fees
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees

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Wetland Restoration
Arrow Bullet  Wetland Restoration Near a Stream or Wetland

Wireless Facilities
Arrow Bullet  Wireless Permit Application
Arrow Bullet  Wireless Permit Application Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Wireless Permit Application Questionnaire
Arrow Bullet  Wireless Eligible Facilities Modification Application
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs 
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.
Arrow Bullet  Fees

Work Hours Exception
Arrow Bullet  Request for Exception from Normal Construction/Grading Hours

Zoning Permits
Arrow Bullet  Cottage Housing - Supplemental Sheet
Arrow Bullet  Zoning Permit Application Form
Arrow Bullet  Zoning Permit Application Checklist
Arrow Bullet  Neighborhood Meetings Encouraged
Arrow Bullet  Fees
     Residential park impact fees are listed in the Fee Schedule
Arrow Bullet  Public Works - Road Impact Fees
Arrow Bullet  Public Notice Signs 
Arrow Bullet  Sign Companies can download sign specifications (zip file 2MB)  This file is maintained in .zip format, you will need appropriate software such as winzip or zipcentral to unpack the files. If you are a Apple Macintosh user, Stuffit or Stuffit Expander will work.

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Planning & Building Department
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries:
Building Questions
Building_Services@kirklandwa.gov
Planning Questions
PlanningInfo@kirklandwa.gov
T. 425.587.3600 | F. 425.587.3232