Land Use Permit Process

Land use permitting generally follows a set process. Below are the forms and information that you need associated with each step of the process.

STEP 2: Pre-submittal Conference

Meet with city staff to determine project feasibility and identify road blocks.

REVIEW ONLINE

Review Pre-Submittal information to see if you need a pre-submittal meeting.

Request online through MyBuildingPermit.com

STEP 4: Plan Review

City Staff review applications to ensure compliance with code and safety requirements.

Check Status at MyBuildingPermit.com

PROCESS/TYPES PROCESS IIA PROCESS IIB
Examples of Process I projects: Examples of Process IIA projects:

Examples of Process IIB projects:

  • Short plat
  • Single-family variance
  • Wireless facilities
  • Preliminary subdivision
  • Commercial building variance
  • Wetland/stream buffer modification
  • Planned Unit Development
  • School master plan
  • Modification to a wetland

The land use review process varies depending on the type of request, proposed use or activity, and zoning district. Please review the Kirkland Zoning Code to determine the appropriate review process.

STEP 5: Next Steps

Once the land use application is approved, begin the construction application process.

Apply for permits at MyBuildingPermit.com

CONSTRUCTION PERMITS
Commercial & Multifamily
Single Family & Duplex