Mechanical Permits are required when installing, altering, relocating or replacing mechanical systems or fuel gas piping in existing buildings or new buildings (other than new single family residences).
Mechanical Permit Checklist(PDF, 86KB)
Plumbing Permits are required for plumbing equipment or systems.
Plumbing Permit Checklist(PDF, 85KB)
Electrical Permits are required for electrical equipment or systems.
Electrical Permit Checklist(PDF, 109KB)
Fire Permits are required for fire suppression, fire alarms, fuel tanks, and related systems or activities. See Fire Prevention Bureau for more information.
Other permits you may need:
Building Permit: Building Permit Checklist(PDF, 150KB)
WIR Permit: Personal Wireless Service Facility (Cell Site)(PDF, 1MB)
If you are near the shoreline:
Read about the Shoreline Master Program
Shoreline Development Permit Exemption Application(PDF, 100KB)
Development Services Fees
Commercial Energy Forms (Available courtesy of Northwest Energy Efficiency Council)
Rooftop Appurtenance Modification
Residential Rooftop-Mounted Solar Panels
Rose Hill Business District Exterior Lighting Requirements
Permit applications are submitted online through MyBuildingPermit.com.
Apply for Permit