Permit FAQs

The 2021 Construction and Fire Codes adoption has been extended and will go into effect on October 29, 2023. All permit applications submitted after October 28, 2023 must comply with the 2021 codes; complete applications received on or before October 28 will be vested to the 2018 codes.


Take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to permitting, such as Do I Need a Permit and How Long Will it Take to Get a Permit?

Building Permit and Construction Code FAQs

Zoning Code and Land Use FAQs

Virtual appointments are here! To help answer your general development and permitting questions, the City of Kirkland Development Services now provides virtual appointments with Planning and Building, and Public Works staff.

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