Skip to main content
Twitter YouTube Print E-mail a friend this page Share this page

Utilities, Grading & Right-of-Way Permit Process

Permitting generally follows a set process. The forms and info you need are associated with each step in the process below.



May Be Required | Time Varies

Plan Review

City Staff reviews application to ensure code compliance and safety requirements.
View Process Information  |  Check Status at


Required | Time Varies


Once land use application is approved, begin the construction application process.
View More Info  |  Schedule Inspections at

Online Applications

Online Applications can be made anytime

In-Person Applications

Permit applications are accepted at the self-service computer located in the Development Services Center in the lobby of City Hall. Permit Technicians are available to provide assistance with applying through

Counter Hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri:
8:00am - 4:00pm
10:30am - 4:00pm

Development Services
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
Phone: 425-587-3600