Development Applications

We recently updated our building and development permits as part of the City-wide process improvement initiative. If you have questions about these applications please contact Community Development at (360)887-3908 or send an email to

Forms and applicationsBuilding Permit Applications

A building permit gives you legal permission to start a new construction or remodeling project in accordance with approved drawings and specifications. Building permits are necessary to ensure that all buildings meet minimum standards which protect its occupants and neighbors in everyday living situations and in the case of emergencies or natural disasters.  If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, try our Permit Center. Download the Residential Construction Permit Packet to learn what plans and drawings you will need to submit in order to apply for a residential building permit.

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