When are building permits required?

The following are the typical permits that a homeowner may need to obtain for various projects:

  • Adding plumbing fixtures
  • Construction or repair of decks over 30 inches above grade
  • Construction that involves additions to your home or business
  • Structural changes (removing a wall, adding windows or doors)

For property development other types of permits may also be required. Please contact the City’s planning division at 360-403-3551 for additional information.

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