Permits Made Easy

everettwa.gov/permitsez
  1. 'Map Everett Tools' (left side of page) has the city building and utilities map and city address look-up. 
  2. Inspection Requests can now be submitted online. 
  3. Permit status link is now below phone number (right side of page).
 Please click on the following links to find out more information.
A permit application is required for each building and contractor. Changes to existing or new parking spaces require a building permit. Applications can only be accepted before 11:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.  A transmittal is required for revisions.
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Permit submittal requirements vary based on the type of work submitted.  The following submittal requirements should be completed prior to plan review.  
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Plan check fees are required for building (and some electrical) permits at the time of submittal. Please click on the links below for more information about what fees will apply to each type of permit. Payments accepted: cash, check, Mastercard, or Visa.
 
Traffic mitigation fees, utility fees (including systems development fees), and other related fees may also apply, which will be determined when the permit is processed for pick-up.
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Inspection Requests
Permit applications for all multifamily buildings with 3 or more residences also require a worksheet to show compliance with State of Washington building enclosure law RCW 64.55.
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Permits are required to add an electrical outlet, replace a water heater, replace or modify a deck more than 30 inches above grade, and to add or modify a garage (or carport).  Townhome buildings with 3 or more residences also require a building enclosure worksheet. Sprinklers may be required based on Fire Marshal review, lot location, occupancy, and other factors.
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A public works permit is required prior to constructing new driveways, fill placement, grading, parking lots, stormwater management, street improvements, underground water and sewer connections, and work within the public right-of-way (where allowed). Newly striped parking lots also require a building permit.
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