Permits Made Easy

UPDATE:  Due to staff training, there will be no building inspections on Monday, March 20th.  Building inspections should be requested for the following day.  Click here or enter the shortcut everettwa.gov/inspect  in a new web browser to request inspections.

Building Plan Reviewers will not be available on Thursday, March 23rd.  Permits can be still be submitted.

Please plan accordingly.
 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 between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m. or between 1:00 and 3:30 p.m.  We are closed from noon to one.  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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