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New buildings, tenant improvements, additions, change of occupancy, and modifications to residential buildings require a permit application to show how the work complies with the following codes adopted by the City of Everett, as amended by the State of Washington.
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
  • 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2015 International Fire Code (IFC)
  • 2015 Washington State Energy Code Commercial (WSEC)
  • 2015 Washington State Energy Code Residential (WSEC)
  • 2015 Washington State Energy Code Appendix (WSEC)
  • 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
  • 2015 National Fuel Gas Code (NFPA 54)
  • 2014 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code (NFPA 58)  
  • 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
  • 2015 Washington State-Wide Amendments
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)
  • ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

  • The Fire Department and Permit Services review and inspect building permits submitted to the Permit Counter.  Separate permits from the Fire Department are required for automatic fire detection system, after obtaining an electrical permit from the Permit Counter.
    Site development requires permit applications to comply with the Everett Design and Construction Standards and Stormwater Management requirements on new building and site development permit applications.

    New building construction or change of occupancy should first be reviewed by Planning & Community Development to comply with the Everett Zoning Code.