New Construction

The Everett Fire Marshal’s Office provides inspection and plan review services for the review and approval of new construction buildings, access, and water supply systems for subdivisions and new buildings, tenant improvement in existing commercial buildings, new fire suppression and life safety systems installations and modifications to existing systems, high-piled combustible rack storage systems, and hazardous materials storage for compliance with applicable Building Code and/or Fire Code and NFPA Standards.

Construction document plans and supporting data shall be submitted to Permit Services. Construction documents shall be drawn to scale and be of such clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work (scope) proposed, and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of the International Fire Code and relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.

Fire protection system shop drawings shall be submitted to indicate compliance with the fire code and construction documents and shall be approved prior to the start of installation. Shop drawings shall contain all information as required by the applicable installation standards.

All construction permits for fire department review shall be submitted to:


3200 Cedar Street, 2nd Floor

Everett, WA 98201

7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m,

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday thru Friday (excluding City holidays).

Please note: Fire Marshal Staff are not always available at Permit Services to answer questions and perform over-the-counter plan reviews, but can be reached (425) 257-8120.

Scheduling Inspections

Inspection requests

Please request inspections through the eTRAKiT online permitting portal (for best results using eTRAKiT, use Internet Explorer as your web browser).

  • Login to your account
  • Select the permit from your dashboard
  • Select the inspection type from the list and submit.


Inspection requests submitted online before 11:59 p.m. on Monday—Friday will be tentatively scheduled for the next business day. If the volume of requests exceeds what can be completed the next business day, the remaining requests will be given priority on the schedule for the following business day.


See the Inspection Request brochure (PDF) for information on requesting inspections and for a list of available inspection types for each type of permit.

For more information on the permit and inspection process please see Permit Services.

Information Guidelines