We encourage everyone to learn about fire safety. Here are some helpful tips to prevent fires or prepare for emergencies. If you have any questions, please call at 206-296-6600 or email DPERwebinquiries@kingcounty.gov.
Be found FAST - Emergency response is about speed. Here are helpful tips to assist emergency workers in finding your location in a timely manner
Changing your clocks for daylight savings time is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Also find information about fire prevention week.
Find a list of helpful items to have on hand for earthquake prepardedness
Keep your property safe by removing plant debris like weeds and fallen leaves and branches.
Fire Safety During Construction
Fires during construction, alteration, or demolition operations are an ever-present threat.
Generators can help with power outages, but they can be hazardous if not used correctly. Learn how to prevent generator-related fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Find information about fire extinguishers, family escape plans, smoke detectors, candles, kitchen dangers, space heaters, clothes dryer fires, and other helpful home safety tips.
What to do when to guard against fire in a public building
Keep you and family safe by staying informed of recent product recalls. We provide links to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and you can sign up for email updates
Department of Local Services, Permitting Division
919 SW Grady Way, Suite 300
Renton, WA 98057
Most of our staff members are working remotely. Most permitting services are available on this website and MyBuildingPermit.com. Beginning June 23, 2022, some in-person services will be available in our Renton office. For details, see our Customer Service Bulletin.
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Customer service: call 206-296-6600 during the following hours: 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.