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Our lobby services are closed. All permit applications can now be submitted online.

King County Permits has suspended lobby services in our Snoqualmie and Vashon Island offices. See available and alternative services

To ensure the safety of all customers and staff members, King County employees are following Public Health-Seattle & King County guidance and the Governor’s pandemic guidelines.

  • Alphabetical -  listing by title of the bulletin
  • Numerical     - listing by number of the bulletin

Bulletins cover topics pertaining to building and land use as well as financial and general services.

The bulletins also are available by calling us at 206-296-6600 or visiting the Permitting Customer Service Center at 35030 SE Douglas Street, Suite 210 in Snoqualmie, WA 98065-9266.

Alphabetical listing

  • Agricultural Buildings - 58 (PDF*, 113KB)  
  • Clearing and Grading Permits - 28 (PDF*, 157KB)
  • Commercial and Multi-Family Building Permits - 8 (PDF*, 141KB)  
  • Damage Repairs - 4
  • Demolition Permits for Commercial and Residential Structures - 3 (PDF*, 112KB)
  • Financial Guarantees - 40 (PDF*, 123KB)
  • Fire System Permits, Bulletin 13 has been replaced; See the Fire Permits packet
  • Home Occupations and Home Industries - 43A (PDF*, 141KB)
  • Mechanical Permits - See the the informational handouts/checklists for Residential or Non-Residential Mechanical Permits 
  • Obtaining A Mobile Home Permit; See the Manufactured Home Permit handout or the Residential - Manufactured (Mobile) Homes packet
  • Obtaining A Residential Building Permit: Bulletin 9 has been replaced, See the Residential New Single Family Construction packet
  • On-Site Recreation; See the On-Site Recreation for Residential and Mixed-Use Development Handout (PDF)
  • Residential Building Permit Process Bulletin 12 has been replaced, See the Residential New Single Family Construction packet
  • Right-of-Way Use - 31 (PDF*, 149KB)
  • Road Variances - 34A (PDF*, 143KB)
  • Shoreline Erosion Control - 16 (PDF*, 109KB)
  • Short Subdivisions - 25 (PDF*, 160KB)
  • Small Animals and Livestock - 41A (PDF*, 130KB)
  • Street Addresses and Road Names - 11 (PDF*, 132KB)
  • Surface Water Design Manual Variances or Adjustments - 34B (PDF*, 140KB)  
  • Tax Incentive for Preserving Public Trails on Private Property - 48 (PDF)
  • Tenant Improvements - Bulletin 5
  • Bulletin 44 Underground Fuel Tanks has been replaced by Fuel Tanks, Decommissioning Underground Information Handout
  • Zoning Code: Landscaping Requirements - 22 (PDF*, 215KB)
  • Zoning Code: Overview and Summary - 17A (PDF*, 125KB)
  • Zoning Code: Permitted Use Tables - 18A (PDF*, 159KB)
  • Zoning Code: Recyclables - 45A (PDF*, 123KB)
  • Zoning Code: Sign Requirements - 20A (PDF*, 161KB)

Numerical listing

  • 3 - Demolition Permits for Commercial and Residential Structures, 3 (PDF*, 112KB)
  • 4 - Damage Repairs, 4
  • 5 - Tenant Improvements, Bulletin 5 
  • 7 - Obtaining A Mobile Home Permit, See the Manufactured Home Permit handout or the Residential - Manufactured (Mobile) Homes packet
  • 8 - Commercial and Multi-Family Building Permits, 8 (PDF*, 141KB)
  • 9 - Obtaining A Residential Building Permit: Bulletin 9 has been replaced, See the Residential New Single Family Construction packet
  • 11 - Street Addresses and Road Names, 11 (PDF*, 132KB)
  • 12 - Residential Building Permit Process, Bulletin 12 has been replaced, See the Residential New Single Family Construction packet
  • 13 - Fire System Permits, Bulletin 13 has been replaced; See the Fire Permits packet
  • 16 - Shoreline Erosion Control, 16 (PDF*, 109KB)
  • 17A - Zoning Code: Overview and Summary, 17A (PDF*, 125KB)
  • 18A - Zoning Code: Permitted Use Tables, 18A (PDF*, 159KB)
  • 20A - Zoning Code: Sign Requirements, 20A (PDF*, 161KB)
  • 22 - Zoning Code: Landscaping Requirements, 22 (PDF*, 215KB)
  • 24 - Bulletin 24 On-Site Recreation has been replaced by On-Site Recreation for Residential and Mixed-Use Development Handout (PDF)
  • 25 - Short Subdivisions, 25 (PDF*, 160KB)
  • 28 - Clearing and Grading Permits, 28 (PDF*, 157KB)
  • 31 - Right-of-Way Use, 31 (PDF*, 149KB)  
  • 34A - Road Variances 34A (PDF*, 143KB)
  • 34B - Surface Water Design Manual Variances or Adjustments, 34B (PDF*, 140KB)
  • 36 - Mechanical Permits - See the the informational handouts/checklists for Residential or Non-Residential Mechanical Permits
  • 40 - Financial Guarantees, 40 (PDF*, 123KB)
  • 41A - Small Animals and Livestock, 41A (PDF*, 130KB)
  • 43A - Home Occupations and Home Industries, 43A (PDF*, 141KB)
  • 44 - Bulletin 44 Underground Fuel Tanks has been replaced by Fuel Tanks, Decommissioning Underground Information Handout
  • 45A - Zoning Code: Recyclables, 45A (PDF*, 123KB)
  • 48 - Tax Incentive for Preserving Public Trails on Private Property - 48 (PDF)
  • 58 - Agricultural Buildings, 58 (PDF*, 113KB)

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To request this information in alternate formats for people with disabilities, call 206-296-6600 or TTY Relay: 711.