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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.

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Mailed packets/forms available

To have a packet or form mailed to you, call King County Permits at 206-296-6600.

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  •  Already Built Construction (ABC) Pre-Application Meeting
     Instructions 
  • Already Built Construction (ABC) Application
    The application form for the Already Built Construction Packet is not available online. Please call 206-296-6680 and request an application.
  • Affidavit for Application Form
    See Application, Permit
  • Application, Permit
    Form
  • Health Department Approval of Building Permit Application
    Information (Link)
  • Helpful Information About Other Agencies: Electrical, Power Pole, Elevator, Septic, Plumbing & Gas Piping Permits
    Information 
  • Residential Building Permit
    Quick Look
  • Residential Drainage Review Requirements
    Information
  • Site Areas Worksheet
    Worksheet
  • Site Plan and Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) Template and Example
    See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page 
  • Soil Health: Achieving the Post-construction Soil Standard
    Information and On-Line Calculator (Link)
  • Binding Site Plan Application
    Adobe PDF  MS Word
  • Binding Site Plan Submittal
    Checklist

Boundary Line Adjustment Handouts

  • Boundary Line Adjustment Checklist
    Information   Available on MyBuildingPermit.com 
  • Boundary Line Adjustment: Procedures Following the Approval Process
    Information
  • Residential Building Permitting Agencies – Who does What
    Handout
  • Legal Lot 
    Information
  • Boundary Line Adjustment: Title Page Template
    See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page
  • Property Research Guide & Worksheet
    Information 
    Worksheet


 

Boundary Line Adjustment Forms

 

  • Boundary Line Adjustment   Available on MyBuildingPermit.com
    If you have questions or would like to inquire about alternatives, please email DPERWebInquiries@kingcounty.gov
  • Affidavit of Correction of Boundary Line Adjustment
    Form
  • Affidavit Concerning Critical Areas Compliance
    Form  
  • Boundary Line Adjustment Owner Information
    Form 
  • Certification of Applicant Status
    Form  
  • Seattle - King County Public Health Department
    Application for Review of Boundary Line Adjustment or Rezone
    Application (Link, under Applications Section)
  • Bulletin 8: Commercial and Multi-Family Building Permits
    Adobe PDF
  • Affidavit for Application Form
    See Application, Permit
  • Application, Permit
    Form
  • Cellular Communication Facilities, Supplemental Attachment A, Application
    Adobe PDF  MS Word
  • Cellular Communication Applications: Building Permit Submittal Requirements
    Adobe PDF  MS Word
  • Cellular Antenna Modification Applications: Building Permit Submittal Requirements
    Adobe PDF  MS Word

  • Landscape Bond Quantity Worksheet Form
    Adobe PDF  MS Word
  • SEPA Checklist
    Information
  • SEPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Worksheet Instructions
    Worksheet (Spreadsheet)
  • SEPA Only Submittal Process
    Information 
  • Site Plan and Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) Template and Example
    See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page
    • Bulletin 8: Commercial and Multi-Family Building Permits
      Adobe PDF
    • Tenant Improvements
      Bulletin 5
    • Affidavit for Application Form
      See Application, Permit
    • Application, Permit
      Form
    • Approval of Building Permit Application; Seattle - King County Public Health Department
      Application for Approval of Building Permit (Link, under Applications section)
    • Sewer Availability:
      Certificate of Sewer Availability
    • Site Plan and Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) Template and Example
      See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page
    • Water Service Requirements
      Information

    • Affidavit Concerning Critical Areas Compliance
      Form 
    • Certification of Applicant Status
      Form 
    • Conversion Option Harvest Plan Application for Review
      Adobe PDF  MS Word
    • Conversion Option Harvest Plan Fact Sheet
      Adobe PDF
        MS Word
    • Conversion Option Harvest Plan Site Plan Requirements
      Adobe PDF  MS Word
    • Conversion Option Harvest Plans/Checklist
      Adobe PDF  MS Word

    Fire Permit Handouts - All fire permits available on MyBuildingPermit.com 
    If you have questions or would like to inquire about alternatives, please email DPERWebInquiries@kingcounty.gov

    • Fire Alarm, Cellular Communication and Digital Security Controls
      Information 
    • Fire Alarm Systems Permit: Non-Residential and Multi-Family
      Information 
    • Fire Permit; Special Event
      Information
    • Fire Permit: Sprinkler, Non-Residential and Multi-Family   
      Information  
    • Fire Permit: Sprinkler, Residential   
      Information   
    • Fire Alarm Systems Permit: Non-Residential and Multi-Family    
      Information 
    • Fire, Other Systems and Equipment   
      Information 
    • Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Non-Residential Cooking Hoods
      Information 
    • Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Generator - Emergency or Standby
      Information 
    • Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Systems
      Information 
    • Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Wireless Mesh Radio Network (AES)
      Information 
    • Fire Fireworks Display 
      Checklist 
    • Fire Fireworks Stand  
      Checklist  
    • Fire Hazards - Vegetation
      Handout 
    • Fire, King County Public Safety Frequency Use Agreement
      Agreement 
    • Fire, Residential Sprinkler Insulation (Tenting)
      Information
    • Fire Safety During Construction
      Information
    • Fire Systems and Equipment Fee Schedule
      Spreadsheet
    • Fuel Tanks, Decommissioning Underground   
      Information  
    • Fuel Tanks, Installation and Relocation   
      Residential Installation and Relocation Checklist   
    • Fuel Tank Installers and Decommissioning Contractors
      List 
    • Residential Accessory and Agricultural Structure, Fire Access and Water Supply Checklist
      Checklist
    • Residential Fire Access and Water Supply Checklist
      Checklist
    • Residential Remodel, Fire Access and Water Supply Checklist
      Checklist

    Fire Permit Forms - All fire permits available on MyBuildingPermit.com


    Legal Lot Status Information

    Legal Lot Status Forms

    Residential Manufactured (Mobile) Home Handouts

    Residential Manufactured (Mobile) Home Application Forms

    Other Forms and Handouts

      Residential Accessory Building and Miscellaneous Structure Handouts

      Residential Accessory Building and Miscellaneous Structure Application Forms

      Other Forms and Handouts

      Residential Handouts

      Residential Application Forms

      Other Forms and Handouts

      Residential Remodel, Addition and Repair Handouts

      Residential Remodel, Addition and Repair Application Forms

      Other Forms and Handouts

      • Affidavit for Application Form
        See Application, Permit
      • Application, Permit
        Form
      • Residential Drainage Review Requirements
        Information
      • Site Areas Worksheet
        Worksheet
      • Site Plan and Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) Template and Example
        See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page
      • Affidavit Concerning Critical Areas Compliance
        Form  
      • Certification of Applicant Status
        Form   
      • Declaration of Covenant Re Use & Maintenance of King County Right-of-Way
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Land Use Permit Application Form
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Quit Claim Deed for County Right-of-Way
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Right-of-Way Use
        Bulletin 31
      • Right-of-Way Use Permit Application Instructions, Application & Site Plan Sheet
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Right-of-Way Use Permit - Limited: Extension Request
        Adobe PDF  MS Word 
      • SEPA Checklist
        Adobe PDF
      • SEPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Worksheet
        MS Excel

      Shoreline Handouts

      Shoreline Application Forms

      • See Shoreline Permit Submittal Requirements for a full submittal checklist
      • Certification of Applicant Status
        Form
      • Application, Permit
        Form
      • Fire District Receipt - obtain from your local Fire District
        Form  
      • Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application
        Form  (external link to Washington State, Department of Ecology)
      • SEPA Checklist
        Information
      • SEPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions
        Worksheet Instructions

        Worksheet (Spreadsheet) 

      Other Forms and Handouts

      • Bulletin 8: Commercial and Multi-Family Building Permits
        Adobe PDF
      • Sign Permits
        Checklist
      • Site Plan and Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC) Template and Example
        See the Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Other Data Resources packet on this web page
      • Certification of Applicant Status
        Form   
      • Land Use Permit Application Form
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Road or Drainage Variance Applications: Submittal Instructions
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Surface Water Design Manual Requirements/Standards Adjustment Request
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Affidavit for Application Form
        See Application, Permit
      • Application, Permit
        Form
      • Temporary Use Permit: General Information
        Adobe PDF  
      • Temporary Use Permit: Worksheet
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Affidavit Concerning Critical Areas Compliance
        Form  
      • Certification of Applicant Status
        Form 
      • Land Use Permit Application Form
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Record of Critical Area Review for Variance and Exception Applications
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • SEPA;
        See SEPA State Environmental Policy Act Process packet
      • Sewer Availability:
        Certificate of Sewer Availability
      • Water Service Requirements
        Information
      • Zoning Code Variance: Application (does not include Critical Areas Variance)
        Adobe PDF  MS Word
      • Zoning Code Variance: Instructions & Information (does not include Critical Areas)
        Adobe PDF