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Check jurisdiction and zoning to determine whether your property is located in unincorporated King County or is located within city limits.

Find your jurisdiction

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No pre-application meeting is required

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Download application materials

Special event permits are available online through  Select King County | Fire | Any Project Type | Special | Special Event

Fire system packet; Fire - Special Event, Temporary Tent or Membrane Structure Permit Application

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Application review

King County will perform a review of the application to ensure code compliance.

Permit status

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King County inspects work to ensure code compliance.

Schedule a special event permit inspection:
Phone IVR, call 206-971-9780 - IVR Codes
Office phone 206-296-6600


Other information
  • General fire systems information handout
  • Fee sheets
Keep final plans and permits displayed on-site!

Approved building, fire and land use permits must be displayed prominently on construction and development sites.

Maintaining these records on-site is the responsibility of the applicant and/or contractor.

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