Apply for clearing and grading
Check jurisdiction and zoning to determine whether your property is located in unincorporated King County or is located within city limits.
Check if you need a pre-application meeting
Large and complicated activities, such as grading proposals for surface mines (e.g., gravel pits) or large highway or pipeline expansions, may require a pre-application conference.
Use the following forms for a pre-application meeting:
Download the Clearing and Grading Permit Packet and Computer Aided Design (CAD) Templates and Data Resources on our permit materials webpage.
King County inspects work to ensure code compliance and safety requirements.