King County Building Department

Find King County Washington building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Auburn Permits 25 West Main Street Auburn WA 98001 253-931-3020


Bellevue Permits 616 120th Avenue Northeast Bellevue WA 98005 425-990-1400

Bothell Building Department 9654 Northeast 182nd Street Bothell WA 98011 425-486-2768

Bothell Zoning 9654 Northeast 182nd Street Bothell WA 98011 425-486-8152

Burien City Permits 400 Southwest 152nd Street Burien WA 98166 206-248-5520

Des Moines Building Department 21630 11th Avenue South Des Moines WA 98198 206-870-7576

Duvall Planning Department 15535 Main Street Northeast Duvall WA 98019 425-788-2779

Enumclaw Planning Department 1309 Myrtle Avenue Enumclaw WA 98022 360-825-3593

Federal Way Permits and Zoning 33325 8th Avenue South Federal Way WA 98003 253-835-2607

Issaquah Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 1775 12th Avenue Northwest Issaquah WA 98027 425-837-3080

Kent City Zoning 400 West Gowe Street Kent WA 98032 253-856-5454

Kirkland City Building Department 123 5th Avenue Kirkland WA 98033 425-587-3600

Kirkland Planning Department 123 5th Avenue Kirkland WA 98033 425-587-3225

Maple Valley Building Department 22035 Southeast Wax Road Maple Valley WA 98038 425-413-5077

Northwest Building Department 12015 115th Avenue Northeast Kirkland WA 98034 425-814-6924

Pacific Building Department 100 3rd Avenue Southeast Pacific WA 98047 253-833-2660

Redmond Permits and Zoning 15670 Northeast 85th Street Redmond WA 98052 425-556-2473

Redmond Planning Department 15670 Northeast 85th Street Redmond WA 98052 425-556-2440

Renton Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 1055 South Grady Way Renton WA 98057 425-430-7200

Seattle Permits 610 5th Avenue Seattle WA 98104 206-684-5454

How much does a building permit cost?

Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project.

If I have been issued a building code violation, can I appeal?

Yes, a building code violation can be appealed. In most cases, a local board will hear building code appeals. An appeal should be filed as soon as possible, as some jurisdictions impose deadlines for submitting appeals. The appeals process may require a fee.

Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor?

Local Building Departments are generally reluctant to recommend specific contractors. However, many will provide a list of licensed contractors that serve the local area.