BUILDING & PLANNING DEPARTMENT
170 S. Oak
Statewide TDD Relay Service 1-800-833-6388
Business Hours are Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
RJ Keetch, City Planner
The Building and Planning Department
administers, authors, revises, and enforces policies and
regulations associated with building, land use and
community development. Department staff provides the
link between the elected and appointed officials,
administration and other government officials, agencies,
departments, and the general public on planning and
building related issues, process, policy and projects.
This Department processes
construction and land use permits and administers
State-mandated regulations and City ordinances, such as
the State Environmental Policy Act, the Life Safety Codes,
the Growth Management Act, and local zoning, subdivision,
and land use ordinances.
Create development regulations that
protect the environment and quality of life in the
community while providing clear direction for
Process applications and issue
permits in an efficient and courteous manner.
Provide prompt, accurate review of
project proposals and facilitate decision process.
Perform timely project inspections to
ensure compliance with adopted standards and laws.
Enforce the development regulations
with consistency, efficiency, and fairness.
Manage and administer the
Department's programs, budget and personnel in an
efficient and prudent manner.
Provide a more efficient and
effective service by utilizing sound methodology,
technical and scientific practices.
Enhance the ability to make sound
decisions and provide better service through development
of staff skills and knowledge.
The downloadable documents on this page are available in PDF
format. If you need the free Adobe Acrobat
follow this link.
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Notice of Application/SEPA Review
Building Department -
Building Permits - Form
Mechanical Permits - Form
Plumbing Permits - Form
Sign Permits - Form
Beekeeping Application & Permit
Chickens Application & Permit
Zoning Ordinance Appendix A and B
Land Division Ordinance
2014 Activity Report
Planning Commission Public Notices
Zoning Board of Adjustment Public Notices
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Historic Plaque Recipients
Self-Guided Tour Book