Development

Permit Applications
Most plans, including revisions and resubmittals, are submitted to the Department of Community Development, located at 345 6th Street on the 6th floor. Or call 360-473-5875 or 360-473-5275.

Additionally, permits/plans may be submitted online at our Public Portal for:
  • Fire Alarm - Use this permit for new fire alarm systems or larger fire alarm improvements
  • Fire Alarm TI - Use this permit for smaller, simple fire alarm revisions
  • Fire Sprinkler 13 - Use this permit for new fire sprinkler systems or larger improvements
  • Fire Sprinkler 13 TI - Use this permit for smaller, simple fire sprinkler revisions
  • Fire Sprinkler 13R - Use this permit for new fire sprinkler systems or larger improvements in a NFPA 13R fire sprinkler system
  • Fire Sprinkler 13D - Use this permit for all work done on a NFPA 13D fire sprinkler system 
  • Hood Suppression - New and existing work on hood suppression systems
  • Vendor Permit - Use this permit when applying for a required Vendor permit, this permit can only be applied for online
Fees
Fire Department construction fees are based on the Building Permit Fee Schedule.

Codes in Use
Common NFPA Standards
  • NFPA 10-2010 - Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • NFPA 13-2010 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA 13R-2010 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies 
  • NFPA 13D-2010 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
  • NFPA 17A-2009 - Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing System
  • NFPA 20-2010 - Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
  • NFPA 25-2011 - Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 
  • NFPA 58-2011 - Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code
  • NFPA 72-2010 - National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
  • NFPA 80-2010 - Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives
  • NFPA 99-2010 - Health Care Facilities Code
  • NFPA 110-2010 - Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems
  • NFPA 111-2010 - Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems
  • NFPA 409-2010 - Standard on Aircraft Hangars