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Permit Applications, Planning Forms and Legal Forms

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Find residential building, commercial building, appeals, comprehensive plan map, environmental, planned unit development, utilities, site plan review, wireless communications facilities, and zoning permit applications and checklists in PDFpdf-icon-sm format from the list below.


Some forms may not be available on the City website. Please call (360) 754-4180 for assistance.

Residential Building
     Addition   Application  Checklist
     Adult Family Home Inspection n/a  Checklist
     Certificate of Appropriateness   Application  n/a
     Deck - Patio Cover   Application  Checklist
     Demolition   Application  Checklist
     Detached Garage - Accessory Building   Application  Checklist
     Fire Sprinkler   Application  Checklist
     Flood Plain   Application  n/a
     Generator   Application   Checklist 
     House Moving   Application  n/a
     Impact Fee Deferral    Application  n/a
     Manufactured Home   Application  Checklist 
     Mechanical   Application  n/a
     Mechanical Certification   Application   n/a 
     Miscellaneous (siding, windows, etc.)   Application  n/a
     New Multi-Family   Application  Checklist 
     New One and Two-Family   Application  Checklist
     Permit Extension   Application  n/a
     Plumbing   Application  n/a
     Remodel   Application  Checklist
     Reroofing   Application  n/a
     Retaining Wall   Application  Checklist
     Solar Photovoltaic   Application  Checklist
     Stormwater Pollution Prevention   Application  n/a
     Title Elimination   Application  n/a
     Underground Tank Abandonment or Removal   Application  Checklist
     Underground Tank Installation   Application  Checklist 
Commercial Building    
     Addition   Application  Checklist
     Commercial Remodel   Application  Checklist
     Demolition    Application  Checklist
     Fire Alarm   Application  Checklist
     Fire Flow Request   Application  n/a
     Fire Sprinkler   Application  Checklist
     Flood Plain   Application  n/a
     Generator   Application  Checklist
     Kitchen Hood   Application  Checklist
     Mechanical   Application  Checklist
     New Commercial Building   Application  Checklist
     Permit Extension  Application  n/a
     Plumbing   Application  Checklist
     Reroofing   Application  n/a
     Retaining Wall   Application  Checklist
     Sign    Application  Checklist
     Site Development Grading   Application  Checklist
     Tank Removal   Application  Checklist
     Underground Tank Installation   Application  Checklist
     Administrative Appeal   Application  Checklist 
     SEPA Appeal   Application  Checklist 
Comprehensive Plan    
     Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment   Application  n/a
     Rezone   Application   n/a 
     Environmental Checklist (SEPA)   Application  n/a
     Fish and Wildlife Reasonable Use Exception   Application  Checklist
     Land Clearing   Application  Checklist
     Land Clearing Exemption   Application  Checklist
     Land Clearing Modification   Application  Checklist
     Shoreline Substantial Development Application (JARPA)    Application  Checklist
     Transportation Concurrency   Application  Checklist
     Tree Removal Waiver   Application  n/a
     Wetland Permit   Application  Checklist 
     Wetland Reasonable Use Exception   Application  Checklist 
Planned Unit Development     
     Boundary Line Adjustment - Lot Consolidation   Application  Checklist
     Final Binding Site Plan   Application   Checklist
     Final Planned Unit Development   Application   Checklist
     Final Plat   Application   Checklist
     Final Short Plat   Application   Checklist
     Plat Alteration   Application   Checklist
     Preliminary Binding Site Plan   Application   Checklist
     Preliminary Planned Unit Development   Application   Checklist
     Preliminary Plat   Application   Checklist
     Preliminary Short Plat   Application   Checklist
     Private Utility Outside City Limits - Water, Sewer, Storm   Application  Checklist
     Private Utility Within City Limits - Water, Sewer, Storm   Application  Checklist
     Telecommunications   Application  n/a
Site Plan Review    
     Feasibility   Application  n/a
     Preliminary Site Plan Review   Application  Checklist
     Formal Site Plan Review   Application  Checklist
Wireless Communications Facilities    
     Wireless Communication Facility   Application  Checklist
     Conditional Use   Application  Checklist
     Design Review   Application   Checklist
     Landscape Plan Review   Application  Checklist
     Parking Modification   Application  Checklist
     Sign Conditional Exemption   Application  Checklist
     Variance - Zoning   Application  Checklist
     Zoning Certification   Application  Checklist



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