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If your project includes some electrical wiring or rewiring, you will need to contact the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries:
Department of Labor and Industries
312 SE Stonemill Drive, Suite 120
Vancouver, WA 98684-3508
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- Permit Application - A complete and legible application is required. Providing detailed, legible information when submitting your application will streamline the process.
- Site Plan - The upper grid of this form is a vicinity request . Draw a map so the Building Inspector can find the project location. The lower grid of this form is the site plan. It will need to include the 10 items listed, if applicable.
Typical processing time for Building Permits is 2 - 4 weeks to process, as the application must be routed to the appropriate agencies.
Mobile/Manufactured Home Placement Permits can usually be processed in 1 - 2 weeks.
Plumbing/Mechanical Permits, depending on the project, may be processed the same day.
The fee is based on the work being done. Please contact our office for an exact amount for your project.
The type of inspections will vary depending on your specific project. An inspection card, listing the required inspections, will be provided at the time of permit issuance.
If your project involves footings/foundation, an inspection is required of the rebar in place, BEFORE concrete is poured.
If your project involves lines buried in trenches, as inspection is required prior to back filling the trench.
Alterations/additions to a Manufactured Home may or may not require permits from Department of Labor and Industries. You may contact them for requirements:
312 SE Stonemill Drive
Phone: 360-896-2372 or 800-647-0982