Development Services

DS Department consists of four Divisions:

  1. Building: performs permit reviews, code interpretations, building inspections, code enforcement, and flood management.
  2. Engineering: regulates public infrastructure design and installation, and issues permits for sewers (sanitary and storm) and the associated earth disturbing activities.
  3. GIS: maps zoning, land use, critical areas, school district boundaries and more; performs spatial analysis; and provides support to every City department.
  4. Planning: processes both current and long-range projects and plans by maintaining compliance with the Growth Management Act (GMA) and related legislative issues. 

Many permits can be submitted online 

Click to find Applications, Forms, and Handouts.


Click to go directly to our SmartGov Permit Portal.