Government

Contact Information:

Permit Center
6300 Southcenter Blvd., #100
Tukwila, WA 98188

Phone: 206 431-3670
Fax: 206 431-3665
Email: Permits@Tukwilawa.gov

Permit Center

Welcome to the City of Tukwila

Online Permitting System


The Permit Center is now open for in-person services 8:30-12:00 Monday-Thursday. Only two people per group, please! Masks are required for all visitors.
To apply for or follow progress of a permit, please click on the Construction or Land Use portal links below. For more information on our application process, scroll down to HOW TO APPLY AND PERMIT FEES.

CONSTRUCTION PERMITS PORTAL – Click Here

(Building, Public Works, Fire, Sign, Rental Housing, Special Events)

LAND USE PERMITS PORTAL – Click Here

(Pre-apps, Short Plats, Subdivisions, Shoreline, Critical Areas, Design Review, SEPA, etc.)

NEW! Book time with our Permit Center Staff!
Virtual Microsoft TEAMS appointments are now available Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:30pm.
Click here to schedule a time
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You may also email Permits@TukwilaWA.gov or call
(206) 431-3670, 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, with questions or support needs.

CODE ENFORCEMENT PORTAL – Click Here

(Follow your case here)

Permit Fees and How to Apply

Schedule your inspection

Building and Electrical Inspections

All Building and Electrical inspections must be scheduled online prior to 3:00 PM for next day, or for the next available inspection. For detailed instructions on how to schedule your building or electrical inspection, please click on the link below. To request inspections during OFF HOURS, please fill out this form.

How to Schedule a Building or Electrical Inspection

Fire Inspections

To request a Fire Inspection for a Construction Permit, please call our Fire inspection request line at (206) 575-4407. All Fire inspection requests are not scheduled or confirmed until the Fire Inspector has returned your call and scheduled an appointment with you. We will make every effort to return your call within 2 business days to schedule your inspection.

FIRE ALARM PRE-TEST FORM (MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE FIRE ALARM INSPECTION)

FAQs: Zoning and Property Info

Construction Permit Checklists – Building

Building Permit Checklists

Building Permit Tips and Informational Docs

Effective February 1, 2021, all submittal documents shall be designed to the 2018 State Building Codes as follows:

  • 2018 International Building Code with statewide amendments
  • ICC/ANSI A117.1-09, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, with statewide amendments
  • 2018 International Residential Code with statewide amendments
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code with statewide amendments
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code with statewide amendments (part of the International Mechanical Code (IMC) adoption)
  • 2017 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code (NFPA 58)
  • 2018 National Fuel Gas Code (NFPA 54) (for LP Gas installation only)
  • 2020 National Electrical Code with statewide amendments
  • 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code with statewide amendments, including Appendices A, B and I
  • 2018 Washington State Energy Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code with statewide amendments found in the IBC
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code

Related Building Code information is available on the International Code Council web site and the Washington State Building Code Council web site.

Construction Permit Checklists – Fire

Fire Permit Checklists

Effective February 1st, 2021, the updated Fire Protection codes and updated Fire Fee Schedule will be in effect. For more information, please go to the Tukwila Fire Marshal’s Office’s website via the following link: FIRE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Construction Permit Checklists – Public Works

Land Use Permit Checklists

Design Review Checklists

Land Use Checklists

Short Plat/Subdivision Checklists

Shoreline Permits

Sign and Wireless Checklists

Special Permission Checklists

Tree and Landscaping Checklists

Variance and Verification Checklists

Handouts, Manuals, and Templates

Permit Activity Reports