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 open via phone, email, and virtual appointment
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

In-person assistance hours are
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

To contact staff please schedule a virtual Teams appointment.
You may also email Permits@TukwilaWA.gov or call (206) 431-3670.

To schedule a pre-application meeting please submit your application using the Land Use Permits Portal below.

To schedule a pre-construction inspection please email Scott.Moore@TukwilaWa.Gov or
Eric.Pritchard@TukwilaWa.Gov or
schedule via Bookings.

For more information on our application process, scroll down to
HOW TO APPLY AND PERMIT FEES.

(Building, Electrical, Fire, Mechanical, Plumbing, Public Works, Rental Housing, Signs, Special Events, Wireless, etc.)

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

(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

Planning Inspections

Planning inspections are scheduled using the CONSTRUCTION PERMITS PORTAL above. Please submit planning inspection requests at least three days in advance. Planning staff will coordinate to confirm the inspection and may request to reschedule based upon staff availability.

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)

Sign Inspections

Planning inspections consist of the applicant taking a picture of the installed sign and uploading a PDF file of it. Once the PDF has been uploaded, notify staff at permits@tukwilawa.gov.

Building inspection requests for sign permits are scheduled on-line through the permit portal as all other Building inspections.

Zoning and Property Research

Construction Permit Checklists – Building

This area is currently under construction as we have revised our forms. Some forms may be absent as we work to provide current documents.

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

Public Works Permit Checklists and Forms

To pick up a Temporary Hydrant Meter:
Contact Jason Bates, Water Superintendent, Tukwila Water Dept. at (206)433-1863 (Office) or (206)396-8235 (Cell) Mon-Thurs. If unable to reach Jason contact Bryan Still, Operations Manager, at (206)571-6308 (Cell).
The meter may be picked up at 600 Minkler Blvd, Tukwila.

Land Use Permit Checklists – Planning

Design Review Checklists

Land Use Checklists

Short Plat/Subdivision Checklists

Shoreline Permits

Special Permission Checklists

Tree and Landscaping Checklists

Variance and Verification Checklists

Wireless Checklists

Handouts, Manuals, and Templates

Permit Activity Reports

2022 Permit Activity Reports

Permits Issued with Fees, Values and Addresses Permits Issued with Contacts
September 01 thru September 15, 2022 September 01 thru September 15, 2022
August 16 thru August 31, 2022 August 16 thru August 31, 2022
August 01 thru August 15, 2022 August 01 thru August 15, 2022
July 01 thru July 15, 2022 July 01 thru July 15, 2022
June 16 thru June 30, 2022 June 16 thru June 30, 2022
June 01 thru June 15, 2022 June 01 thru June 15, 2022
May 16 thru May 31, 2022 May 16 thru May 31, 2022
May 1 thru May 15, 2022 May 1 thru May 15, 2022
April 16 thru April 30, 2022 April 16 thru April 30, 2022
April 01 thru April 15, 2022 April 01 thru April 15, 2022
March 16 thru March 31, 2022 March 16 thru March 31, 2022
March 01 thru March 15, 2022 March 01 thru March 15, 2022
February 16 thru February 28, 2022 February 16 thru February 28, 2022
February 01 thru February 15, 2022 February 01 thru February 15, 2022