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I want to...

Develop vacant land (link out, or expand)

Develop Housing (link out or expand)

Build a shed, garage or other accessory building (link out or expand)

Build or remodel a commercial building (link out or expand)

Demolish (link out or expand)

Land development is subject to control by several local, state and federal agencies. Land developers typically employ a team of professionals including a surveyor, engineer and biologist. To get started, please call the Planning office at (253) 856.5302

 Relevant applications include: Pre-Application, Preliminary Short Plat, Preliminary Plat,  SEPA Checklist

 

Develop Housing

New Single or Multi-family

Summary that includes zones that allow multi and single family housing. Link to zoning map. Summary of density and development standards….link to code section and Multi-family design guidelines. Link to single family design guidelines.

How much will it cost? (ask  IT to build fee estimation spreadsheet, a la City of Redmond) Summary of impact and system development fees (i.e. kent charges school, traffic, fire impact fees, as well as fees related to stormwater impacts…etc.) Building permit and review fees

How do I begin the process? Summary of steps including pre-application (link), multifamily design review, civil construction and building permits.  Contact the City’s Permit Center at 253.856.5300. 

Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

Explain that most work on a home requires a permit..  Contact the City’s Permit Center at 253.856.5300. 

Summary that includes zones that allow single-family housing. Link to zoning map. Summary of density and development standards….link to code section and single-family design guidelines

How much will it cost? Summary of impact and system development fees (i.e. kent charges school, traffic, fire impact fees, as well as fees related to storm water impacts…etc.) Building permit and review fees

                                                                                Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

                                                            c) Accessory Structures & Equipment

Summary of common accessory structures and equipment .

How much will it cost? Summary of relationship between value and permit cost.

Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

How do I begin the process? Explain that most work on a home requires a permit..  Contact the City’s Permit Center at 253.856.5300. 

                                                                                Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

 

                                        2) Commercial, Industrial and other types of building

What’s the process and how much does it cost? List timelines for RNEW, RA13, Major and Mino TI types.  OR… Include report to currently quarterly timeline report (NEW REPORT GENERATED BY IT).

Permits are required for new buildings, improvements or changes of use to existing buildings, minor repairs,  as well as changes to building systems.

a) Shell building- Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each. Link back to land development and SEPA

b) Tenant Improvements- Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

c) Additions and Alterations- Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

d) Accessory Structures & Equipment- Include bulleted list of relevant forms with brief description of the purpose of each.

                                        3) Miscellaneous Stuff

                                        4) --I want to demolish!!!