Contact the Permit Center
400 W. Gowe St. #114
Kent, WA 98032
Permit Center Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
with submittals until 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays - CLOSED
The Planning & Development Engineering department on 3rd floor will be closed from 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, regular hours will resume Thursday, July 25th.
Building Services reviews and inspects new buildings, additions and alterations, as well as plumbing and mechanical permits.
The City of Kent has adopted the 2015 IBC, IRC, IMC, UPC, and 2015 Energy Code Editions.
Sewer, Water, Traffic / Roads, Storm Water, Civil Construction
Apply Online for Residential Permits Only
Once the permit has been processed, you will receive an email including the fee and instructions how to pay-by-phone. Due to permit volumes, please allow one week for processing. For immediate processing, please visit the permit center.
Permit and inspection fees increase each year with inflation, and are updated on January 1. If you would like a fee estimate, please email a brief description of your project to email@example.com.
All businesses operating in Kent are required to obtain a City of Kent Business License. Click the link above for a list of frequently asked questions and general information regarding business licensing in Kent.
These reports contain information about issued building and development permits in the City of Kent during the specified month.