Information Technology staff performing maintenance
Information Technology staff performing maintenance

Permit Center

Due to the rapid increase in COVID cases due to the omicron variant, the decision has been made to temporarily close the Permit Center to walk in customers starting Friday, January 21st

We are available by phone (360.778.8300) Monday through Friday 8am-5pm and by email ( and eTRAKiT portal ( 24/7.

Please visit for more information, applications, access to the online portal, inspection scheduling and other resources. 

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time. 

How to navigate the resources above

  • eTRAKiT: Visit to apply for “over the counter” permits as well as signs and reroofs. Also, inspections can be scheduled and revisions for existing building permits can be uploaded online.
  • Email: Reach out to with any questions​ or to send in applications and plans for all other building and land use permits 
  • Phone: Call 360-778-8300 with general permit and inspection scheduling questions – Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm 
  • Rental Registration: Connect with a Rental Registration Team Member at or 360-778-8361
  • Inspection Questions: Call 360-778-8300 with general inspection questions or call 360-778-8363 between 7:30am-8:30am to connect with a Building or Electrical Inspector with specific project questions​.
  • City IQ: Visit for property information, utility locates, zoning information and more

**PLEASE NOTE: The phone inspection scheduling service is down indefinitely. Please schedule your inspections online at or by calling the Permit Center during business hours at least one day in advance (360) 778-8300.

   Walk-in Hours: CLOSED

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm / Wednesday 9:30am – 3:30pm

Available By Phone and Email: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Contact us: (360) 778-8300 or | more contact info

We are adjusting some City operations due to the current COVID-19 surge, prioritizing essential services and the safety of employees and the public.