Due to COVID-19 and in compliance with
Health Department guidance we are reducing in-person interaction by closing the Permit Center to walk-in customers effective Monday, March 16th until further notice.
For your safety, please utilize the Permit Center’s online resources via
Applications and checklists for preparing your permit application package for Building, Land Use, Public Works and Fire
Information on the eTRAKiT system used by the City
Permit and impact fees with online payment options
Instructions on how to schedule your upcoming inspections
Current building and construction codes adopted by the State of Washington and Bellingham City Council
The history of permit activity in the City of Bellingham since 1997
Tell us about your experience as a Permit Center customer and view prior survey results
Important communications regarding doing business with the Permit Center
NOTE: The Governor has suspended the five day response deadline and requiring office hours for in-person inspections (Public Records Act) in response to COVID-19.
Permit Center info, common questions, improving your permit experience
Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 M, T, Th and F 9:30 - 4:30 W
firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-778-8300
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