Burien's Permit Counter
The Burien's Permit Counter is available to obtain information about permits, applications forms, zoning code questions, and other development requirements. The permit counter is located at:
Burien City Hall
400 SW 152nd St.
Burien, WA 98166-3066
The counter is open Monday, through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Permit Staff can be reached by phone at (206) 248-5520 or (206) 812-7577.
Counter assistance from land use planners is available Monday - Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Thursdays by appointment only. Planning can be reached by phone at (206) 248-5510.
Permit Application Timelines
Pursuant to Burien Municipal Code (BMC) 19.65.050 and Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 36.70B.080, the City of Burien has published goals for the issuance of land use and construction permits within target timelines as shown in the document below.
2000-2016 Permit Review Times