Permit Center

Updated September 17, 2021

Certain online permits are temporarily not available. If you are looking for a specific form or document, please contact us by email or phone. We are working to restore full access as quickly as possible.

Use MyBuildingPermit.com for the following permit applications:

  • Building permits for new single family or commercial structures (including multifamily residential structures)
  • Commercial Tenant Improvement permits
  • Demolition—commercial and residential
  • Re-roof permits—commercial and residential
  • Mechanical permits
  • Plumbing permits
  • Electrical permits

Service Update

We are going “paperless” to help the environment! What this means for our customers:

  • All land use applications will be submitted digitally. Please use the fillable application forms from our website.
  • Site plans will be submitted in CAD (Computer Aided Design) format with digital copies of supporting reports and documents.
  • Assistance may be provided for less complex permit application submittals to be determined on a case by case basis.

Permit Center Hours


In-person Service Hours

Tuesday and Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Telephone and Email Service Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Permit Center Closed Daily, noon – 1:00 p.m.

Contact Us


Building Division

 permittech@burienwa.gov

Planning Division

 planning@burienwa.gov

Public Works Department

 publicworks@burienwa.gov

Call Us

 (206) 241-4647