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The Official Website of the City of Kent

Property Research Links

The City's Economic and Community Development Department administers land use regulations and develoment standards that apply when land is being developed for the first time, or undergoing a major redevlopment or expansion. 

The following links are provided to help potential land devlopers ascertain the requirements and costs of development in Kent.


City environmental, utility and land-use maps  


Property-specific land and building information: 

King County Parcel Viewer 


Design Manuals   Critical Areas  

Development Assistance Brochures  

Planning and Zoning

Downtown Design Review Guidelines   

Multi-family Design Review Handbook  

Kent Station Signage Criteria 

Shoreline Master Program  

Subdivision Code      Zoning Code  

Permit forms and applications

Land Use and Zoning  

Development Engineering 

Land Use Permit Fee Schedule 
























Questions? Please contact the City's Permit Center at (253) 856.5300