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Welcome to the City of Kent's Permit Center 

Permit Applications and Forms

 

Building

Commercial and Residential Construction, Mechanical, Plumbing, Reroof       

Development Engineering

Sewer, Water, Traffic / Roads, Storm Water, Civil Construction

Fire Prevention

Tanks, Hazardous Materials, High-Piled Storage, Fire Protection Systems

Planning & Land Use

Land Use Actions, Temporary Uses, SEPA, Signs  

Online Permits

The City of Kent offers the ability to apply for most over-the-counter Plumbing, Mechanical, and Reroof permits online and pay-by-phone.  Click the applicable permit link below to apply, and when finished, hit the submit button at the bottom of the page. Once the permit has been processed, you will be contacted via email with a Fee Listing and instructions on how to pay-by-phone. Should you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, feel free to contact the Permit Center directly at (253) 856-5300 or email questions to  permitcenter@kentwa.gov

 

Plumbing Permit Application      Mechanical Permit Application      Reroof Permit Application

 

   

Fees Update

Permit fees have been adjusted, effective January 1, 2013. See Resolution 1867 for details.

Track Your Permit Status

You can track your permit status online! Watch as your permit goes through the different stages of review. Track the status of your permit application, as well as your inspection results.

Building Services F.A.Q. and Information

Building Services reviews and inspects new buildings, additions and alterations, as well as plumbing and mechanical permits. Click the link above for a list of frequently asked questions and general information regarding fees, inspections, outside agencies and Certificates of Occupancy. Please note, Building Services inspects only those projects which have permits.  

Property Research Links

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

Business Licenses

All businesses operating in Kent are required to obtain a City of Kent Business License. Click the link above for a list of frequently asked questions and general information regarding business licensing in Kent.

   

 

  

 

 

 

Contact Us

City of Kent Permit Center

400 W. Gowe St. #114

Kent, WA 98032

(253) 856-5300

permitcenter@kentwa.gov

 

Permit Center Hours:

Monday-Wednesday-Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Tuesday-Thursday

9:00 a.m. to -5:00 p.m.

 

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Permit Logs

These reports contain information about issued building and development permits in the City of Kent during the specified month.

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Related Services

Permit applications are typically reviewed by one or more of the following departments:

Development Engineering

Fire Prevention

Planning Services

  

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Effective Building Codes

Effective codes (as of July 1, 2013) for Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire and Energy.

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