New to DPD?
This page is a great place to start.
Find descriptions of common permit types, and all the informational documents and forms that relate to them, compiled here in one place. You can navigate to each of the five major categories of forms below and also at the bottom of the left-hand navigation bar.
How to Use This Site
If you're building an addition on to your single-family home
- Click on #1. below,"Single Family Residence Permits."
- Then look under "A. Additions" for a list of helpful informational documents and for the forms that you'll need to fill out.
- Read the information about your specific permit type.
- Fill out the forms at home and get a head start on the permitting process.
- Check the informational documents to see what your next step is.
Want more general information about DPD?
Check out our extensive list of Client Assistance Memos, which address, in detail, a wide array of DPD topics, including landlord-tenant regulations, building code regulations, environmentally critical areas, and much, much more.
The five major categories of these "packets" of forms are:
1. Single Family Residence Permits
B. New construction
C. Subject-to-Field Inspection (STFI) projects
D. Administrative Conditional Use (in SF and multi-family zones)
E. Drop Off Application for New Single Family Construction*
2. Multifamily Permits
3. Commercial Permits
A. Commercial Tenant Improvements (TI)
B. Mechanical Kitchen Hood
C. Mechanical (MR/ME)
D. Subject-to-Field Inspection (STFI) projects
E. Administrative Conditional Use
4. Demolition Permits
5. Land Use Permits
A. Rezones and Contract Rezones - New!
B. Shoreline Permits - New!
C. Variances - New!
D. Sidewalk Cafes - New!
E. Administrative Conditional Use (ACU) Permits for Single-
Family and Multi-Family Zones
F. ACU Permits for Residential Commercial and Commercial
G. ACU Permits for Environmentally Critical Areas
(ECAs - Clustering)
H. Design Review
I. Early Design Guidance*
J. Short Plat
K. Lot Boundary Adjustments
L. Unit Lot Subdivision
June 15, 2010