Permit Services

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Permit Services offers residents and private developers information about private construction and development in the City of Everett and processes all of the required permits for construction.


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Holiday Notice: Our office will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in observation of Veteran’s Day. There will be no inspections or appointments on this day. We will return to the office on Friday, November 12, 2021 for normal service.

As of 8/4/2021, Everett Permit Services will no longer issue the 'City of Everett Inspection Record' "Pink Card" with construction permits. All inspection results are documented electronically and viewable on the Online Permitting Portal. The construction permit will still be issued and is required to be posted on the job site at all times. 

Permit Services welcomes Virtual Counter & In-Person appointments at the Permit Counter by appointment only. Click the button below to learn more or book an appointment

Getting started on permitting & construction projects

The permit(s) you will need depends on what you are trying to do, as there are many factors to consider for different types of land use and construction. Click on the links below for more detailed information about each topic. Once you know what forms and checklists you will need, you can begin the permit process.