Ready to Submit?

When you have compiled the required information and completed the necessary application(s) then you are ready to submit your application for permit.

PDS considers working with customers a partnership. Our goal is to process applications as quickly and efficiently as possible. To do this we need your help. Please make sure that you have completed filling out and signed your application(s), addressed all items on the checklist(s), provided all the necessary reports, and double checked that the information you provide is accurate.
How to Submit in Person
No appointment is required for On Demand Permits. When you arrive please sign in at the front desk. It is advisable to sign in before 11 am and before 3pm for most building permit application submittals. Upon arrival, customers may experience wait times depending upon the number of customers needing assistance and staff availability. Application processing time varies by overall complexity of the project but the average time to submit an application may be between 60-90 minutes per application.  
Public Business Hours
Snohomish County
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Thursday: 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
*All submittals must arrive and be checked into our Customer Assistance Tracking System prior to 3:30 p.m.

How to Submit Online

For your convenience PDS offers a many of applications that may be submitted online through For more information on visit our Online Permitting page.

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