Permit Center

The Bothell City Council approved an ordinance extending the expiration date of permit applications and issued permits until December 31, 2021. The ordinance also extended the resubmittal time for responding to review comments. 

If you have a permit which will expire and are not able to complete your final inspections prior to end of year, you may request a one time renewal for most permit types using our Permit Renewal Request form (submit to your online application through ). Fees are associated. If your original application was paper, please submit the Permit Renewal Request form to and we will contact you for payment.

Submitting for Permits:

All permit and land use applications are applied for online through

See the Applications and Forms page for submittal checklists.

For the current status of your permit or land use application, visit

Due to COVID-19, the Permit Center is closed to walk-in customers. Operations continue as staff work remotely. Review staff and permitting staff remain available for consultation via telephone at 425-806-6400.

Permit staff may also be reached via email at This is the best way to reach a Permit Coordinator with permitting questions.

All construction, including those activities for which social distancing may not be maintained and the start of new construction projects, is authorized to resume.
Job site requirements include maintaining at least six feet of distance between workers at job sites whenever possible.

The City of Bothell shares the governor’s commitment to ensuring the health and safety of workers. The requirements will also assist in ensuring that city inspectors can safely perform inspections of construction projects. Development Services department staff are prepared to inspect construction projects that are implementing the governor’s requirements.

Schedule Inspections Online

Go to Log in to your account. First time users must register. Check the "remember me" box when logging in.

  • Select "Request Inspection"
  • Enter your permit number, search. Click on your permit number.
  • Select Inspections and schedule your inspection.

You will receive confirmation that your inspection has been scheduled once you submit your request.
Get more information about online scheduling. If you have questions or need assistance, please call us at 425-806-6400.

Single family plumbing or mechanical inspections may be virtual inspections. You will be contacted by the assigned inspector the morning of your inspection if it is to be virtual (such as zoom, or facetime).

Inspections are not available on observed holidays. Inspection services will resume on the next business day following the observed holiday.

Looking for existing building or site plans?

Commercial Plans:

Commercial plans are located here in the Document Library.

Single Family Residential Plans:

Washington State requires the destruction of residential plans 90 days after completion. If your home's final building inspection was more than 90 days ago, we may not have your construction plan on file.


Please submit a records request here.