All permitting applications are accepted electronically through www.MyBuildingPermit.com.
See the Applications and Forms page for submittal checklists.
Until further notice 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
City Council Approves Permit Extensions Due to COVID-19
The Bothell City Council has approved an ordinance effective September 15, 2020, extending the expiration date of permit applications and issued permits for six months until March 15, 2021. The ordinance also extends the resubmittal time for responding to review comments.
Schedule Inspections Online
Go to permits.bothellwa.gov
- Log in to your account. First time users must register.
- 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 not available on observed holidays
Looking for existing building or site 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 is more than 90 days old, we will not have your plans on file.
Please submit a records request here.