1. Police Department is not able to accept faxes at this time. Please email the PD at police@portorchardwa.gov. In addition, the police department is closed for all in-person business. During the remodel of our space, staff will be available during normal business hours by phone and/or email. For emergency assistance, please call 911.

Permit Center

Permit Center

Due to the increased volume of permit applications, our workload has significantly increased. We do not have a definite time frame of when permits will be ready for issuance. Plans are reviewed in the order they are received, and the plans examiners are reviewing as quickly as they can.

The Permit Center receives, processes and issues permits for Building, Fire Code, Public Works and Planning/Land Use. Should you have any questions regarding these permit types or applications, please contact the Permit Center:

Phone: (360) 874-5533

Email: permitcenter@portorchardwa.gov

Online Permitting

We accept applications electronically. Visit our Online Permitting webpage for more information.

Schedule Inspections

Inspection requests are accepted from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for next day inspections. In cases when inspection staff is limited, it may take several days before the inspection can be scheduled.

There are several ways to request an inspection. Regardless of which option you use, please be prepared, as you will need to submit the following information:

  • Permit Number
  • Site Address: must be specific
  • Type of Inspection Requested
  • Requested Date
  • Point of Contact Name and Phone Number

Use any of the following options to request an inspection:

Pay Permit Fees

There are several options for you to pay permit-related fees. Click here for more information.

Permit Application and Forms

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