Permit Center

All permitting applications are accepted electronically through

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.

​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, extending the expiration date of permit applications and issued permits until September 15, 2021. The ordinance also extends the resubmittal time for responding to review comments.

Schedule Inspections Online

Go to 
  • 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

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