You can request an inspection through permits.bothellwa.gov
You must have an account and be logged into your account to schedule an inspection. First time users must register, you will receive a confirmation email. When logging in, below your username/password is a box marked “remember me”, click that box. See this instruction sheet for visual directions.
Please email us if you have questions, comments or problems scheduling your inspections online.
All requests will be logged and assigned to a City Inspector. If the request is received by 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, an inspector will respond to the site on the next business day, holidays excluded (see details below).
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).
Gov. Jay Inslee announced all construction, including new work, is now allowed. Please see our COVID Inspection Guidelines.
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.
Social distancing of no less than 6 feet from the inspector is compulsory at all times for any inspections conducted in person (please see Social Distancing Tips for more information).
For questions, contact Building Services at (425) 806-6400.
NOTE: Inspection services will not be available on the following observed Holidays. Inspection services will resume on the next business day following the observed holiday. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be the observed holiday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be the observed holiday.
|New Year's Day||First day of January|
|Martin Luther King Day||Third Monday in January|
|President's Day||Third Monday in February|
|Memorial Day||Last Monday in May|
|Juneteenth||19th Day of June|
|Independence Day||July 4|
|Labor Day||First Monday in September|
|Veteran's Day||November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||Fourth Thursday in November|
|Day after Thanksgiving||Fourth Friday in November|
|Christmas Day||December 25|
This form addresses the processes for requesting inspections, the processes for being ready for inspections through the Building Division and Fire Prevention, and the fees associated with inspections are not ready.
The checklists include some of the items commonly written up during the inspection process. These are only general lists and do not represent the full body of the applicable codes.
Electrical permits and inspections are issued through the State of Washington, Department of Labor and Industries.
King County: 425-990-1430
Snohomish County: 425-290-1310