When is a permit necessary?

In general, new construction, remodels or repairs to existing structures or systems require a permit.

Other projects which may require a permit include:

  • Replacing a water heater or a furnace
  • Working in the right-of-way
  • Modifications such as removing/adding walls in tenant spaces, or removing/altering backflow devices

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1. I need an inspection. What do I need to do?
2. When is a permit necessary?
3. What do I need for a Residential Addition or Remodel permit application?
4. What do I need for a Residential Deck permit application?
5. How much do permits cost?
6. When is a permit not required?
7. How long does it take to review permit applications?
8. Why are permits and inspections necessary?
9. Where can I access the Bothell Municipal Code?
10. I need to visit the City of Bothell Permit Services Counter. Where is it and what are the hours?
11. Do I need a permit to cut down a tree?