City Hall

Sammamish City Hall is open for in-person services. 

The City of Sammamish offers both in-person and virtual services. In-person services are offered by appointment and during specific walk-in hours. Please view the schedule and more information below. 

Covid-19 Precautions

Visitors to City facilities are encouraged to wear masks, but it is not a requirement. Masks are available for free at City Hall for any visitor who wants one. In addition, hand sanitizing stations, as well as increased cleaning procedures, are in place. 

Public Meetings

Beginning May 3, 2022, all meetings of the City Council, boards, and commissions will be available in-person. Virtual attendance remains an option through Zoom.  


Service Appointments

 Information related to specific service appointments can be found below. 

  • CPLs: For information on concealed pistol licenses, please click here
  • Permit Center: For information about Permit Center appointments, please click here.
  • Passport Acceptance Services: For information about the City's passport services, please click here.
  • Solicitor's Licenses: For information about the City's solicitor's licenses, please click here.

Permit Center & Front Desk Services

In-person services will resume in a phased approach, with some services by appointment only.

City of Sammamish Service Online In-Person
Questions About a Property or Potential Project  
General Questions About the Permitting Process
Submitting Project Guidance  
Submitting a Project/Permit Application  
Questions About an Existing Project/Permit Application   
Preapplication Conference
Payments for a Project/Permit Application
Payments for Other City Business  
Pet License Purchase & Renewals
Passport Acceptance Services  
Solicitor's Licensing  

Permit Center & Front Desk In-Person Service Schedule


SERVICE CLOSURE NOTICE: 8/17/22-8/21/22

From Wednesday, August 17th until Monday, August 22nd, Front Desk services (including cashier, pet licensing, and passport services) and Permit Center services (including appointments and drop-in times) will be unavailable due to staffing shortages.

Payments may be left in the secured Drop Box at the front entrance of City Hall or sent via mail. Any online payment made between 8/17-8/21 will be processed on Monday, 8/22.


Below is the current schedule for in-person services. 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Project Appointments*

Permit Center Appointments 

Cashiering & Pet Licenses Drop-In 
9 am-12:30 pm

Project Appointments*

Preapplication Conference Appointments

Passport Appointments

Solicitor's Licensing Appointments

Project Appointments*

Permit Center Appointments 

Cashiering & Pet Licenses Drop-In 
9 am-12:30 pm

Project Appointments*

Preapplication Conference Appointments

Passport Appointments

Permit Center Drop-In 
10 am-12pm & 
1-3pm 

Cashiering & Pet Licenses Drop-In 
9 am-12:30 pm

**Project appointments are for existing projects that are currently under review. Please contact your project planner directly to coordinate.

Book an appointment

Please note that appointments may be booked up to 30 days in advance. If you do not see any appointments available, please check back the following week for additional time slots.


Address

The Sammamish City Hall opened in July 2006. It is located high atop the Sammamish Plateau, at the intersection of 228th Ave SE and SE 8th Street. 

City of Sammamish
801 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075
Phone: (425) 295-0500
Fax: (425) 295-0600
M - F, 8:30 am - 5 pm (Permit center closes at 4 pm)


Driving Directions

From Issaquah / I-90 

From Eastbound I-90, take exit #15 (Lake Sammamish State Park). Turn left and go over the freeway onto the Renton/Issaquah Road. This road becomes SE 56th Street. Follow past Costco, the Fed Ex depot, and the 76/Brown Bear station.

At signalized intersection of SE 56th and East Lake Sammamish Parkway, turn left onto E. Lake Sammamish Parkway. After about a mile, turn right at the roundabout onto SE 43rd Way. Continue about 3.5 miles. SE 43rd becomes 228th Avenue SE and continues about 2 miles to a signal at the top of the hill, at SE 8th Street. Turn left into the City Hall parking lot.

From Redmond / SR 520

Follow Eastbound 520 to the SR 202 Redmond/Fall City Road Exit. Turn right at the end of the exit and follow SR 202 east approximately 2.5 miles to a signalized intersection at Sahalee Way. Turn right onto Sahalee Way and continue over hill and past the Sammamish Highlands Shopping Center, and a 2 miles beyond to the signal at SE 8th Street and 228th Avenue SE. Turn right into the City Hall parking lot.


LEED Building - Silver Level

The Sammamish Commons project is designed to comply with a Silver Certification level according to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. Details on the LEED program can be found here.

An informational brochure about the Sammamish Commons and City Hall project can be viewed here.

For information on King County green buildings click here.