Permits and Projects
All applications are submitted through www.MyBuildingPermit.com.
Regular building inspections are requested online.
The City of Sammamish Building Division performs sequential visual inspection of work in progress that is under current city-issued Building, Plumbing, and Mechanical permits. Do not cover or enclose any item without first have obtained an approved inspection by the City of Sammamish.
If you call in for an inspection, it is expected that your project will be ready for inspection at 8:00 am.
The actual time the inspector arrives will be dependent upon the number and location of inspections scheduled for that day. Please see estimated time of inspection online at Today's Inspections.
Please email Inspectors@Sammamish.us with any inspection questions.
Special Inspections, performed by independent inspectors or agencies at the owner’s expense, may be required, and must be approved by the city Building Official. Requirements for special inspections will be found within the approved permit documents as provided by the designer, or specified by the city in Conditions of Permit Issuance.
Please be advised that if you have not completed all of the required work or have not addressed corrections from the previous inspection, or if you decide to cancel an inspection after 8:00 am of the day the inspection is scheduled, you will be subject to a re-inspection fee which must be paid before re-scheduling the inspection.
Certificates of Occupancy
Certificates of Occupancy are issued for non-residential construction after the building project final inspection is approved.
For residential construction, final inspection sign-off is required prior to occupancy.
City staff is available to do inspections immediately following environmental or fire damage to your structure.
- Contact your insurance company.
- To request a Damage Assessment Inspection, call City Hall (425-295-0500) provide your name, phone number, address, scope of damage.
Damage Inspection Advisory
Building Permits are required for any work needed to repair damaged structures. Emergency measures to protect the structure from further damage may be performed prior to permit issuance.
Building inspection staff will be available to perform Damage Assessment Inspections for structures that have been damaged by winter storms (except for water damage). The Damage Assessment Report will help to expedite the permit process and may also be a helpful tool when working with your insurance company.
To request a Damage Assessment Inspection, please contact City Hall at 425-295-0500.