Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the Building Official and obtain the required permit. The eGov Alliance has prepared a tip sheet for single family properties with frequent questions about whether a permit is required or not. See the Permits When Required Tip Sheet.
Re-roof permits are required under any of the following criteria:
Re-roofs exempt from permits:
A building permit is required when making any modifications to a deck that is more than 30 inches above grade (measured to the lowest point within three feet of the deck). Be aware that even if no permit is required, any modified decks or patios must still meet current land use regulations. Contact the Permit Center if you are not sure.
Right of Way Use Permits
The city owns the property under, on and above the roadways and sidewalks, usually extending 10 to 20 feet beyond the roadway pavement. The right of way often extends well into what appears to be private property. Assets within the right of way may include the roadway, curb, gutter, sidewalks, vegetation, sewer and water lines, telephone, power and other utility infrastructure.
BELOW IS A LIST OF THE TYPES OF ROW PERMITS:
Sammamish is different from many other jurisdictions in that it will maintain and repair all sidewalks. Please submit a Citizen Action Request to notify us of a sidewalk needing repair.
For complaints about items blocking the public ROW, see the Code Compliance Officer page.
Most improvements on a residential or commercial lot require a permit. The following are examples that do not need a permit:
Unless otherwise exempted, plumbing, mechanical and electrical permits may be required for the above exempted items. Call the Permit Center at 425-295-0531.
Hours: 8:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - FridayPhone: 425-295-0500Fax: 425-295-0600
Permits & Regulations