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NEWS and UPDATES
 

4/29/20)
Jeff Rimack/CBO, Director DCD




FAQs: 

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions  




(4/29/20)
Permit Issuance Request 
Some construction restrictions remain in place. Review the FAQs statement for specific guidelines on construction types which may qualify for exception. If your project meets these exceptions, you may make a permit issuance request by completing the online Inspection Consideration Form



(4/28/20)
RESOURCES


(4/15/20)
DCD UPDATES ONSITE INSPECTION INFORMATION... 




(4/6/20) 
DCD UPDATES ONSITE INSPECTION INFORMATION... 

Letter From DCD Director,
Jeff Rimack, CBO



(3/30/20)
Jeff Rimack, DCD Director/CBO, Announces Phase 1 Construction Restart. 



(3/30/20)
PUBLIC HEARINGS
In order to Work-Smart-Work-Safe, public meeting schedules have been modified. 
Click below to learn what steps we're taking to mitigate risk to community members, staff, and elected officials.



(3/26/20)
PERMITS ONLINE 24/7
Online permit applications can be completed from start to finish online - twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. 
You can also check the status of your application and respond to requests for additional information. Learn more... 



(3/26/20)
LIVE CHATS WITH PERMIT TECHNICIANS
Access DCD in-house, professional Permit Technicians via virtual LIVE CHAT. The same great people and the 
information you need is a mere click away. 


(3/26/20)
LIVE CHAT WITH DCD STORMWATER, LAND USE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL STAFF 
You can now LIVE CHAT with the best and brightest in stormwater, land use and environmental. Easily contact 
DCD subject matter experts via this link Monday - Friday, 9am to 12 noon. Click "Chat Now" pop-up window


(3/26/20)
VIRTUAL INSPECTIONS COMING SOON!
DCD continually works hard to stay on the cutting edge of technology. Toward that end we will soon lauch 
Virtual Site Inspections. Tune in here for updates!


(3/25/20)
GOVERNOR INSLEE'S CLARIFICATION ORDER HALTS ALL CONSTRUCTION
Governor Inslee has issued additional guidance that "construction is not considered an essential activity." 
As a result, all construction – residential and commercial – must shut down. 
Click here to view order.



DCD NEWS RELEASES 
Issued 5.28.29 Click to view
Issued 4.29.20 Click to view
Issued 4.15.20 Click to view
Issued: 4.6.20 Click to view
Issued: 3.26.20 Click to view