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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION FOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CENTER

Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with the King County Public Health guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19,  Redmond City Hall will remain closed through Thursday, April 30, 2020, unless an earlier date is possible.  Please contact permittech@redmond.gov or 425-556-2473 with any questions regarding permits, allow ample time for responses to inquiries.


The Development Services Center is still accepting online applications for Over The Counter permits through the REPS website www.redmond.gov/reps AND Plan Review Online (PRO) permits are still being accepted for review. View the Plan Review Online page to start that application process.


For Over the Counter OR Plan Review permits that do not allow for online submittal at this time, please email the completed application forms and required submittal documents (for plan review) to permittech@redmond.gov for processing. Visit the Applications and Forms page to download applications and submittal checklists.

Applications for Construction Permits and Land Use Development projects can be submitted either online or in-person. Online applications for permits are either through the Redmond ePermitting Service (REPS), if it is an over-the-counter permit OR through the Plan Review Online (PRO) request form, if it requires plan review. If the Construction Permit or Land Use Development application you are applying for is unavailable online, then an in-person application is required. For Building/Fire/Trade permit application, an appointment is recommended to guarantee service during your appointment window.



ONLINE

Permits can be submitted online via Redmond ePermitting Service (REPS) OR Plan Review Online (PRO) request form. If the project you are working on is not available, then it must be applied for in-person.

Over-the-Counter Online Permits

Available for registered users to submit simple Over-The-Counter Permits online. These permits include Residential Mechanical, Residential and Commercial Electrical, Residential Plumbing, Sign, Re-Roof, Fire Alarm and Fire Sprinkler.

Plan Review Online (PRO)

Submit a request for a Building Permit, Fire Permit, Land Use Action, or Civil Review application that requires plan review. View the Plan Review Online page to start the application process. Supplemental information is provided on each process depending on the type of project you are applying for.

IN-PERSON

In person permit applications are handled on a first-come-first-served basis. An appointment is not required for any permit submittal, but it is strongly recommended to ensure prompt service. Check in at Redmond City Hall Customer Service on the 1st floor. 

About Submittal Appointments

Appointments are typically one hour long and guarantee service during that appointment window. The appointment allows for a comprehensive review by various departments for the required submittal documents, initialization of the permit(s), and payment of applicable fees. Documents for plan review must be brought in on a flash drive in PDF format, and cannot be delivered via courier, fax, or mail.

How to Schedule a Submittal Appointment

Tips for a successful appointment

  • Arrive on time for your appointment. 
  • Complete all required forms and applications.
  • Bring all of the required material on a flash drive/thumb drive in PDF format. Individual PDFs need to match the submittal checklist on the appropriate application packet.
  • Have a form of payment ready. Acceptable payment methods are credit card; card must be present (Visa, MasterCard, Discover), check or cash.