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View the comprehensive list of Codes and Standards adopted by the City of Redmond.
View the Work Exempt From Permit sheet to verify scope of work that is exempt from permit.
Yes, minor remodeling projects such as this are considered to be alterations and therefore a permit is required.
Yes, a permit is required for construction or alteration of decks attached to a structure, over 200 S.F., or more than 30 inches above grade. A permit is not required for detached decks, not over 200 SF and under 30 inches in height.
A Demolition permit is required for the destruction of an entire structure, including the foundation.
Yes, if the structure is more than one story or has a floor area larger than 200 S.F. and is accessory to a commercial or residential building.
A permit is required for construction of a fence if over 7 feet in height. Property lines shall be adhered to when constructing a fence.
Construction is allowed between 7 am and 10 pm seven days per week, as long as the construction noise does not impact residential zones. Please refer to the Redmond Municipal Code Chapter 6.36 Noise Standards, for complete information.Construction noise that impacts residential zones has the following restricted hours:Monday through Friday: 7 am to 7 pmSaturday: 9 am to 6 pmSunday or Legal Holidays: Prohibited