The City of Maple Valley's Department of Community Development maintains numerous applications that can be downloaded, filled out and submitted along with all other required relevant documents. For additional information, contact Community Development at 425-413-8800.
Following the provisions will ensure that construction activity in the City of Maple Valley complies with Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation (20-25) and his associated Construction Guidance Memorandum issued March 25, 2020 (here after referred to as “Governor’s Order”). “Essential Project” includes all uses defined in the Governor’s Order. Applicants shall describe how a proposed essential project meets the definition and criteria of “essential” in the Governor’s Order.
Community Development Department
Permit Office Hours of Operation
The Permit Office is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM. You are encouraged to arrive prior to 4 PM to allow sufficient time to process your application. Our office is closed weekends, as well as for all federally observed holidays.
Please feel free to call us 425-413-8800 to confirm our Permit counter hours, as they may temporarily be changed and/or reduced based on staffing and availability.
*Effective October 1, 2015; there will be an additional 3% surcharge on credit card transactions made with the City of Maple valley’s Permit Center for payments made using a credit card.
To obtain an electrical permit, please call L&I at 360-902-5269.
For those who live in Unincorporated King County, please contact the King County Local Service Department.
Call Before You Dig
Planning a home improvement job? Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck?
Washington law requires anyone planning to excavate, including on your own property, to have the dig site reviewed for any underground utility lines. It's FREE. Protect yourself and those around you – Call 811 before you dig. For more information visit, http://www.washington811.com/ .
Effective November 1, 2019, the requirements for a Commercial Tenant Improvement (TI) application submittal have changed. All submittals for a Commercial TI must include plumbing and mechanical items, if applicable; they will no longer be separate permits. Please see our new checklist below for further details and requirements.
Building Permit Application Requirements
Commercial Generator Submittal Checklist [PDF] 09/27/2019
Commercial Kitchen Hood Worksheet (Fillable) [PDF] 09/01/2015
Commercial Mechanical Submittal Checklist [PDF] 07/14/2017
Commercial Plumbing Submittal Checklist [PDF] 07/14/2017
Commercial Re-Roof Submittal Checklist [PDF] 07/01/2018
Commercial Tenant Improvement Submittal Checklist [PDF] 11/01/2019
Fire Impact Fee Information [PDF] 062019
Manufactured Home Submittal Checklist [PDF] 09/13/2018
New Commercial Building or Addition Submittal Checklist [PDF] 12/11/2018
New Single Family/Addition/Remodel Checklist [PDF] 08/05/2019
New Single Family Residential Registered Plan Submittal Checklist [PDF] 08/05/2019
New Single Family Residential Basic Plan Submittal Checklist [PDF] 08/07/2019
Prescriptive Energy Code Compliance Worksheet:
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas [PDF] 01/02/2014
Testing lab worksheet (Fillable) [PDF] 09/01/2015
Land Use Applications
Affidavit of Public Notice [PDF] 08/08/2016
Banner Sign Regulations and Application Requirements [PDF] 08/08/2016
Capacity Reserve Certificate Application [PDF] 03/29/2018
Design Deviation Application Submittal Requirements [PDF] 08/08/2016
Design Review Application Requirements [PDF] 09/13/2018
Final Plat Submittal Requirements [PDF] 09/13/2018
Final Short Plat Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Maple Valley Street Tree List [PDF] 04/11/2018
Master Land Use Application [PDF] 01/18/2017
New Residential Dock Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Pre-Application Conference Request Form [PDF] 08/08/2016
Preliminary Plat Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Preliminary Plat Minor Revision Application Requirements [PDF] 09/13/2018
Preliminary Short Plat Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
SEPA Environmental Checklist [PDF] 05/13/2016
SEPA Review Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
SFR Building Permit Site Plan Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Shoreline Substantial Development Permit Application Requirements [PDF] 08/08/2016
Sign Code Brochure [PDF] 02/18/2014
Sign Permit Application [PDF] NEW 08/05/2016
Sign Permit Application Submittal Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Soil Amendments [PDF] 07/22/2013
Soil Amendment Calculation Worksheet [PDF] 07/22/2013
Temporary Noise Variance Submittal Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Temporary Use Permit Application Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Tree Removal Request Submittal Requirements [PDF] 08/05/2016
Tree Retention-Planting Plan Submittal Requirements [PDF] 09/13/2018
Site Development Permit Application Requirements
Site Development Permit Application Requirements [PDF] 01/08/2015
Fire System Permits
Please complete Application for Building Permit listed above. Please note that three (3) sets of relevant documentation and drawings are required for Fire submittals.