Community Development Department

Building and Land Use Applications

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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.

City of Maple Valley Covid-19 Procedures for Building Permit Applications and Inspections

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, .

Building Applications

Building Permit Application (Fillable) [PDF] 09/14/2014

Building Permit Revision Form (Fillable) [PDF] 09/01/2015


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

Deck Construction Information [PDF] 07/31/2019

Demolition Permit Supplemental Checklist [PDF] 07/17/2017

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.


Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement Request Form [PDF]

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