To activate a Public Works Right-of-Way Permit please contact Tom Bowen, Construction Inspector, at (425) 413-8800 Ext. 645 or (206) 391-8160. All permit activation requests must be received before 9:00 AM and 48 hours in advance to work start.
The Inspector is available Monday through Thursday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Work in the right-of-way on Fridays and Holidays observed by staff is on a case-by-case basis with written approval from the Inspector. All Permit work along Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road (SR 169) and Kent-Kangley Road (SR 516) will require an approved traffic control plan from Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT); work will be limited to night time hours as noted on the approved plan.
Processing of the Right-of-Way Permit Application [PDF] takes an average of 10 days. Once work is complete, please contact the inspection line at 425-413-8800 Ext.645 to close the permit for final inspection.