Building & Permits

The City of Mukilteo Permit Center is a great starting place for all your questions. We’re committed to providing prompt and friendly service.

Permit Center Hours

Welcome Sign at City Hall

In person: Monday through Thursday, 8am to Noon and 1pm to 5pm (please submit permits by 4pm)

Virtually: Fridays, 8am to Noon and 1pm to 5pm.

Helpful Contacts

For permit questions or help using the online portal, email
For zoning, setback, and other land use questions, email
For questions about the building code, email
Not sure what you need? Call the Permit Center at 425-263-8000 and we’ll get you to the right person.

Permit Applications and Resubmittals

We are transitioning from paper to digital permit review. Right now, the submittal format varies by permit type.

Permit TypeFormatHow to Submit
BuildingDigital*Online Permit Portal
EngineeringDigital Right-of-Way permits
For all other permits:
Paper required (2 sets)
Digital optional but appreciated
Submit Right-of-Way permits via Online Permit Portal.
Deliver other permits to:
City Hall
11930 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA 98275
FireDigital*Online Permit Portal
Land Use/PlanningDigital*Use the Online Permit Portal for:
•Accessory Dwelling Units
•Floodplain permits
•Noise variances
•Pre-application meetings
•Special event signs
•Tree permits
•Wireless facilities
For all other permits, please email submittals to:
ParkingDigitalUse the Passport Parking Permit Online Permit Portal for boat launch permit.
For all other permits, please visit City Hall or email to request a copy of the application.

* City may still request paper plans for complex projects

Where to find information for other types of permits and services:

Electrical Permits: Washington Labor & Industries
Electric Service: Snohomish Public Utility District No. 1
Food Service Permits: Snohomish Health District
Gas Service: Puget Sound Energy
Parking Permits: Mukilteo Parking Programs
Septic, Well and Public Pool Permits: Snohomish Health District
Water/Wastewater Service: Alderwood Water & Wastewater District or Mukilteo Water & Wastewater District

Application forms, submittal checklists, and other resources are available on our Online Permit Center. If you need help submitting electronically, please email

Light-Bulb Important Tip: We recommend you take advantage of our free pre-application meeting process get feedback on conceptual designs prior to submitting your permits.


Inspections are provided Monday through Thursdays. Requests for morning or afternoon inspections will be honored, if possible, but cannot be guaranteed.

Permit TypeWhen to RequestHow to Schedule
BuildingBy 3pm the day beforeOnline Permit Portal or email
Engineering (clearing, grading, right-of-way, stormwater)Minimum of 72 hours beforeCall 425-263-8075 or email
FireBy 3pm the day beforeCall 425-263-8158 or email
PlanningBy 3pm the day beforeCall 425-263-8000 or email

Click on this image to open the permits portal for the City of Mukilteo.



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