Building & Permits

Welcome Sign at City Hall

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

The Building & Permit Division of the Community Development Department is the city’s front line Information Desk and Permit Center; it provides clerical support to Building, Planning, and various city Boards and Commissions. Our staff is dedicated to providing you with prompt and courteous service. For general information regarding the items listed below, please call 425.263.8000.

Permits for septic, pools or wells must be applied for through the Snohomish Health District from their online permits page. Click on the highlighted link to access.

For information about parking permits (residential, employee or commuter) or one of our parking programs, go to Parking Programs. Click on the highlighted link to access.

Light-BulbImportant Tip: The City recommends applicants take advantage of our free pre-application meeting process to gain preliminary feedback of conceptual project designs prior to an official submittal.  City staff from multiple departments will attend the meeting to address any potential issues and assist applicants in preparing all the necessary documents for submittal.

Contact Us: For a specific question regarding land development or the building permit application process, or to schedule a pre-application meeting, please call 425-263-8000 and ask to speak to the on-call Planner.  You may also stop by City Hall at 11930 Cyrus Way to speak to a Planner.  Our hours are: Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 am to 5:00 pm and Fri. 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Need an Inspection? Please call 425-263-8075 to schedule an appointment for a building inspection, or email.  Fire Sprinkler or Alarm Inspections call 425-263-8158 or email.

Permit Information: Land use and building permit application forms, submittal checklists, brochures and other resource materials for specific types of projects are available on our On-Line Permit portal-documents. Zoning regulations are found in Title 17 of the Mukilteo Municipal Code.  In Title 17, the Permit Use Matrix (MMC 17.16.040) establishes which land uses are allowed in each zoning district.  The Bulk Matrix (MMC 17.20.020) establishes regulations for structures, such as required setbacks and maximum building heights.

Not sure where to start? We have published different project brochures to get some basic information about projects within the City of Mukilteo!