Welcome to the MyPermits portal.
Here you can access permits that have been submitted to the City for review, request a service, and search for information regarding a parcel or an address. We hope that this service and information will serve you well and if you have any questions please call today at (206) 870-7576
Welcome to the MyPermits plans and documents upload portal.
First-time users of this system will need to establish an account through the "Sign In" hyperlink located at the top right of the MyPermits Home page. Once logged into the system you can upload files to your permit.
This is where you can apply online for a RESIDENTIAL ONLY Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Re-roof permit. Residential permits that do not require plan review may be applied and paid for with your MasterCard or VISA. (See “How to Apply” for more information)
Who can apply?
You must be either the property owner, an agent of the owner, or a Washington State licensed contractor. In the case of an electrical permit the licensed contractor must be a licensed electrical contractor.
Types of permits available to be applied for online
Only residential, single-family, two-family dwellings and townhouse permits which are listed below are available online. These would include new construction, remodel, addition and repair or replacement. All other permits must be applied for at the Building Department.
All work is subject to field inspections by the City of Des Moines inspectors.
How to apply online for a permit
See “Inspections” to schedule an inspection online and view the calendar of scheduled inspections to see what time yours is scheduled for.