Building and Permitting Services

Welcome to Building and Permitting Services, a division of Community and Economic Development.  Here you will find information on permit requirements, processes and timelines, fees, building codes and inspections, and utility connections.  

Our Permit Center is located at 415 W. 6th ST Vancouver, WA 98660.
For permit related questions, call the Permit Center at (360) 487-7800 or e-mail

Business Hours for the Permit Center are:

Monday - Friday
8 :00 am - 4:00 pm

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed daily 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Online Services

On-Line services provides customers the ability to apply for electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits, view status of permits and reviews, and schedule inspections.

Permit and Development Applications

Current Land Use and Building Permit applications.

Permit and Development Fees

Current Community and Economic Development fees.

Building Codes and Regulations

Information regarding Washington State and City of Vancouver codes and regulations.

Engineering Services

These resources are intended to assist in the success of our customers in their submission for civil engineering design and review process, utility locations and connections, construction in the public right of way, legal documents and recordings, and reimbursement contracts.  

Land Development

Zoning and development related information regarding land development, allowed uses and review process.

City Hall
415 West 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660