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Building Department

The Building Department has the responsibility of administering building related codes. The primary duties of the department include issuance of building, mechanical, and plumbing permits for all new and existing construction as well as perform project plan review and field inspections to ensure compliance with current Building Codes, Pacific Municipal Ordinances, and State and Federal Laws.

Office Hours
Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 5:00 pm (except holidays)
Questions? Contact Wanda Flarity, Permit Coordinator, (253) 929 1112.

Inspection Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm (except holidays)
Inspection requests must be received 24 hours in advance.
Email your request (preferred) or call (253) 929-1110
For Fire Permit inspections, contact VRFA at (253) 288-5870

Adopted Codes
Building Codes adopted by the City of Pacific, as amended by the State of Washington Building Code Council (SBCC):
2018 International Building Code
2018 International Residential Code
2018 International Mechanical Code

2018 International Existing Building Code
2018 International Fuel Gas Code
2018 International Fire Code
2018 Uniform Plumbing Code
2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
2018 International Property Maintenance Code
Residential Energy Code Info
WA State Amendments to ICC Codes (as applicable)
National Electrical Code: Electrical permits administered by the WA State Dept. of L & I


Applications & Forms

Building Permit Application
Demolition Application

   City Fee Schedule*
Mechanical Permit Application

   Mechanical Fee Schedule*

Plumbing Permit Application

   Plumbing Fee Schedule*
Special Inspection Agreement

(*Payments must be accompanied with an invoice. Please contact the Permit Coordinator if you have any questions)

Construction Drawing Requirements - Commercial
Construction Drawing Requirements - Residential

Quick Links
Architect / Engineer License Status

Call Before You Dig
Construction Tip Sheets

Demolition (Contractor / Homeowner)
Design Criteria (Climatic & Geographical)
Do I Need a Permit?
Energy Code Questions
International Code Council
Licensed Contractors

King County’s Construction & Demolition Ordinance
NEW C&D Recycling Requirements: King County now requires that C&D (construction & demolition) materials be taken to a King County Designated Facility and has banned specific readily recyclable C&D materials from being disposed of in a landfill. A list of designated facilities and details on the bans can be found on the King County C&D website.

King County Construction & Demolition Flyer

Building & Planning Staff:

Jack Dodge
Community Development Manager
(253) 929-1107

Marc Schoenberg
Building Inspector/Code Enforcement
(253) 929-1109

Wanda Flarity
Permit Coordinator
(253) 929-1112

Alyssa Tatro
Associate Planner
(253) 929-1111

April Shrader
Office Assistant
(253) 929-1126

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