Building and Construction Permits

Staff at Lynnwood Development & Business Services (DBS) are responsible for reviewing and issuing a wide variety of permits and land use applications, including residential and commercial building permits, boundary line adjustments, subdivisions, clearing and grading, and others.

The permit(s) you will need depends on what you are trying to do, as there are many factors to consider for different types of land use and construction. Click on the links below for more detailed information about each topic area. Once you know what forms and checklists you will need, you can begin your permit process.

New Electronic File Standards and Naming Conventions

The Electronic File Standard and File Naming Conventions provides guidance to our customers on how to set up and name electronic files submitted with a permit application.  Please visit the link below to carefully review the new standards before submitting your next application. 

Beginning June 20, 2022, submittals that do not follow the Electronic File Standard and File Naming Conventions will be returned to customers with a request that the policy be followed. 

Electronic File Standards and Naming Conventions(PDF, 261KB)