September Permit Turnaround Times

DPD is committed to providing good customer service to its applicants. The permit turnaround data is updated monthly online and can be viewed at www.seattle.gov/dpd/toolsresources/ (go to “Turnaround / Approval Times 2014”).

Type of Permit Goal Sept. 2014 Performance
Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 96.3%
Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 70.9%
Complex Construction IP 90% in 8 Weeks 71.8%
Construction Issuance 90% in 120 Days 92.8%
Master Use Permit Decisions 80% in 120 Days 86.4%

*IP: Initial Plan Review by DPD staff