Development Fee Changes for 2015

On January 1, 2015, DPD will adjust its service fees. There are no changes to development fees this year other than the adoption by rule of the latest building valuation data (BVD) table.

The table establishes construction cost values by occupancy and construction type, which are then used to assess permit fees.

The new Director’s Rules, BVD table and other fee-related information are available to the public at The overall fee increase is approximately 1 percent.

Printed copies will be available at the Public Resource Center, 20th floor, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., (206) 684-8467.