May 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 2015”).

Type of Permit Goal May 2015 Performance
Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 96.8%
Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 73.0%
Complex Construction IP 80% in 8 Weeks 88.9%
Construction Issuance 90% in 120 Days 78.8%
Master Use Permit Decisions 80% in 120 Days 79.7%

*IP: Initial Plan Review by DPD staff