January Permit Turnaround Times

Seattle DCI 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”).


Type of Permit Goal Jan. 2016 Performance
Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 99.6%
Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 18.5% (26.8% in 3 wks)
Complex Construction IP 80% in 8 Weeks 60.5%
Construction Issuance 90% in 120 Days 96.6%
Master Use Permit Decisions 80% in 120 Days 82.3%

*IP: Initial Plan Review by Seattle DCI staff