Permit Turnaround Times

We are 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. 2017 Performance
Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 99.3%
Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 11.6% (76.5% in 5 wks)
Complex Construction IP 80% in 8 Weeks 48.2%
Construction Issuance 90% in 120 Days 80.5%
Master Use Permit Decisions 80% in 120 Days 73.4%

*IP: Initial Plan Review by SDCI staff