May Permit Turnaround Times

We are committed to providing good customer service to our 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 May 2017 Performance
Simple Building IP* 80% in 48 Hours 97.6%
Medium Construction IP 80% in 2 Weeks 19.7% (80.9% in 5 wks)
Complex Construction IP 80% in 8 Weeks 48.5%
Construction Issuance 90% in 120 Days 90.3%
Master Use Permit Decisions 80% in 120 Days 52.8%

*IP: Initial Plan Review by SDCI staff