The Building Division provides permitting, plan review and inspection services to ensure buildings are safe for the citizens of Sultan.
The Building Division reviews, issue and inspects building, mechanical, plumbing, sign and demolition permits. All plans and inspection requests must be submitted to the City for processing.
Building Code Update
At its January 14, 2021 Council Meeting, the City of Sultan has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes (after publication the effective date is January 25, 2021), or as required by state mandate which is February 1, 2021.
The 2018 Building Code Effective date is February 1, 2021.
The International Building Codes may be viewed through the following site: I-Codes Building Codes - ICC Digital Codes (iccsafe.org)
The Uniform Plumbing Code can be viewed here: http://epubs.iapmo.org/UPC/
The National Electrical Code is adopted and amended by the Department of Labor and Industries. Please see their code site at http://www.lni.wa.gov/TradesLicensing/Electrical
Application are accepted by appointment only. Please call Cyd Donk at 360-793-1099 or email Cyd to schedule an appointment to submit your building permit application. Appointments can be scheduled Monday through Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. We cannot accept your applications unless you have a scheduled appointment. We appreciate your assistance!
Schedule a Building Inspection
Please submit your request through our online building inspection form, for here: Building Inspection Form. Phone requests are no longer accepted. If for any reason you are not ready for inspection after a request has been made, you must call (360) 793-1164 to cancel the inspection. Due to the workload of our inspectors, we cannot always schedule inspections for a specific time. Staff will make every effort to be available, but cannot guarantee it.
If you need additional assistance, please contact Building Official, Rick Karns at 360.793.1164 or Building Inspector, Victoria Forte at 425.508.9635. You may also contact them through their emails. Please reference your building permit number, address, and type of inspection, along with your name and contact information.
Who do I contact for Civil Inspections
For civil (grading or utility) inspections, please submit your request through our online form found here: Civil Inspection Request Form.
Inspections must be requested through the online form at least 24 hours before the inspection is needed. Phone requests will no longer be accepted. If for any reason you are not ready for inspection after a request has been made, you must call (360) 793-2262 to cancel the inspection. Due to the workload of our inspectors, we cannot always schedule inspections for a specific time, but staff will make every effort to be available at a convenient time.