How long does it take to get a permit?

Current turnaround times for construction permits are as follows.

Type of ProjectTime to Review
Building - Non-Residential Addition, Alteration4 to 8 weeks
Building - Non-Residential Repair, Replacement1 week
Building - Single-Family Addition, Alteration2 to 5 weeks
Building - Single-Family New4 to 7 weeks
Demolition Permits0 to 4 weeks
Fire Suppression1 week
Fire Sprinkler1 week
Fire Alarm1 week
Mechanical - Non-Residential Addition, Alteration1 week
Mechanical - Multi-Family Residential Addition, Alteration1 week
Mechanical - Single-Family Residential Addition, Alteration1 week
Plumbing - Non-Residential Addition, Alteration1 week
Plumbing - Single-Family Residential Addition, Alteration1 week
Right-of-Way3 to 4 weeks
Site Development10 to 19 weeks
Permanent Sign2 to 4 weeks
Tree Removal1 week

Land use permits generally take 120 days to process, between when a completeness letter is sent and when a decision is issued.

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1. Is my property within the City of Woodinville?
2. Why should I get a permit?
3. When is a building permit required?
4. How do I obtain a permit?
5. How long does it take to get a permit?
6. How much does a permit cost?
7. What should be included in the plan sets, and how should they be prepared?
8. Do I need an architect or engineer to prepare my plans?
9. Do I need to hire a contractor if I can do the work myself?
10. Does the City inspect the work?
11. What happens if I start work without a building permit?
12. Do I need a permit to remove a tree?
13. How do I obtain electrical permits?
14. How do I obtain water, sewer, and/or septic removal?
15. What should be done with construction and demolition waste?