Leaf_housePer Sumner Municipal Code 18.56.060 Unless otherwise noted, all applicable fees for land use permits and components shall be paid at the time of application.

  • Additional published notice:       $120
  • Binding site plan:      $2,500
  • Change in zoning map:        $3,000
  • Comprehensive plan amendment:    $2,600
  • Conditional use:    $1,100
  • Full subdivision – Preliminary plat:     $2,500
  • Full subdivision – Final plat:     $1,000
  • Land use review –
    • Permits less than $200,000:      $30
    • Permits $200,000 – $1,000,000:      $150
    • Permits over $1,000,000:      $250
  • Lot line adjustment:    $185
  • Planned community:      $3,000

Nonexempt Resource, Wildlife and Hazard Area Approvals

  • Wetland projects involving public notice:    $250
  • Nonexempt projects involving nonincidental grading < 100 cy, single-family residence by owner, public facilities, commercial use < 4,000 sq. ft.:      $30
  • Nonexempt projects involving nonincidental grading or other, permanent fill
    100 – 5,000 cu, single-family residence, commercial use 4,000 – 12,000 sq. ft.,  industrial use < 12,000 sq. ft., short subdivision exempt from SEPA:    $100
  • Nonexempt projects involving grading > 5,000 cy, commercial use > 12,000 sq. ft., industrial use > 12,000 sq. ft.   $210
  • SEPA review (DNS) – minor projects[1]:    $400
  • SEPA review (DNS) – major projects[2]:     $1,200
  • Shoreline revision:   $240
  • Shoreline substantial development permit:  $2,600
  • Shoreline variance or conditional use with development permit:  $220
  • Shoreline variance or conditional use without development permit:   $2,800
  • Short subdivision:     $600
  • Special exception:       $500
  • Street vacation:         $650 plus land costs
  • Temporary uses:    See land use review
  • Time extension by hearing examiner or council:     $250
  • Urban village wetlands delineation:      See subsection J
  • Variance:        $400
  • Zoning code interpretation:       $185
  • Zoning code interpretation appeal:       $615
  • Zoning code text amendment:        $1,000

[1] “Minor project” shall be defined as less than 500 cubic yards of nonincidental grading, less than 6,000 square feet of commercial or industrial use, public facilities, fewer than five residential units, subdivisions of less than 10 lots, and all other projects of similar scope.

[2] “Major projects” shall be defined as greater than or equal to 500 cubic yards of nonincidental grading, greater than or equal to 6,000 square feet of commercial or industrial use, subdivisions of 10 or more lots, five or more residential units, and all other projects of similar scope.

Contact Us

Allison Judge, Permit Specialist, 253-299-5530, allisonj@sumnerwa.gov

To schedule inspections, please call the 24-hour inspection line at 253 299-5530.

For more information on code issues, please contact the Building Official at 253-299-5522 or rickk@sumnerwa.gov.