We hope this online information will help you get started on the right foot as you go through the permit process.
If you are doing construction, please note that Sumner restricts construction to the following hours: Monday-Friday, 7 am – 6 pm, Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays 10 am – 6 pm.
Please be sure to come talk to the Permit Center before you start your project and the permit process. Although City Hall is physically closed, staff continue to serve you remotely.
Safe Start & Permits
Due to the current Safe Start restrictions, City Hall remains closed to in-person visit. We remain available Monday-Friday for remote services. Development Services will schedule appointments for permit pick-ups on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 am and 2 pm.
For questions about permit applications, fees, and the permitting process, please contact Allison Judge, Permit Specialist, at 253-299-5530 or via email.
To schedule inspections, please call the 24-hour inspection line at 253-299-5530.
For more information on code issues, please contact Rick Kelley, Building Official, at 253-299-5522 or via email.