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. 

Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order & Construction

On April 24th, the Governor rolled out a plan to allow low-risk construction activities to resume during his Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order, but the construction projects must strictly comply with the Governor’s outlined requirements. You can find them here: Construction Safety Guidelines.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Information & Fees
Permit Forms & Applications
Review Development Specifications & Design Standards

Contact Us

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.