Paul Hampton

Building Inspector

Phone: (360) 374-5412 ext. 242

  • Building Permit Application

  • Building Permit Fee Schedule

    Total Valuation

    Fee

    $1.00 to $500.00 $24.00
    $501.00-$2,000.00 $24.00 for the first $500.00 plus $3.00 for each additional $100.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.00
    $2,001.00 to $40,000.00 $69.00 for the first $2,000.00 plus $11.00 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $40,000.00
    $40,001.00 to $100,000.00 $487 for the first $40,000.00 plus $9 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00
    $100,001.00 to $500,000.00 $1027 for the first $100,000.00 plus $7.00 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.00
    $500,001.00 to 1,000,000.00 $3827 for the first $500,000.00 plus $5 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000
    $1,000,001.00 to $5,000,000.00 $6,327 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $3 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $5,000,000.00
    $5,000,001.00 and over $18,327 for the first $5,000,000; plus $1 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof

    In addition, a state fee of $4.50 is charged for each permit.

    Other inspections and fees:

      1. For use of outside consultants for plan checking and inspections or both: Actual costs
        (Actual costs include administrative and overhead costs)
      1. Inspections outside of normal business hours: $47.00 per hour
        (minimum charge 2 hours)
      1. Reinspection fees assessed under provisions of 305.8: $47.00 per hour
      2. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated: $47.00 per hour
        (minimum charge ½ hour)
    1. Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions: $47.00 per hour
      (minimum charge ½ hour)
    Inspection fees for set-up of manufactured homes:

    Single-wide: $104.50

    Double-wide: $129.50

  • Driveway Permit Process & Application

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    In the City of Forks, the city utility superintendent has the authority to approve access to city streets as well as access to SR 101 (within the city limits), ensuring that access to 101 complies with WSDOT specifications.

    Permit Process

    1. The public may obtain a no-fee permit application from the Utility Superintendent’s office.
    2. The applicant will complete the application and submit it to the Utility Superintendent of approval, modification, of denial.
    3. The Utility Superintendent will, within 14 days of receipt review the application and if approving the application, shall determine in writing which of the following design standards for the access approach shall be required:
    • Commercial
    • Non-commercial – type A or type B
  • Sign Permit Application