The Inspection Services Division is responsible for processing building permit applications
, conducting inspections
of work permitted, and monitoring construction projects within the city to ensure they meet the quality and safety standards as required by the Washington State Building Code.
The US Environmental Protection Agency requires that renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, childcare facilities and schools be perfomed by an EPA Certified Renovator working for an EPA Certified Firm and specific work practices must be implemented to prevent lead contamination. More information is available at 1-800-424-LEAD (5323) or http://www2.epa.gov/lead