The City of Normandy Park’s Permit Center is remotely open to serve those functions that are consistent with Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.  Staff is complying with the order by working from home and responding to questions via email between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day. 

Inspections will be performed for those functions that are consistent with the governor’s “Safe Start Washington” order. To request an inspection please call (206) 248-5525. 

Online Resources for Permits
Questions and permit applications may be submitted via email at

In accordance with Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start Washington” order, the Permit Center is currently accepting applications for all projects via email, mail, or by appointment only as City Hall is currently closed to the public.

For Land Use questions, please email Holly Keeton at

In lieu of an online payment system, the City will accept payments via mail or City Hall dropbox.

Welcome to the Community Development department. We promote community and environmental quality through land use planning and permitting.

Staff members are available to assist with permit applications and to answer questions about zoning and land use Monday – Thursday between 1:00-4:00pm. Zoning or permit-related questions can be left at (206) 248-8260 or

Permit Center Information:

  • “Over-the-Counter” Permits: We accept applications for and issue over-the-counter permits (plumbing, mechanical, electrical) Monday – Friday between 8:30am-noon & 1:00-4:00pm. Permit applications are available on the wall rack across from the Permit Counter in City Hall. Permit applications also are available on the City’s website and may be printed out; permit applications cannot be filed online.
  • Other Permits and Land Use Applications: As of January 1, 2020, appointments are required for the submittal of non-over-the-counter permits. Planning staff is available for land use questions Monday – Thursday between 1:00-4:00pm.
  • Inspections: Inspections for building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical permits are scheduled through the City of Burien by calling the inspection line (206) 248-5525.

Contact Us:

Holly Keeton

Community Development Director

(206) 248-8253

Ashleigh Williams

Assistant Planner

(206) 248-8260

Brad Pihlstorm

Building Inspector

(206) 812-4729

Dan Cruz

Electrical Inspector

(206) 439-3157

Steven Blake

Building Official

(206) 248-5523