Residential Permit Info & Forms

Residential Permit Process
In order to help our customers with the permitting process, the Building Division has created checklists and informational forms and brochures which clearly explain the requirements to apply for a permit.  Please note that work within a critical area or shoreline may require additional land use permits. Please contact the Planning Division at 206-780-3770.
 
If you are proposing only mechanical or plumbing work, complete the appropriate application below:
Any driveway or road approach work proposed adjacent to a public street or right of way requires application for a Right of Way permit with Public Works Department.  Please refer to Public Works front counter at Bainbridge Island City Hall, 280 Madison Ave, Bainbridge Island WA, or Public Works Right of Way Use website.
 
If you still have questions, give us a call at 206-780-3796.
 
New Single Family Residence
A Single Family Residential Permit is to allow the construction of a single-family home.  It includes duplexes, manufactured homes, and temporary living quarters. View the Single Family Residential Checklist to make sure you have everything you need prior to applying. The following forms are required for this process:
 
Addition / Remodel 
Remodel projects include interior renovations and additions as well as conversion of existing structures to living spaces. Utilize the Residential Remodel / Addition Checklist to verify you have all you need prior to applying. The following forms are required for this process:
New Garage / Carport / Studio
Accessory structures to a primary permitted residence. Take the time to go over the Garage / Carport / Studio Checklist before continuing. The following forms are required for this process: Forms that are not hyperlinked, have not been updated to reflect current codes.  For questions regarding specific requirements please contact the Building Division at 206-780-3796.
Forms without hyperlinks have not been updated to reflect current codes. For questions regarding specific requirements please contact the Building Division at 206-780-3796.