Building & Fire Safety


~ Effective June 1, 2017 ~

Minimum payment is required to be paid at time of application submittal for the following fee types: 

Payment can be made by cash, check or VISA, MASTERCARD

Minimum Payment Due

  • Building - Plan Review Fee (variable)

  • Fire - Plan Review Fee (variable)

  • VAR-ESLU - Type 1 Reduction ($195.00) and recording fees approximately ($75.00)

  • Address - Permit application fee ($90.00)

  • Road Approach - Permit application fee ($275.00)

  1. Building

    Questions and information about Building Permits, Manufactured Home permits, Plumbing permits, Mechanical permits, Grading and Excavation, Demolition permits. LPG Propane tank permits.

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  2. Code Enforcement

    The Code Enforcement Section of the Building and Fire Safety Division is responsible for enforcing the provisions of Washington State laws, codified in the Revised Code of Washington, Yakima County Code and Ordinances related to building, health, fire issues, regulatory public nuisances, dangerous buildings, and zoning matters.

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  3. Exempt from Permit

    See what structures can be built, or work that is allowed without obtaining a building permit.

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  4. Fire Marshal's Office

    The Fire Marshal's Office provides fire and life safety services to the citizens of Yakima County. Responsibilities include: fire investigation, fire and life safety inspections, plan review, fire prevention & safety education, and wildland-urban interface.

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  5. Forms and Information

    View miscellaneous forms and information relating to the building process.

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  6. HOME Consortium

    A consortium of six cities in the Yakima Valley and Yakima County – representing the unincorporated areas – joined together to develop the Yakima County HOME Consortium. The Consortium is a recipient of HOME Investment Partnership Program, a federal block grant to create affordable housing for low-income households. Yakima County Public Services serves as the Lead Entity by providing administration and grant management. The HOME Consortium provides a framework for action to expand affordable housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income households living in the cities of Grandview, Harrah, Mabton, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Union Gap, Wapato, Zillah, and unincorporated Yakima County.

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  7. Permit Applications

    Permit Applications for: Building construction and demolition, Grading and Excavation, Manufactured Home placement, Plumbing, Mechanical, Swimming Pools, LPG propane tank permits, Place of Assembly (commonly referred to as an Event permit)

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  8. Resources

    List of Local, State, and Federal Agencies associated with the Building and Fire Division. Additional information related to services provided.

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