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Below are some helpful links and resources to assist in the submittal of your application as well as access to historical permitting information:

Commercial Project Report - See a list of major commercial projects currently in our system.
Customer Satisfaction Survey - Give us some feedback on how we are doing.
Electronic File Standards - Read our file standards for how to correctly submit your plans.
Fee Estimator - Get a fee estimate of all your permits without coming into the office.
Historical Permit Records - Find all of our historical permits prior to 2001.
Levels of Service - Find out how long your permit reviews will take.
Submittal Checklists - Use these along with your application to make sure you submit all the necessary information.
Staff Directory - Find the contact information of everyone in our department.
Tip Sheets - Find helpful documents to prepare you for the permitting process.
Today's Building Inspections - Find out what Building Inspections are scheduled today.

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City of Tacoma
Planning & Development Services
747 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Tacoma, Washington, 98402
(253) 591-5030
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