Do I need a Permit?

Repairing or replacing your side sewer, and NOT cutting into the street?

No, you do not need a permit we do, however, ask that you allow us to inspect your sewer line/repair before you bury it.

I am going to be cutting into a city street

You will need a STREET WORK PERMIT

I am going to be working in the Right-of-Way

You will need a RIGHT-OF-WAY PERMIT

Repairing or replacing your sidewalk and/or curb?

No, you do not need a permit as long as you do not cut into a city street.  Here is our SPECIFICATIONS for DRIVEWAY, SIDEWALKS & CURBS to help guide you.

Installing a backflow device?

You will need a BACKFLOW PERMIT.

Please NOTE:

  1. You will need to purchase your backflow device before applying as you will need the make and serial number of the device to complete the permit application.
  2. Every Backflow Assembly MUST be tested ANNUALLY by a Certified Backflow Assembly Tester with a copy of the annual test to be filed with the City of Fircrest each year.
Installing a new driveway or redesigning your current driveway?


How do I Submit/Apply for a Permit?


The City of Fircrest
115 Ramsdell St
Fircrest, WA 98466


(253) 564-3640


Drop Off (during business hours):

City of Fircrest, Public Works Building
120 Ramsdell St
Fircrest, WA 98466

Drop Off (after business hours)

In one of the two drop boxes available outside the entrance door leading into City Hall.