You will need a Permit if your project contains any of the following:

  • Replacing or Repairing Side Sewer
  • Replacing or Repairing Water Lines
  • Doing Work in the Street Right-Of-Way
  • Encroaching into the Right-Of-Way (Fence, rock walls, etc)
  • Repairing or Replacing Sidewalks or Curbs
  • Constructing, Repairing, or Replacing a Driveway Approach
  • Installing a Backflow Device:

If installing a Backflow Device Please Note:

  1. You will need to purchase your device before applying as you will need the serial number from it
  2. Every Backflow assembly must be tested annually by a Certified Backflow Assembly Tester with a copy being filed with the City of Fircrest


Contact Public Works for additional information, clarification or questions
at (253) 564-8900 or



FMC 22.58.004 Fences, walls, and hedges.

Driveways, Sidewalks, Curb and Gutters Specifications