Determine if you need a Permit?
Contact Vicky Walston for additional information, clarification or questions you may have
at (253) 564-8900 or directly at (253) 238-4126,
or Stop by the Public Works Building at
(we are across from City Hall)
120 Ramsdell St
Fircrest, WA 98466
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 working in the Street Right-Of-Way
You will need a Right-of Way STREET WORK PERMIT
I am going to be encroaching into the Right-of-Way (fence, rock wall, etc)
You will need a RIGHT-OF-WAY ENCROACHMENT 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.
Constructing, repairing or replacing your driveway approach?
Yes, you will need a STREET WORK PERMIT
Here is our SPECIFICATIONS for DRIVEWAY, SIDEWALKS & CURBS to help guide you.
Installing a backflow device?
You will need a BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE APPLICATION.
- 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.
- 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?
Please see our DRIVEWAY, SIDEWALK & CURB SPECIFICATIONS