Building Division

The Building Division is responsible for ensuring that all housing, service-oriented, and commercial development within the City of Port Angeles is mindful of the health, safety and welfare of occupants by meeting city, state, federal, and international building code and standards. Everything from large industrial uses to a residential deck falls under the Building Division scope of work.

If you are trying to access previous building permits pulled on a specific address, you can find that information with the City Clerk.

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Building Department Fees

The Building Department Fees are based on valuation of the project (materials and labor) and Unit fees, where applicable. To see a comprehensive listing of Fees located in 3.70.080 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code.

When planning the building permit fees, the City of Port Angeles uses these minimum standards for per square foot valuation:

RESIDENTIAL (One Family and Two Family):
Dwelling - $85.00 per square foot minimum
Garage, Utility / Miscellaneous Structure - $30.00 per square foot minimum
Porch / Deck - $12.00 per square foot minimum

Use the ICC minimum per square foot entries listed in the August 2010 Building Safety Journal

For a complete listing of permit and plan-check fees based on valuation ranges please see Section 3.70.080 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code document.

Contact Us

Email the Building Division

Physical Address 
321 East 5th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Phone: 360-417-4817

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.