City of Lake Stevens Community Development

Welcome to the City of Lake Stevens Citizens Connect portal.  If you have any questions please feel free to call the Community Development department at (425) 622.9434.

Search For Permit
Click the search button to search and view permit information.
User the Upload Portal to send files to the city on your permit.
Once registered you may login and request an inspection for your permits.
Apply Online for Permit
You can apply on-line for RESIDENTIAL ONLY Mechanical, Plumbing, and Re-Roof permits which do not require plan review. Payment must be made with your MasterCard or VISA. (See “How to Apply” for more information)
Who can apply?

You must be either the property owner, an agent of the owner, or a Washington State licensed contractor.

Types of permits available to be applied for online

Only residential, single-family, two-family dwellings and townhouse permits which are listed below are available online. These would include new construction, remodel, addition and repair or replacement. All other permits must be applied for at the Building Department.

All work is subject to field inspections by the City of Lake Stevens inspectors.

How to apply online for a permit

First time users must create an online account before you can log-in. (see the link to register at the top of the page)
Log-in and follow the prompts to fill in the required information on the application.
Use your MasterCard or Visa to process and provide payment.
Submit your application (this emails the application to City staff for a quick review).
Watch for a return email letting you know that your application has been approved within 2 business days.
Print a copy of your emailed permit packet to have on-site and available for inspectors.
See “Inspections” to schedule an inspection online and view the calendar of scheduled inspections to see what time yours is scheduled for.
My Permits
My Permits allows you to track your permits so you don't have to search for them each time you use Citizens Connect. You must have an account before you can select any Permits to track.