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NOTICE: All plumbing and gas piping inspections and permit reviews will be unavailable on Thursday, September 21, 2017 due to a required all-staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Services will resume on September 22nd. You may still use our online services portal for specific items at www.kingcounty.gov/health/portal

ATTENTION: Public Health — Seattle & King County is seeking interested persons to serve on the King County Plumbing Board of Appeals. Per King County ordinance 16.32 King County Plumbing Code, 16.32.170 Board of Appeals; King County shall provide the means of appeal for "Any party aggrieved by a decision of the Authority Having Jurisdiction…"

Applicants are required to be King County residents per: Executive Policy LES 7-1 (AEP) prohibits non King County residents from serving on King County boards and commissions. Please follow the directions for submittal at the end of the application (PDF). The time period to apply for a board position will end on Friday, October 6, 2017, mailed applications shall be post marked by Friday, October 6, 2017.

  • Drinking water program
    Regulation small public and individual private water systems to prevent communicable diseases and illnesses.

  • Wastewater program
    Services and regulations to ensure that over 85,000 septic systems including 192 septic systems in Seattle are safe. Septic systems treat wastewater when homes and buildings are not connected to public sewer systems. Also provides educational, advisory and permitting services for owners of septic systems and certifications for several septic professionals.

  • Water recreation program
    Plan review, permits and inspections for public and semi-public pools and spas in King County.
  • Contact us

Environmental Health Services
401 5th Ave, Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-263-9566 (answered until 4:00 pm)
Fax:
206-296-0189
Inspection request line:
206-205-0935

Permit hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:
    8:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Tuesday:
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Environmental Health Services
14350 SE Eastgate Way
Bellevue, WA 98007

Phone: 206-477-8050 (answered until 4:00 pm)
Fax:
206-296-9792
Inspection request line:
206-205-0935

Permit hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday:
    8:00 am – 4:00 pm

  • Thursday:
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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