Skip to main content
King County logo

Building Services

KEY PERMITS* 2006 Target days Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
Residential model homes (Basics) 90 933 2 928 99% 5
Residential custom homes 90 567 60 459 81% 108
Residential minor additions 15 384 9 319 83% 65
New commercial buildings 120 35 115 25 71% 10
Multi-family housing 120 8 141 2 25% 6
Commercial tenant improvements 120 40 30 39 98% 1

*Key permits are individual permit types that are considered representative of major construction groups.

ALL PERMITS BY CLOCK TARGET* 2006 Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
All building permits with 15 day target 389 9 323 83% 66
All building permits with 40 day target 660 39 414 63% 246
All building permits with 90 day target 1872 24 1740 93% 132
All building permits with 120 day target 2653 17 2580 97% 73
Totals 5574 5057 517

*Excludes less than 1% of permits that did not have targets assigned.

Land Use Services

KEY PERMITS* 2006 Target days Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
Conditional use 120 17 123 9 53% 8
Preliminary plats 150 17 181 6 71% 11
Preliminary short plats 120 67 111 44 66% 23
Lot line adjustments 120 97 31 95 98% 2
Right-of-way 120 20 41 18 90% 2
Clearing/Grading 45 2 8 2 100% 0
Clearing/Grading 90 39 44 35 90% 4

*Key permits are individual permit types that are considered representative of major construction groups.

ALL PERMITS BY CLOCK TARGET* 2006 Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
All land use permits with 45 day target 4 20 3 75% 1
All land use permits with 90 day target 394 58 374 95% 20
All land use permits with 120 day target 527 81 428 81% 99
All land use permits with 150 day target 19 173 7 37% 12
Totals 944 812 132

*Excludes less than 1% of permits that did not have targets assigned.