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The Department of Permitting and Environmental Review (DPER) is the King County agency that issues permits for properties located in unincorporated King County. We also enforce county land use and building codes, staff the King County Fire Marshal , and issue business licenses.
DPER Mission and Vision
Mission statement: To serve, educate and protect our community by shaping and implementing King County's development and environmental regulations.
Vision statement: DPER is a national leader promoting responsible and sustainable development to foster environmental quality, economic vitality and social benefit.
See DPER Mission, Vision & Values for the entire statement.