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What is the purpose of special use permit (King County property)?

This is a permit required by King County whenever a private individual or developer plans to do work on King County owned property, such as a park or drainage facility.

This permit is also required for temporary uses of King County right-of-way, for example:

  • block parties
  • parades
  • tree removal.

This permit is not administered by the Permitting Department but may be required as a condition of an approval by the Permitting Department.

For more information

Legal authority

Chapter 14.30 of the King County Code

Administered by

King County Real Estate Services

To request this information in alternate formats for people with disabilities, call 206-296-6600 or TTY Relay: 711.