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Applicant Services Center

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What Is It?

Our Applicant Services Center (ASC) is the hub of our permitting services. In the ASC you can:

We serve walk-ins on a first-come, first-served basis for each service. Before visiting the ASC, check our estimated wait times for an idea of when we can help you. Please arrive before 2:00 p.m. in order to be helped that day. If wait times are long, we encourage you to arrive even earlier, as some services may reach capacity before 2:00 p.m.

Location and Hours

The ASC is located on the 20th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, in downtown Seattle.


Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Other Agency Permits & Approvals

For some projects, you will need to coordinate with other City and County agencies to get additional permits and approvals. Common agencies you may need to work with are:

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