Permit Services Online: Pay Permit Fees or Check Status
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Street Use & Urban Forestry Permit Services Online site is a secure, web-based system that allows customers to check permit status and pay permit fees. Permits cannot be renewed or extended using Permit Services Online. Visit Getting a Permit for more information.
If you would like to pay online, you may need to create a new account. When setting up a new account to pay for an existing permit, it is imperative that you use the exact name (first and last) to set up your online account that was used when you submitted your initial Street Use application. You must also enter an exact match of your contact ID (provided by Street Use staff at the Permit Services Counter) or one of the following:
If these entries do not match, you will not be able to create an account linked to your existing permit. After you have entered and submitted your account information, you may select from a list of matches that the system provides. If you do not see your record, click the Previous button and retry your entry.
PAY PERMIT FEES
Once your permit application is approved, you can pay for your permit on Permit Services Online. Please note, online payments can only be accepted prior to permit issuance. Invoiced fees for permit renewals or existing permits can only be paid in person or by mailing in your payment.
To pay fees for a new permit, sign in to your account and follow the prompts to enter your Visa® or MasterCard® information.
After you sign in the option to pay fees becomes available, with the following message:
You may also pay fees for your new permit by visiting us at the Permit Services Counter, or mailing a check to:
To pay fees for an existing permit (invoiced fees):
The Permit Services Counter can accept cash; Visa® or MasterCard®; or a check made out to SDOT or Seattle Department of Transportation.
CHECK PERMIT STATUS
Once you have signed into your account, the option to check status becomes available.
You may also check the status of your permit by:
Contact Street Use & Urban Forestry at: