(including Applicant Services Center, Public Resource Center, and Plans Routing)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Note: For walk-in services, please arrive before 2:00 p.m.
(including housing and zoning enforcement and landlord / tenant concerns)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Electrical Code Technical Support
Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We are closed on all city holidays.
We are located on the 19th - 22nd floors of the Seattle Municipal Tower at 700 Fifth Ave. in downtown Seattle. The Seattle Municipal Tower’s main entrance is at Fifth Ave. and Columbia St.
Department of Planning and Development
700 Fifth Ave., Suite 2000
P.O. Box 34019
Seattle, WA 98124-4019
From I-5 Northbound: take the James St. exit; turn left on James St.; go downhill three blocks to Fourth Ave.; turn right onto Fourth Ave.; go one block and turn right on Cherry St. Seattle Municipal Tower is one block up on the left side between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
From I-5 Southbound: take the James St. Exit. Seattle Municipal Tower is on the right side between Columbia and Cherry Streets (one block before James St.).
From the I-5 Southbound Express Lanes: take the James St. exit. The exit ends in a tunnel directly underneath Seattle Municipal Tower.
The closest parking garages are the Seattle Municipal Tower Garage (entrance on 6th Avenue) and SeaPark Garage (entrances on both 6th Avenue and James Street). There are parking lots on the other side of I-5 and there are metered parking spots on the street.