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Most services are available online through our Virtual Applicant Services Center. We offer limited access to our offices for scheduled public meetings.

Contact Us - Phone Numbers

Customer Service Numbers

Staff: Use our SDCI Staff Directory to find a staff person's phone number. Use our interactive organizational chart to find a staff person's supervisor information.

Website: Email our SDCI Web Team.

Send us a question: You can also send us a building permit, land use, or zoning question or a rental registration question.

Permits

Applicant Services Center

(206) 684-8850

Cashier's Station (message only)

(206) 386-9780

Drainage & Sewer Review

(206) 684-5362

Elevator Permits

(206) 684-7839

Master Use Permits (message only)

(206) 684-8467

Sign Permits

(206) 684-8419

Design Review

Design Review Program

(206) 684-4686

Inspections

Request an Inspection (online using the Seattle Services Portal)

(206) 684-8900

Conveyance Program

(206) 615-1796

Elevator Code Technical Support

(206) 684-0606

General Inspectors

(206) 684-8950

Site/erosion Control Inspections

(206) 684-8950

Pre-Construction Conferences and First Ground Disturbance

(206) 684-8950

Code Compliance

Construction, Housing & Land Use Complaints

(206) 615-0808

Renting in Seattle

(206) 684-5700
Rental Registration and inspection Ordinance (RRIO) program (206) 684-4110

General Information

General Department Information

(206) 684-8600

Accounting

(206) 684-8465

ADA Coordinator

(206) 643-4576

Arts Permit Liaison

(206) 386-4079

Cashier's Station

(206) 386-9780

Code Compliance

(206) 615-0808

Collections

(206) 233-5060

Community Engagement

(206) 615-1486

Director's Office

(206) 684-8899

Electrical Code Technical Support

(206) 684-5383

Fleet Operations, SDCI

(206) 615-1395

Gas Piping Licensing & Testing

(206) 684-5174

Licensing and Testing

(206) 684-5174

Media

(206) 684-5045

Microfilm Library (message only)

(206) 233-5180

Property Owner & Tenant Assistance (residential landlord-tenant questions or complaints )

(206) 684-5700

Public Resource Center (message only)

(206) 684-8467

Publications 

(206) 386-9780

Refrigeration Licensing and Testing

(206) 684-5174

Rental Registration & Inspection Ordinance (RRIO)

(206) 684-4110

Site Development

(206) 684-8860

Steam Engineer Licensing and Testing

(206) 684-5174

Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance

(206) 615-0808

Fax Numbers

Code Development; Electrical; Engineering Services; Geotech; Registered Side Sewer Contractor Program, Sign and Boiler / Pressure Vessel Inspections; Site Development and Side Sewer; and Trade Licensing

(206) 386-4039

Building, Elevator, Mechanical, Noise, and Site Inspections; and Land Use

(206) 233-7902
Director's Office (206) 233-7883

Construction and Inspections

Nathan Torgelson, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 2000, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA, 98124-4019
Phone: (206) 684-8600
Phone Alt: Violation Complaint Line: (206) 615-0808
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SDCI issues land use, construction, and trade permits, conducts construction and housing-related inspections, ensures compliance with our codes, and regulates rental rules. SDCI is committed to an antiracist workplace and to addressing racism through our work in the community.