Building and Development

Pay for Building Permit

This Building & Development section has a number of applications, submittal forms, and informational documents to help you with your building and development needs. If you can’t find what you are looking for using the links below, or not sure exactly what you need, our staff is available to help. If you have questions about permitting, building codes, violations, or general building safety use the informational links provided, or feel free to contact us for assistance.

The State of Washington mandates the use and enforcement of the 2015 International Building and Residential Codes. The City of South Bend adopts these codes with the following design criteria:

  • Wind Speed: 130 mph “V” Ultimate
    • Wind speed measurement has recently been changed from “V” asd to “V” ultimate to comply with changes in the 2015 IRC.
  • Wind Exposure
  • Ground Snow Load: 25 pounds
  • Seismic Design Category: D-2

SOUTH BEND BUILDING PERMIT PACKET

Issued Permit: 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018

Other Building and Development Forms/Documents