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Community Development

Auburn has transitioned our electronic permit application process to We are excited to be able to offer this convenient application process to our customers. Applications to be made through are marked with "Apply at MBP".  Get started now by visiting to create an account and apply today. For more permitting question please call (253) 931-3020 Opt. 1 or email [email protected]

Permitting and constructing your new project can be a significant investment, so finding the right design consultant for your needs is important. View this Tip Sheet (PDF) for selecting an architect of engineer and how the City can help.

Code Update

Effective March 15, 2024, Washington State has adopted the 2021 International Codes and associated amendments.  Applications made after this date are required to meet the updated code requirements.  Please see the Washington State Building Code for more information.

For applications made prior to March 15, 2024, the following current design requirements apply: Auburn City Ordinances 6763.

For applications made after March 15, 2024, the following new design requirements will apply:

Building - Residential

Building - Commercial

Civil (Submit Electronically - visit the Permits webpage)

Business (submit your application electronically via email)


Human Resources

  • See the Employment page to review the City’s job openings or to apply online

Land Use and Environmental Applications (Submit Electronically  - visit the Permits webpage)

LEOFF Forms and Information


Parks, Arts & Recreation


Public Works - Right of Way Use Process and Permits

Utility Billing