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Welcome to the Building Division! 

UPDATE: 1-12-2021

*ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS BY MAIL OR APPOINTMENT *

Office Hours:
 Monday – Friday: By Appointment Only
Closed 12 – 1

The Grays Harbor County Building Division is accepting applications by mail or appointment only.  Building inspections will be performed on sites that have the required safety precautions in place and where appropriate social distancing can be implemented.  To schedule an appointment or inspection please call (360) 249-4222 and request the Building Department.  

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  Stay safe and healthy!


Upcoming Events - 

  • NEW permitting platform/software in 2021! 
  • Coming Soon! Adoption of 2018 Codes effective February 1, 2021!

What's Happening
Grays Harbor County currently follows the 2015 editions of the IBC, IRC, Uniform Plumbing Code and Washington State Energy Codes. Grays Harbor County will adopt 2018 Code editions effective February 1, 2021.

Pursuant to the Washington State Building Code Act, Chapter 19.27 RCW & Grays Harbor County Code Title 15, the 2018 editions of the International Building, Residential, Mechanical, Fire, Existing Building and Fuel Gas codes and the 2018 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code and Washington State Energy Code will become effective February 1, 2021.

Mission Statement
The purpose of the Building Division is to protect the general public health and welfare through code enforcement that is responsive to the codes as adopted and to the division’s duty of public service. Department staff furthers this purpose by approaching our duties with professionalism, cheerfulness and unquestioned ethical standards.


Grays Harbor County
Building Division
100 West Broadway Ste 31, Montesano, WA 98563
(P) 360-249-4222
(E) pbd@co.grays-harbor.wa.us
(F) 360-249-3203

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