When does my building permit expire?
Your permit will be valid provided you begin construction within 180 days, do not suspend construction for more than 180 days, and have required inspections at least every 180 days until the project is completed, or your permit will expire. If it appears that 180 days will pass without a required inspection, a request for an extension must be made in writing prior to the expiration date, stating why it is needed. The building official may grant one extension. If you do not request an extension, the cost to re-activate a permit within one year of the expiration date will be one-half the original cost of the permit. If the expiration date is older than one year, new submittal fees apply.

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1. How do I find out if my property is within Snohomish City limits?
2. How close to the property line can I build?
3. What is the purpose of a building permit?
4. Do I need a building permit?
5. How much will my building permit cost?
6. Who do I contact with questions about the permit application process?
7. What is required for permit submittal?
8. Do I need to hire a professional to do the plans?
9. Can I act as my own contractor?
10. How do I request an inspection?
11. When does my building permit expire?
12. How long does it take to get a permit?
13. What should I do with my permit?
14. Do I need to get a permit for a fence?