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SDCI Closures, Service Updates, and Inspection Requirements

SDCI customer service areas remain closed until further notice and continue offering services online. King County has approval from the State Department of Health to allow all private construction activities that are low-risk and adhere to strict COVID 19 Job site Requirements. The City of Seattle has issued requirements for construction projects seeking inspections. The City WILL NOT INSPECT any site that does not follow these requirements.


Summary: This Tip is intended to provide information about the codes that apply to cultural spaces. When you use any building or space for an arts or cultural use, for any period of time, the City of Seattle enforces a set of codes to ensure that this use is safe and is allowed in the intended location. You are required to comply with the codes regardless of whether you need a permit. Each individual code covers specific areas of concern and importance. Codes are governed and enforced by different agencies and jurisdictions within Seattle.

Date Revised: 06/11/2019

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