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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: A predesign conference amongst the staff of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD), the Seattle Fire Department, and the project design team is required by Section 403 and Section 404 of the Seattle Building Code for all buildings classified as high-rise structures and for buildings with an atrium. Required predesign conferences are designed to identify and resolve potential major code problems before they surface during the plan review phase of the permit process. *The High-Rise Predesign form is required.

High-Rise Predesign form (Word) *required*

Date Revised: 11/15/2010

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